FIFA has rubber-stamped plans to expand the World Cup to 48 teams, brushing aside concerns that enlargement could lower standards.
Football’s international governing body unanimously approved the.. Source: euronews (in English) -
Soccer superstar Cristiano Ronaldo can now add "The Best FIFA Men's Player 2016" to his trophy cabinet. The awards coms in a year in which he landed a double European triumph with club and country. He.. Source: Wochit News -
When you're on the U.S. ski team, it's not all glamorous. 22-year-old member of the US Alpine B Ski Team Lila Lapanja has to pay for everything herself. The US Ski and Snowboard Association does not.. Source: Wochit News -
WENGEN, Switzerland (AP) " Results Friday in a men's World Cup Combined race:1. Niels Hintermann, Switzerland, 2 minutes. 26.58 seconds.2. Maxence Muzaton, France, 2:26.84.3. Frederic Berthold,.. New Zealand Herald
Scottish Football Association chief executive Stewart Regan has welcomed FIFA’s decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams from 2026, describing it as “a positive step, particularly for the.. SoccerNews.com
*FIFAs ruling council today unanimously approved an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams in 2026, in a major coup for the bodys president Gianni Infantino. In a bid to widen the games global appeal.. Deccan Herald
MARIBOR, Slovenia (AP) " Results Saturday in a women's World Cup giant slalom:1. Tessa Worley, France, 2 minutes, 16.96 seconds.2. Sofia Goggia, Italy, 2:17.12.3. Lara Gut, Switzerland, 2:17.21.4... New Zealand Herald
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OBERHOF, Germany — Marie Dorin Habert won the women's 10-kilometre pursuit for a French double and Gabriela Koukalova seized the overall lead in the biathlon World Cup on.. CJME Also reported by •FOX Sports
MARIBOR, Slovenia (AP) — American skier Mikaela Shiffrin held a slim lead over Sofia Goggia of Italy after the first run of a women’s World Cup giant slalom on Saturday. Shiffrin timed 1 minute,.. Seattle Times
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says it would be “perfectly reasonable” for him not to win the FIFA Best Men’s Coach award for 2016. The former France international has won the Champions League,.. SoccerNews.com
SANTA CATERINA VALFURVA, Italy (AP) " Overall World Cup leader Marcel Hirscher and French rival Alexis Pinturault were poised to fight for an Alpine combined victory after the first run.. New Zealand Herald
German football club Wolfsburg has confirmed the transfer of World Cup-winning midfielder Julian Draxler to Paris Saint-Germain. The player will complete his move to the French club in the January.. Deutsche Welle
Argentina will finish 2016 ranked No. 1 in the FIFA world soccer rankings, one spot ahead of Brazil and two places ahead of reigning World Cup champion Germany.
Chile, which won its second.. L.A. Times