• A Russian stadium had to add enormous bleachers for the World Cup - and it looks frightening

    4 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Yekaterinburg Arena had to go through a bit of a makeover before it was ready to make its World Cup debut.
    The Arena did not initially meet the World Cup minimum capacity.
    Some fans will sit on bleachers built on top of scary-looking scaffolding.
    Over the next four weeks, 32 nations will meet in 11 cities across Russia to compete for the 2018 World Cup .
    While stadiums in Moscow and other cities had been World Cup ready for some time, there were a few stadiums that needed a bit of touching up before hosting matches for the tournament. Take for instance, the Yekaterinburg Arena, the...
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  • The U.S. Might Be Fighting With Canada and Mexico, But They United Long Enough to Win the 2026 World Cup Bid

    The U.S. Might Be Fighting With Canada and Mexico, But They United Long Enough to Win the 2026 World Cup Bid

    4 monthes ago - By Fortune

    The World Cup is coming back to America.
    Nations at the 68th FIFA Congress in Moscow backed North America's joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup. With a handful of games in Mexico and Canada but the majority in the U.S., the 2026 bid promises the richest and most lucrative tournament in the history of global soccer.
    The expanded 2026 men's event, featuring 48 teams for the first time, will be played in 16 different cities - 10 in the U.S., plus three sites in both Canada and Mexico. The U.S. will host 60 of the 80 matches, including the final, scheduled for MetLife Stadium outside New York...
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  • North America will host the World Cup in 2026

    4 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    The United States, Canada, and Mexico have won out over Morocco in a joint bid to host FIFA's 2026 World Cup.
    The United States, Canada, and Mexico have won out over Morocco in a joint bid to host FIFA's 2026 World Cup, reports Sports Illustrated. The united bid from the three North American countries received 67% of the vote while Morocco garnered 33% of the vote, or 134-65. The 2026 World Cup will be the fourth men's World Cup hosted in North America, with Mexico hosting it in 1970 and 1986 and the United States previously hosting it in 1994.
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