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23 degree Cooled at doha with football match in 50 degree temperature

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New Delhi. KHALIFA INTERNATIONAL STADIUM is made for FIFA WORLD CUP-2022 in DOHA was inaugurated for public on Friday with Emir Cup football final. 96 more words

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Will Morrison: Why on earth would Canada co-host the World Cup? Do we want to become bedfellows with crooks?

Yet again, soccer’s global governing body, FIFA, has been beset by scandal. Last week, it ousted senior members of its ethics committee, whose recent investigations led to the downfall of former FIFA president Sepp Blatter. 827 more words

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Ed Willes: Securing World Cup would provide the kick men's soccer needs here

Given its track record, it’s quite possible FIFA will study the no-brainer bid from North America, then look at a competing bid from, say Morocco, and determine: “You know, Rabat really is beautiful in the summer.” 812 more words

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Gulati 'pleased' as FIFA approves fast-tracking of 2026 World Cup process

North America won’t have exclusive bidding rights to the 2026 World Cup, but FIFA did approve the fast-tracking process to determine hosting duty, making the path a bit easier for the combined bid from the U.S., Canada and Mexico. 310 more words

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FIFA rejects exclusivity for U.S., Canada, Mexico World Cup bid

The joint 2026 World Cup bid from the U.S., Canada and Mexico remains the favorite to earn hosting rights, but the North American countries experienced a minor hurdle on Tuesday afternoon. 166 more words

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US To Play Panama In World Cup Qualifier In Orlando

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CHICAGO (CBSMiami/AP) — The 2018 FIFA World Cup isn’t too far away.

The U.S. will play its home World Cup qualifier against Panama in Orlando, Florida, on Oct 6. 93 more words

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NBCU Sports Chief Mark Lazarus Talks Super Bowl Ads, Olympics Viewing and Thursday Night Football

Mark Lazarus is the chairman of NBC Broadcasting and Sports, but his job might be more accurately described as the executive in charge of NBCUniversal’s most expensive programming. 1,160 more words

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