Earlier this week, a group of wealthy owners of European soccer clubs announced plans to create a new, closed "Super League" of just the biggest and richest teams. But following global protests from fans, government officials, and even members of…
By Amna Nawaz, Ali Rogin
Iran allocated only 4,000 tickets for women in a stadium that seats about 80,000 people.
By Amir Vahdat, Mehdi Fattahi, Associated Press
The first Women's Football Convention was held in connection with the World Cup, which kicks off Friday in Paris with a match between host France and South Korea.
By Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press
FIFA's ethics court has banned president Joseph "Sepp" Blatter and vice-president Michel Platini from soccer for eight years in the latest fallout from investigations of corruption in the organization.
By Corinne Segal
By Alexandra Sarabia
Members of FIFA's ethics committee have recommended a 90-day suspension for FIFA president Sepp Blatter.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, Saudi authorities launched an investigation into the deadly stampede among hajj pilgrims near Mecca, but officials also blamed the crowd as well as the will of god. Also Sepp Blatter, head of soccer’s world body…
By Gretchen Frazee
The Swiss attorney general opened criminal proceedings Friday against FIFA president Joseph “Sepp” Blatter on suspicions of “criminal mismanagement” and “misappropriation.”…
In a record-shattering World Cup final, the U.S. Women’s soccer team beat Japan 5-2. For their win, the U.S. team will earn $2 million. By comparison, Germany received $35 million in 2014 after winning the Men’s World Cup Final in…
By PBS NewsHour
Qatar is set to be the site of the 2022 Men’s World Cup, and it is rapidly building the infrastructure needed to host the event. But for many of the migrant workers, this has proved to be a fatal endeavor,…
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