...in the voting.? Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said the city of Kaliningrad could lose the right to host 2018 World Cup matches unless it resolves a dispute over the site of its stadium this week.Kaliningrad, the capital of a Russian exclave...


...Severin Freund soared 135 meters in his second jump to seal Germany's victory in the opening event of the ski jump World Cup season on Saturday.Freund, Markus Eisen bichler, Richard Freitag and Andreas Wellinger combined for a team total of...

Ireland routs U.S. in friendly

...the U.S. team needed to introduce young players, even at the cost of victories, to develop the squad ahead of 2018 World Cup qualifying. He highlighted the need to give a second cap for goalkeeper Hamid, who wasn't even listed in the official...

FIFA files criminal complaint in bid case

...GENEVA - The latest twist in FIFA's World Cup bid corruption case has landed on...transfers connected to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests that were won by...executive committee voted for the World Cup hosts after campaigns riddled with...

FIFA will review corruption probe

...further review the 2018 and 2022 World Cup corruption investigation, putting...luxury Swiss watches offered by a World Cup sponsor.Previously, Scala has said the World Cup corruption investigation should have...

FIFA prosecutor has difficult decision regarding summary

...summary of his investigation into World Cup bidding that the former U.S. federal...the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, won by Russia and Qatar, respectively...since 1998 to choose a president or World Cup host have been linked to vote-rigging...

Tiny Gibraltar faces herculean task against World Cup champion Germany

...humiliation against the team that won the World Cup just four months ago."They are...grandchildren."Germany embarrassed World Cup host Brazil, full of some of the...world, with a 7-1 victory in the World Cup semifinals. And the Germans say they...

China is making progress producing pro golfers

...to change the world overnight. It's a long-term project."China is still an infant in golf.Finchem recalls the World Cup going to China in 1995 and a gallery that pressed against the ropes without truly understanding what they were seeing...

Morocco kicked out of African Cup, banned from playing host to tournament

...Morocco.Morocco is also scheduled to host FIFA's Club World Cup next month, featuring Champions League winner Real Madrid...Ebola-affected regions.The two African teams playing in the Club World Cup are from Morocco and Algeria.


...Cilic 6-3, 6-1.SoccerGoal by Messi beats CroatiaIn London, Lionel Messi scored the winner from the penalty spot as World Cup runner-up Argentina came from behind to beat Croatia 2-1 in a friendly.? Pele has been admitted to a hospital in...