• In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano Pope Francis is presented with a jersey reading his name during a meeting with FIFA president Joseph Sepp Blatter, left, at the Vatican Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. "We spoke the same language and it was language of football," Blatter said during a press conference following the meeting, ' It was really a meeting between two sportsmen and two football fans."

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter backed calls from the European Union urging Qatar to stop companies from abusing migrant workers involved in construction for the 2022 World Cup.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 22, 2013, 1:41 PM EST
  • Victoria Azarenka, Maria Sharapova win in straight sets to advance to Qatar Open semifinals

    Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka stayed on course to retain her Qatar Open title after dispatching Sara Errani 6-2, 6-2 Friday to reach the semifinals.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 15, 2013, 2:18 PM EST