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Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball. It is played by 250 million players in over 200 countries, making it the world’s most popular sport. 248 more words


Derrick Rose Sitting Out Team USA's Exhibition Game

(CBS) Bulls star Derrick Rose is sitting out of Team USA’s exhibition game tonight against the Dominican Republic in New York, according to NBA.com writer John Schuhmann… 173 more words


Nigeria through to the Final, Fifa U20 Women World Cup in Canada

Amazing how a good news does not travel fast. Well Ebola does! The Fifa U20 women World Cup is almost over and the world hardly knows about it. 95 more words


Day 10: July 13th (VIVA ARGENTINA!)

(Game day, all decked out in gear)

So the final game day of the World Cup…okay so here’s how it went down:
1) I go to Plaza De San Martin (the place to watch the game in Buenos Aires) with Sam and Courtney and there we meet Nick, Ahmad, and Saud. 564 more words

FIFA, Russian Relations Strained By Attempts To Integrate Crimean Clubs

GENEVA (CBSLA.com/AP) — Is the 2018 World Cup already in trouble?

Relations between FIFA and its next World Cup host, Russia, are under strain.

Two major issues have flared since July 13, when Russian state President Vladimir Putin sat next to FIFA President Sepp Blatter at the World Cup final in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Control of Crimean football clubs and expensive new stadiums for FIFA’s flagship tournament. 805 more words


Qatar Money Saga

Ever 2010 when Qatar was chosen to host 2022 world cup there have been suspicious about how one of the world’s least suitable football venues succeeded in snagging the sport’s greatest tournament. 466 more words

Sports And Business

World Cup business means greater opportunities for Brazilian chefs

Restaurants and bars have been doing good business in Brazil during the World Cup. For some, it has been an opportunity to learn about the art of cooking, and running a restaurant. 22 more words