Gulati Elected To FIFA Exec Committee Women's World Cup Names Final Venue EA Sold More Than 12 Million Copies Of "FIFA 13" Armadillo To Be '14 World Cup Mascot Brazil Approves World Cup Alcohol Sales Brazil, FIFA Dispute Over World Cup Preparations Blatter Apologizes For Comments On Racism Blatter Called On To Resign After Remarks FIFA Allows U.K. Players To Wear Poppies On Uniform U.K. PM Asks FIFA To Reconsider Poppy Ban
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SBD Article Published April 22, 2013
...ident SUNIL GULATI on Friday “was elected” to the FIFA Exec Committee, according to Juan Zamorano of the...
SBD Article Published March 22, 2013
BC Place Stadium in Vancouver will host the '15 FIFA Women's World Cup championship match in what will... ...cial turf," according to Monte Stewart of the CP. FIFA has "frowned on using artificial turf in major me... " Canadian organizers and FIFA "made the decision on the final venue jointly. ...lympics, and upgraded suites and seats which meet FIFA standards also appealed to the governing body" (C...
SBD Article Published January 31, 2013 by Eric Fisher
..., said it has sold more than 12 million units of "FIFA 13," representing a 23% increase compared to last... ...ated more than $100M in digital net revenue from "FIFA 13" during Q3 and more than $230M overall from th... The latest sales figures for "FIFA 13" build upon what already began as the biggest... "'FIFA' has emerged as one of the world's top two or thr...
SBD Article Published September 17, 2012
..."endangered armadillo as the mascot" for the '14 FIFA World Cup, according to Brian Homewood of REUTERS... FIFA said that the mascot, which was unveiled last nig... FIFA indicated that Brazilians "will have until mid-No...
SBD Article Published June 07, 2012
...de stadiums" ahead of the country hosting the '14 FIFA World Cup, according to Tales Azzoni of the AP. A... ...getting resolution to the issue “was a demand by FIFA because Budweiser is a major sponsor.” FIFA will “have to negotiate the sale of alcohol insid... Brazil Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo has said that FIFA's “need to deal with local governments shouldn't...
SBD Article Published March 05, 2012
...ldo Rebelo “criticized ‘unacceptable’ comments by FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke about slow prepar... ...etary general as a representative’ and called for FIFA to assign another official. ...lways had a cordial attitude toward everyone from FIFA here in Brazil. ...at he “understands Valcke will keep his duties as FIFA's secretary general and work closely with local o... ” He said that FIFA had “made concessions to get the bill passed, lik...
SBD Article Published November 18, 2011
FIFA President Sepp Blatter Thursday said that he is "... ...ing between $24 million and $44 million a year to FIFA, only two addressed the matter. ...es continues to closely watch developments within FIFA ahead of discussions on the extension of our part... ...n that it was a 'partner of the World Cup and not FIFA. ...o racism or discrimination but made no mention of FIFA or Blatter in brief statements" (LONDON TIMES, 11...
SBD Article Published November 17, 2011
FIFA President Sepp Blatter is coming under "growing p... ...ualify his comments by issuing a statement on the Fifa website, accepting that racism 'continues to exis... When you see the corruption they've had at Fifa, the comments he made about homosexuals not going... ...rson should get it about racism it is the head of Fifa, which has 200 countries in the world, is so dive... fifa.
SBD Article Published November 10, 2011
FIFA “bowed to popular pressure last night by allowing... FIFA’s rules “prevent symbols with political, religiou... ” FIFA by letting the players wear poppies on their armb... ” Cameron in a letter to FIFA President Sepp Blatter wrote, “This as an act of... ...ving” England FA General Secretary Alex Horne and FIFA General Secretary Jérôme Valcke.
SBD Article Published November 09, 2011
K. Prime Minister David Cameron has "asked FIFA to reconsider its 'outrageous' ban on British tea... FIFA has "rebuffed requests from the government to all... ...acked by the English Football Association, "asked FIFA for permission to wear the poppies, which are wor... I hope FIFA will reconsider." A letter from FIFA to the FA yesterday stated, "We regret to inform...
SBD Article Published November 03, 2011
...rs from the IOC are "among those seeking to force Fifa to publish a secret dossier detailing payments to... ...llapse of International Sports and Leisure (ISL), Fifa’s marketing partner. ...wiss journalist and the BBC, alleging that "three Fifa executive members had received payments from ISL... ...publish the document, which names senior IOC and Fifa members.
SBD Article Published November 01, 2011
FIFA is being scrutinized for "potential conflicts of... FIFA appointed Infront Sports & Media "to handle the s... ...countries for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments," but FIFA "failed to disclose the president of Infront is P... hilippe Blatter, the Fifa president's nephew. ...f Transparency International's "damning report on Fifa, told the BBC that even if Sepp Blatter played no...