World Cup news
2014 World Cup news
Defeated in an election Thursday to join the FIFA executive committee, the head of the 2022 World Cup organizing committee said tournament preparations won't be damaged.
A soccer conference has been told that the World Cup was twice won with the help of dictators fixing matches for the host country.
FIFA authorized Libya to host World Cup qualifying matches, saying the country is safe enough for its first international home games since the uprising that ousted Moammar Gadhafi.
A top FIFA official says the international football organization will be stepping up security for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil as a result of the bombings at the Boston Marathon.
Honduras will play an exhibition game against Israel at Citi Field on June 2 in preparation for three World Cup qualifiers that include a match against the United States.
Qatar organizers are pushing ahead with plans to hold the 2022 World Cup in the summer, although they're willing to host in the winter.
The Bulgarian Football Union will appeal sanctions imposed by FIFA for racist abuse by its fans during a World Cup qualifier.
FIFA fined Bulgaria and Hungary around $40,000 each on Tuesday and ordered them to play a World Cup qualifier in an empty stadium after fans aimed racist and anti-Semitic abuse at opposing teams.
FIFA will try to minimize the number of empty seats at the 2014 World Cup by taking measures to ensure sponsors use their allocation or lose them.
A FIFA official says there are no plans to reconsider playing the Women's World Cup on artificial turf.
Time is running out for a movement to avoid playing on artificial turf at the Women's World Cup in Canada next year.