- FIFA's Prince Ali seeks more say for national associations Updated: May-03-15 2:32 pm
SOUTHERN SHUNEH, Jordan - FIFA must give national associations a greater say in the governance of world football and adopt a more regional outlook because "you cannot run everything simply from Zurich," FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali of Jordan said Sunday.
- Germany beer consumption up in 2014, helped by World Cup Updated: Apr-23-15 4:16 am
BERLIN - Germany saw a slight uptick in beer sales last year, boosted in part by the country's run to the soccer World Cup title.
- Australia sent on long road to start World Cup qualifying Updated: Apr-14-15 10:18 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Asian Cup champion Australia was drawn into a far-flung qualifying group Tuesday to start a long journey toward the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
- Russia's World Cup organizers face budget headaches Updated: Apr-12-15 8:32 am
SARANSK, Russia - Saransk's stadium for the 2018 World Cup is supposed to raise the profile of this little-known Russian city, but for now Alexei Merkushkin is just trying to keep costs down.