World Cup 2018

  • 24.05.2018 /
    New doubts about the safety of LGBTQ tourists coming to Russia to follow this year’s FIFA World Cup raised by Footballer Supporter’s Federation and others.
  • 17.05.2018 /
    Russian authorities made a step back on their decision regarding Hajo Seppelt's visa, the German investigative journalist that divulged information on doping in Russian athletics.
  • 15.05.2018 /
    One month before the first match kicks off in Russia, a campaign calling for international leaders to secure a ceasefire in Syria ahead of the World Cup, is launched.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    14.05.2018 /
    In spite of a FIFA accreditation to cover the 2018 World Cup, German journalist Hajo Seppelt has been denied access to the host country, Russia. German officials are calling on both Russia and FIFA to act.
  • 27.12.2017 /
    Vitaly Mutko will step down as head of the 2018 FIFA World Cup organising committee, he announced on Wednesday.
  • By Jens Sejer Andersen, International director, Play the Game
    06.12.2017 /
    After much hesitation, the IOC has taken a clear stance against the overwhelming evidence of systemic doping in Russia. Russia has greater projects in the making than the Winter Olympics, and the ball is rolling towards an uncomfortable FIFA.
  • Photo: justinshanks/Flickr
    28.06.2017 /
    FIFA has decided to publish the so-called ‘Garcia report’ investigating the circumstances surrounding the bidding for the FIFA world Cups 2018 and 2022.
  • Photo: Vaiz Ha/Flickr
    27.06.2017 /
    Just 12 months ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia, FIFA opens an investigation of the entire Russian squad from the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The investigation marks the latest chapter in the ongoing history of Russian doping allegations.

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