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Top FIFA official says 2022 Qatar World Cup will move due to heat

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A top FIFA official says the 2022 World Cup won’t be held in Qatar because of dangers faced by players and fans in scorching temperatures. The Gulf State, which has faced repeated allegations of corruption, says they want to move the event to winter. The claims were made by Theo Zwanziger, who is a FIFA Executive Committee member. He is adamant that the present... 

Football clashes injure 44 France police

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Bastia’s French Goalkeeper Alphonse Areola makes a save during the French L1 football match Bastia (SCB) vs Marseille (OM), on August 9, 2014 at the Armand Cesari stadium in Bastia. Clashes prior to and after a football game on the island of Corsica in France have injured 44 police officers. The game took place between Bastia and Olympique de Marseille... 

Germany wins 2014 FIFA World Cup after victory over Argentina

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Germany has claimed a fourth World Cup crown in a 1-0 win against Argentina after extra time in the final in Rio de Janeiro. Substitute Mario Goetze was the hero, as he scored the only goal with seven minutes to go. With that triumph Germany has become the first European nation to win the trophy outside of their home continent, which led to jubilant scenes... 

Brazil’s six minutes of nightmare

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The humiliating defeat of Brazil in the World Cup against Germany – 7:1 – was dubbed “historic” and significantly downgraded the rating of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s as a candidacy for second presidential mandate. After the match, riots sparked throughout the country; football fans were clashing with police and looting... 

Japanese fans clean up Brazil stadiums after team’s matches

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The football showdown between Japan and Greece ended in a scoreless draw, but the Japanese fans scored top points from the clean-up crew after leaving the stands of the stadium and its bathroom unblemished. It turns out that Japanese football fans have a tradition of cleaning up the stadium after matches at home, a practice which the fans vigorously undertake... 

FIFA 2014 World Cup kicks off in Brazil

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A view of the Itaquerao Stadium in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo. Football fever grips the fans as the World Cup starts in Brazil while police in Sao Paulo clashed with protesters opposing the tournament. On Thursday, the Itaquerao Stadium shined under blue skies as Brazil kicked off its home World Cup with a football-style carnival. Some fans reportedly chanted... 

Brazilian army cleans slum in Rio for FIFA & Olympics

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Thousands of Brazilian soldiers have fanned out in one of Rio de Janeiro’s most notorious slums to provide security less than three months before the FIFA World Cup. The security push on Saturday is considered the latest attempt to drive drug gangs out of the infamous Mare slum, which is located near Rio de Janeiro’s international airport and is... 

Jogger Arrested for Jaywalking, ‘Failure to identify’

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Footage capturing an aggressive arrest by Austin police of a non-violent jaywalker yesterday near the University of Texas campus is spurring outrage. Witnesses say a jogger wearing headphones ran past an officer and was quickly subdued for jaywalking. She was later arrested for failing to produce identification. “I was sitting at the Starbucks at 24th and... 

Over 450 Indian workers died in Qatar in 2012-2013

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The Indian embassy in Qatar says over 450 Indian migrant workers have died in the Persian Gulf state over the past two years. The embassy said on Monday the deaths occurred in 2012 and the first 11 months of 2013 but did not give details about the circumstances of the deaths or where they occurred, AFP reported. It said on average about 20 Indian migrants died... 

Super Bowl Hijack Proves Government Cannot Protect You

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The much vaunted multi-million dollar security ring put in place at taxpayer expense for this year’s Super Bowl was easily penetrated by a man with a fake pass and an excuse that he was “late for work,” yet another example of how government security theater cannot protect you and is a colossal waste of money. Prior to the big game, authorities boasted... 

NFL fans know everything about football, nothing about US constitution

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In an extraordinary display of stupidity, NFL fans show just how decadent and foolish they really are. Infowars reporter Jakari Jackson asks a list of meaningless questions about the NFL and the Super Bowl with almost complete accuracy from the fans answers. Jakari then asks important and pertinent questions focusing on the Bill of Rights and The US Constitution... 

US military on standby for Winter Olympics in Russia

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The USS Mount Whitney supports maritime security operations with the Georgian coast guard in the Black Sea. The US military will have warships and aircraft available for evacuating American officials and athletes from the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, in case of an attack. If necessary, the evacuation of Americans from the Olympics would be coordinated by... 

National Movement to Boycott NFL Launched

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The National Football League once again revealed itself to be little more than an establishment political tool when it declined to run a Super Bowl ad submitted by rifle manufacturer Daniel Defense. The company’s “offensive” ad depicts a former marine arriving home to greet his wife and child, accompanied by a voice over stating, “no one has the right... 

FIFA’s Blatter backs EU calls on Qatar workers

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FIFA President Joseph Blatter has backed calls from the EU Parliament condemning the exploitation of migrant workers in Qatar, but he also said Europe bears responsibility for the working conditions at the 2022 World Cup sites. Blatter said on Friday that there is a need to investigate what has happened in Qatar regarding the alleged abuses of the migrant workers,... 

World Cup 2018 to be Russia’s greatest economic disaster?

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Russia will spend over 600 billion rubles on the World Cup. The funds will be allocated by the federal budget, regions and private investors. In June, the government adopted a program to prepare for the World Cup FIFA 2018, and is now discussing the allocation of resources and responsibilities between federal entities. The Director of the Department for Relations... 
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