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Amnesty International Demands FIFA Pay $440M In Reparations For Qatar World Cup

Amnesty International and a coalition of human rights organizations, unions and football fan groups are asking FIFA to produce $440 million in remediation to the hundreds of thousands of migrant workers who have suffered human rights abuses during preparations for the Qatar World Cup. 

Karen Díaz Será La Primera Árbitra Mexicana En Un Mundial – ¿Qué Otros Silbantes Estarán En Catar 2022?

FIFA reveló hoy la lista de árbitros, asistentes y oficiales VAR que participarán en la Copa del Mundo Catar 2022. Entre todos los nombres, una gran novedad: por primera vez en la historia de la competencia habrá seis mujeres impartiendo justicia, siendo una de ellas la mexicana Karen Janet Díaz.

Many Qatar Hotels Say No Gays Allowed During World Cup

FIFA has been doing its darndest to make sure fans can drink plenty of Budweiser during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The global soccer governing body might want to do a little more to ensure all fans are actually able to attend the tournament in person.

EA Sports Loses FIFA Licensing — Here’s What It Means For You

For decades, the word “FIFA” more often than not referred to the video game franchise as opposed to the eponymous soccer governing body. 

No more. FIFA and EA Sports are ending their nearly three-decade relationship, effective in 2023. 

In short: The game will change its name to EA Sports FC (I know, yuck) but not much else. As for the why: As usual, it’s greed (from both parties).

El Calendario Y Las Rivales Que Tendrá México En El Mundial Sub 20 Femenil De Costa Rica

En las manos de las estrellas costarricenses Shirley Cruz y Paulo César Wanchope se realizó el sorteo del próximo Mundial Sub 20 Femenil, a jugarse entre el 10 y el 28 de agosto de 2022.

La selección de México será parte de la competencia y llega como subcampeona de la Concacaf.

Chile Is Officially Asking FIFA For Ecuador's Spot In The World Cup – Here Is Why

After a mediocre qualifiers campaign on the field, Chile is now trying to get a spot in the next World Cup through a legal maneuver that will see Ecuador missing the tournament.

The Chilean soccer federation filed an official claim asking FIFA to investigate if Ecuador fielded an ineligible player in a series of games of the last CONMEBOL qualifying process, which ended a month ago. 

The player named in the complaint is Byron Castillo. His sin? According to the Chilean accusation, he is not Ecuadorian but Colombian. 

UEFA Bans Russia WNT From Euros And World Cup, Clubs Banned From Europe Next Season

UEFA has banned Russia from the Women's European Championship in July and from participating in qualifying for next year's World Cup following the country's invasion of Ukraine, European soccer's governing body said on Monday.

Portugal will replace Russia for the July 6-31 tournament in England, having lost to them in the qualifying playoffs. They will join the Netherlands, Sweden and Switzerland in Group C.

When Are Yellow Cards Wiped Out In The Champions League This Year?

In 2020, UEFA hastily amended its men’s Champions League yellow-card accumulation rules after deciding to play the quarterfinal and semifinal rounds as single legs upon returning from a Covid-19 hiatus. This begs the question: When are yellow cards wiped out in the Champions League for the 2021-22 season?

You Can Now Watch Live Games And Every World Cup Game Ever Filmed On New Streaming Service FIFA+

FIFA has launched a new streaming video service, FIFA+, which will provide free live games from competitions around the world plus 'Netflix style' documentaries.

The new platform, which is advertiser funded, also includes an archive of every World Cup and Women's World Cup match ever recorded on camera.

USA World Cup Kickoff Times Announced, American Fans Will Get To Sleep In For Afternoon Games

The 2022 World Cup draw is complete and now the full schedule with kickoff times has been released. One common question American fans will have is “what time are US World Cup games?”

Americans will be happy to know that the U.S. got the most favorable kickoff times. All three of America's group stage games will be played at 2 p.m. ET.

What Time Are US World Cup Games?

Nov. 21, 2 p.m. ET: USA vs. Wales/Scotland/Ukraine