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FIFA Finally Releases Full World Cup Corruption Report

FIFA Finally Releases Full World Cup Corruption Report

Nearly three years after it was completed, FIFA has at long last released in full the internal report on alleged corruption relating to the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups that it had previously
FIFA: Computer-Destroying Russian Bid Committee Did Nothing Corrupt

FIFA: Computer-Destroying Russian Bid Committee Did Nothing Corrupt

Today brought the release of the 430-page report on World Cup corruption that FIFA fought to keep secret for nearly three years. One section of that report details the FIFA Ethics Committee’s
How Qatar Used Its Youth Soccer Academy To Influence The World Cup Bidding Process

How Qatar Used Its Youth Soccer Academy To Influence The World Cup Bidding Process

The Aspire Academy’s listed mission statement is to “develop well educated sports champions” and “foster Qatar society realizing a healthy, active lifestyle.” The Qatari government founded Aspire in
French Guiana Says Fuck It, Starts Ineligible Player In Gold Cup

French Guiana Says Fuck It, Starts Ineligible Player In Gold Cup

In last night’s Gold Cup match between French Guiana and Honduras, former Chelsea winger Florent Malouda played the whole 90 minutes for the national team of his native French Guiana, despite having
The Best Sports Video Game Of All Time

The Best Sports Video Game Of All Time

The latest sports games are not always the best. Read more...
FIFA Executive Chuck Blazer Has Died

FIFA Executive Chuck Blazer Has Died

Chuck Blazer, an influential and controversial figure in the history of American soccer, has died, as first reported by Jack Bell and confirmed by Andrew Das of the New York Times. He was 72.Read
The Best Sports Video Game Of All Time

The Best Sports Video Game Of All Time

The latest sports games are not always the best. Read more...
Soccer Team Signs FIFA Player, Cuts Him Two Days Later Over "Online Behaviour"

Soccer Team Signs FIFA Player, Cuts Him Two Days Later Over "Online Behaviour"

Two days ago, Dutch soccer club PSV proudly announced the signing of 22 year-old FIFA player Tony Kok to their esports team. Before the weekend was over, that contract had been torn up over sexist
FIFA Orders World Cup Qualifier To Be Replayed After Referee Banned For Life

FIFA Orders World Cup Qualifier To Be Replayed After Referee Banned For Life

Last November, South Africa beat Senegal 2-1 in a World Cup qualifying match, their only win through four qualifying games. However, a few months after the game, Joseph Lamptey, the referee in charge,
FIFA Wants To Know Who Dele Alli Was Flipping The Bird To

FIFA Wants To Know Who Dele Alli Was Flipping The Bird To

It’s a little hard to summarize this one, so I’ll start with just the facts and explain later: Late on during Monday’s England-Slovakia World Cup qualifier, Dele Alli raised his middle finger at ...
U.S./Mexico/Canada World Cup Bid Cuts Host City List To 32

U.S./Mexico/Canada World Cup Bid Cuts Host City List To 32

On the same day that Brazilian federal police made early-morning corruption arrests of three Olympic committee executives, including the head of the Rio 2016 Committee—a good reminder that people do
Ghana Effectively Knocked Out Of World Cup Qualifying By Bullshit Offside Call

Ghana Effectively Knocked Out Of World Cup Qualifying By Bullshit Offside Call

Raphael Dwamena’s match-winning goal with 15 seconds remaining in added time against Uganda came off the board as South African referee Daniel Bennett inexplicably ruled Dwamena to be offside,
Megan Rapinoe Calls FIFA "Old, Male, And Stale" After Awards Controversy

Megan Rapinoe Calls FIFA "Old, Male, And Stale" After Awards Controversy

Following the bizarre nomination of an amateur player for FIFA’s female Player of the Year award, USWNT and Seattle Reign midfielder Megan Rapinoe has criticized soccer’s governing body, calling them
FIFA 18's Worst-Rated Player Isn't Even A Pro Athlete

FIFA 18's Worst-Rated Player Isn't Even A Pro Athlete

The lowest possible rating a FIFA 18 player can have is 46, and there are ten players plumbing these depths. Nine of them, like Grimsby Town’s Max Wright and Scunthorpe United’s Leslie Sackey, are
FIFA 18's Worst-Rated Player Isn't Even A Pro Athlete

FIFA 18's Worst-Rated Player Isn't Even A Pro Athlete

The lowest possible rating a FIFA 18 player can have is 46, and there are ten players plumbing these depths. Nine of them, like Grimsby Town’s Max Wright and Scunthorpe United’s Leslie Sackey, are
Former Guatemalan Judge Becomes First Person in U.S. Jailed Over FIFA Corruption Scandal

Former Guatemalan Judge Becomes First Person in U.S. Jailed Over FIFA Corruption Scandal

Hector Trujillo, who pocketed $175,000 in bribes, pleaded guilty to conspiracy and wire fraud charges
EA And FIFA Announce eWorld Cup

EA And FIFA Announce eWorld Cup

The esports market continues to grown and Electronic Arts wants a piece of it. To that end, it’s leveraging one of its most successful franchises and is launching the first eWorld Cup in collaboration
EA may no longer release 'Madden' or 'FIFA' every year

EA may no longer release 'Madden' or 'FIFA' every year

If you play EA's sports games often, you know the drill: every summer there's a fresh round of titles that carry new modes, gameplay tweaks and (of course) roster updates. They're often minor and not
EA may no longer release 'Madden' or 'FIFA' every year

EA may no longer release 'Madden' or 'FIFA' every year

If you play EA's sports games often, you know the drill: every summer there's a fresh round of titles that carry new modes, gameplay tweaks and (of course) roster updates. They're often minor and not
adidas Unveils the Official Ball of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

adidas Unveils the Official Ball of the 2018 FIFA World Cup

adidas reveals the official match ball of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia (June 14, 2018 – July 15, 2018), as the world’s best players seek to claim the biggest prize in soccer next summer. This new