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. […]
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 […]
SAO PAULO (AP) — The Brazilian government insisted Wednesday it’s not worried with the pace of preparations for the 2014 World Cup even though it announced that only 5 percent of all the planned projects […]
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s sports minister is dismissing delays in stadium construction for the 2014 World Cup and says construction work in the northeastern city of Salvador will be completed in time for next […]
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA’s executive committee has met Brazil’s replacements for former soccer leader Ricardo Teixeira at a session of the governing body’s committee overseeing the 2014 World Cup. FIFA says Marco Polo del Nero, […]
Nine systems were previously tested at FIFA headquarters before the annual IFAB meeting in March, but their accuracy was unacceptable.