FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke is giving Brazilian organizers only a few more weeks to show that the stadium in Curitiba will be ready in time for the World Cup.
A group of about 50 protesters vandalized part of the construction site of a World Cup stadium and chanted anti-FIFA slogans during an inspection by organizers in Cuiaba on Tuesday.
A World Cup stadium being built in the isolated Brazilian state of Amazonas may not become a white elephant after all.
Soccer finally embraced goal-line technology. The sport’s governing body said Thursday it will introduce the format at the seven-team Club World Cup in Japan in December, with plans to use it in Brazil at the 2013 Confederations Cup and 2014 World Cup.
Neymar converted a penalty kick and assisted on goals by defenders Thiago Silva and Marcelo as Brazil took advantage of a sloppy American backline to beat the United States 4-1 in an exhibition game Wednesday night.
FIFA’s secretary general has serious concerns about Brazil’s lack of progress on infrastructure to prepare for the 2014 World Cup.
FIFA’s bumper week of World Cup business was completed with broadcast deals worth $1.85 billion ((euro) 1.3 billion) for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments, the governing body announced Thursday.
FIFA cashed in on a $1.2 billion bonanza from United States broadcasters Friday, striking World Cup deals with Fox, Telemundo and Futbol de Primera Radio.