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2026 World Cup Bids Submitted to FIFA

Five nations are set to submit their official bids to FIFA to host the 2026 World Cup. Bookmakers’ favourites Argentina, who hosted and won in 1978, today confirmed that the AFA will build new stadia in nine cities should their bid be  successful. 76 more words


Athlete Spotlight: Seattle Prep midfielder Sam Hiatt

Most high school soccer players settle for winning a state championship. Samantha Hiatt, however, is going after an international trophy.

The Seattle Prep midfielder/defender was invited to a U-18 Women’s National Team camp in Carson, Calif. 792 more words


Globo Adds New Sports to TV Portfolio

For the first time ever, Brazilian TV juggernaut Globo is handling at Sportel Monaco, the sports media industry fair, the international broadcasting rights to some of Brazil’s top volleyball, beach volleyball and urban race competitions. 242 more words

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Winter Olympics May Have to Move for 2022 World Cup

Olympic Rings (Shutterstock)

By Mike Collett

LONDON, Oct 8 (Reuters) – The 2022 Winter Olympics may have to move from its traditional January and February dates to accommodate the World Cup finals being staged in Qatar, leading European soccer clubs’ official Umberto Gandini said on Wednesday. 548 more words

Winter Sports

World Cup bids inspector considers challenging Sepp Blatter for president

LONDON – The official who led FIFA’s inspection of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding nations is considering a challenge to Sepp Blatter for president. 89 more words


Legend Landon's Leaves his Legacy

This friday, October 10th, at 7 p.m. ET, the United States Men’s National Team will face off against Ecuador in their first friendly since being knocked out of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in a Round of 16 loss to Belgium.   710 more words