French financial prosecutors are investigating the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups and have heard former FIFA president Sepp Blatter
Paris (AFP) – Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter was called as a witness into a French investigation into the controversial awarding of the World Cups to Russia in 2018 and Qatar 2022, a source said on Thursday. Blatter, the long-time...Show More Summary
French prosecutors are investigating the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups and have questioned former Fifa president Sepp Blatter.
FINA HIGH DIVING WORLD CUP 2017 36 athletes (23 men and 13 women), representing 17 nations, are ready to compete in the fourth edition of the FINA High Diving World Cup, taking place in Abu Dhabi (UAE) on April 28-29, 2017. It is the second consecutive time this competition is visiting the capital of the [...]
FIFA has fined the Albanian soccer federation 100,000 Swiss francs ($100,500) for improper conduct by fans who forced a World Cup qualifying match in Italy to be stopped
Berlin (AFP) – Germany’s head coach Joachim Loew confirmed Thursday that World Cup winner Mario Goetze will not play at June’s Confederations Cup in Russia as he recovers from a metabolism disorder. “Mario won’t be with us at the Confed Cup,” said Loew at an event in Hamburg. Show More Summary
Alexis Sanchez shames himself It is no exaggeration to say that Alexis Sanchez pulled off one of the worst dives of all time in the final few seconds of Arsenal‘s 1-0 win over Leicester on Wednesday evening. The Gunners won 1-0 thanks to a Robert Huth own goal, from a long range Nacho Monreal shot. […]
FIFA has confirmed that video replays will be used at the World Cup for the first time in 2018
Santiago (AFP) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino confirmed Wednesday that video assistant referees will be used at next year’s World Cup in Russia for the first time. “We will use video refereeing at the 2018 World Cup because we’veShow More Summary
Video assistant referees could change the game for the better and have been used a bit in other competitions
A Blackhawks fan is in denial, so let’s replay famous sports playoff “flukes.” The Chicago Blackhawks, winners of three Stanley Cups in five seasons, met an early end in the 2017 NHL playoffs. You know the story by now. The Nashville Predators held Chicago to three goals all series in a stunning first-round sweep. Show More Summary
Double Olympic gold medallist Jade Jones returns to action in the World Taekwondo Federation President's Cup in Athens.
Fifa president Gianni Infantino confirms that video referees will be used at the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Wales defender Neil Taylor has been banned for two World Cup qualifying games for a red-card tackle that broke the leg of an Ireland opponent
Ceylon tea turns 150 years old in 2017 and tea enthusiasts the world over are celebrating the humble cup of pekoe. A marketers dream, Ceylon is synonymous with tea, each sip of its distinctly full flavour kindles images of undulating, lush tea fields and smiling leaf pluckers through the mist of the early morning. Show More Summary
Milovan Rajevac has been hired as head coach of Thailand's national team to replace Kiatisak Senamuang, who quit last month amid public pressure during a dismal World Cup qualifying campaign
Wales and Seattle Reign midfielder Jess Fishlock says rankings do not mean anything when they face England in the Women's World Cup qualifiers.
Organizers of the 2020 Olympics signed a collaborative agreement with the organizers of the 2019 Rugby World Cup on Wednesday, aiming to maximize the benefits and impact of the global events
Bangkok (AFP) – Thailand on Wednesday appointed Serbian Milovan Rajevac as the new coach of the national football team, plumping for the man who guided Ghana to an unlikely quarter-final spot at the 2010 World Cup. The former Red Star Belgrade defender was available after leaving his as Algeria coach last year after just two games. Show More Summary