Little more than 18 months after Australia belted New Zealand in the World Cup, the two sides return to the MCG with rather less on the line
SYDNEY, Dec 8 (Reuters) - South African referee Craig Joubert, who took charge of the 2011 Rugby World Cup final, has decided to retire from officiating the 15-man game and take up a role with governing body World Rugby.
Future World Cup finals will feature 16 groups of three countries in a 48-team tournament, if Fifa president Gianni Infantino gets his wish.
Referees will be able to use a pitch-side monitor to review certain decisions at the Club World Cup in Japan.
Two Germans. Two world champions. Two men who have recently called it quits at the top of their respective sports. Nico Rosberg were kindred spirits Lukas Podolski in Cologne on Wednesday.
Lausanne (AFP) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino wants to expand the World Cup finals to 48 teams featuring 16 groups of three starting with the 2026 tournament, a source within world football’s governing body told AFP on Wednesday.Show More Summary
FIFA president Gianni Infantino is reportedly in favour of changing the format of the World Cup to include 48 teams at some point in the future. According to Agence France-Presse, the teams would be divided into 16 groups of three under...Show More Summary
The winner of the 2016 Capcom Cup receives $230,000, but the pressures on competitors are more than monetary – particularly if they’re transgender The atmosphere in the competitor pen at the 2016 Capcom Cup in Anaheim, California, is weirdly tranquil – despite the stakes. Show More Summary
FIFA President Gianni Infantino By Roland Kesler Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 17:21 New format FIFA President Gianni Infantino has backed a proposal for a World Cup format shake-up, starting from the 2026 edition of the tournament. The proposal is for a 48-team tournament with – and here’s the really bizarre part – 16 groups of […]
Dec 7 (Reuters) - Michael Cheika has been backed by the Australian Rugby Union to remain as Wallabies coach until after the 2019 Rugby World Cup at least, despite leading the team to nine losses this year.
SYDNEY, Dec 7 (Reuters) - Perth's new multi-purpose stadium will host the first Bledisloe Cup test between the world champion All Blacks and the Wallabies in 2019, the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) said on Wednesday.
New York (AFP) – Former Spain striker David Villa was named as Major League Soccer’s Most Valuable Player on Tuesday in recognition of a prolific season which helped transform New York City FC’s fortunes. The Spanish World Cup winner’s...Show More Summary
Participate in League Cup events now in your area to earn Championship Points toward an invitation to the Pokémon World Championships! You can also win prizes and other rewards, including special playmats and promo cards that can't be earned anywhere else. Show More Summary
When Robbie Rogers came out in 2013, he immediately became a role model for gay athletes all over the world. So of course three years, one MLS Cup, a revealing memoir, and a menswear line later, the 29-year-old pro soccer star is the perfect person to give a gay teen a little pre-game pep talk. [...]
The Danes took the World Cup of Golf on the back of a second-round 60. (Getty Images) The Danes are the champions of the World Cup of Golf. The duo of Soren Kjeldsen and Thorbjorn Olesen won the biennial two-man team event at Kingston Heath in Australia on Sunday, holding off a trio of teams for a three-shot win at 20-under 268. Show More Summary
The U.S. duo of Jimmy Walker and Rickie Fowler are hanging in at the World Cup of Golf. (Getty Images) The United States duo of Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker are just five shots back heading into the weekend at the World Cup of Golf. Show More Summary
Ty Dillon has four wins in the Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series. (Getty) Ty Dillon is moving to Germain Racing in 2017. The team announced Monday that Dillon would replace Casey Mears behind the wheel of the No. 13 car. Germain Racing has a technical affiliation with Richard Childress Racing. Show More Summary
Brasília (AFP) – A construction firm has admitted that a “cartel” of firms fixed bidding for contracts to do work on stadiums for the 2014 football World Cup, Brazilian authorities said Monday. State antitrust authorities said the probe was linked to the notorious Petrobras corruption scandal that has snared numerous Brazilian politicians. Show More Summary
In the world of Japanese commercial sponsorship, we often get odd and sometimes downright weird partnerships that often end up being horrible or glorious. Sometimes, we get both. Now, Final Fantasy XV, the latest big budget game from...Show More Summary
On Sunday, as reported by SURFING Magazine, South African surfer Jordy Smith claimed the Vans World Cup in pristine conditions at the famed Sunset Beach on Oahu’s North Shore: Congratulations @jordysmith88, winner of the 2016 Vans World...Show More Summary