Category Archives: FIFA

FIFA explores moving 2022 World Cup dates

For the first time in nearly a year, FIFA is openly discussing the possibility of moving the dates of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to the winter months. Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Ticker: Rossi needs knee surgery again; Iniesta out of Spain squad; and more

Giuseppe Rossi has learned that he’ll have to undergo knee surgery once again, with no timetable yet set for his return. Continue reading »

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Court allows Suarez to train, mostly upholds suspension

The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled to partially uphold FIFA’s suspension on Luis Suarez, clearing the Uruguayan for practice and friendly matches with Barcelona. Continue reading »

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FIFA15 unveils several new features ahead of Sept. 23 release

EA Sports’ FIFA 15 boasts numerous improvements, including Premier League integration, new visuals and improvements to the game’s most popular game modes. Continue reading »

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USMNT fall three places to No. 18 in latest FIFA rankings

The U.S. Men’s National Team fell in the FIFA World Rankings for a second consecutive month, falling three places to No. 18 in the world. Continue reading »

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FIFA lifts Nigerian Football Federation suspension

By MIKE GRAMAJO FIFA has decided to lift the Nigerian Football Federation’s international ban, it announced Friday. The suspension was lifted because “statutory order has been reinstated at the NFF and the legitimate bodies reinstalled,” FIFA said in a statement. Nigeria’s … Continue reading »

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USMNT falls two spots to No. 15 in latest FIFA Rankings

The U.S. Men’s National Team dropped two places to No. 15 in FIFA’s first world rankings since the end of the 2014 World Cup. Continue reading »

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World Cup final breaks USA TV ratings records

More than 26.5 million people in the USA watched the World Cup final, making it the most-watched World Cup final in American history. Continue reading »

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Germany ousts Argentina in extra time for fourth World Cup title

A Mario Götze wonder strike in the second period of extra time gave Germany a 1-0 victory over Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final Continue reading »

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Brazil ends World Cup in free fall as Netherlands rolls in third place game

Brazil was unable to save face in the match for third place of the World Cup, continuing their free fall as the Netherlands netted an easy win. Continue reading »

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FIFA rejects appeal, Suarez suspension stands

FIFA has rejected Luis Suarez and Uruguay’s appeal for his four-month suspension for biting Giorgio Chiellini. Continue reading »

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FIFA hands Suarez fine, suspension for bite

Uruguay’s Luis Suarez has been suspended nine international games and four months for biting Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini. Continue reading »

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