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Russia Prepares to Host 2018 World Cup as Costs Mount

ABC News (blog) - 12 Jul 2014
MOSCOW — Even as the World Cup wraps up on today in Rio de Janiero, preparations are well under way for the next tournament, which Russia will host in 2018. President Vladimir Putin will be on hand for the final match between Germany and Argentina to ...
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Does competitive 2018 World Cup strengthen case for expansion? - 22 Jul 2018
Regularly qualifying for the World Cup has helped Iran, for example. Twelve European-based players were on their 2018 roster, compared to just six from the 2014 squad. Despite drawing a tougher group in this tournament, they still drew with Portugal ...
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Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018: New Zealand beat England in final

BBC Sport - 23 Jul 2018
New Zealand became the first men's side to win consecutive Rugby World Cup Sevens titles as they beat England 33-12 in the final on Sunday. The All Blacks took a 14-0 lead in San Francisco as Sione Molia scored two tries, both converted by Kurt Baker.
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Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 World Cup?

The42 - 22 Jul 2018
Before Croatia, who was the last team to lose a World Cup final in their first-ever final appearance? Argentina. Netherlands. Italy. Brazil. Didier Deschamps became just the third person to win the World Cup as a manager and a player. He joined Mario ...
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2018 World Cup recap: Best moments of the beautiful game

The Star Online - 22 Jul 2018
It has been a long time since I penned my column, but the recently ended World Cup has once again motivated me to come out of my shell and to do so. While there seemed to be less attention and focus on this tournament, I personally found it gripping ...
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Neymar Finally Speaks After Brazil's 2018 World Cup Loss

The Rio Times - 23 Jul 2018
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter. RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After weeks of silence, Brazilian superstar forward Neymar finally spoke to the media on Sunday, July 22nd, regarding Brazil's surprising early exit from the 2018 Russia World Cup and the ...
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The Hidden (and Not So Hidden) Politics of the 2018 World Cup

New York Times - 17 Jul 2018
CAPE TOWN — The 2018 World Cup revealed much about the state of our world, and not simply in the triumphal smile of President Vladimir Putin of Russia, the arch-nemesis of the liberal global order, as he presided over the final match, the planet's ...
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France Defeats Croatia: A Recap Of The 2018 World Cup

NPR - 15 Jul 2018
But what a finish for this year's World Cup. By now, you probably know that France beat Croatia 4-2, becoming two-time World Cup champions. But we just cannot let this World Cup go without one more visit with our friend Roger Bennett. He's one of the ...
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The Biggest Takeaways From the 2018 World Cup

Wall Street Journal - 16 Jul 2018
Moscow. France's 4-2 win over Croatia in Sunday's World Cup final brought an end to five weeks of thrilling soccer and shocking upsets. It also means there is no longer a convenient excuse to sneak out to that bar near the office in the middle of the day.
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The winners and losers in the 2018 World Cup broadcast battle

The Conversation AU - 19 Jul 2018
France might have won the 2018 World Cup title, but who were the real winners in the broadcast battle? Not everyone could make it to Russia to watch the games live, and that left people all over the world relying on the distribution and associated ...
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I didn't want to see a ball: Neymar recounts World Cup agony

Vanguard - 22 Jul 2018
Brazil's forward Neymar reacts to their defeat at the end of the Russia 2018 World Cup quarter-final football match between Brazil and Belgium at the Kazan Arena in Kazan on July 6, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Jewel SAMAD / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE ...
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2018 World Cup: A Rundown From A to Z

Forbes - 15 Jul 2018
The 21st edition of the World Cup is now in the history book and now we have to survive on memories for the next 4+ years. Here is my A to Z of happenings at the 2018 World Cup. A great World Cup. I can go all the way back to 1966 but this has been my ...

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