Russia could miss Qatar World Cup after WADA ban

WADA explains Russia's four-year ban from international sport, which could see them miss the 2022 World Cup. Russia could miss the 2022 World Cup in Qatar after the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) imposed a four-year ban on the nation using its flag, anthem and team names at Olympic and other major

Van Marwijk exits UAE role

Bert van Marwijk exits as United Arab Emirates coach No replacement named as yet UAE fourth in their Qatar 2022 qualifying group Two-time FIFA World Cup™ coach Bert van Marwijk has parted company with United Arab Emirates after just nine months in the role. Having reached the AFC Asian Cup semi-finals in January

FIFA bans former Brazil federation chief Ricardo Teixeira for life for bribes

Ricardo Teixeira was the president of the Brazil Football Confederation from 1989-2012.FIFA has banned former Brazilian Football Confederation president Ricardo Teixeira for life for receiving millions of dollars in bribes. FIFA says Teixeira has been found guilty of taking bribes linked to commercial contracts for South American competitions from 2006-12. He

SC welcomes local and regional stars to ambassador programme

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) – the organisation responsible for delivering tournament infrastructure for the FIFA World Cup 2022™ – has announced that ten new local and regional stars have joined its ambassador programme. The SC ambassador family already consists of global icons Xavi Hernandez, Samuel

Everton Cebolinha: Neymar has everything to be the world’s best

Everton Cebolinha discusses his FIFA World Cup dream Singing in the shower and Renato Gaucho also make the menu He hails Neymar, Arthur, Philippe Coutinho and Mo Salah Filipe Luis likened him to Eden Hazard. Argel Fucks said Cristiano Ronaldo. He reportedly has Barcelona, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain infatuated. The Brazil

Luis Enrique returns to La Roja

Luis Enrique has retaken the role of Spain coach Having left for personal reasons in June, he will now guide them until Qatar 2022 Replacement Roberto Moreno secured their place at UEFA EURO 2020 Luis Enrique is back at the helm of the Spain national team, RFEF President Luis Rubiales confirmed in a