<![CDATA[FIFA.com - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 27 Mar 2015 01:28:00 GMTFri, 27 Mar 2015 01:36:26 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[Barbados, St Kitts first to advance]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=barbados-st-kitts-first-to-advance-2579277.htmlFri, 27 Mar 2015 01:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Virgin Islanders’ true fairytale]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=virgin-islanders-true-fairytale-2578306.html The US Virgin Islands, once easy beats, are causing a sensation in the Caribbean. FIFA.com spoke to captain Dusty Good before and after their shock win over Barbados.]]>Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[US Virgin Islands grab spotlight as CONCACAF gets underway ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=us-virgin-islands-grab-spotlight-as-concacaf-gets-underway-2569663.htmlMon, 23 Mar 2015 02:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[Anguilla, out on the edge]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=anguilla-out-on-the-edge-2568973.htmlFIFA.com talks with Anguilla's coach as the side try to make an unlikely impact in Russia 2018 qualifying and keep from slipping into dead last in the world rankings.

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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 13:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[CONCACAF minnows start up-stream]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=concacaf-minnows-start-up-stream-2567751.htmlFIFA.com takes a closer look at the first round of action in the CONCACAF zone on the road to Russia 2018.]]>Fri, 20 Mar 2015 16:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. CONCACAF Zone<![CDATA[2022 FIFA World Cup to be played in November/December]]>/worldcup/qatar2022/news/y=2015/m=3/news=2022-fifa-world-cup-to-be-played-in-november-december-2568172.htmlFri, 20 Mar 2015 14:27:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=ReleaseTournament=2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar ™<![CDATA[FIFA and the European Club Association extend collaboration agreement ]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2568060/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 20 Mar 2015 11:31:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Qualifying match between Pakistan and Yemen rescheduled ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=qualifying-match-between-pakistan-and-yemen-rescheduled-2567165.htmlThu, 19 Mar 2015 11:21:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Volunteers will help to make the Russia 2018 Preliminary Draw an unforgettable experience]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=volunteers-will-help-to-make-the-russia-2018-preliminary-draw-an-unfor-2565917.htmlFIFA.com.]]>Wed, 18 Mar 2015 11:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Trio make history as Chinese Taipei recover]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=trio-make-history-as-chinese-taipei-recover-2566120.htmlTue, 17 Mar 2015 15:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Qualifier match between Pakistan and Yemen postponed]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=qualifier-match-between-pakistan-and-yemen-postponed-2565919.htmlMon, 16 Mar 2015 18:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Martino: I try to be self-critical in everything]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=martino-i-try-to-be-self-critical-in-everything-2565754.htmlFIFA.com, Argentina coach Gerardo Martino speaks abut what he learned from his time in charge of Barcelona and how he is adapting his skills to the national team job.]]>Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Trio eye progression as duo aim to bounce back]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=quartet-eye-progression-as-duo-aim-to-bounce-back-2565319.htmlWith five ties finely poised in the first round of Asian qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, FIFA.com previews the second leg matches, with the potential for more surprise results and fairytale stories.

