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World Cup 2022

/ 1 day ago

World Cup in Qatar sets record breaking TV audience

Now that we're in the knockout stages of the World Cup, soccer’s highest governing body, FIFA, has claimed that the tournament in the Gulf Nation is already delivering record breaking audience across the globe. In the United States, the coverage of the national team's encounter against England amassed the record of the most watched […]

FIFA

/ 2 days ago

FIFA may end simultaneous World Cup group stage games

The 2022 World Cup has already been filled with drama and unpredictable moments throughout the group stage. After all, tournament contenders Belgium, Germany, and Uruguay have all been knocked out of the competition. Underdogs like South Korea, Japan, and Morocco have also thrillingly qualified for the knockout round. One of the most exciting aspects of […]

FIFA

/ 10 days ago

How Qatar won the rights to host the World Cup

With the 2022 World Cup underway, we explain why and how Qatar won the rights to host the World Cup. "How did I get here?!" The line from the Talking Heads' 1980 track "Once in a Lifetime" may just be something ringing through the minds of many of the players, coaches, fans and media members […]

Telemundo

/ 14 days ago

Give Telemundo credit for speaking out about World Cup in Qatar

Telemundo Deportes deserve credit for taking the moral high ground and speaking the truth about World Cup 2022.. To be specific, Telemundo Deportes President Ray Warren has said, on the record, that the network is not going to shy away from discussing off the field matters during its coverage of Qatar 2022. And his network […]

England

/ 15 days ago

England and Wales to defy FIFA and wear OneLove armbands

England and Wales will defy FIFA and wear their own ‘OneLove’ armband at the World Cup that kicks off in Qatar tomorrow. The recent development comes after the sport’s governing body had launched their own version on the eve of the much-awaited tournament. FIFA has also earlier requested the captains of all the participating nations […]

FIFA

/ 16 days ago

King of Beers gets stadium ban from World Cup hosts

Budweiser, the principal beer sponsor for FIFA over the last three decades, received a stadium ban on beers from Qatar at the World Cup. Kicking off in just days, there is now a ban on the sale of beer to the majority of guests. According to the Financial Times, alcohol is not banned for everybody, […]

FIFA

/ 19 days ago

FIFA President calls for Russia-Ukraine ceasefire at G20 meeting

FIFA President Gianni Infantino asked for a ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine throughout the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The FIFA president made the plea during a G20 summit in Indonesia. An annual meeting involving 19 different countries and the European Union, the G20 gathering typically discusses global issues such as economy, climate change, and […]

FIFA

/ 21 days ago

World Cup to feature new advanced in-game stats on-screen

FIFA is set to introduce brand new insights, metrics, and performance data for the upcoming World Cup in Qatar. These remarkable statistics shown on-screen will help provide more information to the television audience. Beginning at the 2022 World Cup, FIFA will collect and broadcast this more modern analytical data. These player and team statistics include […]

FIFA

/ 26 days ago

Blatter says Qatar World Cup is a mistake

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter claims awarding Qatar the 2022 World Cup was a mistake. The Swiss soccer official was at the helm when the Middle Eastern country won the bid for the upcoming tournament. Blatter, however, is still adamant that he personally did not vote for Qatar. In a recent interview with Swiss outlet […]

FIFA

/ 30 days ago

FIFA tells teams to focus on soccer, not protests, for World Cup

FIFA has sent an official letter to every team taking part in the upcoming World Cup in Qatar, particularly those engaging in peaceful protests. The sport's governing body set the letter to urge the 32 teams to “focus on the football.” The 2022 World Cup has received constant backlash for a multitude of problems. Corruption, […]

Leagues: NWSL

/ 36 days ago

FIFA report shows women's soccer on the rise

FIFA has released a report that details global growth in women's soccer. Revenue from sponsorships and broadcasting deals are significantly up throughout the sport. Although the COVID-19 pandemic obviously had a negative impact on all sports over the last couple of years, women's soccer has bounced back in a big way. The new report, called […]