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Touts flog Brazil WC tickets for 5,779 pounds even before they are officially released Dec 4, 10:29 am
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Tickets for next year's Brazil World Cup group games are being offered at up to 5,779 pounds by rip-off websites, according to reports.
London, Dec 4 (ANI): FIFA has said that three stadiums being built for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil will not be ready for the deadline of the end of the year.
FIFA names Brazil World Cup draw pots Dec 4, 8:44 am
Johannesburg, Dec 4 (ANI): FIFA has announced the following pots to be used for Friday's draw for next year's World Cup finals when the 32 teams will be placed into eight first-round groups of four, according to reports.
London, Dec 3 (ANI): Cristiano Ronaldo has dismissed Sepp Blatter's apology after the FIFA president said the Real Madrid superstar has more expenses at the hairdressers than the other when asked to compare him with Lionel Messi.
Johannesburg, Dec 3 (ANI): Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has recovered from a muscle strain and is ready to return to action, the Portugal forward said recently.
FIFA launches official iOS, Android apps Dec 2, 10:06 am
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): With the 2014 World Cup Final Draw only days away, FIFA has launched official apps for both iOS and Android, according to reports.
Melbourne, Nov 30 (ANI): Football governing body FIFA has said that it wants an overhaul in the approach to the fight against doping in sport, as it held its own conference at its headquarters in Zurich just two weeks after WADA's conference in Johannesburg.
Melbourne, Nov 30 (ANI): The chairman of FIFA's medical committee has said that the World Cup match schedule is unlikely to change despite the international players' union voicing concerns about 1 pm kickoffs in Brazil's heat and humidity.
London, Nov 29 (ANI): A British expert has warned football fans going to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil to be aware of the risk of dengue fever.
Johannesburg, Nov 29 (ANI): Brazilian football officials have said that the stadium for the 2014 World Cup, which was the scene of a deadly construction accident, will not be removed from the roster although its completion will be delayed.
Alleged Asian betting syndicate member claims 'fixing' in FIFA World Cup qualifiers Nov 29, 10:03 am
London, Nov 29 (ANI): An alleged member of an Asian crime gang had reportedly claimed that he had an 'entire African football team' under his control and added that the qualifying games for the 2014 FIFA World Cup may have been fixed by crooked 'betting syndicates'.
England drops out of top ten in FIFA world rankings Nov 29, 9:07 am
London, Nov 29 (ANI): England has reportedly dropped out of the top ten in FIFA's world rankings till November, and has moved down to three places to 13th.
Three people killed in 2014 World Cup stadium's roof collapse Nov 28, 10:39 am
Johannesburg, Nov 28 (ANI): A part of the stadium which was scheduled to host the opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil had reportedly collapsed, killing three people and causing substantial damages.
Johannesburg, Nov 26 (ANI): Bayern Munich player Franck Ribery has said that he is confident of winning the World Player of the Year award because he made the difference for his team and set defences on fire.
Wenger urges FIFA to pressurize Qatar to address 'kafala' system tying workers to sponsors Nov 23, 2:02 pm
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has added his voice to the growing concern about conditions for migrant workers in the venues of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar and has urged FIFA to put enough pressure on the Qatari government to address the kafala system.
Blatter blames European companies for 'animal-like' work conditions in Qatar World Cup venues Nov 23, 12:18 pm
Johannesburg, Nov 23 (ANI): FIFA chief Sepp Blatter has slammed criticism over work conditions on 2022 FIFA World Cup venues in Qatar and accused European companies, saying that France and Germany had pushed the bid for 'economic interests'.
Cristiano Ronaldo 'not obsessed' with winning Ballon d'Or award Nov 23, 10:16 am
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Real Madrid player Cristiano Ronaldo has insisted that he is not obsessed with winning the Ballon d'Or award but refused to admit that he will not go to attend the FIFA function.
Johannesburg, Nov 23 (ANI): Pope Francis, who is a self-confessed football fanatic, has expressed his admiration for rugby, saying that although it is hard to watch the rugby 'scrums' play sometimes, playing the game is no 'walk in the park' and that the game is a 'metaphor for life'.
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): FIFA president Sepp Blatter has slammed the working conditions for migrant workers in Qatar as 'unacceptable' following an Amnesty International report, which claimed that migrant worker abuse was rife in the country which will host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Adidas extends FIFA World Cup football sponsorship until 2030 Nov 22, 9:48 am
Johannesburg, Nov 22 (ANI): German sportswear maker Adidas will remain the official partner of the FIFA World Cup until 2030.
Johannesburg, Nov 21 (ANI): Real Madrid player Cristiano Ronaldo may have improved his chances of winning the Ballon d'Or after a voting deadline was extended by FIFA for the award to November 29.
New York, Nov 21 (ANI): A French woman weather forecaster had reportedly presented her next forecast naked as a part of a World Cup bet.
Johannesburg, Nov 20 (ANI): The African nations of Algeria and Ghana have secured their tickets for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Rio, Brazil on Tuesday following wins over Burkina Faso and Egypt respectively.
Sydney, Nov 20 (ANI): The European nations of France, Portugal, Croatia and Greece have booked their berths for the finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil following respective qualifiers victories and a draw over Ukraine, Sweden, Iceland and Rom
South Africa gets 'shock' 1-0 win over Soccer World Champs Spain Nov 20, 8:53 am
Johannesburg, Nov 20 (ANI): South Africa have defeated Spain 1-0 in a shock victory over the World and European Champions, in an international friendly in Johannesburg.
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