World Cup

David Beckham Documentary Director Fisher Stevens on the Soccer Star’s ‘Operatic’ Life, ‘Inner Turmoil’

There’s no better way to encapsulate David Beckham’s unbridled star power than the story of how Fisher Stevens ended up directing his Netflix docuseries “Beckham.” “I got a […]

‘The Brighton Miracle,’ With Temuera Morrison as Giant Killing Rugby Coach Eddie Jones, Picked Up by Blue Sky Media (EXCLUSIVE)

The Japan rugby union team on Sunday thrashed tournament newcomers Chile 42-12 on the first weekend of the freshly kicked-off Rugby World Cup. But in 2015, Japan were […]

‘Next Goal Wins’ Review: Taika Waititi Does a Stock ‘Ted Lasso’ Riff in American Samoa-Set Soccer Comedy

Does it count as a white savior movie if the white character is the one who needs saving? In “Next Goal Wins,” the world’s top-grossing indigenous director, Taika […]

Judge Tosses Conviction of Ex-Fox Exec Hernan Lopez in Soccer Bribery Case

A federal judge threw out the conviction of Hernan Lopez, former head of Fox International Channels, who had been found guilty of bribing FIFA soccer officials in exchange […]

Spanish Soccer Chief Suspended After Controversial Kiss, Revolt by World Cup Winning Team

Spanish soccer federation chief Luis Rubiales has been provisionally suspended by the sport’s global governing body FIFA, following a controversial kissing incident that took place after Spain won […]

Every U.S. Open Match to Air on Eurosport and Discovery+ Across Europe — Global Bulletin

HOW TO WATCH U.S. OPEN IN EUROPE Warner Bros. Discovery Europe has announced that it will air every match from this year’s U.S. Open on Eurosport and Discovery+ […]

Senegalese Debut ‘Banel & Adama,’ Soda Jerk’s ‘Hello Dankness’ Top Award Winners at Melbourne Film Festival

On the final weekend of a bustling 18-day event, the in-person edition of this year’s Melbourne Film Festival has drawn to a close with an awards ceremony that […]