SWC winner sold medal to buy cocaine

2015-04-19 08:59

Former Brazil international Paulo Cesar has admitted he sold his Soccer World Cup winners medal from 1970 to buy cocaine.

Eduardo excited by SWC debut

2014-06-09 10:47

Croatia striker Eduardo admits the prospect of making his World Cup debut in Brazil is a dream come true.

Mexico may miss SWC

2013-10-09 09:31

Mexico's new coach Victor Manuel Vucetich must deliver a victory against Panama, or Mexico could fail to qualify for the SWC.

Platini renews Qatar SWC call

2012-12-29 11:00

UEFA's Michel Platini renewed his call for the 2022 SWC in Qatar to be switched to winter to avoid the heat of a Gulf summer.

Brazil overturn SWC booze ban

2011-12-07 14:18

Brazil will overturn a ban on alcoholic drinks at sports venues, drafting a bill to allow for their sale at 2014 SWC matches.

Maradona loves Fidel Castro

2010-07-24 21:37

Diego Maradona has sent a message of love and admiration to former president Fidel Castro and promised to visit Cuba soon.


Artificial pitches for SWC?

2014-10-30 05:10

The SWC could be played on artificial pitches after FIFA defended its decision not to stage the 2015 women's tournament on grass.

Platini gets a word in over Qatar bid

2014-06-03 13:52

Michel Platini attacked a British newspaper for seeking to "tarnish" his reputation by linking the UEFA president to the Qatar SWC debacle.

Did dictators fix World Cups?

2013-04-25 21:50

Football's biggest prize may have twice been won with the help of dictators fixing matches for the host team.

Beer a hot potato at 2014 SWC

2012-03-21 18:16

The sale of beer in stadiums during the 2014 Soccer World Cup in Brazil has become a serious obstacle in the run-up to the event.

SWC sponsor extends deal

2011-10-25 18:34

Budweiser has extended its sponsorship of the Soccer World Cup through the 2018 edition in Russia and the 2022 event in Qatar.

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