One week ago Sunday, the Swiss Tipp-Kick Championship took place at the FIFA Museum. 27 players competed in the tournament for the prestigious title, which was contested for the 41st time. In the end, two familiar faces of the Swiss Tipp-Kick community met in the final.
The new special exhibition "Designing the Beautiful Game" was officially opened yesterday at the FIFA Museum. The exhibition was created in collaboration with "the Design Museum" in London and is open to all museum visitors in Zurich from today.
16 years ago, the 2007 FIFA Women’s World Cup™ took place in China. It would become the first Women’s World Cup to see a champion successfully defend their title. But it was also the stage for a magical Brazilian goal scorer and an unbeatable German goalkeeper.
The Chinese ball game Cuju was played in a wide variety of forms and locations for almost 2,000 years. Cuju changed and developed over time, its development being spurred by technological developments and cultural changes.
Greece and Rome set new standards for organized sport, giving the world the Olympic Games and gladiatorial contests. Ball sports were relegated to the margins in these heroic times, but there is plenty of evidence that they were a part of everyday life.