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Fifa to investigate empty seats at Egypt-Uruguay match

Football’s world governing body Fifa is investigating why Egypt and Uruguay were playing in front of thousands of empty seats at their World Cup match in Ekaterinburg on Friday, Thai PBS reported. There were rows of empty …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Alrosa becomes 2018 FIFA World Cup sponsor

FIFA has signed state-controlled diamond miner Alrosa as a fourth Russian sponsor, completing its slate of third-tier European backers for the World Cup. FIFA describes Alrosa as a "giant in the world diamond mining industry." …

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Russian referees to work at 2018 World Cup

Three Russian specialists were included in the list of 36 referees and 63 assistant referees selected to officiate at matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which kicks off in Russia this summer, the FIFA said. The trio of specialists from …

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FIFA commemorates Lev Yashin

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)commemorated legendary Soviet goalkeeper Lev Yashin. "On this day in 1990, Lev Yashin, regarded by many as the greatest #goalkeeper in football …

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Russia plunges to 63rd place in FIFA’s ranking list

The International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) published new monthly rating list, according to which, Russia dropped from its previous 61st position to the 63rd with 531 points. Germany (1609), Brazil (1489), Portugal …

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Russia 2018 Volunteer Campaign sets new record

Russia 2018 Volunteer Campaign set a new record in World Cup history for applications, FIFA website reported. According to the reports, 17,040 volunteers will help out at the tournament. It is noted that volunteers hail from …

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