BRUSSELS -- Belgium's football federation could seek compensation for the money spent on its unsuccessful bid for the 2018 World Cup if there evidence of criminal wrongdoing in FIFA's choice of Russia as host.
Federation president Francois de Keersmaecker told Belgian daily Het Nieuwsblad that "if fraud is proven, it is clear that we will ask for damages."
On Wednesday, Switzerland's attorney general detailed cases of possible money-laundering in his investigation of the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid...
Xavi Hernandez says players will benefit from playing the World Cup 2022 in Qatar, citing the lack of travel involved in the Gulf state as a positive factor.
Xavi, 35, has ended his long association with Barcelona to join Qatari club Al-Sadd on a two-year deal, which also involves the Catalan playmaker acting as an official ambassador for the 2022 tournament.
The decision to award the finals to Qatar remains controversial for a number of widely publicised reasons, including alleged abuses of migrant...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Serbia beat Mexico 2-0 to claim a place in the knockout rounds of the FIFA Under-20 World Cup on Saturday.
After two rounds in Group D, all four teams -- Serbia, Mexico, Mali and Uruguay -- were tied on three points.
Nemanja Maksimovic gave Serbia the lead after only two minutes and Andrija Zivkovic doubled the lead just before half-time.
Serbia's win eliminated Mexico from contention, but Mali and Uruguay stayed in the race after playing out a 1-1 draw which left them...