1. FIFA Presidential Election 2016: Latest News and Rumours on Potential Candidates

    UEFA President Michel Platini has confirmed he will run for the FIFA presidency at the February 2016 extraordinary election, which will see Sepp Blatter replaced in the governing body's hot seat...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 6 days ago 3,687 reads 27 comments

  2. Sepp Blatter Should Win Nobel Prize, Says Vladimir Putin Amid FIFA Investigation

    Russian President Vladimir Putin believes outgoing FIFA chief Sepp Blatter deserves a Nobel Prize for his contribution to football...

    Nick Akerman Written by Nick Akerman about 7 days ago 17,438 reads 95 comments

  3. England and Germany Laughing as World Cup Picture Gets Marginally Clearer

    If this really was Sepp Blatter’s final World Cup draw as president of FIFA—and, despite his insistence that he will indeed resign next February, it must still be a case ...

    Alex Dimond Written by Alex Dimond about 10 days ago 57,918 reads 65 comments

  4. 2018 FIFA World Cup Preliminary Draw: UEFA Winners and Losers

    The 2018 FIFA World Cup preliminary draw is complete ; the fate of every team on every continent vying for a spot at the world's biggest prestigious sporting event has been decided...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 10 days ago 47,785 reads 83 comments

  5. World Cup 2018 Preliminary Draw Results: Qualifying Groups, Fixtures and More

    FIFA has set the stage for the 2018 World Cup in Russia with Saturday's release of the preliminary draw. There were a total of 208 countries that signed up to participate in the worldwide ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 days ago 121,779 reads 206 comments

  6. Twitter Reacts as World Cup 2018 Draw Gets Weird

    Ah, yes—the World Cup draw: weird, wonderful and way too long. Russia did not disappoint. It started with these two guys, who were always going to cause a reaction on ...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 10 days ago 31,495 reads 34 comments

  7. What 2018 FIFA World Cup Draw Means for USA Hopes

    FIFA held the preliminary draw for the 2018 World Cup on Saturday in St. Petersburg, Russia, providing fans with a symbolic starting point for the long qualification process...

    Michael Cummings Written by Michael Cummings about 10 days ago 23,853 reads 37 comments

  8. 2018 FIFA World Cup Preliminary Draw: Live Results, Highlights and Reaction

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 10 days ago 33,725 reads 79 comments

  9. France the Looming Threat as England and Others Await World Cup Qualifying Draw

    The draws for the qualifying stages of the 2018 World Cup take place on Saturday afternoon in St Petersburg , with 141 countries set to discover the exact nature of their route to the tournament in Russia...

    Alex Dimond Written by Alex Dimond about 11 days ago 17,132 reads 47 comments

  10. World Cup 2018 Preliminary Draw: Date, Time, Qualifying Format and More

    Five of the six confederations set to compete at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia will learn their fate on Saturday, July 25...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 12 days ago 16,139 reads 25 comments

  11. Sepp Blatter to Host Radio Show on 'Geography and Politics' in Retirement

    What a FIFA press conference! The date for the FIFA presidential election was set, Sepp Blatter confirmed he would not run and then he got a wad of cash thrown at him...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 15 days ago 641 reads 4 comments

  12. Robot World Cup Kicks Off in China, Aim Is to Beat Human Champions by 2050

    Look out—the robots are coming. The World Cup could have a very different look come 2050, according to some scientists. On Sunday, the 2015 RoboCup began in Hefei, China...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 15 days ago 4,471 reads 4 comments

  13. Robbie Rogers Says He'll Be 'Extremely Flamboyant' If He Makes USMNT for Russia

    Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Robbie Rogers is one of few openly gay athletes playing top-level sport, and he is determined to change attitudes...

    Sean Fay Written by Sean Fay about 26 days ago 26,490 reads 38 comments

  14. Remembering Zinedine Zidane's Headbutt and the 2006 World Cup Final

    Perhaps the contradiction is what confounds most. How could a player known for exceptional class, elegance and an almost regal nature in possession, end his career in such an embarrassing, ...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 27 days ago 22,296 reads 109 comments

  15. Key Takeaways from USWNT's Win in Women's World Cup Finals

    When Carli Lloyd missed her penalty kick in the 2011 Women’s World Cup final against Japan, the fate of the USWNT was all but sealed...

    Nick Selbe Written by Nick Selbe about 29 days ago 4,401 reads 12 comments