- AP Interview: Qatar minister vows to improve migrants' lives Updated: May-04-15 3:04 pm
DOHA, Qatar - Qatar's inability to ensure decent housing for its bulging migrant labor population was "a mistake" the government is working to fix as it prepares to host the 2022 World Cup, the country's top labor official said Monday, vowing his country would improve conditions for its vast foreign labor force.
- Pair of sheikhs are the big winners at Asian elections Updated: Apr-30-15 10:29 am
MANAMA, Bahrain - A pair of sheikhs were the big winners Thursday at a meeting of Asian soccer leaders.
- France probes migrant abuse claims linked to 2022 World Cup Updated: Apr-27-15 12:41 pm
PARIS - A French prosecutor has opened a preliminary investigation into allegations that construction company Vinci gravely mistreated migrant workers in Qatar as it prepares to host the 2022 World Cup.
- FIFA rejects lawmakers' call to re-run Qatar World Cup vote Updated: Apr-23-15 3:34 pm
ZURICH - FIFA has rejected a call by European lawmakers to re-run the vote which chose Qatar as 2022 World Cup host.
- Council of Europe to urge FIFA re-vote on World Cup in Qatar Updated: Apr-21-15 7:39 am
STRASBOURG, France - European lawmakers are likely to urge FIFA to re-vote on awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
- Beckenbauer: Bayern 'far, far, far away' from Euro title Updated: Apr-17-15 3:04 pm
NEW YORK - Bayern Munich honorary president Franz Beckenbauer is sharply critical of the team's performance in this week's 3-1 Champions League loss to Porto.
- 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.
- Gulati: FIFA could benefit from US World Cup in 2026 Updated: Apr-10-15 3:36 pm
LOS ANGELES - U.S. Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati believes his sport could receive a big domestic boost from hosting the World Cup in 2026.
- Prince Ali expects sponsors to snub FIFA if Blatter stays Updated: Apr-06-15 9:32 am
FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin al-Hussein believes the scandal-hit organization will struggle to replace sponsors and be damaged financially if Sepp Blatter remains in charge.