Posts Tagged 2018 FIFA World Cup

Russia defends plan to house World Cup teams in Chechnya

World Cup organizing committee chief executive Alexei Sorokin speaks a press conference on World Cup 2018 issues in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. World Cup organizers in Russia have defended the possibility of housing teams for the 2018 World Cup in the country's volatile North Caucasus regions, including Chechnya. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)

MOSCOW (AP) — World Cup organizers in Russia have defended the possibility of housing teams in 2018 in the volatile North Caucasus regions, including Chechnya.

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Russia launches search for 2018 World Cup mascot

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has launched a competition to design the mascot for its 2018 World Cup.

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