Russia

Russians Are Threatening to Not Join NHL Teams

The Russians aren't coming in droves anymore and it is possible that the Russians may become a rare commodity in the NHL in coming years

Qatar might lose their World Cup host status in 2022 now that Sepp Batter is gone from FIF

Blatter Gone:2022 Qatar World Cup Could Be In Trouble

Now that FIFA president Sepp Batter is gone so too might be the World Cup dreams of Russia and Qatar. Greg Dyke, the chairman of the English FA, was quick to turn his attention to the hosts of the

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Sponsors Not Happy With FIFA

Sponsors of the FIFA World Cup have released statements expressing their serious concern at allegations of “rampant, systemic and deep-rooted corruption” at the heart of the organization. The companies – which include some of the world’s best-known brands –

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For FIFA, The Times They Are A Changin’

It probably isn't very much of a stretch to say that things will never be the same for the governing body of international football or soccer

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Russia To Lose Hosting 2018 FIFA World Cup?

U.S. Senators Want Russia Out of 2018 World Cup Thirteen U.S. Senators have come forward and asked FIFA to withdrawal the 2018 World Cup from Russia due to their “ongoing violations of the territorial integrity of Ukraine.”-via ESPN Wisconsin,

Olympics

Is Boston Getting Cold Feet To Host Olympics?

Boston will be getting a 2024 Summer Olympics challenger this weekend but the biggest obstacle in Boston’s way in obtaining the right to hold the Games from the International Olympic Committee may be the people of Boston. It seems

March 28 1999 file photo Baltimore Orioles were in Havana to play the Cuban National team

The Havana Rays? An MLB Team In Cuba Will Happen

Sports in the United States are businesses and they look to set up shop where they can attract fans. If the NBA could have a franchise  China they would do it in a heartbeat, but road trips would be a

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KHL Has Big Money Trouble As Russian Economy Tanks

The Kontinental Hockey League has been propped up by Russian oil money since it began in 2007. Alexander Medvedev, Director General of Gazprom export has been the league president since day one. The biggest supporter of the KHL has been

Olympics

Sports Czars and the Olympics

Japan is getting ready for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics by creating a cabinet position and an office to oversee the countdown to the Games. International events like the Olympics are under the aegis not of the local host

World Cup

FIFA Should Release Bribery Investigation Report

So how does a country get a sports event like Soccer’s World Cup? Apparently, the country has to give all sorts of guarantees that the governing body of the sports organization is treated like royalty. Some members of the