World soccer's governing body has a new leader: Gianni Infantino is taking over from scandal-plagued Sepp Blatter. The new president mow faces an up-hill battle to overcome the doubts of sponsors and critics that FIFA is serious about reform.
Media reports suggest that investors have offered FIFA billions to buy two competitions. Details are sketchy, but if the deal reportedly on the table comes to fruition, it could bring major changes to global football.
Kaliningrad has inaugurated a new football stadium built for the 2018 World Cup. It could quickly come to symbolize the financial burden that Russia will have with such facilities after the tournament is over.
Football's law-making body, the IFAB, has given the green light for the use of VAR technology at this year's World Cup. Critics say the system could slow games down.
Greece's top football league will resume on Saturday following a lengthy suspension after a club president confronted a referee while carrying a gun. All 16 clubs have agreed to new anti-violence measures.
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