Tag: 2018 FIFA World Cup

Officer dies of cardiac arrest after fan violence in Spain

BILBAO, Spain — A Spanish riot police officer died of cardiac arrest after clashes involving Russian soccer fans before a Europa League match on...
FIFA explores merging youth World Cups for 48-team event

England might be the first and last team to be holders of the Under-17 and Under-20 World Cups. ...
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Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter has endorsed Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid while banned from soccer roles for financial misconduct. ...
As World Cup looms, Willian claims Chelsea spotlight

LONDON — Willian isn't used to receiving much acclaim. Even a place in Chelsea's starting lineup isn't certain. ...
FIFA lifts ban on 2026 World Cup voters publicly backing bid

LONDON — A ban on voters publicly endorsing a 2026 World Cup bid has been lifted by FIFA in the face of criticism from...
APNewsBreak: NY touts economic boom with South African photo

ALBANY, N.Y. — A New York economic development agency report meant to show the state's growth was illustrated with an 8-year-old photo showing construction...
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MOSCOW — Russian authorities in two cities say they have issued hundreds of fines after finding many hotels were illegally hiking prices for the...
Rodchenkov: Gov’t order to protect doped Russian footballers

Russian soccer players were protected from being caught doping under direct government orders that laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov said he followed to ensure cheating...
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Morgan Brian and Rose Lavelle are returning to the U.S. women's national team ahead of next month's SheBelieves Cup after dealing with injuries last...
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CHICAGO — Likely to still be without a new coach, the U.S. soccer team will host Paraguay in an exhibition on March 27 in...

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