World Cup

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The captains of several European countries will not to wear "OneLove" armbands at the World Cup in Qatar due to the danger of receiving yellow cards, Reuters reported. ...
The U.S. men's national team will have to adjust to a challenging group stage schedule where all three of their matches will be played at 10 p.m. local time. ...
While covering the World Cup in Qatar, U.S. sports journalist Grant Wahl says he was detained by security staff for wearing a rainbow shirt in support of LGBTQ rights. Responding to FIFA saying they would give a yellow card penalty to players wearing OneLove armbands, Wahl tells Mitchell, “I have real issues with FIFA threatening this kind of punishment. It’s not specifically in their rules to do this, and it sends a terrible statement to the rest of the world.’  ...
England, Wales, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands and Switzerland have backed down on wearing LGBT armbands at the Qatar World Cup. ...

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