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FIFA World Cup

/ 119 days ago

Australia Passes on World Cup, Saudi Arabia named for 2034

Football Australia announced today that it would not be bidding to host the 2034 FIFA World Cup. In a statement, Football Australia said, "We have explored the opportunity to bid to host the FIFA World Cup and – having taken all factors into consideration – we have reached a conclusion not to do so for the […]

Financial Fair Play

/ 159 days ago

Saudi Crown Prince: 'We'll continue doing sportswashing'

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has proclaimed that he does not care about accusations of sportswashing. Bin Salman became his country's de facto ruler in 2017. Since then, the billionaire has invested a fortune in sports. Most notably, bin Salman's Public Investment Fund (PIF) bought a majority stake in Newcastle United in 2021. […]