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2018 World Cup watched by more than half world

A combined 3.572 billion viewers – more than half of the global population aged four and over – tuned in to world football’s ultimate competition - the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, according to audience data for official …

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FIFA may host some World Cup games outside Qatar

Some 2022 World Cup games could be placed outside bid winner Qatar, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said. "Is it feasible to do it only in Qatar? Difficult probably," the  FIFA head said. "Is it …

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FIFA set up task force over new tournament plans

FIFA have set up a task force to examine president Gianni Infantino’s plans for a new Club World Cup and Global Nations League, avoiding a damaging split with UEFA over the controversial proposals, Reuters reported. …

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Russia improves position in FIFA rating

Russia has climbed from 49th to 46th place in the FIFA rating with 1423 points, according to the renewed version of the rankings published on the FIFA official website. Russia secured two wins in the September matches. In the opening …

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Saudi Arabian crowned FIFA eWorld Cup champion

Mossad 'MSdossary' Aldossary beat Stefano 'StefanoPinna' Pinna 4-0 on aggregate in the Grand Final of the FIFA eWorld Cup 2018 at The O2 Arena to scoop the top prize of $250,000. The Team Rogue star, from Saudi Arabia, …

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 FIFA to analyse technical outcome of 2018 World Cup

The FIFA Football Conference on the outcome of the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be held on 23 September 2018 in London. FIFA has invited the head coaches and technical directors of all 211 member associations, as well as the technical …

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Infantino: 2018 World Cup in Russia 'Best Ever'

FIFA President Gianni Infantino said that the 2018 World Cup has changed the perception of Russia among all countries, as the visitors have discovered a hospitable country, full of people, who are keen to show to the world …

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Russia defeats Egypt 3-1 at 2018 FIFA World Cup

The Russian national football team snatched another home win at the 2018 FIFA World Cup defeating the Egyptian national squad 3-1 on Tuesday night at the St. Petersburg Stadium. The score was opened two minutes into the second half, …

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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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