New York hot dog rabbi to make Qatar kosher at World Cup

2018-12-28 16:07

The rabbi who brought kosher hot dogs to New York baseball stadiums wants to help the Persian Gulf state of Qatar host Jewish fans with food they can eat at soccer’s 2022 World Cup.

France’s Mbappé is donating his R6.6 million World Cup earnings to charity

2018-07-16 22:02

Kylian Mbappé's wages were estimated to be about R300,000 a game, with a R4.6 million bonus for a World Cup win – but he won't see any of it.

These SA data scientists have had great success with predicting World Cup scores - and they believe they know who will win the tournament

2018-07-13 09:12

Using extensive computer models, Principa has been predicting match scores throughout the tournament.

South Korea’s World Cup team tried to confuse Sweden by swapping jerseys so their opponent couldn’t tell them apart

2018-06-18 06:26

South Korea's World Cup team responded to a spy for Sweden's team by swapping their jerseys so it would be harder to tell them apart.


2018-06-13 12:35

JULEN Lopetegui has been removed as Spain soccer squad manager just two days before the World Cup tournament kicks off in Russia.

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.


2018-06-08 14:03

GHANAIAN soccer structures are in tatters today after a shocking documentary revealed evidence of massive corruption.

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.

Cassper Nyovest: 'Seeing the World Cup trophy reminded me of how broke I was in 2010'

2018-03-02 18:30

Cassper says seeing the trophy brought back memories of when South Africa hosted the World Cup in 2010.

Sneak peek: McDonald's changes their French fry boxes for 2014 FIFA World Cup!

2014-05-21 09:24

Get into the game and guess which fry box is South Africa's 'Heart of the Game'


WATCH: Jail sentence for Pussy Riot pitch invaders

2018-07-17 20:59

A Moscow court has handed down 15-day jail sentences to four members of the Pussy Riot protest group who interrupted Sunday's soccer World Cup final.

Chinese police busted a R14 billion cryptocurrency dark web World Cup gambling ring

2018-07-14 21:37

Chinese officials shut down an online gambling ring that had accumulated $1.5 billion, or around R14 billion, in bets made on World Cup matches using cryptocurrencies like ethereum, bitcoin, and litecoin.

Soccer fans drink Moscow dry

2018-06-22 16:12

Russia runs low on beer just a week after the opening ceremony of the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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."

Fortnite has introduced a soccer arena to the map ahead of the World Cup

2018-06-12 21:07

To celebrate the upcoming World Cup, "Fortnite: Battle Royale" developers have added a soccer stadium to the island.

Goldman Sachs used AI to simulate 1 million possible World Cup outcomes — and arrived at a clear winner

2018-06-11 20:56

Ahead of this year's FIFA World Cup, Goldman Sachs used machine learning to run 200,000 models and simulate 1 million variations of the tournament to pick a winner.

Moscow is getting a giant vuvuzela – in the colours of the Russian flag – to broadcast World Cup soccer games

2018-05-29 10:39

After a football stadium with a remarkable resemblance to Soccer City, Russia is also getting a vuvuzela. A really big one. To broadcast the Russian team's matches.

England could pull out of the soccer World Cup if Russia is behind the Sergei Skripal poisoning, Boris Johnson says

2018-03-06 16:19

The football World Cup will take place in Russia later this year.

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.

Rugby World Cup ideas

2011-09-01 13:00

From boerie rolls to Rolo vodka... get behind the Boks!

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