<![CDATA[FIFA.com - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 27 Feb 2015 19:16:00 GMTFri, 27 Feb 2015 19:16:46 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![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=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![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=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![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 ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/organisation/media/newsid=2462889/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 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 ™<![CDATA[A home for Spartak, a stadium for Russia 2018]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=9/news=a-home-for-spartak-a-stadium-for-russia-2018-2436664.htmlThe second of 12 stadiums for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia was inaugurated on Friday as Spartak Moscow celebrated their new home in front of fans and media with a grand concert and friendly against Serbian club Red Star Belgrade.

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Fri, 05 Sep 2014 18:34:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[FIFA President Blatter concludes visit to Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=fifa-president-blatter-concludes-visit-to-russia-2423201.htmlMon, 18 Aug 2014 16:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Kazan Arena opens its doors to fans]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=8/news=kazan-arena-opens-its-doors-to-fans-2422659.htmlKazan Arena, the first stadium built as part of Russia's 2018 FIFA World Cup™ preparations, held its inaugural match on Sunday when Rubin Kazan and Lokomotiv Moscow battled to a 1-1 draw in the Russian Premier League.

 
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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 19:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[FIFA statement on Russia 2018]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=fifa-statement-on-russia-2018-2408050.htmlFri, 25 Jul 2014 10:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Samara starts work on 2018 World Cup stadium]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=samara-starts-work-on-2018-world-cup-stadium-2407392.htmlTue, 22 Jul 2014 19:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[From Brazil to Russia: symbolic hand-over at the Maracana]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=from-brazil-to-russia-symbolic-hand-over-at-the-maracana-2404880.htmlSun, 13 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[An evening of Russian culture at the Copacabana ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=7/news=an-evening-of-russian-culture-at-the-copacabana-2403738.htmlRussia gives us a taste of what's to come as the FIFA World Cup 2018 hosts welcome distinguished guests for a celebratory evening ahead of the 2014 Final between Germany and Argentina.

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Sat, 12 Jul 2014 05:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Russia studies the Brazilian experience]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=5/news=russia-studies-the-brazilian-experience-2345983.htmlTue, 27 May 2014 18:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Russia 2018 Organising Committee Management Board recaps 2013 progress]]>/worldcup/news/y=2014/m=1/news=russia-2018-organising-committee-management-board-recaps-2013-progress-2266635.html The Russia 2018 Organising Committee Management Board held its fourth meeting in Moscow on 28 January.

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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 18:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Russia 2018 condolences following Volgograd tragedy ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=12/news=russia-2018-condolences-following-volgograd-tragedy-2250598.htmlMon, 30 Dec 2013 15:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Russia unveil 2014 kit at stunning gala evening in Moscow]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=russian-unveils-2014-kit-stunning-gala-evening-moscow-2227773.htmlFri, 22 Nov 2013 11:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Hainer: FIFA and adidas are perfect partners]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=hainer-fifa-und-adidas-ist-eine-perfekte-partnerschaft-2227561.htmlFIFA.com caught up with adidas CEO Herbert Hainer after the extension of the German sportswear giant's partnership with FIFA through 2030 was announced in Moscow.

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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[FIFA and adidas extend partnership until 2030]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=11/news=fifa-and-adidas-extend-partnership-until-2030-2227271.htmlThu, 21 Nov 2013 12:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Mutko: We're pleased with our dialogue with FIFA]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=mutko-pleased-with-our-dialogue-with-fifa-2209133.htmlTue, 29 Oct 2013 18:07:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[LOC holds 3rd Board Meeting for 2018 FIFA World Cup ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=loc-holds-3rd-board-meeting-for-2018-fifa-world-cup-2208413.htmlTue, 29 Oct 2013 13:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[FIFA to offer regional sponsorship opportunities for 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=fifa-offer-regional-sponsorship-opportunities-for-2018-and-2022-fifa-wor-2207962.htmlFor the first time ever FIFA will offer companies the opportunity to purchase regional sponsorship packages for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups. ]]>Tue, 29 Oct 2013 08:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Valcke impressed by Kazan visit]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=10/news=valcke-visits-impressive-kazan-2207845.htmlFIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke and FIFA representatives visited the city of Kazan ahead of a session of the council of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. 

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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 22:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[LOC opens window into world of Russia 2018 at G20 summit ]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=9/news=loc-opens-window-into-world-russia-2018-g20-summit-2168130.htmlFri, 06 Sep 2013 08:24:06 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Integrity in Sport seminar confirmed for Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=8/news=integrity-sport-seminar-confirmed-for-russia-2153023.htmlFri, 16 Aug 2013 09:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[FIFA statement on Russia]]>/worldcup/news/y=2013/m=8/news=fifa-statement-russia-2152163.htmlWed, 14 Aug 2013 19:52:05 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™