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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MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Ever since FIFA executives voted to send the World Cups of 2018 and 2022 to Russia and Qatar there have been endless questions about how and why they picked those countries and accusations that some of them might have been bought off or otherwise leaned on.
MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — FIFA plans to give a further $300,000 bonus to each of its 209 member federations from 2014 World Cup revenues.
MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — 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, President Sepp Blatter said Friday.
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Christen Press scored four goals and Carli Lloyd had a hat trick as the United States women’s soccer team routed Argentina 7-0 in the Brasilia Tournament on Thursday, securing its place in the final of the four-team competition.