Israel Plans to Broadcast 2018 World Cup to Arab States as Gesture of Respect

Israel named the decision to broadcast the 2018 World Cup “a historic step,” that confirms the status of the Arabic language and the respect that Israel has for it, as Arabs amount to 20 percent of the country’s population. The FIFA World Cup 2018 will be held in Russia from June 14 to July 15. The matches will take place at 12 venues in 11 cities […]

Fantasy Football 2020: Start Jared Goff, Sit Aaron Rodgers In Week 1

“I’m not sure Aaron Rodgers is going to throw for 200 yards,” said Cummings. “He barely did that in the two matchups with the Vikings last year. These are two teams that really want to run the football, play slow, play defense. I expect an ugly, low-scoring game. I don’t want to start either quarterback […]

Putin critical of Russia’s soccer team ahead of World Cup

Russia has won just one of its last 10 games and crashed out of this summer’s European Championship without winning a game. Despite all this, the team has been set a target of reaching the semifinals in 2018.

Michael Cheika quits as Australia head coach after crashing out of Rugby World Cup

“I have no regrets making that call, but yes, I would love to stay on. I really feel attached to the team and it is an honour to have this role as the coach of Australia. I take it with a lot of pride and a lot of honour. But, like I said, I made […]

World Cup draw coverage live on Sky Sports from 3pm on Friday

SSN are in Moscow to bring you a special World Cup draw programme with build-up and reaction, including interviews with Gareth Southgate, and will also be with the England Supporters Club and Graeme Le Saux at Wembley as they watch the draw.

SBS presenter Lucy Zelić hits back at abuse for World Cup pronunciation

“There’s also the sentiment behind it, that you’re not pronouncing it for anybody other than the nation you’re covering, and out of respect to them,” she said. “That is why we do what we do at SBS … It’s always been about servicing the minority and about respecting the cultures we have in Australia.”

BBC Film About Russian Hooligans Aimed to ‘Scare UK Fans Away From World Cup’

“This is a propaganda piece aimed at discrediting Russia, Russian football, and the World Cup in particular, to prevent as many British fans as possible from traveling to the World Cup. There is no other purpose. When there are no facts, any means will do. They are not averse to anything. The BBC has repeatedly shown its so-called objectivity toward Russia,” Markin told R-Sport.

FIFA, Twitter ‘In Panic’ as English Team May Boycott 2018 World Cup

Twitter has been abuzz with the public’s reaction to the growing tensions. According to The Week, on Sky News’ Twitter poll, 44% of the 7,300 voters were saying that World Cup boycott would “achieve nothing.”

USA Rugby announces steps towards World Cup bid, backed by MLR owners

In a release, USA Rugby said the study would “focus on objective analysis, financial considerations, technical requirements and stakeholder support across the greater sports landscape. Similar to previous Rugby World Cup host unions, objective analysis will include legacy of the tournament and positive impact for the game of rugby in the United States.”

Sportz Interactive – Produced Innovations for the Cricket World Cup Bag Top Honours at 6th India Digital Awards 2015

Business Wire IndiaOne of the world’s leading sports solutions companies, Sportz Interactive (SI) showcased an exciting array of digital innovations for Star Sports India on their digital platforms during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. These efforts led to top honours at the 6th India Digital Awards organised by Internet and Mobile Association of India […]