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Emirates speaking out against racism in soccer

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The uproar over President Sepp Blatter's comments has prompted a prominent FIFA sponsor to speak out against rasism in soccer.

Will Tanzania get a share of the 2010 FIFA World Cup...

The eagerly awaited 2010 FIFA World Soccer Cup (WSC) is just two months away.

FIFA vs Kulula Air, round two

Budget airline Kulula had felt FIFA's wrath yesterday when the world football authority blocked their ad in which it said that it was the 'Unofficial National Carrier of the You-Know-What'.

Debate over room demand for 2010 FIFA World Cup rages on

FIFA’s announcement that it has released 65,000 of its MATCH-booked rooms in the western Cape has caused considerable debate about the actual demand for accommodation during the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Final FIFA World Cup draw a great celebration of Africa

The CEO of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Organizing Committee South Africa, Dr. Danny Jordaan, said the Final Draw held in Cape Town tonight delivered on the promise of a world-class event.

Tanzania tourism to reap nothing from World Cup, others to gain

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Failure by Tanzanian government authorities to design and strategize plans that would put this African tourist destination in Southern African World Cup tournament map

South Africa tourist slump sees growing retrenchments

A slump in tourism and conferences is hitting the hotel and events industry hard, particularly in Cape Town and Durban.

The 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup visitors are coming back for more

Cape Town - The 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup was given the thumbs up by FIFA and now, the findings of a survey commissioned by Cape Town Tourism during the Confederations Cup reveal that The FIFA Conf

South African Tourism pins hope on World Cup

Passengers on the flight from London via Amsterdam to Cape Town were in holiday mood, desperate to escape from the cold and grey skies in Europe.

FIFA shifts focus to attracting tourists as 2010 stadiums near completion

With only 500 days remaining until the opening ceremony of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, the governing body would focus its attention on the infrastructure and arrangements surrounding the 2009 Confederati