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Blatter condemns calls to boycott 2018 World Cup in Russia over Skripal Case

Former President of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Joseph Blatter, said on Thursday that he does not support the idea to boycott...
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Morocco plans to spend $15.8bn to host 2026 World Cup

Morocco has proposed using 14 stadiums and budgeting to spend $15.8 billion on infrastructure if it wins the right–to-host the World-Cup-soccer-finals in 2026,...
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2018 FIFA World Cup: 1.3m tickets allocated, sales restart Tuesday

A few days after celebrating 100 days to go until the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the outcome of the most recent tickets...
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Putin demands safe environment for FIFA World Cup in Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday urged law enforcement officers to ensure the safety of athletes and fans in Russia during the 2018 FIFA...
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World Cup: Four million tickets sold out in second phase

FIFA on Friday said four million tickets to the 2018 World Cup in Russia have been sold since the begining of the second sales...
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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...
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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...
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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...