Fifa World Cup

Chinese dairy products manufacturer Mengniu has signed as an official sponsor of the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar

Fifa will stage a ‘global summit’ to discuss the proposals to switch the World Cup and Women’s World Cup to a biennial hosting model, as president Gianni Infantino conceded ground on potentially putti…

An independent study commissioned by Uefa, football’s European governing body, has found that it could lose up to €3bn ($3.5bn

The International Olympic Committee has waded into the debate surrounding Fifa’s proposal to transform the men’s and women’s World Cups into biennial events by stating that it supports the calls for a…

World governing soccer body Fifa has announced it will make a second visit to 2026 World Cup candidate host cities from October 21-November 1

France’s Professional Football League (LFP) has become the latest body to speak out against Fifa’s plans to transform the World Cup into a biennial tournament, stating the event must be “preserved and n…

Uefa has stepped up its opposition to Fifa’s plans to turn the men’s and women’s World Cups into biennial tournaments by joining forces with a host of Europe’s leading women’s leagues to declare that such…

Noël Le Graët, the president of the French Football Federation, has said that he is “not opposed” to a proposal from global governing body Fifa to turn its showpiece World Cup tournament into a biennial event…

The IMG agency has begun selling centralised international broadcast rights to the Confederation of African Football’s (Caf) qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup following a recent agreement struck with w…

The European Club Association has expressed its “grave concern and alarm” at Fifa’s proposal to make the World Cup a biennial event and believes the plans would have a “direct and destructive” impact on…

Uefa, football’s European governing body, has outlined four “real dangers” associated with the proposal by Fifa to make the World Cup a biennial event, hitting out at the world governing body’s “promot…

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Viacom18 has stepped up its presence in the Indian sports media marketplace with the acquisition of broadcast rights to the 2022 Fifa World Cup national team football tournament, plus the hiring of senior…

The South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) has joined the opposition to Fifa’s plan to transform the World Cup into a biennial event, despite admitting it was previously in favour of the idea.

Uefa president Aleksander Čeferin has warned that European and South American nations may boycott any move by Fifa to push forward with switching the World Cup to a biennial hosting model.

World governing soccer body Fifa has announced it will visit nine United States-based candidate host cities for the 2026 World Cup from September 15-23, starting in Boston and concluding in Miami

The World Leagues Forum has become the latest football body to hit out at Fifa’s plans to transform the World Cup into a biennial competition, stating the tournament shouldn’t become a “commonplace event…