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Morocco bid needs $16 billion for plans to host 2026 World Cup

ESPN - 17 Mar 2018
Morocco would need to spend almost $16 billion to prepare to host the 2026 World Cup, with every proposed stadium and training ground built from scratch or renovated, bid organisers said on Saturday. With less than three months to go until the FIFA ...
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Vancouver dropped as candidate to host 2026 World Cup matches

ESPN - 15 Mar 2018
Vancouver has been dropped from the North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup, the provincial government confirmed on Wednesday. United 2026 -- the committee which represents the United States, Canada and Mexico's interest in hosting football's ...
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North American 2026 World Cup bid makes leadership changes

ESPN - 06 Mar 2018
The joint bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico to win the hosting rights for the 2026 World Cup has undergone a leadership shuffle aimed at changing the bid's campaign tactics. ESPN reported last week that the bid could be in jeopardy. In a ...
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World Cup doctors given access to replays to assess concussions

ESPN - 27 Feb 2018
World Cup teams have been told video replays will be extended to their doctors to assist the diagnosis of injuries, including concussions. FIFA's top medical official told The Associated Press that a second team doctor will be allowed access to match ...
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100 days to the World Cup: Favourites, stars, Mexico's big hope

ESPN (blog) - 06 Mar 2018
This will be a seventh straight World Cup appearance -- 16th overall -- for El Tri, which is the most World Cup berths of any team not to have won the tournament. Mexico is drawn with Germany, Sweden and South Korea in what is the second-toughest group ...
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FIFA lifts ban on public endorsements of 2026 World Cup bids

ESPN - 21 Feb 2018
LONDON -- A ban on voters publicly endorsing any 2026 World Cup bid has been lifted by FIFA in the face of criticism from football officials. The governing body last month ordered officials not to openly discuss the merits of either the joint Northern ...
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Belgium cancel World Cup song after pressure from women's groups

ESPN - 09 Mar 2018
Belgium will not record a World Cup song before heading to Russia following an outcry from women's groups that has led to their country's FA halting the project. The Belgian FA and rapper Damso made public their collaboration in November via a Twitter ...

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