FIFA president Sepp Blatter has confirmed that the decision to award the 2018 World Cup to Russia will undergo an investigation. Qatar was awarded the 2022 tournament at the same time as the eastern European country, amid allegations that the Asian nation had influenced the decision-making process through the use of bribery.
The Iron Lady,” Meryl Streep's latest film where she plays Margaret Thatcher made its world premiere in Beijing on Saturday evening during the China-US Arts and Culture Forum and a month ahead of its launching in US and Europe cinemas.
Persistent, inquisitive, and incisive, Javier Sierra, New York Times bestselling, author, historian, and journalist, gave an exclusive presentation to the Foreign Press Association whilst visiting New York City.
US actress Meryl Streep gave a sneak peek Monday at what she will look like as.” The award-winning star unveiled the official poster for the upcoming film in London before Parliament House.
FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke has dismissed claims of corruption against Brazilian football chief Ricardo Teixeira.Teixeira has faced bribery and fraud accusations in recent weeks, as he continues the task of preparing Brazil to host the World Cup in 2014.
Brazil must hurry up and pass a package of new laws if the 2014 World Cup is to go ahead, FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke told the country's Congress on Tuesday, adding there was not a day to lose.
US President Barack Obama has regained the top spot in Forbes magazine's list of the world's most powerful people, edging out Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and last year's winner, Chinese President Hu Jintao, who slipped down to third.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced his long-awaited anti-corruption plan Friday including a pledge to re-open the case into the collapse of former marketing partner ISL.
Sao Paulo will host the opening match of the 2014 World Cup and Rio de Janeiro's Maracana stadium, where Uruguay in 1950 knocked out the host’s dream of its first Cup, will stage the final, FIFA announced Thursday.
Ricardo Teixeira has dominated Brazilian football for so long that, like many of the best players, he is known by just one name. They call him the cartola, literally the top hat, a title given to football bosses that instil respect and fear in equal measure and can carry more than a hint of shadiness.