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FIFA

Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
May 2, 2023
FIFA threatens to pull broadcast of Women’s World Cup in Europe
Gianni Infantino described offers from 'Big 5' nations as undervalued.
Japan Times
SOCCER
May 2, 2023
Shuichi Gonda determined to reach next World Cup despite obstacles
The 34-year-old faces a lack of national team call-ups following his club's relegation to the second division of the J. League.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Apr 25, 2023
Japan's Yui Hasegawa and Moeka Minami on a mission at Women's World Cup
After making their tournament debut four years ago in France, the two Nadeshiko Japan stars want to bring the former world champion back to the winner's podium.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Apr 25, 2023
FIFA receives four bids to host 2027 Women's World Cup
The hosts will be appointed by the FIFA Congress on May 17, 2024.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Apr 21, 2023
J. League chairman Yoshikazu Nonomura stresses importance of league's growth in Asia
The second session of the FIFA Diploma in Club Management opened Thursday in Tokyo, where J. League chairman Yoshikazu Nonomura appeared as a lecturer and spoke about Japan's policy for growth.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Apr 18, 2023
Argentina to replace Indonesia as FIFA Under-20 World Cup host
FIFA withdrew hosting rights from Indonesia last month after protests against Israel's participation the tournament.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Apr 11, 2023
FIFA predicts 2023 Women's World Cup will be 'watershed' moment
Women's soccer is already enjoying a surge in popularity in some countries, and the tournament looks set to spark further global interest.
Japan Times
Rugby
Apr 5, 2023
Over 150 ex-soccer and rugby players join concussion lawsuit
Tuesday's filings brought the total number of claimants, who allege that their sports' governing bodies failed to protect them from head injuries, to 380.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Apr 3, 2023
Netherlands star Vivianne Miedema to miss World Cup due to ACL injury
The Netherlands' record goalscorer Vivianne Miedema said she has "no hopes" of playing at this year's Women's World Cup due to the serious knee injury she sustained in December.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Mar 31, 2023
Fury and sadness in Indonesia after FIFA pulls Under-20 World Cup
The humiliating loss came after two influential governors advocated banning Israel from the competition.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Mar 30, 2023
China’s soccer experiment was a flop. Now it may be over.
The expensive recruits have gone. Top teams have disappeared with alarming regularity. The national team shows little sign of improvement.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Mar 29, 2023
Indonesia in FIFA talks after U-20 World Cup Israel protests
Fixtures for the 24-nation tournament, scheduled to run from May 20 to June 11, were due to be chosen on Friday in Bali.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Mar 17, 2023
FIFA triples prize money for Women's World Cup
FIFA President Gianni Infantino also said a proposed sponsorship deal with the Saudi tourist board for the World Cup would not happen.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Mar 15, 2023
FIFA approves 2026 World Cup format with record 104 matches
The new format will also stick to drawing four teams in a group after a proposal for 16 groups of three was shot down over fears of collusion in the final group game.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Mar 15, 2023
Morocco joining Spain and Portugal's 2030 FIFA World Cup bid
A South American bid including Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay and Chile is set to challenge the Iberian bid, and Saudi Arabia hopes to lead a joint ticket with Egypt and Greece.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Mar 7, 2023
Football Australia chief says Saudi sponsorship won't align with WWC
Both Australian soccer's governing body and New Zealand Football said last month that they had not been consulted by FIFA on the deal, which has not formally been announced.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Mar 1, 2023
Amputee soccer player in disbelief after winning Puskas Award
Marcin Oleksy, who works full-time as an excavator operator, became the first amputee to win the prize given to the best goal of the year.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Mar 1, 2023
Player revolts plunge FIFA Women's World Cup buildup into turmoil
Noel Le Graet, president of France's soccer federation, resigned on Tuesday, while Canada Soccer boss Nick Bontis stepped down a day earlier.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Feb 28, 2023
Canada soccer chief resigns amid gender equity furor
Members of the team had protested against a lack of pay in 2022 and slammed budget cuts that they argued had compromised their preparations for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Feb 28, 2023
Lionel Messi named FIFA's top player of 2022
Spain's Alexia Putellas retained the women's award at the ceremony in Paris.

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