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World Cup 2022
International soccer governing body.
Official site for U.S. men’s and women’s teams.
Newspaper Design: Tips for Coveirng the World Cup
Short list of tips from journalist Ron Reason.
World Cup Guide
Fan-produced site with some great tips for journalists and those just attending the World Cup.
Media Coverage and Tips
History of the World Cup
Investigating FIFA and the World Cup
Below are tipsheets and examples of investigative coverage. Many of these resources were shared during a 2022 GIJN panel discussion on investigating the World Cup.
Tip Sheet: Investigating Football – The Basics of Football Organisation and Governance
A great tipsheet on investigating the sport from Guardian reporter David Conn.
GIJN Sports Database
A spreadsheet with links to various databases and sports federations around the world. Launched in 2022 and growing every week.
Line of Thought
Bonita Mersiades’s site investigating issues in soccer.
Josimar Football: ‘You Need to Have Sex with FIFA Officials’
Investigation into sexual assault and harassment charges.
Josimar Football: Hell on Earth
Investigation into sexual assault and harassment charges with FIFA and the Haiti football federation.
Josimar Football: Pandora’s Box
Investigation into harassment charges with FIFA and the Puerto Rico football federation.