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Russia, Qatar Might Lose World Cups

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 06.08.2015 | Sports

FIFA, the international soccer governing body, could strip Russia and Qatar of their World Cup hosting rights if evidence comes to light there was cor...

The Geopolitics of FIFA

Maurício Santoro | Posted 06.04.2016 | World
Maurício Santoro

The sport that hundreds of millions of people are so passionate about mobilizes political and economic forces. No doubt it deserves a more transparent, clean and effective governance structure. However, these efforts will not take place on neutral ground, but in the midst of fierce competition for power and international influence.

Putin Lashes Out At The U.S. For Going After FIFA

Reuters | Posted 05.28.2016 | World

By Darya Korsunskaya and Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW, May 28 (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin defended Russia's right to host the 2018 s...

Algeria Makes World Cup History

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.27.2014 | Sports

Algeria is going where it has never gone before at the World Cup: The Fennec Foxes have advanced to the Round of 16 in Brazil. Thanks to a second-...

WATCH: 19-Year-Old Scores Late Winner For Belgium

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.22.2014 | Sports

Belgium hasn't started brightly in its games at the 2014 World Cup. But the Red Devils sure know how to finish. Teenage substitute Divock Origi he...

Follow Live: Belgium vs. Russia

HuffPost Data | Posted 06.22.2014 | Sports

Follow Live: Belgium vs. Russia....

WATCH: Russia Overcomes Massive World Cup Fail

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.17.2014 | Sports

Russian goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev owes teammate Alexander Kerzhakov, big time. Just minutes after Akinfeev gifted South Korea a 1-0 lead in the tea...

For Russia With a Smile

Alastair Humphreys | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alastair Humphreys

This week Russia won the right to host the first ever World Cup in Eastern Europe. Some of my happiest (and hardest) traveling memories go back to the three winter months I spent in the Far East and Siberia.

PHOTOS: 10 Moscow Attractions To See If The City Hosts The World Cup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Russia's capital is experiencing a burst of creative energy. Factories and warehouses are now edgy art galleries. Foodies flock to a variety of bars, ...

POLL: What Russian City Do You Most Want To Visit For The 2018 World Cup?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

On Thursday it was announced that Russia had won their bid to host the 2018 World Cup. So what does this mean for visitors and locals who want to view...