Archive | September, 2015

Qualifying match between Central African Republic and Madagascar rescheduled

The 2018 FIFA World Cup™ first-leg qualifier match between the Central African Republic and Madagascar which was due to be played in Bangui will now take place on 10 October 2015 in Antananarivo.

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Petrescu: It was special to score against England

Now over a decade into his career as a coach, former Romania defender Dan Petrescu still holds a special place in his heart for his goals at the FIFA World Cup, giving FIFA.com an insight into his trips to USA 1994 and France 1998.

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Petrescu: It was special to score against England

Now over a decade into his career as a coach, former Romania defender Dan Petrescu still holds a special place in his heart for his goals at the FIFA World Cup, giving FIFA.com an insight into his trips to USA 1994 and France 1998.

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Is Aamir Khan risking his life for Dangal?

There is some alarming news of Aamir Khan developing respiratory problems coming in from Ludhiana where Aamir Khan has begun shooting for Nitesh Tiwari’s film Dangal. The biopic on the life of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat required Aamir to put on 35 kilos. This, Aamir, gladly did. After all, this method actor has always gone […]

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The 9 Most Terrifying Things At Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights

You haven’t truly experienced Halloween until you’ve spent it in America and even by American standards the Halloween Horror Night at Universal Studios is a sight to behold. Constructed with the kind of gory glee Hannibal Lecter would be proud of, the month-long celebration of all things macabre sets the bar for similar celebrations across the globe. To test the boundaries of our fortitude and immerse ourselves fully in the event, Empire journeyed to Orlando to experience the 25th anniversary of Universal’s annual carnival of terror first hand and try out its most fear-inducing attractions for ourselves. 1. Chainsaws The park begins the day as a sun-soaked Mecca for happy families, blissfully chewing on candyfloss as they stroll from the Jurassic Park experience to Popeye’s raging rapids. When night falls during the month of October, however, U...

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1,000 days to Russia 2018 celebrated in style

FIFA and its Commercial Affiliates ensured that 1,000 Days to Go until Russia 2018 was a fun occasion in Red Square and Menezhnya Square.

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Trio boosts Socceroos for Jordan trip

AFC Asian Cup winners Trent Sainsbury, James Troisi and Tomi Juric return from injury to bolster Australia for next month's FIFA World Cup qualifier against Jordan.

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Cacic appointed Croatia coach

The Croatian Football Federation announced the appointment of Ante Cacic as coach of the Croatian national team in a deal which runs until after the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

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FIFA opens tender in France for media rights

FIFA has opened an invitation to tender (“ITT”) for media rights in France, Monaco, Andorra and French overseas territories for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017, the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ and the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™.

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Coleman: Bale absolutely loves playing for Wales

Chris Coleman chats to FIFA.com about the media's rush to judge international managers, Wales' UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying campaign and quest to reach Russia 2018, and the passion and influence of Gareth Bale.

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