With just 72 days left until the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, another ticket sales period drew to a close today. During the first-come, first-served sales window, which opened on 13 March, a total of 394,433 tickets were allocated to fans across the world in real time at FIFA.com/tickets. Most of
(WFI) Former FIFA president suggests boycotting the World Cup over the Russian spy poisoning would achieve nothing.
Oct. 14 – FIFA’s longtime marketing director leaves amid restructure of world football’s governing body.
(WFI) FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s tour of the host countries for the next two World Cups has moved on to Qatar. Gerard Farek reports…
(WFI) FIFA president Gianni Infantino will be visiting the host countries of the next two FIFA World Cups in the coming days. Gerard Farek reports…
(WFI) Passing anti-corruption reforms and electing Gianni Infantino as president seems to be having a positive effect in regrowing FIFA’s bottom line. Gerard Farek reports.
July 13 – 28 counts of money laundering have been found in connection to the 2018 and 2022 World Cups… Ex-CONCACAF boss Jeffrey Webb possibly extradited to the United States by week’s end.
August 8 – Also: Russia will offer government subsidies for those building venues for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
July 23 – Also: Head of Brazilian construction company Odebrecht, which was behind a number of World Cup stadium projects, dies aged 93… Vladimir Putin visits 2018 World Cup venue.
Jan. 16 – Rio’s flagship stadium will remain open to club play until May … Russia reveals costs of training grounds for 2018 World Cup.