Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Gianni Infantino

FIFA boss rebukes World Cup critics

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said he feels gay. That he feels like a woman. That he feels like a migrant worker. He lectured Europeans for criticizing Qatar’s human rights record and defended the host country’s last-minute decision to ban...

Gianni Infantino to get 4 more years as FIFA president

FIFA president Gianni Infantino is getting four more years in charge of soccer’s governing body after no candidate stepped up to challenge him.FIFA said Thursday the 52-year-old Swiss lawyer was the only person to enter the race by the...

Holders Spain win FIFA U-17 Women’s WC

Defending champions Spain won the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup with a 1-0 victory over first-time finalists Colombia whose campaign ended in a heartbreak after an own goal in the summit clash here on Sunday. Spain emerged the winners...

Fury at FIFA chief’s kickabout after stadium tragedy

Photos of the FIFA president laughing and clapping during a football match with local officials weeks after a stadium disaster killed 133 people in Indonesia have sparked fury in line in the country on Wednesday.More than 40 children were...

FIFA WC: Teams to start arriving in Doha from Nov 7

With a month to kick-off, Qatar has added 30,000 rooms to house visitors to the country during the FIFA World Cup 2022 that begins on November 20, organisers said on Monday.The addition of new rooms comes on top of...

2026 FIFA World Cup to be heldacross 16 cities including LA & Miami

The United States will have 11 of the 16 hosts cities at the 2026 FIFA World Cup, which will also feature matches in Mexico and Canada, the world football governing body has said.The 2026 edition of the World Cup...

Qatar faces World Cup questions as 200-day countdown looms

Migrant labourers are working through the night near the World Cup clock that will start counting down 200 days to kick-off on Thursday, with hosts Qatar facing mounting questions over costs and conditions for fans.Eight shiny, air-conditioned stadiums are...