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) Russia looks to prove it’s ready to host FIFA’s showpiece event.
The SC is committed to promoting and protecting the welfare, health and safety of all workers building stadiums for the 2022 FIFA World Cup™. We acknowledge the concerns raised by Human Rights Watch (HRW), which we have discussed at length with HRW representatives over the last few weeks. However, we whole-heartedly refute the suggestion the
March 25 – Costa Rican Football Federation files protest with FIFA over snowy qualifier … Audit and consultancy firm predicts $5 billion to come from Brazil 2014 … More inside this WFI Newsdesk …
Jan. 30 – FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke praises the official poster for the 2014 World Cup as “a great example” of Brazil’s creativity and talent.
Jan. 4 – President of Qatar Football Association says country would entertain official requests for winter World Cup … President of FIFA offers condolences to Ivory Coast … More inside this Newsdesk …
Dec. 21 – Brazil opens second World Cup stadium of the week … President announces program to improve airports ahead of FIFA tournaments, 2016 Olympics … More inside this Newsdesk …
Dec. 7 – Secretary General Hassan Al Thawadi tells INSIDER the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee is about to plant a “seed” for new industries to sprout up around the staging of the Middle East’s first World Cup.
Oct. 24 – Survey says English Premier League drew more than $1 billion from Great Britain’s nearly 900,000 foreign football tourists in 2011… MATCH Hospitality cracks down on other companies claiming to sell packages for the 2014 World Cup. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.
Oct. 17 – Acting president of Asian Football Confederation accuses Mohamed Bin Hammam and his lawyer of “intimidatory tactics” in their quest to clear the Qatari’s name… FIFA secretary general says Brazil must speed up Confederations Cup construction. INSIDER’s Matthew Grayson reports.