• As World's Soccer Fans Look to Russia, Russia Will Look to London Market

    4 monthes ago - By A.M. Best

    The opening of the soccer World Cup in Russia has focused attention, as such huge undertakings tend to do, on London.
    In the view of Chris Parker, the focus group leader for terrorism and political ...
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  • Can The World Cup Provide A Boost To Anheuser-Busch's Beer Sales?

    4 monthes ago - By Forbes

    The 2018 World Cup in Russia is upon us. Budweiser, one of the key brands of Anheuser-Busch InBev, , is the global beer sponsor of the sporting event. Partnering with such a massive tournament, which boasts an audience of over 3.2 billion, should bode well for the company. In this...
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  • Twitter erupted at a funny image of Putin and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia shaking hands after Russia's first World Cup goal

    Twitter erupted at a funny image of Putin and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia shaking hands after Russia's first World Cup goal

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The 2018 World Cup kicked off on Thursday with the opening match between Russia and Saudi Arabia.
    After Russia scored the first goal of the tournament, president Vladimir Putin gave Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman a shrug and a handshake that was captured by cameras.
    Twitter was quick to react to the interaction, imagining the possible conversations surrounding the handshake.
    The 2018 World Cup kicked off on Thursday with Russia beating Saudi Arabia, 5-0, in the opening match.
    While the rest of the tournament will be filled with iconic and memorable moments on the pitch...
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  • Russia spent billions on the most expensive World Cup ever - take a tour of the stunning stadiums

    Russia spent billions on the most expensive World Cup ever - take a tour of the stunning stadiums

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The 2018 World Cup has officially kicked off. Soccer teams from Saudi Arabia and Russia - the tournament's host country - play the first match Thursday morning.
    In preparation for the games, Russia has devoted more than $2.8 billion toward building and updating 12 massive stadiums across 11 cities. The arenas pay tribute to traditional Russian architecture - characterized by sculptural fixtures - while also nodding to Putin-era building design , which have sharp angles and flamboyant patterns.
    Take a tour below: In addition to the $2.8 billion on the 2018 World Cup Stadiums, Russia spent...
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  • This map of World Cup stadiums shows super hi-res satellite images of all 12 Russian venues

    4 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    Added bonus: You get to feel like you're spying on Russia.
    Why be a fly on the wall when you can feel like a bird in the sky?
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  • An opera singer, a middle finger, and Putin's speech: All the best photos from the 2018 World Cup opening ceremony

    An opera singer, a middle finger, and Putin's speech: All the best photos from the 2018 World Cup opening ceremony

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The waiting is over - the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia has finally begun.
    On Thursday, English pop singer Robbie Williams and Russian opera singer Aida Garifullina joined forces to deliver a memorable three-song concert ahead of the tournament's opening match between host country Russia and Group A opponents Saudi Arabia.
    The opening ceremony had everything - from gymnastics and pyrotechnics to Williams giving the FOX TV camera the middle finger.
    Russian president Vladimir Putin even delivered a speech.
    Check out all the best, most mesmerising, and controversial photographs from the...
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  • The Secret Materials Science Of Football Kits

    4 monthes ago - By Forbes

    With the FIFA World Cup kicking off in Russia, you may be surprised to discover just how much science and technology has gone into creating the basic kit of this Beautiful Game.
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  • Russia's World Cup Offers a Rare Moment of TV Joy

    4 monthes ago - By Washington Post


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  • Google Doodle Celebrates Start of 2018 FIFA World Cup

    Google Doodle Celebrates Start of 2018 FIFA World Cup

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Google is getting into the 2018 FIFA World Cup excitement with a new Google Doodle series.
    When you head on over to the Google Search on Thursday, you'll find a variety of artist representations celebrating the 2018 World Cup and the 32 participating countries, including the U.S., Brazil, Spain, and others.
    According to Google , it found guest artists from all 32 countries and asked them to create a Google Doodle that centers on “What soccer looks like in my country.” The illustrations were then submitted to Google and will rotate through the company's search page. Today's Google Doodle...
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  • Robbie Williams gave the world the middle finger during World Cup opening ceremony

    Robbie Williams gave the world the middle finger during World Cup opening ceremony

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The 2018 World Cup kicked off in Russia on Thursday with the opening ceremony, and entertainer Robbie Williams had an interesting message for the world.
    Williams performed a few songs to kick off the tournament. During a pause in one song, and while standing near the sideline, the Englishman looked into one of the cameras and gave the world the middle finger.
    Here is the moment captured by Fox.
    More World Cup 2018 coverage:
    8 teams to root for in the World Cup if your favorite country went bust in qualifying
    Here's how far every team in the World Cup will have to travel - and one team is...
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  • Here's how far every team in the World Cup will have to travel - and one team is at a significant disadvantage

    Here's how far every team in the World Cup will have to travel - and one team is at a significant disadvantage

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The 2018 World Cup is here and the tournament's matches will be played in 12 arenas across 11 cities .
    Russia is the largest country on the planet, making traveling between games more difficult compared to World Cups of the past.
    Andrew Beaton at the Wall Street Journal estimated the total distance traveled for each team in the tournament based on their base camp and the locations of their three matches of the group stage.
    As you'll see, some teams will have fairly reasonable travel demands to make it from match to match, while some others will have a far tougher time when it comes to...
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  • FIFA World Cup: Why Can We Put Men On the Moon, But Not In Russia?

    4 monthes ago - By Forbes

    This article examines the how the United States failed to qualify for the World Cup in Soccer, and what can that means for the country and the sports infrastructure within the US.
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