Plastic cups from 2018 FIFA World Cup used to make soccer pitch in Russia
A soccer pitch has been unveiled in Sochi, made entirely from recycled beer cups from the 2018 FIFA World Cup as part of a drive to be 'socially responsible' with plastic.
Ceferin re-elected unopposed as UEFA president for four-year term
Slovenian Aleksander Ceferin was re-elected unopposed on Thursday as president of European soccer's ruling body UEFA, urging mutual respect between his organisation and world soccer's governing body FIFA.
'Come to Russia and support your team' - FIFA ambassador tells English
FIFA World Cup ambassador and former Miss Russia Victoria Lopyreva called on England fans to come to Russia and support their team on Monday (July 9) despite difficult relations between Britain and Russia.
VAR isn't perfect but close, says referee committee
FIFA's referee committee says Video Assistant Referees - VARs - have so far contributed to a scandal free World Cup.
Drug cartels and the World Cup
Some South American drug traffickers are trying to take advantage of the FIFA World Cup to smuggle cocaine using soccer merchandises. Police at the Bogota airport intercepted a consignment of fake Colombian World Cup jerseys laced with cocaine heading for Spain.
Blatter in Russia as a fan, but has met Putin and praises Infantino
Former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter, who is serving a six-year ban from soccer, said on Thursday (June 21) that he met Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin on Wednesday (June 20) during a trip to the World Cup.
FIFA group visits potential 2026 World Cup match sites near New York City
FIFA's 2026 World Cup Bid Evaluation group visits potential match sites near New York City.
FIFA head: 'Football can be an instrument for bringing people together'
To mark International Women's Day, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura gave an interview to FRANCE 24 at the headquarters of world football's governing body in Zurich.