World Cup boost for William Hill
bookmaker William Hill said it expected operating profit this year to come in at the top end of market forecasts, after the World Cup helped boost its third-quarter results. The figures are a fillip for new chief executive James Henderson, who took the top ...
FIFA inspectors back Russia's World Cup work
Moscow (AFP) - FIFA inspectors on Monday expressed satisfaction with the results of their first tour of stadiums that Russia is preparing for the 2018 World Cup.
World Cup 2022 Matches Could Start At 1am, Says Official
Harold Mayne-Nicholls, who is considering challenging Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency, has suggested that some 2022 World Cup matches in Qatar kick-off as late as 1am; meaning matches could end as late as 3:30am local time. The ex-Chilean football ...
Michael Cheika could miss World Cup if he contravenes his suspended six-month ban
These are the ridiculous suggestions for dealing with the Qatar’s heat during the World Cup
Ever since Qatar was awarded the World Cup back in 2010, there’s been nothing but controversy. Most recently, there have involved allegations of corruption over the how soccer’s greatest tournament was awarded to Russia in 2018 and Qatar in 2022—Fifa ...
2022 World Cup matches may start as late as 1 am to avoid 'sweltering' Qatar heat
A senior football official has said that games in the 2022 Qatar World Cup could start and finish very late. Harold Mayne-Nicholls said that though the event could be held in the summer, still the games would have to start as late as 1 am to avoid the heat.
To beat the heat at the World Cup in Qatar, someone suggested playing games in the middle of the night
World soccer officials have come up with all sorts of harebrained ideas to justify giving the 2022 World Cup to Qatar, a ferociously hot Middle Eastern locale that has little to no soccer tradition. The host country won the bid in 2010 by promising air ...
Sepp Blatter: Qatar 2022 World Cup can’t be in summer
Paris: Holding the controversy-plagued 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar at the end of that year rather than the scorching summer is Fifa president Sepp Blatter’s preferred option, he told French radio station France Info on Monday. The 78-year-old Swiss ...
FIFA inspector: Russia's World Cup stadiums ahead of schedule
FIFA inspector Chris Unger says Russia is ahead of schedule with preparations for the 2018 World Cup.
USWNT creep closer to World Cup ticket with smashing win vs. Haiti
All the United States women's national team needs is one more win to secure its place at the 2015 Women's World Cup, following the 6-0 destruction of Haiti in their final group stage game in the qualifying tournament here on Monday night.
'Start Qatar World Cup games at 1am'
Qatar 2022 World Cup matches could finish as late as 3.30am under one proposal being suggested by a senior official.
World Cup venue Hagley Oval receives ICC accreditation
Christchurch, Oct 21: The Hagley Oval, New Zealand's newest cricket ground and venue for the opening game of the 2015 World Cup, Tuesday received the official accreditation from the International Cricket Council (ICC). The Christchurch venue, developed in the wake
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