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FIFA, Football’s Governing Body, Makes Financial Pitch To Win Support For Biennial World Cups

FIFA, Football’s Governing Body, Makes Financial Pitch To Win Support For Biennial World Cups

12 January 2022

FIFA, in its recent pitch for the biennial World Cups, has claimed that the financial revenue would jump by USD 4.4 billion to USD 11.4 billion over a period of four years and also diminish the window for other sports to dominate.

UEFA Champions League, Round Of 16: Paris Saint-Germain To Face Real Madrid After Re-Draw

UEFA Champions League, Round Of 16: Paris Saint-Germain To Face Real Madrid After Re-Draw

13 January 2022

The UEFA Champions League redraw meant the competition lost a stellar clash between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The second draw ceremony opened with an...


UEFA Scraps Tottenham Hotspur vs Rennes Encounter, Covid-Hit Spurs Risk Forfeit

Tottenham Hotspur also had their Premier League game against Brighton postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Forfeiting the game against Rennes would mean...

European Clubs Want FIFA Talks Over Players' Health Risks Of January Call-ups

European Clubs Want FIFA Talks Over Players' Health Risks Of January Call-ups

13 January 2022

European Club Association's executive board met in Paris and cited 'the worsening public health situation' as the Omicron variant of the coronavirus spreads....


UEFA Champions League 2021-22: Atletico Madrid On Brink Of Elimination After Loss Vs AC Milan

Junior Messias' 87th minute winner against Atletico Madrid kept AC Milan's hopes alive in UEFA Champions League 2021-22. AC Milan and Atletico Madrid take the...

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25 November 2021
UEFA Champions League 2021-22: Real Madrid Reach Knockout Stage For 25th Straight Time

UEFA Champions League 2021-22: Real Madrid Reach Knockout Stage For 25th Straight Time

Real Madrid defeated Sheriff 3-0 in UEFA Champions League 2021-22 Group D with goals from David Alaba, Toni Kross and Karim Benzema.


25 November 2021
UEFA Champions League 2021-22: Liverpool Maintain Perfect Record With 2-0 Win Over Porto

UEFA Champions League 2021-22: Liverpool Maintain Perfect Record With 2-0 Win Over Porto

Thiago Alcantara gave Liverpool the lead in the 52nd minute while Mohamed Salah put his name on the scoresheet on 70 minutes against Porto in UEFA Champions...


23 November 2021
Barcelona Vs Benfica, UEFA Champions League: Xavi Hints At Ousmane Dembele Return

Barcelona Vs Benfica, UEFA Champions League: Xavi Hints At Ousmane Dembele Return

Ousmane Dembele, whose only appearance this season was in the 1-0 UEFA Champions League win over Dynamo Kyiv, has been sidelined since the beginning of the...


22 October 2021
European Leagues Oppose FIFA's Biennial Football World Cup Plan

European Leagues Oppose FIFA's Biennial Football World Cup Plan

The 33-nation European Leagues group was briefed by FIFA officials, including Arsene Wenger, who shaped the proposal that includes biennial World Cups and...


01 January 2022
Champions League: UEFA Set To Give Clubs More Say Over UCL Marketing Rights And Deals

Champions League: UEFA Set To Give Clubs More Say Over UCL Marketing Rights And Deals

The clubs' increasing demands were a barrier in March to completing talks between UEFA and then-leaders of the European Club Association about new formats for...


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01 January 2022
Euro 2028: UEFA Looks For Host Amid FIFA's Biennial World Cup Plans

Euro 2028: UEFA Looks For Host Amid FIFA's Biennial World Cup Plans

UEFA set a March deadline for members to register interest in hosting a 24-team, 51-game format in 2028 though cautioned plans could change.


01 January 2022
Nations League: Kylian Mbappe, Karim Benzema Sink Spain As France Lift Title

Nations League: Kylian Mbappe, Karim Benzema Sink Spain As France Lift Title

Earlier on the day, Italy beat Belgium 2-1 with goals from Nicolo Barella and Domenico Berardi to finish in third place in Nations League.


01 January 2022
2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Fire At Andorra’s Stadium Before England Visit

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: Fire At Andorra’s Stadium Before England Visit

Meanwhile, a spokesperson has confirmed that the England vs Andorra World Cup qualifying match, will go as per schedule. Nobody was injured.


01 January 2022
Nations League: Kylian Mbappe Inspires France Comeback Vs Belgium, Set Up Final Date With Spain

Nations League: Kylian Mbappe Inspires France Comeback Vs Belgium, Set Up Final Date With Spain

Theo Hernandez, who celebrated his 24th birthday a day before, scored the last-minute winner to send the World Champions through to Sunday’s final.


01 January 2022
UEFA Sets Date For Euro 2024 Qualifying Draw

UEFA Sets Date For Euro 2024 Qualifying Draw

The qualifying format was not announced, though the 54 teams involved will likely be drawn into 10 qualifying groups, each with five or six teams playing from...


