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Fans gather before the Bosnia-Herzegovina vs. Argentina soccer match at Busch Stadium on September 18, 2013.

Bosnian Community Makes Busch Stadium Friendly A Home Match

St. Louis has about 70,000 Bosnian people living around the area and one fan called Monday a national holiday for his community.

11/19/2013

International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) President Joseph Blatter addresses the official opening ceremony of the Gathering Of All Leaders In Sport (GOALS) forum in Doha, on December 11, 2012.  (KARIM JAAFAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Blatter: FIFA Set to Move 2022 WCup from Summer

ULRICHEN, Switzerland (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter expects his executive committee to decide soon that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be switched from summer. Blatter tells The Associated Press that an Oct. […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/25/2013

View of the construction site of Itaquerao football stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 19, 2013. The Itaquerao Stadium will host the opening match of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup football tournament on June 12, 2014.         (NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazil Asks FIFA, Hotels to Lower World Cup Prices

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s tourism board said Tuesday that it has officially told FIFA and hotel operators to negotiate lowering prices during the 2014 World Cup. The request came just days after a study […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/21/2013

FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke (R) chats with a member of the 2014 World Cup local organizing committee during a visit to the Itaquerao Stadium, in Sao Paulo on August 19, 2013 to check the progress of the construction work. The Itaquerao Stadium will host the opening match of the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup football tournament on June 12, 2014.          (NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

High Demand as World Cup Ticket Sales Begin

SAO PAULO (AP) — It was a frenzied start to FIFA’s attempt to fill the stands for next year’s World Cup in Brazil as fans applied Tuesday for more than 1 million tickets in just […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/21/2013

FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter speaks during a news conference in Moscow on September 30, 2012. Russia and FIFA unveiled the 11 cities from the Baltic to the Urals that will host the 2018 World Cup in the most ambitious project the country has organised since the fall of the USSR. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/GettyImages)

FIFA Asks WCup Host Russia to Explain Anti-Gay Law

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has asked authorities in 2018 World Cup host Russia for “clarification and more details” about a new anti-gay law, joining the International Olympic Committee in seeking answers from Moscow. Legislation prohibiting […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–08/13/2013

General View prior to the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Group A match between Italy and Brazil at Estadio Octavio Mangabeira (Arena Fonte Nova Salvador) on June 22, 2013 in Salvador, Brazil.  (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

FIFA Sets 2014 World Cup Ticket Prices in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — Fans will pay $90 for tickets to see World Cup matches in Brazil next year, $10 more than in 2010 in South Africa. Announcing ticket rates Friday, FIFA said $15 seats […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/19/2013

Neymar of Brazil celebrates scoring his team's second goal to make the score 2-0 during the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 Final match between Brazil and Spain at Maracana on June 30, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Brazil Beats Spain 3-0 to Win Confederations Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil won a heated matchup of past and present soccer powers, boosting its confidence as it prepares to host next year’s World Cup. Fred scored two goals, Neymar added another […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/30/2013

General view of the Maracana stadium before a visit of the FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on May 15, 2013. The Maracana stadium will host the upcomig Confederations Cup --next June--, the Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics.   AFP PHOTO/CHRISTOPHE SIMON

Brazil Sports Minister Says Ticket Prices High

NEW YORK (AP) — Brazil’s Minister of Sport has complained to FIFA about high prices contemplated for next year’s World Cup, says soccer’s governing body will give 50,000 free tickets to poor communities and make […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/04/2013

Lionel Messi of Argentina receives the FIFA Ballon d'Or 2012 trophy and Abby Wambach of United States receives her FIFA womens player of the year trophy  during the FIFA Ballon d'Or Gala 2013 at Congress House on January 07, 2013 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Christof Koepsel/Getty Images)

Messi Wins Record 4th World’s Best Player Award

ZURICH (AP) — Lionel Messi became the first four-time winner of the FIFA Player of the Year award after shattering the world record with 91 goals last year for Barcelona and Argentina. The 25-year-old won […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–01/07/2013

A general view during the 61st FIFA Congress at Hallenstadion on June 1, 2011 in Zurich, Switzerland.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

FIFA Reform Talks on Age, Term Limits, WCup Bids

ZURICH (AP) — A FIFA working group began talks Monday that could result in age and term limits for world soccer leaders and change how World Cup hosts are chosen. FIFA said a 10-point proposal […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–11/12/2012

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