I’m not going away, says Baxter

2017-11-12 06:03

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter is putting on a brave face after the national team's failure to qualify for the 2018 Soccer World Cup.

Pressing Issues: A 48-team World Cup is no cause for unbridled jubilation in Africa

2017-01-15 06:09

Africa should restrain their jubilation with the announcement of a 48-team Fifa World Cup because, sadly, Africa will still go to the tournament merely make up the numbers, writes S'Busiso Mseleku

China set sights on hosting 2030 World Cup

2016-09-28 18:00

A top Chinese football official has urged FIFA to realise the "dream" of China's fans by bringing the World Cup to the country in 2030.

No plans to swap SWC venues

2013-06-24 18:30

Jerome Valcke has insisted that FIFA have not received offers from any country to potentially stand in for Brazil for next year's SWC.

Sao Paulo not under threat

2013-05-15 20:20

Valcke says Sao Paulo in no danger being kicked out, but demands December deadline on stadium

Budweiser banking on SWC

2010-04-28 14:53

The maker of Budweiser beer is banking on the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament to give some fizz to an otherwise stagnant global beer market.


UEFA president: Few countries can host World Cup

2017-03-21 15:01

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says there are only a few countries in Europe that would be able to host a 48-team World Cup.

Expanded World Cup has China daring to dream

2017-01-12 15:17

China's football chief hailed FIFA's decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams from 2026, saying it could help realise the country's "dream".

Nike, Adidas squeeze out rivals at Euro 2016

2016-06-09 08:41

Sports equipment giants Adidas, Nike and Puma are pushing rivals out of the market at European Championship finals.

GLT not foolproof

2013-05-29 20:19

Science has entered the goal-line technology in football debate, after a respected journal stressed it could not be foolproof.

Valcke warns Sao Paulo

2013-05-14 22:49

Sao Paulo could be stripped of hosting 2014 World Cup matches if they continue to delay the completion of their stadium.

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