01 January 2022
Nations League Semifinal: Euro Flops France, Belgium Seek Redemption in Turin

Nations League Semifinal: Euro Flops France, Belgium Seek Redemption in Turin

French wonderkid Kylian Mbappe was made the scapegoat for France's failure at the Euro 2020 after missing the decisive penalty earlier this year.


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01 January 2022
Nations League Semifinal: Ferran Torres Brace Ends Italy’s 37-Match Unbeaten Streak

Nations League Semifinal: Ferran Torres Brace Ends Italy’s 37-Match Unbeaten Streak

Torres scored twice in the first half. Italy was reduced to 10 men after Leonardo Bonucci was sent off for a second yellow card in 42nd minute.


01 January 2022
Former Germany Captain Phillip Lahm opposes FIFA’s Biennial World Cup Plans

Former Germany Captain Phillip Lahm opposes FIFA’s Biennial World Cup Plans

Lahm, who captained Germany to the 2014 World Cup triumph, feels the current rhythm should remain as it is.


01 January 2022
Germany Unveils Logo For 2024 European Championship In Berlin

Germany Unveils Logo For 2024 European Championship In Berlin

The 2024 European Championship is due to be played in June and July 2024 with the match schedule to be confirmed next year.


03 January 2022
Nations League: Moise Kean, Davide Calabria Added In Italy Squad As replacements

Nations League: Moise Kean, Davide Calabria Added In Italy Squad As replacements

Immobile and Toloi were injured while playing for their clubs Lazio and Atalanta respectively. Both the players were a part of Italy's Euro 2020 title-winning...


03 January 2022
Spain Name Barcelona Teenager Gavi Paez For Nations League Semifinal Vs Italy

Spain Name Barcelona Teenager Gavi Paez For Nations League Semifinal Vs Italy

Spain versus Italy Nations League semifinal is a rematch of the Euro 2020 semifinal, played three months ago. The winner will face either France or Belgium in...


03 January 2022
Europa League: Marseille-Galatasaray Encounter Halted After Rivals Fans clash

Europa League: Marseille-Galatasaray Encounter Halted After Rivals Fans clash

This was the third football fan violence incident that Marseille have been a part of in recent months. They were involved in such incidents in Ligue 1 matches...


03 January 2022
Roberto Mancini Keeps Italy’s Euro 2020 Winners For Nations League Semifinal Vs Spain

Roberto Mancini Keeps Italy’s Euro 2020 Winners For Nations League Semifinal Vs Spain

If Italy win, they will face the winner between world champion France and Belgium in the Nations League final in Milan on October 10.


03 January 2022
Champions League: Federico Chiesa Strike Lifts Juventus Against Defending Champions Chelsea

Champions League: Federico Chiesa Strike Lifts Juventus Against Defending Champions Chelsea

Chelsea slumped to back-to-back defeats after a 1-0 loss to Manchester City in EPL on Saturday. It was also Chelsea’s first loss in 12 Champions League group...


03 January 2022
Champions League: Record-Breaker Cristiano Ronaldo Wins It For Manchester United Vs Villarreal

Champions League: Record-Breaker Cristiano Ronaldo Wins It For Manchester United Vs Villarreal

Against Villarreal, Ronaldo made his 178th Champions League appearance, surpassing Iker Casillas' 177 matches in the competition. Sprint legend Usain Bolt was...


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Opinion

FIFA, Football’s Governing Body, Makes Financial Pitch To Win Support For Biennial World Cups

FIFA, Football’s Governing Body, Makes Financial Pitch To Win Support For Biennial World Cups

FIFA, in its recent pitch for the biennial World Cups, has claimed that the financial revenue would jump by USD 4.4 billion to USD 11.4 billion over a period of four years and also diminish the window for other sports to dominate.

12 January 2022
UEFA Champions League, Round Of 16: Paris Saint-Germain To Face Real Madrid After Re-Draw

UEFA Champions League, Round Of 16: Paris Saint-Germain To Face Real Madrid After Re-Draw

The UEFA Champions League redraw meant the competition lost a stellar clash between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. The second draw ceremony opened with an apology from UEFA tournament director Giorgio Marchetti.

13 January 2022
UEFA Scraps Tottenham Hotspur vs Rennes Encounter, Covid-Hit Spurs Risk Forfeit

UEFA Scraps Tottenham Hotspur vs Rennes Encounter, Covid-Hit Spurs Risk Forfeit

Tottenham Hotspur also had their Premier League game against Brighton postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Forfeiting the game against Rennes would mean Spurs' ouster from Europa Conference League.

13 January 2022
European Clubs Want FIFA Talks Over Players' Health Risks Of January Call-ups

European Clubs Want FIFA Talks Over Players' Health Risks Of January Call-ups

European Club Association's executive board met in Paris and cited 'the worsening public health situation' as the Omicron variant of the coronavirus spreads. The group called for talks with FIFA, which manages the international calendar.

13 January 2022
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