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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 05:40:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone
<![CDATA[Bhutan bewilder as India, Timor-Leste cruise]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=bhutan-bewilder-as-india-timor-leste-cruise-2557850.htmlThu, 12 Mar 2015 18:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Zimbabwe expelled from the preliminary competition of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=zimbabwe-expelled-from-the-preliminary-competition-of-the-2018-fifa-wo-2557911.htmlThu, 12 Mar 2015 10:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Long road to Russia begins in Dili]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=long-road-to-russia-begins-in-dili-2557346.htmlWed, 11 Mar 2015 08:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Constantine: India has a bright future]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=constantine-india-has-a-bright-future-2557065.htmlFIFA.com caught up with India coach Stephen Constantine as he prepares to face his former side Nepal. He discusses the future of football in India, being a British coach abroad and more.]]>Wed, 11 Mar 2015 08:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Modest Bhutan begin World Cup adventure]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=modest-bhutan-begin-world-cup-adventure-2557343.htmlWed, 11 Mar 2015 02:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Underdogs aim to open Asian qualifying with a bang]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=underdogs-aim-to-open-asian-qualifying-with-a-bang-2557103.htmlWed, 11 Mar 2015 00:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Said brothers shoulder Brunei's hopes]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=3/news=said-brothers-shoulder-brunei-s-hopes-2556906.htmlFIFA.com looks at a pair of brothers who shoulder much of Brunei Darussalam’s hopes as they seek milestone success in this week’s opening to Russia 2018 qualifying.]]>Tue, 10 Mar 2015 06:42:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Brazil shares its knowledge behind staging a FIFA World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=brazil-shares-its-knowledge-behind-staging-a-fifa-world-cup-2534683.htmlA seminar was held in Moscow on Friday for the representatives of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia host cities, designed to pass on the institutional knowledge acquired by those involved in hosting Brazil 2014.

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Ramos: Let’s see if anyone can match what Spain did ]]>/ballon-dor/news/y=2015/m=2/news=ramos-let-s-see-if-anyone-can-match-what-spain-did-2532911.htmlFIFA.com about Real Madrid's UEFA Champions League triumph, the success he's had with Spain and their Brazil 2014 disappointment, footballers' egos and the best coaches he's worked under.]]>Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:30:00 GMTArea=Ballon d'OrSection=FIF/Pro World XIKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Ballon d'Or 2014<![CDATA[James: Cristiano is modest and excellent]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=james-cristiano-is-modest-and-excellent-2525808.htmlFollowing on from Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben, Colombian ace James Rodriguez takes his turn to relive Brazil 2014 with FIFA.com, giving his views on Cristiano Ronaldo and lots more besides.

 

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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™
<![CDATA[Preparations for Preliminary Draw underway]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=preparations-for-preliminary-draw-underway-2524944.htmlThe 2018 FIFA World Cup Local Organising Committee met with representatives of FIFA to discuss Russia 2018 Preliminary Draw plans and many other topics surrounding the preparation of the tournament. 

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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 21:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Asia ready for first step on road to Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=asia-ready-for-first-step-on-road-to-russia-2522561.htmlFIFA.com takes a look at the six ties that will kick off qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, with Stephen Constantine's return to Nepal with India among the standout matches.]]>Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[Asian minnows begin World Cup mission]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=2/news=world-cup-route-mapped-out-for-asian-minnows-2522325.htmlFIFA.com previews the upcoming draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Asia, with the 12 lowest ranked countries on the continent ready to learn their fate as they take the first tentative steps on the road to Russia.]]>Mon, 09 Feb 2015 12:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA WC 2018 Prel. Comp. Asian Zone<![CDATA[UAE coach's sights on Russia 2018]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=uae-coach-s-sights-on-russia-2018-2512622.htmlThu, 29 Jan 2015 07:44:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Mahmoud: I want to go to Russia 2018]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=mahmoud-i-want-to-go-to-russia-2018-2511863.htmlTue, 27 Jan 2015 05:44:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=NewsTournament=AFC Asian Cup 2015 (TM)<![CDATA[CONCACAF draw lights 2018 touch paper]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=concacaf-draw-lights-2018-touch-paper-2507377.htmlThe first qualifying matches for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the CONCACAF region are now known, with some of the smallest competitors in the confederation set to take the pitch in March.

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 03:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Road to Russia with new milestone]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=road-to-russia-with-new-milestone-2507253.htmlThu, 15 Jan 2015 17:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Generation 2018 comes into play]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=generation-2018-comes-into-play-2506889.htmlWed, 14 Jan 2015 17:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Road to Russia begins in Miami]]>/worldcup/news/y=2015/m=1/news=road-to-russia-begins-in-miami-2506304.htmlCONCACAF will enter the fray for FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 in March, with a draw in Miami for the region's early qualifying rounds scheduled for Thursday.

