19/3/2010 FIFA’s annual income passes $1 billion mark for the first time… FIFA executive’s rejection of Mohamed Bin Hammam’s proposal is the first blow to his hopes of mounting a challenge to president Sepp Blatter in next year’s presidential elections. WFI’s Marta Falconi reports from Zurich
17/12/09 Refurbishment bill for Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Maracana Stadium, expected to host 2014 World Cup Final, set to hit $280 million.
13/11/09 Qatar 2022 officials use build-up to the international friendly to showcase their bid plans to foreign journalists… England boss Fabio Capello postpones morning training to escape heat. James Corbett reports from Doha.
(WFI) U.S. football fans are hoping for another miracle as the national soccer team prepares to take on Brazil in the final of the Confederations Cup at Ellis Park in Johannesburg tonight.
(WFI) Brazil will meet the USA in the final of the Confederations Cup after an unconvincing performance to defeat hosts South Africa at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.
(ATR) The USA stunned the football world with a two-nil victory over Spain, widely considered the world’s number one team
South Africa 2010 World Cup chief Danny Jordaan and deputy police minister Fikile Mbalula say security efforts for the Confederations Cup have been outstanding. They insist a string of isolated incidents should not be taken out of context.
West African nation warned they will be stripped of hosting rights for under-17 championships unless gains are made…Football’s governing body is reflecting on rich history
Brazil is said to be the alternate host for the 2010 World Cup … FC Barcelona won’t let Messi play in the Olympics despite being younger than 23 … and the Beach Football World Cups kicks off in Marseille. More FIFA news inside…