Football

  • Photo: Wikimedia
    25.06.2018 /
    China holds 36% of the sponsorship deals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, according to new report, thus building on the country’s ambition to become a football superpower.
  • Photo: Gutiérrez/Flickr
    21.06.2018 /
    When Argentina plays at the 2018 World Cup in Russia they are not alone. A group of ‘Barrasbravas’, as the Argentine ultras are known, are following their team to Russia. The Barrasbravas are not the only fan group with a violent record.
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    13.06.2018 /
    USA, Canada and Mexico will host the 2026 World Cup. That was the result after the vote at today’s FIFA Congress that secured the ‘United bid’ 67% of the votes against Morocco.
  • Photos: Kremlin.ru
    12.06.2018 /
    The 2018 World Cup has been labelled the most expensive World Cup ever, but the exact costs are hard to determine. It is, however, not that hard to find a line of people who benefit from it.
  • Photo: Wikimedia
    12.06.2018 /
    The FIFA Council has designated the United bid and Morocco as the two possible candidates to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. A decision regarding the bids will be taken this Wednesday by the 68th FIFA Congress.
  • Photo: Kremlin.ru
    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: Wikimedia
    25.04.2018 /
    Abjeez, an Iranian girl band, released a music video calling on men’s support to end Iranian discriminatory ban on women in stadiums. The song is part of the public discussion of the ongoing campaign for Iranian women’s right to attend football matches.
  • Photo: Mark Botham/Flickr
    03.04.2018 /
    In spite of measures designed to secure competitive balance in European football, the transfer market still lacks transparency and regulation in a number of areas, says new report from the European Commission.

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