Winter World Cup moves a step closer

With concerns growing about the prospect of a World Cup played in the desert heat, Sepp Blatter has confirmed that he intends to campaign for a change of season for…

South Africa 2010: questions over the legacy persist

South Africa’s legacy from the 2010 World Cup finals has evolved into not merely an assessment about the development of infrastructure and sporting opportunity but into political point-scoring...

FIFA reassured as Brazil 2014 is back on track

FIFA secretary-general Jerome Valcke has cautioned World Cup watchers against trying to compare Brazil’s preparations and staging of the 2014 finals with South Africa 2010.

Winter World Cup finds new supporter

Prince Ali of Jordan has lined himself with fellow FIFA vice-president Michel Platini in endorsing the idea of staging the Qatar’s 2022 World Cup finals in the northern hemisphere winter.