Sepp Blatter

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

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

Workers walk up the stands of Brasilia's National Stadium, under construction for the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014, on May 14, 2012.   AFP PHOTO/Evaristo SA/GettyImages

Only 5 Percent of Brazil WCup Projects Completed

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 […]

05/23/2012

Picture taken on May 14, 2012 of Brasilia's National Stadium, under construction for the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014.   AFP PHOTO/Evaristo SA

Brazil Dismisses Problem With Stadium Construction

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 […]

05/15/2012

A worker (red) of the new National Stadium of Brasilia, under construction, celebrates a goal during a match in an improvised field, in Brasilia on  March 17, 2012. The Stadium is under construction for the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 and this match, part of a internal championship with the arena workers, is the first one played in the new stadium. AFP PHOTO/ Pedro LADEIRA

FIFA Officials Meet Brazil’s New Soccer Leaders

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, […]

03/28/2012

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9 Systems Aim To Pass FIFA Goal-Line Tech Tests

Nine systems were previously tested at FIFA headquarters before the annual IFAB meeting in March, but their accuracy was unacceptable.

07/21/2011

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