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New Pro League designed to raise hockey's profile

The league will feature nine national teams in the men's and women's competitions, playing each other home and away over a six-month period followed by semi-finals and a final. 

Jan 16, 2019, 09:39 AM IST

New sponsors ready to replace old, says beleaguered FIFA

FIFA have rejected suggestions that major sponsors were cutting their ties with the organisation because it was a "toxic brand", saying on Friday that they were in advanced negotiations with new sponsors eager to replace the old.

Jan 23, 2015, 18:53 PM IST

FIFA member behind illegal Cup ticket sales: Police

A FIFA member is the source of thousands of illegal ticket sales at the World Cup finals, a Brazilian police chief said Thursday.

Jul 04, 2014, 00:29 AM IST

Fears over `perfect` World Cup ticket forgeries

High-quality forged World Cup tickets which are almost impossible to detect have been found in Brazil and many more may be in circulation, officials said Friday.

Jun 13, 2014, 22:36 PM IST

FIFA to release last-minute World Cup tickets

Football`s governing body FIFA will offer fans their last chance to attend the World Cup by releasing a final batch of tickets June 1.

May 24, 2014, 10:20 AM IST

High demand as final Cup ticket window opens

Governing body FIFA on Tuesday opened the final sales phase for World Cup tickets and reported 126,837 of 199,519 available for 54 of the 64 matches were snapped up within four hours.

Apr 16, 2014, 09:43 AM IST

FIFA kicks off World Cup tickets sales

Football`s governing body FIFA will Tuesday open the final sales phase for World Cup tickets.

Apr 15, 2014, 09:29 AM IST

2.57 mn World Cup tickets allocated to fans

Over 2.57 millions tickets for the 2014 World Cup have already been allocated through all sales phases and channels to date, soccer`s world governing body FIFA announced Tuesday.

Apr 02, 2014, 08:41 AM IST

FIFA pushes back second round sale of World Cup tickets

The Federation International de Football Association (FIFA) has announced it was pushing back the date of the second round of ticket sales for the 2014 Brazil World Cup games to Nov 11, because it had yet to notify all the winners of the first-round lottery.

Oct 30, 2013, 12:09 PM IST