Natalie Simon becomes the first black woman referee in the United States to earn a FIFA badge

“With more female role models, we hope to have more female referees in the United States,” said Kari Seitz, an iconic figure in world refereeing.

MetaSoccer, el nuevo proyecto para revolucionar el fútbol con el metaverso

En MetaSoccer podrá crear y administrar equipos, generar dinero vendiendo jugadores, alquilar estadios y realizar acciones que los equipos reales hacen. Además, tendrá la oportunidad de entrenar a los jugadores

Binance se convierte en patrocinador oficial de la Copa Africana de Naciones TotalEnergies

Australian police investigate threats to Josh Cavallo, the first active professional footballer to come out as gay

“The situation has taken a quiet toll” on the young player, said the club’s first executive.

Binance becomes official sponsor of the TotalEnergies Africa Cup of Nations

Four footballers killed by heart attacks over Christmas week intensifies expert attention

The deaths in the field of the Croatian Cacic (23 years old), the Omani Al-Raqadi (29), the Egyptian Amin (23) and the Algerian Loukar (30) occur amid the echoes of the sudden retirement of Sergio Agüero

FIFA touts pair of feasibility studies on biennial World Cup

FIFA has touted the findings of two economic feasibility studies on the idea of a biennial World Cup, claiming that international football stands to improve its economic situation under the move. Further reforms aimed at improving the international match calendar have also been expounded upon by members of the international football community.

Steelers vencen a Tennessee con primer touchdown terrestre del mariscal Roethlisberger en tres años

Ex jugador de NFL que mató a seis personas padecía enfermedad cerebral

Liga de football americano informa 37 casos positivos de covid-19 en un solo día

Straight or gay, public kissing will be a potential danger at the World Cup in Qatar

“Displays of affection” are not allowed in general. If a man or woman kisses his or her partner in a public space, whether male or female, he or she can get into serious trouble.

Conmebol’s tribute: a star will bear Maradona’s name

The star “Maradona” was registered in the Star Registration platform under the number 1307-87268-2718878. World champion in Mexico 86, Maradona died on November 25, 2020 from heart failure.

NFL: Los Chiefs vencen a los Cowboys y los Vikings a Green Bay

NFL: Rodgers regresa del covid y sus Packers ganan; Buccaneers tropiezan en Washington

The longest chapter in women’s Olympic football draws to a close

It was announced that long-time Brazilian footballer, Formiga, will retire later this month. She became the oldest female footballer in Olympic history at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games a few months prior.

One year away from its soccer World Cup, Qatar gains strength with Xavi at Barcelona

Qatar, which has become in the last decade a powerful player in the high politics of world sport, once aspired to host the Olympic Games and proposed Doha as a candidate, but soon noticed that it had much better chances betting on soccer.

Almighty at FIFA and joyful IOC member for years, Joseph Blatter’s slow decline at 85 years old

Blatter, who for 17 years enjoyed the FIFA presidency with an almost playful approach that no other man in office would show before or since, has insisted for years that he committed no crime.

Brigitte Henriques: “The important thing is that the women who are elected should be chosen for their ability, not because we are looking for modernization in terms of gender”

“When I was a girl I couldn’t find a club to play soccer in because most of them didn’t work with women,” Henriques tells Around the Rings during an in-depth interview in Crete, Greece.

ANOC decides at its General Assembly whether to issue a statement of opposition to FIFA’s project to hold soccer World Cups every two years

Acting president Robin Mitchell considers that the proposal launched by Gianni Infantino “will congest the world sports calendar and the different competitions, and will have a negative effect on the welfare of footballers.”

World Cup every two years project loses momentum: Infantino agrees not to put the issue to a vote in December

Gianni Infantino instead announced FIFA would host a remote “global summit” on December 20th to discuss the future of international soccer and “try to reach a consensus.”

UEFA asks Infantino to stay away from “populism” and warns it will not play a World Cup every two years

Several of the continent’s biggest soccer federations - Germany, Spain, Italy and Portugal, among others - were emphatic in their refusal to support Infantino’s plan.

Infantino promises to “listen to the IOC president and all the associations” on his plan for a World Cup every two years and talks today with the 55 UEFA federations

The promise to talk to Bach comes after the IOC raised its profile and made clear its annoyance with the FIFA president, who is also a member of the world governing body of Olympism.

If Infantino prevails and there is a World Cup every two years, soccer will die

The FIFA president is touring several countries seeking support for his project. However, UEFA, CONMEBOL, the players and even the International Olympic Committee are against it. This op-ed summarizes the risks and the reasons behind the idea

Edmonton’s 2026 World Cup ambitions boosted with award of key Canada national team matches

Houston 2026 launches ‘Spirit of Houston’ campaign

The hard moment and complex future of the emblem of one of the most successful Olympic cities in history

FC Barcelona, Barcelona’s pride and joy, is going through a very bad moment, a depression to which must be added the farewell to the club by the Argentine Lionel Messi, 2008 Olympic champion.

FIFA plans to multiply and set up in different regions of the world

The decentralization of FIFA, which has been headquartered in Zurich since 1932, began months ago with the opening of an office in Paris.

FIFA’s bet is very clear: a wave of prior support so that the IOC, UEFA and CONMEBOL cannot refuse to discuss the idea of the World Cup being held every two years

There are times when soccer politics is quite simple: a good part of FIFA’s strategy is exposed on its website, for all to see.

Vatican City gains cycling federation membership, a significant step towards realizing an Olympic dream

The UCI granted the Vatican membership during the organization’s 190th Congress, becoming the first international sports federation to do so.

UEFA and Conmebol strengthen their alliance against FIFA and create a championship final between the winner of the European Championship and the winner of the Copa América

The announcement is a challenge to FIFA, the world soccer governing body, which historically does not allow interference in its area.