May 23, 2018

Where are the Caribbean nations at the World Cup?

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By Richard Johnson From SB NATION Trinidadian legend Shaka Hislop sat down for an interview with SB Nation about the future of his game in his home region. NEW YORK — The lion’s share of attention regarding CONCACAF’s immediate future, in this country at least, centers around soccer in North America. Can Mexico finally make […]

Destino Rusia premieres Monday, April 9th on HBO

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The first buzzer sounds off on April 6th with the premiere of the docu-series DESTINO RUSIA 2018. The new production goes behind the scenes and explores the stories of key soccer figures and athletes that are making their way to Russia for this year’s World Cup. DESTINO RUSIA 2018 is the third special of its […]

Cricket: West Indies big name stars missing

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BY AZAD ALI From Caribbean Life The West Indies team will be without some big name stars when they play in the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers next month. All-rounder Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Darren Bravo and Andre Russell are not among the 14-member squad for the March 4-25 tournament in Zimbabwe. The four senior […]

Toronto FC’s Jozy Altidore gets grip on failed U.S. World Cup campaign

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By ANNE M. PETERSON The Associated Press From The Star Altidore is pouring his energy into charitable endeavours with youth soccer players in the Caribbean, which takes his mind off of the disappointment of the United States men’s team failing to qualify for the World Cup. For Toronto FC’s Jozy Altidore, this was supposed to […]

Football: Brazil legend Ronaldinho to retire

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FROM  teleSUR Ronaldinho has not played a competitive match since 2015 but had avoided calling a definitive halt to his career until now. Former Brazil national team and Barcelona midfielder Ronaldinho, who won a World Cup in 2002, the Champions League 2006, Copa Libertadores in 2013 and the FIFA World Player of the Year (current […]

Hundreds of Russian football thugs will be free to attack England fans as match bans are set to be lifted BEFORE the World Cup

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By ABE HAWKEN FOR MAILONLINE From Daily Mail UK   Some 391 Russian thugs were banned from attending matches in their country But 204 of the hooligans will see their bans expire before the tournament starts The ultras will be able to attend matches after an apparent government blunder  It comes after hundreds of England […]

Costa Rica, Mexico & Panama learn World Cup opponents

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From CONCACAF A general view of the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia at the State Kremlin Palace on December 1, 2017, in Moscow, Russia. (Photo: FIFA via Getty Images) MOSCOW – The Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup took place on Friday at the State Kremlin Palace. CONCACAF’s trio […]

Fifa loses nearly £300m in 2016 and scheduled to lose further £400m in 2017

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World football governing body Fifa lost nearly £300m in 2016 and is scheduled to lose close to £400m in 2017. Legal costs related to the corruption scandal which engulfed the organisation and “ill-considered previous investments” contributed to the losses. The latest financial results follow a loss of nearly £100m in 2015. Fifa forecasts a financial […]

2016 Swammy Awards: Caribbean/Central AM. Female Swimmer of the Year

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From Swim Swam 2016 Swammy Awards: Caribbean/Central AM. Female Swimmer of the Year – ALIA ATKINSON Jamaican Alia Atkinson had a fantastic 2016 in her specialty, sprint breaststroke. Her year was highlighted by two world records, one in the 50 SCM breast and one in the 100 SCM breast. Her story in the 100 breast in short […]

Panama named host for 2017 CONCACAF Under-17 Championship

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Twelve teams to compete for regional championship and four available spots in the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 Miami, FL (Monday, July 25, 2016) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today announced that Panama will host the 2017 CONCACAF Under-17 Championship, scheduled for April 21 to May 7, […]