“Premier League Pass” will be launched on NBC Sports Gold for the 2017-18 season. Exclusive access to 130 Premier League games will now be available via NBC Sports Gold to stream live and on-demand via desktop, mobile, tablets and connected TV devices. NBC Sports Group will still present the same TV offering with up to 250 Premier League matches featured in the 2017-18 season on NBC, NBCSN and CNBC as well as live online at NBCSports.com.
The unedited 2014 report into World Cup bidding published by Michael Garcia has been ‘leaked’ into the press by German publication Bild. FIFA had released a 42-page version of the report that claimed to clear corruption allegations against Qatar. Garcia quit his job as investigator with the FIFA ethics committee in 2014, saying he believed progress in reforming FIFA had slowed considerably.
The four teams expected to reach the Confederations Cup semifinals have done so, and that’s about it. When the Confederations Cup field was finalized earlier this year, the eight-team field seemed to have two tiers, more or less. On one side, you had lesser national teams like Australia, Cameroon, New Zealand and host Russia.