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World Cup 2026: United States, Canada and Mexico Win FIFA Vote

New York Times - 13 Jun 2018
MOSCOW — A combined bid from the United States, Mexico and Canada won the hosting rights for soccer's 2026 World Cup on Wednesday, bringing the tournament to North America for the first time since the 1994 event on a pledge of record crowds, record ...
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Sorting through some 2026 World Cup questions

Hamilton Journal News - 23 Jun 2018
“We've been told during the bid process it is on the level of (hosting) a Super Bowl,” said Dan Corso, president of the Atlanta Sports Council and chairman of Atlanta's World Cup committee. “We have not gotten into too much detail on that yet, but we ...
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Does it pay to host the World Cup?

USA TODAY - 19 Jun 2018
The United States won the right to host the 2026 World Cup with Canada and Mexico on June 13. Months prior, the alliance of the three nations – dubbed the "United Bid" –published dazzling figures: $5 billion in short-term economic activity for the ...
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Is North America ready for the 2026 World Cup?

News@Northeastern - 21 Jun 2018
Thousands of people are expected to pour into Canadian, American, and Mexican cities for the 2026 World Cup—and Boston could be one of them. The security, transportation, and energy infrastructure in each host city will need to achieve peak ...
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Las Vegas Says No To Hosting A 2026 World Cup Match

Sports Talk Florida - 23 Jun 2018
It would make sense if Las Vegas was included in the World Cup 2026 group of cities hosting a match or two. But Las Vegas has joined Chicago, Minneapolis and Vancouver and has decided to sit on the sidelines. There was a report in the Las Vegas ...
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Glendale will not host World Cup 2026

Peoria Times - 22 Jun 2018
“After much deliberation, representatives of Phoenix, Glendale and the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority elected to remove Phoenix from consideration as a 2026 FIFA World Cup host city,” AZSTA President Tom Sadler said. “The 2026 FIFA World Cup is ...
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Inside Washington's pitch to host a 2026 World Cup semifinal match

Washington Business Journal - 19 Jun 2018
Washington is gunning to host a semifinal game of the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The pitch has to hang on FedEx Field since bids can only include existing stadiums, not planned ones. Washington's major sports and tourism organizations feel good about D.C.'s ...
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2026 World Cup Venues (Part 1): Commonwealth Stadium, Edmonton

Waking The Red (blog) - 17 Jun 2018
Canada isn't in the World Cup right now, but that won't stop us making it all about us. Now that we know Canada will be co-hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup alongside the U.S. and Mexico, we thought it would be a good idea to look at the state of our ...
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Mexico pulling away from the CONCACAF pack

Toronto Star - 22 Jun 2018
The president of Canada Soccer was sitting at the head table in Moscow's Expocentre on the eve of this FIFA World Cup as the united North American bid team had won the rights to host the 2026 running of the planet's biggest sporting event. Reed ...
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World Cup 2026: How Each Country Voted

New York Times - 08 Jun 2018
The United States, Mexico and Canada won the right to host soccer's 2026 World Cup in a vote of FIFA's member associations on Wednesday. The combined North American bid easily defeated a bid by Morocco, which was trying to become the second ...
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Lack of stadium doesn't diminish World Cup 2026 impact on Calgary

Calgary Sun - 17 Jun 2018
Go ahead and lament all you want about how Calgary isn't world class enough to play host to a World Cup soccer match in 2026. But be realistic. Sure, there's no question this once-thriving city has certainly stagnated due to a reeling economy and ...

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