Facing hurdles, Russia gears up to host World Cup | World Soccer Talk

Moscow (AFP) - Russia is gearing up to host the World Cup for the first time while facing the herculean task of eradicating racism and hooliganism and warding off the threat of a terror attack.Organisers also face the tricky task of appeasing beleaguered fans and President Vladimir Putin, who helped wrest the June 14-July 15 tournament... Continue Reading →


adidas soccer reveals the Official Match Ball for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

MOSCOW, RUSSIA--- adidas Soccer has today revealed the Official Match Ball for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. The Telstar 18 will be used by the world’s best players as they seek to claim the biggest prize in soccer next summer. The new Telstar 18 is a reimagining of the first adidas FIFA World Cup... Continue Reading →

Hope Solo gets call to help USA to Olympics

SEATTLE, WA – (Reign FC club release) U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis named Seattle Reign FC goalkeeper Hope Solo to the 20-player roster who will represent the USA in the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship. Solo holds the U.S. goalkeeper records for appearances (186), starts (176), wins (140), shutouts (91), wins... Continue Reading →

CenturyLink Field to host 2016 Copa America matches

MIAMI (November 19, 2015) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF), the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) and the Copa America Centenario Local Organizing Committee (LOC) announced today the 10 U.S. metropolitan areas which have been selected to host matches during the historic Copa America Centenario to be played from... Continue Reading →

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