Everyone welcome? Gay football fans prepare for Qatar

2019-12-16 07:45

World Cup 2022 host Qatar has given the clearest indication yet that LGBT fans will be welcome.

Expanded 2022 World Cup to generate $300-400 million windfall

2019-03-12 19:52

An expanded 48-team World Cup in 2022 would deliver a financial windfall of up to $400 million studies have shown.


2018-05-30 15:17

Radio and TV presenter DJ Warras, real name Warrick Stock, is leaving popular SABC 1 music show, Live Amp.

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.


Qatar faces rocky road to 2022 World Cup

2019-10-06 07:10

Despite triumphs on the track, Qatar has come under fire for its hosting of the World Athletics Championships.

FIFA World Cup likely boosted hotel room revenue growth in Rio and Johannesburg more than in Moscow – expert

2018-07-25 17:48

Moscow’s hotels are projected to have seen growth of between 20% and 30% in revenue per available room during the FIFA World Cup tournament months.

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.

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.

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