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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[LOC Management Board approve 2014 work ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=loc-management-board-approve-2014-work-2496429.htmlFri, 26 Dec 2014 16:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Diaz: One of the happiest moments of my life]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=12/news=diaz-one-of-the-happiest-moments-of-my-life-2496158.htmlFIFA.com about the challenges ahead, facing off against his native Argentina at next year’s Copa America and his dream of reaching Russia 2018.  ]]>Tue, 23 Dec 2014 16:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Relive: Executive Committee post-meeting press conference]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2494776/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:23:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=News<![CDATA[Emblem a hit in Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=emblem-a-hit-in-russia-2480085.htmlThu, 27 Nov 2014 11:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Capello: You can always learn new things]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fabio Capello spoke exclusively to ​FIFA.com ​about Russia's hopes for UEFA EURO 2016 qualification, his reflections on Brazil 2014, and working with the enigmatic Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:27:00 GMTArea=World Match CentreSection=National TeamsKind=Interview
<![CDATA[Russia 2018 LOC outlines plans for 2015]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=russia-2018-loc-outline-plans-for-2015-2477248.htmlFri, 21 Nov 2014 12:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Nizhny Novgorod ready to start stadium construction]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=11/news=nizhny-novgorod-ready-to-start-stadium-construction-2476877.htmlOne of the most picturesque cities on the Volga, Nizhny Novgorod, is preparing for construction to start at its new stadium for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, and a delegation led by the Russian First Deputy Prime Minister, Igor Shuvalov, inspected the stadium's pace of progress.

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Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:47:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[FIFA responds to independent Ethics Committee statement]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=2474201/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:11:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release<![CDATA[Statement by the chairman of the adjudicatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/footballgovernance/news/newsid=2474165/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:10:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=News<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ Official Emblem revealed at International Space Station ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=2018-fifa-world-cup-russiatm-official-emblem-revealed-at-international-2462679.htmlThe first part of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ brand identity was revealed today with the launch of the tournament’s Official Emblem. 

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 22:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[New World Cup Emblem launched in Moscow]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=new-world-cup-emblem-launched-in-moscow-2462882.htmlThe first major milestone en route to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia was passed when the tournament’s Official Emblem was unveiled in Moscow.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Moscow hosts meeting of LOC Supervisory Board ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=moscow-hosts-meeting-of-loc-supervisory-board-2462889.htmlTue, 28 Oct 2014 18:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Relive the Russia 2018 emblem launch]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=emblem-launch-live-on-fifa-com-2461856.htmlTue, 28 Oct 2014 12:19:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Russia 2018 Official Emblem to be unveiled on 28 October]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=russia-2018-official-emblem-to-be-unveiled-on-28-october-2457460.htmlWed, 15 Oct 2014 11:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[FIFA set for first stadium inspection in Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=fifa-set-for-first-stadium-inspection-in-russia-2456408.htmlA joint delegation made up of FIFA and Russia 2018 LOC representatives will hold its first official inspection visit to the 2018 FIFA World Cup stadiums on 16-23 October.

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 18:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Konstantinovsky Palace to stage Preliminary Draw of the 2018 FIFA World Cup]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=10/news=konstantinovsky-palace-to-stage-preliminary-draw-of-the-2018-fifa-worl-2455314.htmlFri, 10 Oct 2014 16:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Executive Committee says stop to third-party ownership of players' economic rights]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/bodies/news/newsid=2444471/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Chaired by FIFA President Blatter, the FIFA Executive Committee today completed a two-day meeting, the third of the year, at the Home of FIFA in Zurich. 

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Fri, 26 Sep 2014 16:01:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=BodiesKind=Release
<![CDATA[Low: Youth coaches create world champions]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=low-youth-coaches-create-world-champions-2440913.htmlWed, 17 Sep 2014 11:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™<![CDATA[European coaches to recap Brazil 2014's technical legacy in Russia ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=european-coaches-to-recap-brazil-2014-s-technical-legacy-in-russia-2439876.htmlMon, 15 Sep 2014 14:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil ™