A US Senator is pushing a bill to stop 'Fortnite' and other games from selling 'loot boxes' to kids —Here's why loot boxes are causing so much panic

2019-05-11 18:55

A new bill would prevent video game companies from selling micro-transactions to children and totally disrupt a multi-billion dollar business model.

These South African best friends saved more than R60,000 in five years to attend the Russian World Cup

2018-06-18 08:00

Fhatuwani Mpfuni dreamt of attending a World Cup soccer match since he watched his first FIFA World Cup in 1998 from rural Limpopo.

NORTH AMERICA TO HOST 2026 WORLD CUP!

2018-06-13 13:32

The United States, Mexico and Canada won the right to host the 2026 Soccer World Cup after easily beating Morocco in a vote by FIFA member nations on Wednesday.

For the first time SA gamers are getting a crack at the Fifa eWorld Cup – and its R2.3 million first prize

2018-03-29 10:24

Top dribbling skills on the PS4 or Xbox could get South African gamers into the (electronic) Fifa World Cup.

No more Blatter ... what now for Fifa?

2015-06-03 11:38

It turns out Sepp Blatter’s relationship with Fifa was not quite a “’til death do us part” one.

Pressing Issues: Could Charles Dempsey be a saint who was vilified for doing right?

2015-05-31 15:51

Just in case you might have forgotten, Dempsey was at some stage regarded as South Africa’s public enemy number one.

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The drama started even before the delegates walked into the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland, on Friday (May 29 2015) as nine Fifa members were arrested this week on corruption charges. On Friday, the 65th congress started, and with it even more drama. During lunch, a bomb threat forced security personnel to evacuate certain areas of the congress. Then protesters called for Israel to be suspended from Fifa, and with it Sepp Blatter. But through it all, Blatter remained victorious and was elected to a fifth term as president.

The drama started even before the delegates walked into the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland, on Friday (May 29 2015) as nine Fifa members were arrested this week on corruption charges. On Friday, the 65th congress started, and with it even more drama. During lunch, a bomb threat forced security personnel to evacuate certain areas of the congress. Then protesters called for Israel to be suspended from Fifa, and with it Sepp Blatter. But through it all, Blatter remained victorious and was elected to a fifth term as president.

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Luis Suarez takes a bite into Italy

2014-06-25 12:42

Luis Suarez faces a possible two-year ban for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini during last night’s World Cup match.

Informal traders score!

2010-06-21 11:15

Johannesburg’s informal traders have managed to win themselves a place in the World Cup.

 

The 10 best soccer players in the world right now, according to FIFA

2018-07-25 19:42

French teen sensation Kylian Mbappé will be among the greats who'll battle it out for the right to be named FIFA's best player for the years.

This is how Russia’s sad World Cup opening compared with SA’s 2010 spectacular

2018-06-14 17:59

“Of all the human rights abuses you can level at Russia, having Robbie Williams perform at the opening ceremony is probably the worst."

A game plan for SA bosses during the World Cup: How to prevent absenteeism and still have fun

2018-06-12 15:29

The World Cup is terrible for productivity. Here are six ways to safeguard your company.

FIFA presidential hopefuls in focus

2016-02-21 15:02

With the largest election field ever, one of these candidates will succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president.

Blatter resignation a relief for World Cup sponsors

2015-06-03 10:14

Fifa president Sepp Blatter's decision to resign amid corruption allegations is a relief for corporate sponsors who have called for more transparency, say experts.

US legal expert explains the Fifa case

2015-05-31 15:51

City Press spoke to Jennifer Rodgers, the executive director of the Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity at the prestigious Columbia Law School in New York, for some answers.

Why Sepp Blatter should step down ... and why he won’t

2015-05-28 13:26

Sepp Blatter is like the Robert Mugabe of football. Nothing short of death will stop him from relinquishing his grip on power.

World Cup rush leaves gaps in Brazil cell network

2014-04-23 16:29

While Rio de Janeiro's legendary Maracanã stadium was in a frenzy, about 73 000 soccer fans could scarcely send a text message to celebrate.

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