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2018 FIFA World Cup opens in Russia

The FIFA 2018 World Cup has kicked off in Moscow, after an opening ceremony which saw Russian President Vladimir Putin and FIFA chief Gianni Infantino welcome fans to Russia and promise "football will …

U.S., Canada and Mexico to host 2026 World Cup

The United States, Mexico and Canada will host a joint World Cup in 2026 after comfortably beating bid rivals Morocco in the vote for the first expanded 48-team tournament. The expanded 2026 men’s event, featuring 48 teams for the …

FIFA to make $6.1 billion from 2018 World Cup

The 2018 World Cup is set to generate $6.1 billion in revenue - 10% more than FIFA had estimated for the tournament and $1.3 billion more than the last World Cup produced in 2014 in Brazil, according to FIFA financial documents reviewed by …

Moscow transport website ready for 2018 World Cup

The Moscow transport portal has launched a section for football fans, which operates in seven foreign languages, the Deputy Mayor of Moscow and Head of the Department of Transport, Maxim Liksuutov reported. According to him, the portal …

Iranian coach appeals to FIFA over Nike boycott

Iran national football team`s head coach Carlos Queiroz has called on FIFA to intervene after US sportswear giant Nike said it would not provide shoes to Iranian players in the World Cup in line with American sanctions, Zee …

Saudi football fans may miss out on World Cup

Saudi football fans are facing the prospect of missing their national team’s first appearance in the FIFA World Cup for 12 years, amid a dispute over broadcasting rights with Qatar. Qatar’s beIN Sports holds exclusive rights …

First team arrives in Russia for 2018 World Cup

Iran became the first team to arrive in Russia for the World Cup, nine days before the opening match of the June 14 to July 15 tournament. Iran have been drawn in Group B alongside former World Cup winners Spain, reigning European …

Russia enjoys 1-1 draw in friendly with Turkey (VIDEO)

A friendly football match between the Russian and Turkish national football teams ended with 1-1 draw yesterday night in Moscow, which is set to host next week the opening game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The score was opened by hosts …

FIFA pleased with 2018 World Cup organization

FIFA president Gianni Infantino said he was confident the 2018 World Cup would be impeccably organized. "I have rarely been so relaxed about the organization of an event," he said. "Russia wants to …