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russia, world cup, fifa

Russia prepares supercomputer to improve World Cup weather forecasts

    Russia is setting up a supercomputer meant to improve weather forecasts ahead of this year’s FIFA World Cup finals, the authorities said on Tuesday. With...
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Germans convinced video referee will be used at World Cup

  German officials are convinced that football’s Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology will be used at the summer World Cup and beyond. “I believe that video...
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Nigeria makes top class in World Bank 2017 PPP ranking

Nigeria is one of the top four leading voices in Public Private Partnerships (PPP) in the 2017 ranking of the World Bank Group (WBG). Ms...
putin, russia, world cup, fifa

Putin: Russia ready to host 2018 World Cup

President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he was confident that Russia would have everything ready to host the 2018 Soccer World Cup as it...
cctv, china, fifa

2018 FIFA World Cup: 1.3m tickets requested in 24 hours

Less than 24 hours of resumption of sales of the 2018 FIFA World Cup tickets, a total of 1,318,109 tickets have been requested...
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FIFA completes first phase of World Cup ticket sales

Three-quarters of a million tickets for the 2018 World Cup have been allocated before the countries have been drawn into their respective groups. Falk Eller,...
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2018 FIFA World Cup tickets in great demand

Just 24 hours after resuming ticket sales for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, a total of 159,402 tickets have been allocated to fans...
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2018 World Cup: Pots announced for final draws, Nigeria in Pot 4

With Peru completing the line-up of 32 teams for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the seeding pots for the Final Draws on December...
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2018 FIFA World Cup ticket sales resume on Thursday, 622,117 already allocated

Ticket sales for the world’s biggest football event, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, will resume on Thursday on a first-come first-served basis. A total of...
morocco, world cup, cote d'ivoire

Morocco book World Cup place first time in two decades

Morocco on Saturday booked a return to the World Cup finals for the first time in two decades after securing a vital win over...