Tickets for the World Cup are being advertised on secondary websites for almost 40 times their face value, according to a leading consumer rights group. Some were on sale in March for as much as £5,618 each, said Which?
FIFA says the World Cup stadium in the Russian city of Samara requires "a huge amount of work" to be ready on time. With less than three months remaining before the 45,000-seat venue is due to host a Group A match between Costa Rica and Serbia, the pitch has yet to be laid.
Lebanon’s national football team jumped to 87th place in the latest FIFA rankings, released Thursday, to reach the team’s second highest ranking ever.