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Argentina World Cup winner Leopoldo Luque died on Monday of a heart attack while he was receiving treatment for Covid-19, hospital sources said....
FIFA president Gianni Infantino said for the first time Thursday coronavirus containment measures could still be in place during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar but he insisted stadiums would be full....
FIFA announced on Friday it is extending its relaxation of rules forcing clubs to release players during international windows until the end of April....
Away from the lavish air conditioning and hand-manicured turf of Qatar's World Cup Stadiums, two of which will host the world's best clubs from Thursday, sits Doha Sports Stadium....
Qatar inaugurated its latest stadium on Friday for the 2022 World Cup with a half-capacity 20,000-strong crowd who had all tested for the coronavirus or antibodies beforehand but with minimal social distancing....
Hundreds gathered to bid farewall to Italy's 1982 World Cup hero Paolo Rossi during an emotional funeral ceremony in Vicenza Cathedral on Saturday....
Former England midfielder Steve Hodge has insisted the shirt worn by Diego Maradona in scoring two iconic goals against the Three Lions in the 1986 World Cup quarter-final is not for sale....
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and ex-UEFA chief Michel Platini are now being probed for "fraud" and "breach of trust" in Switzerland, a source with access to the investigation said on Friday....
Qatar has marketed its opulent skyscraper hotels as jewels in its World Cup 2022 crown but coronavirus curbs and a glut in new properties are jeopardising the industry....
Nobby Stiles, a member of England's 1966 World Cup winning team, died on Friday aged 78 after a long illness, his family announced....
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has contracted coronavirus, the world's governing body announced on Tuesday....
FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Wednesday praised Qatar for pushing ahead with 2022 World Cup preparations despite the coronavirus pandemic, while the rest of the world "stood still"....
Former Sweden international Agne Simonsson, who scored in his country's 1958 World Cup final loss to Brazil, has died at the age of 84, his family announced Wednesday....
China rapidly tore down the famous Workers' Stadium in Beijing this week as part of grand plans to revamp its football infrastructure ahead of an expected World Cup bid....
The United States learned Wednesday the path it must take in continental qualifying to return to the FIFA World Cup after missing out on a 2018 trip to Russia....
FIFA's ethics committee on Wednesday decided to close its case against president Gianni Infantino, who is facing a criminal probe in Switzerland over suspected collusion with the country's top prosecutor....
Brazil great Pele was nine years old when his country suffered the "Maracanazo" trauma as Uruguay came from behind to win 2-1 in Rio de Janeiro to claim the 1950 World Cup....
Qatar will kick off the 2022 World Cup at the Al Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, organisers announced on Wednesday, as they revealed the schedule for the finals....
The organisers of the 2022 World Cup will lay off an undisclosed number of staff as gas-rich Qatar cuts costs amid the coronavirus economic downturn, several sources have told AFP....
An extraordinary prosecutor was appointed Friday to examen criminal complaints made against Switzerland's attorney-general Michael Lauber and FIFA president Gianni Infantino....
Qatar will host a pan-Arab football tournament in November and December 2021 as a dry-run exactly a year before the 2022 World Cup, the country's soccer association said on Thursday....
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