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Sony Corporation first to call for investigation of the use of bribes to secure...

Japan’s Sony Corporation, according to The Sunday Times, became the first FIFA sponsor to call for a thorough investigation into accusations bribes were paid to secure...

Ethics Committee probe into Qatar 2022 World Cup bid to end next week

FIFA's investigation into alleged corruption surrounding Qatar's bid for the 2022 World Cup will end next week, despite new evidence that bribes were paid...

WORLD’S OLDEST PROFESSION AT WORLD’S LARGEST SPORTING EVENT

When I was perusing Deadspin a couple of days ago, this article about “the sex trade” in Brazil and how those in “the profession”...

Doping samples to be sent to World Cup will cost $250,000

FIFA will run up $250,000 (£148,000/€181,000) in extra costs as a result of having to send samples from this summer's World Cup across the...

Federal police in Brazil stage protest on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach

Threatening a strike during the World Cup, Federal police in Brazil staged a protest on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana beach, calling for better working conditions,...

Brazil Intensifies Security for World Cup

“It is an important moment for the country" said Dilma Rousseff, stating that "the federal government will not agree with any kind of violence” during...

A total of 2,577,662 tickets for the 2014 FIFA World Cup

With a total of 2,577,662 tickets for the 2014 FIFA World Cup allocated through all sales phases and channels to date (including the hospitality programme...

U.S. Placed in World Cup Group of Death: Pros and Cons

The 2014 World Cup draw has been completed and the U.S. has the distinction of being placed in the Group G, the Group of...

Nelson Mandela Used Sports To Heal a Racially Divided South Africa

The history books seldom, if at all, mention Nelson Mandela with sports. However, Charles P. Korr, a history professor emeritus at the University of Missouri-St....

FIFA President Promises 2022 World Cup Won’t Clash With Winter Olympics

FIFA President Sepp Blatter has promised that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will not clash with that year's Winter Olympics if the tournament...

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