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FIFA will hold talks with human rights groups about issues associated with expanding the 2022 World Cup in the Persian Gulf beyond host Qatar.
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April 28, 2019 - 1:16 pm
After coming under pressure from human rights groups since winning FIFA's hosting rights vote in 2010, Qatar was forced to implement changes to labor conditions.
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Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez, left, challenges for the ball with Tottenham's Danny Rose during the Champions League, round of 8, first-leg soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London, Tuesday, Ap
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April 18, 2019 - 5:43 pm
"Collectively, we are simply not willing to stand by while too little is done by football authorities and social media companies to protect players from this disgusting abuse."
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United States Women’s National Team celebrates with the trophy after they defeated Japan 5-2 in the FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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March 16, 2019 - 1:04 pm
FIFA has agreed to make public its vote on the host for the 2023 Women's World Cup.
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Colin Dunlap
July 12, 2018 - 2:12 pm
What is the world coming to? Apparently, we can't celebrate the beautiful people during the beautiful game anymore. My Lord do some get offended so easily and/or do they go out of their way looking to be offended. The latest tale comes from The World Cup, where FIFA wants to clamp down on --- get...
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July 12, 2018 - 1:20 pm
FIFA has reported no doping cases from almost 4,000 samples taken since January in a testing program for the World Cup finals.
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July 11, 2018 - 4:49 pm
Croatia is going to its first World Cup final.
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July 10, 2018 - 4:08 pm
France has reached the World Cup final for the first time since 2006.
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July 05, 2018 - 3:11 pm
England defender John Stones described Colombia as the "dirtiest team I've ever come up against" and said his team's ability to rise above the provocation is a sign of its growing maturity at the World Cup.
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July 03, 2018 - 12:03 pm
The lack of a U.S. team caused a big viewership drop for World Cup telecasts.
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June 13, 2018 - 9:57 am
North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament.
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