The Russian president tried to portray the probe as an attempt to go after dissenters, likening the case to the persecution of U.S. whistleblowers Julian Assange and Edward Snowden.
Seven soccer officials were arrested and 14 indicted Wednesday in a U.S. corruption probe.
FIFA spokesman Walter de Gregorio says soccer’s governing body is the “damaged party” in the corruption probe and will cooperate fully with authorities.
Let’s take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck’s shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.
Our sports teams here in New York weren’t all that good this past year — except for the Rangers (and, OK, now the Islanders). Still, we found reasons — both good and bad — to keep tuning in.
When we look back at 2014, these are some of the games — not to mention stock-car races, tennis finals and golf rounds — we’ll remember the most.
Michael Garcia, who led the probe into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid process, cited a “lack of leadership” at the top of FIFA in his resignation statement.
Hours after a FIFA judge cleared Russia and Qatar of corruption in their winning World Cup bids, the American who led the investigation said Thursday he would appeal the decision.
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That guy who bit that other guy, what’s he up to?
The United States fell two places to 15th despite reaching the round of 16 where they lost to Belgium. The Americans were overtaken by the Dutch, Chile and France.
Sometimes they aren’t just crying wolf.
Although their fates remain a mystery, these few moments of glory will always be remembered…by them.
After carrying his team through the group stage in Brazil with four goals, Messi seemed to run out of steam.
Mario Goetze volleyed in the winning goal in extra time to give Germany its fourth World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Argentina on Sunday.