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FIFA president Sepp Blatter brushes off calls for resignation

...Blatter was not implicated in the indictment.In addition, Swiss officials are investigating the FIFA votes that sent the World Cup tournament to Russia in 2018 and to Qatar in 2022. Both decisions were marred by allegations of wrongdoing.One of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-28/fifa-president-sepp-
The U.S. government has launched a corruption attack on soccer's global governing body

...FIFA also ruled out a revote of the World Cup bids won by Russia in 2018 and...Division, called the developments "the World Cup of fraud."The case involves...working together.The votes to award the World Cups to Russia and Qatar have been surrounded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-27/us-government-has-la
Overtime

...the governing body's executive committee this month.Boyce oversaw training and selection of match officials for the World Cup in Brazil after taking over from Villar in 2013.FIFA declined to comment on possible appointments, which will be confirmed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-11/overtime
Baffert has different outlook after latest Derby win

...attack will usually effect change upon a victim and Baffert had one in March 2012 while in Dubai to run Game On Dude in the World Cup. Gone is the brashness that caused some to consider the white-maned conditioner a brazen brat. In its place true...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-03/baffert-has-differen
US women rout New Zealand in exhibition match

...of five minutes in the second half for the U.S. in the World Cup warmup.U.S. goalie Hope Solo had a light workload...kicks.The U.S. has three more exhibitions prior to the World Cup, the next on May 10 against Ireland in San Jose, Calif...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-04/us-women-rout-new-ze
Goalie Solo in 'happier place' for US women's soccer team

...way for U.S. women's soccer team preparing for the World Cup."I feel better, I feel a little bit lighter, like...players have likened to an opening-round opponent in the World Cup which begins in June in Canada. The game will help...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-03/goalie-solo-happier-place-us-wome
Upstart and Itsaknockout set for rematch at Florida Derby

...break from the outside post.He's the favorite in an attempt to become the third Kentucky Derby winner to capture the World Cup. Silver Charm won in 1998, and Animal Kingdom won in 2013.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-27/upstart-and-itsaknockout-set-rema
Single-family homes planned near Augusta National

...accommodation, hospitality, transportation and IT solutions for major international sporting events, including the World Cup, the Ryder Cup and the European PGA.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-24/single-fami
Hat trick lifts Denmark over US in soccer friendly

...yards for his 29th goal in 65 international appearances.The U.S. is 2-6-3 since beating Ghana in its opener at the World Cup, where it was knocked out by Belgium in the second round. In a worrisome trend for the Americans, they have given...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-03-25/hat-trick-lifts-denm
FIFA president worried about racism in Russia before 2018 World Cup

HOLYWOOD, Northern Ireland - FIFA President Sepp Blatter is concerned by a study that highlighted the scale of Russian soccer's racism problem ahead of the 2018 WorldCup, warning there "must be some sanctions" if the extremism is not eradicated.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-01/fifa-president-worried-about-raci