FIFA World Cup

Amnesty urges FIFA to assess human rights risks before awarding World Cups

In October, soccer's world governing body awarded the 2030 World Cup to Morocco, Spain and Portugal while Saudi Arabia is the lone bidder for the 2034 edition, with Amnesty saying there are "serious human rights" risks that must be addressed.

Australia arrive for FIFA WC Qualifier against Bangladesh

In the first leg, the Socceroos crushed Bangladesh 7-0 at the Aami Park in Melbourne in November last year.

West Germany World Cup finalist Schnellinger dead at 85

Schnellinger, a defender, played in four World Cups with West Germany from 1958 to 1970 and was on the losing side when England lifted the trophy at Wembley in 1966.

Former Argentina World Cup winning coach Menotti dead at 85

Cesar Luis Menotti, who famously coached Argentina to their first World Cup triumph in 1978, has died at the age of 85, the country's football federation (AFA) announced Sunday.

2026 FIFA World Cup / New Jersey awarded final, Mexico gets opener

The 48-team World Cup, which will conclude on July 19 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, is being co-hosted by the United States, Canada and Mexico.

FIFA to reveal World Cup match schedule, final venue on Sunday

FIFA will announce which city will host the final of the 2026 World Cup when they unveil schedule details for the first ever 48-team tournament on Sunday.

Beckenbauer: An icon of German sporting success

Franz Beckenbauer, who has died at the age of 78, helped modernise football and came to personify Germany's post-war sporting success, captaining his country to the 1974 World Cup title on home soil to anchor his legacy.

Top 5 factors behind Argentina's masterful 2023 run

The reigning world champions are hungry for more as they look to the future.

Australia abandons 2034 World Cup bid in boost for Saudi

Australia decided on Tuesday against bidding for the 2034 men's football World Cup, paving the way for Saudi Arabia to host the event.

June 6, 2024
June 6, 2024

Amnesty urges FIFA to assess human rights risks before awarding World Cups

In October, soccer's world governing body awarded the 2030 World Cup to Morocco, Spain and Portugal while Saudi Arabia is the lone bidder for the 2034 edition, with Amnesty saying there are "serious human rights" risks that must be addressed.

June 4, 2024
June 4, 2024

Australia arrive for FIFA WC Qualifier against Bangladesh

In the first leg, the Socceroos crushed Bangladesh 7-0 at the Aami Park in Melbourne in November last year.

May 21, 2024
May 21, 2024

West Germany World Cup finalist Schnellinger dead at 85

Schnellinger, a defender, played in four World Cups with West Germany from 1958 to 1970 and was on the losing side when England lifted the trophy at Wembley in 1966.

May 6, 2024
May 6, 2024

Former Argentina World Cup winning coach Menotti dead at 85

Cesar Luis Menotti, who famously coached Argentina to their first World Cup triumph in 1978, has died at the age of 85, the country's football federation (AFA) announced Sunday.

February 5, 2024
February 5, 2024

New Jersey awarded final, Mexico gets opener

The 48-team World Cup, which will conclude on July 19 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, is being co-hosted by the United States, Canada and Mexico.

February 2, 2024
February 2, 2024

FIFA to reveal World Cup match schedule, final venue on Sunday

FIFA will announce which city will host the final of the 2026 World Cup when they unveil schedule details for the first ever 48-team tournament on Sunday.

January 10, 2024
January 10, 2024

Beckenbauer: An icon of German sporting success

Franz Beckenbauer, who has died at the age of 78, helped modernise football and came to personify Germany's post-war sporting success, captaining his country to the 1974 World Cup title on home soil to anchor his legacy.

January 2, 2024
January 2, 2024

Top 5 factors behind Argentina's masterful 2023 run

The reigning world champions are hungry for more as they look to the future.

October 31, 2023
October 31, 2023

Australia abandons 2034 World Cup bid in boost for Saudi

Australia decided on Tuesday against bidding for the 2034 men's football World Cup, paving the way for Saudi Arabia to host the event.

October 5, 2023
October 5, 2023

Saudi Arabia announces bid to host World Cup in 2034

The bid "intends to deliver a world-class tournament and will draw inspiration from Saudi Arabia's ongoing social and economic transformation and the country's deep-rooted passion for football", said a statement from the Saudi Arabian football federation.

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