World Cup

United States knocked out of FIFA World Cup following 3-1 loss to the Netherlands
U.S. captain Tyler Adams kneels after his team is eliminated in the World Cup.
Heartbreak

United States knocked out of FIFA World Cup following 3-1 loss to the Netherlands

7 toons about Qatar's controversial World Cup
Editorial Cartoon.
Feature

7 toons about Qatar's controversial World Cup

Why activists are skeptical of Qatar's carbon-neutral World Cup
World Cup in Qatar
Carbon goals

Why activists are skeptical of Qatar's carbon-neutral World Cup

Stéphanie Frappart 1st woman to referee men's World Cup match
Stéphanie Frappart
Center court

Stéphanie Frappart 1st woman to referee men's World Cup match

U.S. beats Iran 1-0 in crucial World Cup win
U.S. team celebrates world cup victory.
red, white, and blue

U.S. beats Iran 1-0 in crucial World Cup win

Iran calls for U.S. expulsion from the World Cup claiming it 'disrespected' flag
Iran woman, life, freedom banner
penalty kick

Iran calls for U.S. expulsion from the World Cup claiming it 'disrespected' flag

How the World Cup is fueling China's protest against 'zero COVID' lockdowns
Serbia fans at World Cup
How the other half lives

How the World Cup is fueling China's protest against 'zero COVID' lockdowns

The shadow over the World Cup
The German soccer team.
Briefing

The shadow over the World Cup

The dangers faced by LGBTQ people in the Middle East
A cuffed wrist.
Briefing

The dangers faced by LGBTQ people in the Middle East

German national team shows support for LGBTQ community during World Cup protest
The German national soccer team protests during the 2022 World Cup.
Standing Together

German national team shows support for LGBTQ community during World Cup protest

Ronaldo immediately leaving Manchester United following scathing interview
Ronaldo
red card

Ronaldo immediately leaving Manchester United following scathing interview

Budweiser will send its unsold beer to the World Cup winner
Budweiser World Cup beer
Party time

Budweiser will send its unsold beer to the World Cup winner

Iranian team boycotts national anthem at World Cup
Iranian national men's soccer team.
all quiet

Iranian team boycotts national anthem at World Cup

World Cup teams abandon armbands in support of LGBTQ community
One Love armband
Team pride

World Cup teams abandon armbands in support of LGBTQ community

Should you boycott the World Cup?
The World Cup trophy.
Devika Rao

Should you boycott the World Cup?

Who will win the 2022 World Cup?
Soccer.
Justin Klawans

Who will win the 2022 World Cup?

FIFA president defends World Cup in Qatar despite country's human rights record
FIFA President Gianni Infantino speaks during a press conference prior to the World Cup.
Sparking Backlash

FIFA president defends World Cup in Qatar despite country's human rights record

Qatar bans sale of beer in World Cup stadiums
Camels at Qatar World Cup
Bye, Bye, Beer!

Qatar bans sale of beer in World Cup stadiums

The role of sportswashing in politics and athletics
Sportswashing.
Briefing

The role of sportswashing in politics and athletics

The World Cup controversies, explained
Soccer.
Briefing

The World Cup controversies, explained

Secretary of State Antony Blinken to visit controversial World Cup in Qatar
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken
Controversial

Secretary of State Antony Blinken to visit controversial World Cup in Qatar