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Never Too Early To Plan Ahead For A Future World Cup

As the 2018 FIFA World Cup winds down, Tunisia sent out a reminder recently that it is never too early to plan ahead and try to get FIFA to choose you for a World Cup more than a decade away.

Gary Bettman Gets His Gold Watch Early

National Hockey League Commissioner Gary Bettman is a Hall of Fame member now. It is pretty routine for sports hall of fames to put long serving commissioner into their shrines, it just seems a little unusual that the still active Bettman has been given an honor that is usually reserved for retired commissioners.

Don’t Tell The Public But Calgary Flames Ownership Wants A New...

This is no secret. Calgary Flames ownership wants financial aid from the city in funding a new arena. Last year, Flames ownership’s request was rejected and the group decided to walk away from the negotiating table.

Did The Movers And Shakers Behind the 2026 World Cup...

The 2026 World Cup is coming to North America. United 2026 gave into FIFA’s demands. All the North American stadiums that will host the matches must have grass fields.

Orlando And Miami Excited About The 2026 World Cup’s Return To...

Orlando And Miami Excited About The 2026 World Cup's Return To North America. There is plenty of excitement about the World Cup heading back to North America.

The Trump Factor And FIFA Voters

Delegates from the governing body of soccer, FIFA, will be handing out the 2026 World Cup to either the United 2026 coalition of the United States, Canada and Mexico or Morocco on Wednesday at a meeting in Moscow, Russia.

FIFA’s 11 Billion Reasons To Select United 2026

FIFA has already been guaranteed an $11 billion profit by the backers of United 2026, a coalition of three countries, the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Geo-Political Concerns Could Trump Money In World Cup Selection

The governing body of global soccer, FIFA is meeting in Hungary with just one pressing topic on the group’s agenda. Have the United 2026 and Morocco 2026 World Cup bids progressed enough that the two bids can be considered on June 13 and that FIFA can award the 2026 World Cup on that date in a meeting in Moscow, Russia.

It’s Cinco De Mayo For Major League Baseball And Others

It is Cinco de Mayo which for some reason resonates in the United States with celebrations at bars and taverns with revelers having no real knowledge of why it is a holiday in Mexico. On May 5, 1862, an undermanned Mexican army defeated the French at the Battle of Puebla and it was also the last time a European nation attacked a North American country.

Will Trump’s Lobbying Hurt The US-Canada-Mexico World Cup Bid?

In Donald Trump’s world, it would seem that the governing body of soccer’s World Cup and the warning that came from officials of FIFA to not lobby countries for votes for the 2026 World Cup is the least of his problems.
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