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Qatar to charter cruise ships to host World Cup supporters

By Phil Davies

Cruise ships are to be chartered to help accommodate football supporters at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.The Qatar Tourism Authority announced at the Cruise Shipping Miami convention that it would be contracting rooms from cruise companies as a “means of additional accommodation”. 155 more words

Royal Caribbean

Press Release: Canadian Roster for the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ Unveiled Live on TSN, Monday, April 27 at 2 p.m. ET

TORONTO (April 23, 2015) – Twenty-three coveted spots for the opportunity of a lifetime. TSN delivers live coverage of the Canadian women’s national team roster announcement for this summer’s… 178 more words


How this man added more than 6000 jobs to the South African economy. With his left hand.

On 18 November 2009, with 17 minutes left of extra time in a play-off FIFA World Cup game between the Republic of Ireland and France, Thierry Henry, France’s striker, handled the ball in the in-goal area, deflecting it to William Gallas who headed it into the back of the net.  447 more words

South Africa

Quote of the day: Alex Morgan on plastic turf

“No matter what, seven games in three weeks on any type of surface, you’re going to be feeling it by that fifth, sixth, seventh game. But on turf, your body aches.” 14 more words

2015 World Cup

Fifa urged to re-run bidding process for 2022 World Cup

European politicians have recently come to an agreement that Fifa should re-run the “illegal” bidding process for the football competition, won by Qatar.

The decision was made by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) after a report by British Labour MP Michael Connarty. 202 more words

Kick 'em where it hurts: Palestinians demand FIFA cancel Israel's membership

Rajoub previously filed a complaint to FIFA against Israel demanding its FIFA membership be cancelled because it breached the organisation’s charter.In a press conference, Rajoub said that the complaints included calls for FIFA to stop Israeli practices against Palestinian sportspersons, including the daily aggression on sportsmen who face Israeli restrictions on their movement and are subjected to racism.

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Fifa suspende Jobson por 4 anos por ter se recusado a fazer exame antidoping em 2014

Jobson está tentando recuperar o bom futebol com a camisa do Botafogo, mas nesta sexta-feira (24), o atacante recebeu uma notícia que o afastará dos gramados. 238 more words