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FIFA Members Prepare to Elect 2026 World Cup Host

4 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

FIFA is preparing to choose between Morocco and a joint North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup. More than 200 national football federations are to set to vote at around midday local time in Moscow at their annual meeting one day before the 2018 World Cup kicks off. FIFA member must pick between the financial security of the United States-Canada-Mexico bid where all venues are ready, and a Moroccan bid that needs to build or renovate all 14 stadiums for a 48-team tournament. Mexico has twice hosted the World Cup, in 1970 and 1986, the U.S. hosted in 1994, while Morocco has lost in...
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United bid victory has MLS and USMNT players excited for lead-up to 2026

United bid victory has MLS and USMNT players excited for lead-up to 2026

4 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

Wednesday's announcement awarding the rights to host the 2026 World Cup to the united bid has MLS players counting the days to the big event
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Scalpers still operating at World Cup despite crackdown

Scalpers still operating at World Cup despite crackdown

4 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Scalpers are still operating at the World Cup, despite claims of a crackdown by FIFA and Russian organizers on illicit ticket sales. Sellers have been visible outside the main ticket office in Moscow, buying spare tickets from foreign fans and sell at inflated prices. An Associated Press reporter was approached six times within an hour and offered tickets including a luxury Category 1 seat at the opening game Thursday between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
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Extra Time: Arsenal's next No.1, Griezmann's 'Decision' & more

4 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

The FC guys answer your tweets on Arsenal's next No. 1 goalkeeper, what a 48-team World Cup will be like, Antoine Griezmann's decision and more.
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IR Iran Wallchart - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

4 monthes ago   |   By FIFA

Want to know all about Iran ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia? Our team wallchart will give you the historical perspective, the current focus and more to boot! Enjoy.
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Russian hopes, fears tied up in Putin's showcase World Cup

4 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

Russian President Vladimir Putin claims soccer and politics have nothing to do with each other, yet the World Cup he kicked off is about much more than sports
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North American countries beat Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

North American countries beat Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

4 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

MOSCOW - The 2026 World Cup could be coming to the Bay Area after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted Wednesday for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament. North America - the United States, Canada and Mexico - will host the 2026 World Cup after gaining 134 votes. Morocco got 65 at the FIFA Congress in Moscow, where the 2018 event starts Thursday. Levi's Stadium is part of the bid package, although a final list of venues is still to be determined. The soccer showpiece will return to the U.S. for the...
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U.S., Canada and Mexico to Host World Cup in 2026

4 monthes ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The U.S., Canada and Mexico will host the 2026 World Cup. Members of international soccer governing body FIFA voted 134-65 on Wednesday in favor of a joint North American bid put forward by the three countries over a rival bid by Morocco. It will be the first time since 1994 that the U.S. will have hosted the monthlong soccer extravaganza, and will come two years before Los Angeles welcomes back the Summer Olympics, in 2028. The World Cup remains the second-biggest global sporting event after the Olympic Games and offers a ratings bonanza for broadcasters around the world. The 80 matches...
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World Cup 2018: Spain vs. Portugal group stage odds, expert picks, insider predictions

4 monthes ago   |   By CBSSports

Thomas Rongen was a scout for the U.S. men's national team
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FIFA providing stats tablets for World Cup teams

FIFA providing stats tablets for World Cup teams

4 monthes ago   |   By CBC

The advance in technology at the World Cup is evident in more than use of VAR. The 32 teams will have stats tablets to see in-game positional data on players and the ball.
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Why you should root for Iceland in the 2018 World Cup

4 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

No U.S. team to root for this summer? Don't worry, we've got you covered on how to become a bandwagon fan of this country.
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Rugby World Cup dream at stake as Germany face Portugal

Rugby World Cup dream at stake as Germany face Portugal

4 monthes ago   |   By Rugby World

Martyn Thomas and Francisco Isaac preview a crucial Test in Heidelberg Happier times: A full-strength Germany against Belgium last year Rugby World Cup dream at stake as Germany face Portugal Germany host Portugal on Saturday hoping to maintain not only ...
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More to England than just Kane, says Trippier

More to England than just Kane, says Trippier

4 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

The Tottenham star is England's star player at the World Cup, but his team-mate insists that the Three Lions have other weapons at their disposal
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Daily Dose: NFL Stars Weigh In On Favorite World Cup Teams

4 monthes ago   |   By St. Louis Rams

All the latest headlines surrounding the Los Angeles Rams for Thursday, June 14.
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How to Talk About the World Cup and Sound Reasonably Smart

4 monthes ago   |   By NYT

Don't know anything about soccer, but know you'll be forced to care? We've got you covered.
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Brazil experiments with a new ‘magic quartet' at World Cup

Brazil experiments with a new ‘magic quartet' at World Cup

4 monthes ago   |   By TORONTO STAR

Five-time world champion Brazil is set to use a “Fab Four” of Neymar, Willian, Philippe Coutinho and Gabriel Jesus to try to win its first title since 2002.
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World Cup Day 1 awards: The 48-team World Cup is definitely a good idea

4 monthes ago   |   By FanSided

Russia enjoyed a big win over Saudi Arabia in the opening game of the World Cup. Let's hand out some awards. The World Cup got underway Thursday, as Russia thrashed Saudi Arabia 5-0 in front of their home fans in the opener. What better way to celebrate than by handing out some awards? The Saudi...
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