Posts Tagged 2018 FIFA World Cup

Falling ruble hits World Cup final stadium

MOSCOW (AP) — The falling ruble has caused a 16 percent rise in the cost of rebuilding Moscow’s Luzhniki stadium, which will host the final of the 2018 World Cup.

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FIFA promises $300K bonuses from World Cup income

FIFA president Sepp Blatter leaves after a press conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. FIFA will not reopen the vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, and will publish at least some of the confidential report into the bidding process, Blatter said Friday. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — FIFA plans to give a further $300,000 bonus to each of its 209 member federations from 2014 World Cup revenues.

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