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SA targets colluding World Cup builders

SA targets colluding World Cup builders

The South African government is putting pressure on construction companies to make further payments as punishment for rigging contracts to build stadiums for the 2010 FIFA Soccer World Cup and other projects. Antitrust authorities fined 15 builders, including Murray & Roberts Holdings and Aveng, a total of 1.5 billion rand in June 2013, after a […]


The Football Association of Zambia has engaged an American Football expert to drill the Africa cup bound Senior Women national Soccer team. Mr Josh Kalkstein arrived in the country over the weekend and is expected to start his ten day program this morning in Lusaka. Yesterday Kalkstein held a meeting with FAZ Technical Director, Honour […]


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Nasser Al Khater, the communications director of the World Cup 2022 Supreme Committee, has told Al Jazeera that he’s confident “the World Cup will take place in Qatar.” In his first interview since allegations of corruption during the World Cup bid in 2010, reports of migrant worker abuse in Qatar, and the constant debate on whether Qatar […]


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GERMANY are world champions for the fourth time after Mario Gotze’s brilliant strike in the second half of extra time handed them a 1-0 victory over Argentina at the Estadio Maracana. The Germany substitute controlled Andre Schurrle’s cross with his chest before volleying in with seven minutes left. Both sides wasted chances in normal time, […]


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LeBron James returning to Cleveland

CLEVELAND –  LeBron James’ latest decision is in: He’s returning to Cleveland. Ending a saga that had the NBA virtually at a standstill while he made up his mind, James told Sports Illustrated for a story published Friday that he’s decided to go home. His decision reverses the move he made when he left the […]


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Ghana World Cup Fans decide to seek asylum in Brazil

About 200 Ghanaian fans who were flown to Brazil to support the national team, the Black Stars, at the World Cup, have applied to the Brazilian authorities for asylum. The would-be Ghanaian applicants are claiming they are Muslims fleeing religious conflict and persecution. Reports say they filed their applications in the southern city of Caxias […]


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Brazil gift Dutch third-place playoff win

Another ragged defensive display by Brazil allowed the Netherlands to stroll to a 3-0 victory in the World Cup third-place playoff match on Saturday as the hosts ended the tournament in depressing fashion. The Dutch had failed to score in the four hours of their previous two knockout games but were gifted two goals in […]


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Belgian World Cup beauty loses modelling contract

Just a few days after news that a young Belgian fan had scored a modelling contract after being spotted at the World Cup. Well…that didn’t last long. Snaps of Axelle Despiegelaere flooded the internet as hoards of social media users coveted her beauty – prompting French cosmetics company L’Oreal to make an approach for the […]


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World Cup earnings at Brazil 2014

With the 2014 World Cup tournament almost over, now is a good time to have a look around and see how much money teams have won for their performances during the tournament. That’s right, Sepp Blatter has got his checkbook out. Happy days. As set out by FIFA back in December 2013 the winners, either […]


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Neymar tearfully discusses ‘the worst week of his life’ and hopes Messi wins World Cup

Neymar returned to Brazil’s training center after spending several days recovering from his back injury at home. While his teammates prepared for the cruel chore that is Saturday’s third-place match against the Netherlands, Neymar, wearing his Brazil shirt autographed by the other players, gave a press conference in which he discussed what he described as […]


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