Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Football legend, World Cup top scorer and organizing committee member, Ronaldo, writes that Brazil is set to welcome the world as the countdown to the event hits the 100-day mark
KARACHI - Agence France-Presse
Pakistani and Afghan sports officials have hailed a decision by football's world governing body to lift a ban on head coverings, saying this will allow more Islamic girls to take up the sport.
MIAMI - Agence France-Presse
David Beckham is homing in on a deal to bring a Major League Football club to Miami, local media reported Sunday.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
Editions are planned for Britain, Brazil and Turkey, where he currently stars for Galatasaray
RIO DE JANEIRO - Agence France-Presse
FIFA President Sepp Blatter plays down worries that one of the World Cup host cities, Curitiba, may not be ready in time for the top event. His deputy, Valcke, however, is not so optimistic
SOCHI - Reuters
China’s Zaiqing Yu was re-elected vice president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Feb. 7, with Turkey’s Uğur Erdener, head of the Turkish Olympic Committee, being voted onto the powerful Executive Board.
LONDON - Reuters
Sepp Blatter’s former right-hand man Jerome Champagne officially launched his bid to stand for the FIFA presidency