Foreign News

Russia 2018 World Cup: Crimean peninsula to host FIFA Fan Fest

Russian Deputy Sport Minister Natalia Parshikova has announced plans to open FIFA Fan Fest squares on the Crimean peninsula during the 2018 World Cup. Zones were rumored to be planned for Simferopol and Sevastopol, as well as smaller sites in Yalta, Yevpatoria and several other large cities for the tournament, which kicks off in Moscow…
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Football most iconic figure to miss Russia 2018 FIFA Word Cup due to health issues

Brazilian football icon Pele could miss the Russia 2018 World Cup with “lingering” health problems after a recent setback kept him from presenting the Campeonato Carioca trophy on Monday. The 77-year-old three-time World Cup winner, an ambassador for the annual Rio de Janeiro football championship, was unable to award the trophy to winners Botafogo. Despite…
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Russia 2018: US fans biggest buyers of FIFA world cup tickets

US citizens account for the largest number of foreign ticket sales for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, despite warnings from a senior White House official to ‘think twice’ about attending this summer’s football festival. The senior Trump administration official warned: “I would think twice because we won’t have the same ability to protect our…
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