FIFA remains concerned at the slow pace of Brazil’s preparations for the 2014 World Cup, saying its soccer officials appear to have invested more energy in winning the tournament than organizing it
New Real Madrid signing Hamit Altintop is to have surgery on a disc problem in his back, the Spanish club said in a statement on Thursday.
Bahrain's main opposition party says one of the detained national team football players has been convicted of participating in anti-government protests in the Gulf kingdom and sentenced to two years in prison
Troubled Romania forward Adrian Mutu has transferred from Fiorentina to Cesena in the Serie A, accepting a reduced salary
The head of FIFA's appeals panel, Larry Mussenden, has withdrawn from a case involving Mohamed bin Hammam because he gave evidence of an alleged election bribery plot involving the Qatari official
Former Genoa coach Gian Piero Gasperini has emerged as the leading candidate to take over at Inter Milan and a decision is due before the weekend, club president Massimo Moratti said on Thursday
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