2018 world cup

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An Ex-Pro Soccer Player Explains How Easy It Is to Dope

"I was only tested once throughout my entire career, while some players I knew were never tested at all."
Ferdinand Dyck
7.6.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Video Review Has Made the World Cup Better

Video review has avoided doing what many feared it would do: create more problems than it solved. So far, the addition of VAR (video assistant referees) has been a good thing.
Daniel Squizzato
6.22.18
World Cup

Australian World Cup Fans Drank a Russian City Dry

Several bartenders in Kazan reported that their stocks were completely emptied by the end of their nights.
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.21.18
Have it your way

Burger King Sorry it Offered Whoppers to Russian Women Impregnated by Soccer Stars

An ad campaign in Russia offered a lifetime supply of Whoppers (and cash!) to any Russian woman who carried "the best football genes."
Liam Daniel Pierce
6.20.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Soccer Fans Told Us the Reasons They've Accidentally Missed Iconic Moments

"I missed Italy's winner against Germany in the 2006 World Cup semi-final because I was being wrestled."
Will Magee
6.19.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Which Country You Should Cheer for in the World Cup

If your country didn't qualify, here's a handy guide to decide which bandwagon you should jump on.
Daniel Squizzato
6.14.18
The 2018 FIFA World Cup

Here's Everyone You're Going to Watch the World Cup With

From fair-weather patriots and mansplainers to estranged friends and yer da, here are all the people you're going to hang out with during Russia 2018.
Will Magee
6.8.18
soccer

Argentina FA World Cup Manual Has Tips for Picking Up Russian Women

Some advice leading up to the the 2018 World Cup include: "Russian girls, like any other girls, pay close attention if you’re clean, you smell good, and if you dress well."
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.16.18
fifa

What We Know About Corruption in the 2018 And 2022 World Cup Bids

​The FBI and Swiss authorities are currently investigating both bids.
Aaron Gordon
6.27.17
soccer

Everything You Need to Know About the Russia World Cup One Year Away

The FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off this weekend, marking the one-year countdown to the 2018 World Cup. Is Russia ready? Are you?
Aaron Gordon
6.16.17
fifa

Lawyer Who Investigated Russia for FIFA Is on FBI Director Shortlist

Michael Garcia quit after FIFA refused to release his report and allegedly misrepresented its findings.
Aaron Gordon
5.12.17
russia

Anti-Doping Bosses Call for Ban on Russia Hosting International Sporting Events

Anti-doping bosses want Russia barred from hosting and participating in international competition
Brian Blickenstaff
1.11.17
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