TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras— Roberto Castellanos has the hands of a construction worker and the homework of a 6th grader. The alternative, they say, is less food at home and an idleness that makes them easy prey for street gangs that control much of Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras. In Honduras, an estimated 500,000 kids hold jobs— about 15 percent of the youth...» Read More
Don Garber, Major League Soccer Commissioner, discusses the impact of the World Cup on MLS and expansion of the game in the U.S.
As the World Cup kicks off in Brazil, sports industry experts are concerned the soccer industry is in a financial bubble.
Ramon Vega, CEO of Vega Swiss Asset Management and former soccer World Cup player, says he favors U.S. equities over European ones and discusses the World Cup.
Lucas von Cranach, founder and CEO of Onefootball, discusses how his app became the most used soccer app in the world and how it plans to expand for and beyond the Brazil World Cup.
The first game in the month long World Cup is tomorrow. Joe Leahy, Financial Times, discusses how well prepared Brazil is to host the tournament.
Brazil’s millionaire population will soar, boosted by the World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games, according to a study.
Ian Bright, Senior Economist at ING, says Spain has the greatest chance of winning based on the value of its players.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the boost the World Cup is supposed to give to Brazil's economy is not being reflected in its GDP and retail trade. The FMHR traders weigh in.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the scandal dominating headlines in the soccer community right now ahead of the World Cup in Brazil.
Neil Shearing, chief emerging markets economist at Capital Economics, says the World Cup will not boost Brazil's economy as the country has "much deeper structural issues".
Kevin Carpenter, sports lawyer at Hill Dickinson, discusses the latest corruption allegations regarding Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid and the different options available to FIFA.
Georgios Kavetsos, behavioral economist at the London School of Economics, says that it's very hard to measure the economic impact major sports events have on the hosting country ahead of the start of the World Cup in Brazil.
The U.K.Premier League is set to score big in the 2013-14 season with sales of £3.2 billion, according to sports business analysts.
The English soccer team rushes its penalties, which is one of the reasons it loses on penalties says Ben Lyttleton, author of 'Twelve Yards', advising that kicking down the middle has more chance of success.
Mel Goldberg, solicitor at Mel Goldberg Law, discusses the Qatar 2022 World Cup and the FIFA investigation into corruption allegations.
Jonathan Taylor, U.K. partner at Bird & Bird, talks about the investigation into the corruption allegations surrounding the 2022 World Cup bidding process.
Reports say drug gang activity in Brazil is on the rise as the country prepares for the World Cup. Financial Times' Joe Leahy, shares insight to what major projects still need to be completed.
Peter Oppenheimer, chief global equities strategist at Goldman Sachs, explains that the World Cup's winning country tends to have a feel-good factor in its stock market, leading to outperformance for a month.
Irene Mia, regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean at the Economist Intelligence Unit, discusses Brazil's World Cup headache as it grapples with civil unrest and infrastructure issues.
David Neeleman, Azul Brazilian Airlines founder & former JetBlue CEO, discusses the state of corporate air travel and air traffic challenges Brazil is facing with the World Cup.