World Cup

World Cup

Qatar insists World Cup question of 'when not if'

Qatar organizers dismissed any chance of the 2022 World Cup being taken away from the Gulf nation after a warning on Monday by a FIFA executive committee member.


World Cup

Columbus Crew adds Austrian defender to roster

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Crew have added European veteran defender Emanuel Pogatetz (POH‘-gah-tetz) as a discovery signing and immediately placed him on


World Cup

FIFA, Russia relations hit rough spot

GENEVA (AP) — Relations between FIFA and its next World Cup host, Russia, are under strain. Two major issues have flared since July 13, when Russian state


World Cup

Premier League to use vanishing spray in matches

LONDON (AP) — English Premier League referees will start using a vanishing spray to prevent encroachment by players in a defensive wall during free kicks. The


World Cup

Premier League to use vanishing spray in matches

LONDON (AP) — English Premier League referees will start using a vanishing spray to prevent encroachment by players in a defensive wall during free kicks. The


World Cup

FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament “can achieve positive change.” Some lawmakers in Germany want the


World Cup

FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament “can achieve positive change.” Russia’s alleged involvement in


World Cup

Blatter, Emir of Qatar meet for labor rights talks

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter has met with the Emir of Qatar to discuss improving migrant workers’ rights in the 2022 World Cup host nation. In a


Sports

Germany wins terrifically entertaining World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO — Germany won the World Cup. Host Brazil won a world of new friends. The now four-time champions, the first European team to win the World Cup


World Cup

O-le Canada! Hockey homeland is mad for World Cup

TORONTO (AP) — Canada has not sent a team to the World Cup in a generation. But that hasn’t stopped Canadians from going a little Cup crazy. The nation known more


‹ Newer
Older ›
Get the Standard-Examiner Advantage.

Popular Stories for World Cup