In what is considered a truly historic moment, the US Soccer Federation has decided to equalize World Cup prize money awarded to its men's and women's teams. “This is a truly historic moment. These agreements have changed the game forever here in the United States and have the potential to change the game around the world,” said US Soccer president Cindy Parlow Cone.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has voiced his stance regarding several issues linked to sports. He demanded harsher sanctions against Russian athletes after their country invaded Ukraine and also stressed that biological males should not take part in women’s competitions.
Football's governing body FIFA Monday agreed to suspend foreign players' contracts in Ukraine and Russia until June 30, thus allowing them to continue their careers elsewhere. The same measure applies to coaches and team staff.
Argentine Football Association (AFA) President Claudio Tapia Thursday announced a petition was to be filed before the sport's world governing body FIFA so that players registered to compete within Ukraine's professional league be allowed to play elsewhere despite transfer regulations.
In 1930 Uruguay won the first Football world Jules Rimet Cup after defeating Argentina in the final game. The two countries with other members of Mercosur, possibly Paraguay and Chile have/had hopes of organizing the 2030 major event, and apparently, there were some exploratory conversations on the matter.
Caribbean nations grouped under Caricom and international football's governing body FIFA Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to foster collaborative work towards the development of the sport in the region, it was announced.
A Swiss bank Friday admitted before a Federal Court in New York it had laundered around 25 million US dollars for the late Argentine Football Association President and FIFA Vice President Julio Humberto Grondona and his family, it was reported.
FIFA and the World Health Organization (WHO) will team up to promote the need for fair access to COVID-19 vaccines, treatments, and diagnostics, and to encourage people to keep practicing life-saving, everyday public health measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus and to protect health.
Football is in mourning after one of the sport’s most prodigious talents, Diego Maradona, passed away at the age of 60 in his native Buenos Aires.
La Liga will use virtual images of stands in television broadcasts with added 'fan audio', produced by the makers of the FIFA video game when it returns to action on Thursday