<![CDATA[FIFA.com - 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedFri, 25 Jul 2014 10:50:00 GMTFri, 25 Jul 2014 10:53:55 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[FIFA statement on Russia 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2408050/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Samara starts work on 2018 World Cup stadium]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2407392/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 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]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/organisation/media/newsid=2404880/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[An evening of Russian culture at the Copacabana ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2403738/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Russia 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]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2345983/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 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]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2266635/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att= 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 ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2250598/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 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]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Hainer: FIFA and adidas are perfect partners]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2227561/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.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]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/organisation/media/newsid=2227271/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 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]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2209133/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 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 ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/organisation/media/newsid=2208413/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 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]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2207962/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=For 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]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2207845/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA 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 ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2168130/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 06 Sep 2013 08:24:06 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Integrity in Sport seminar confirmed for Russia]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2153023/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 16 Aug 2013 09:56:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[FIFA statement on Russia]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2152163/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 14 Aug 2013 19:52:05 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Arena-2018 presents stadium requirements handbook to Russia 2018 host cities]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2140467/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=TM Local Organising Committee (LOC) have presented the Russia 2018 Host Cities with the Stadium Requirements Handbook – a document that will form the basis for the design and construction of the Russia 2018 arenas.]]>Fri, 26 Jul 2013 11:33:55 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup Park attracts thousands of fans in Kazan]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2138094/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=TM Local Organising Committee (LOC) came up with a memorable gift for the residents of Kazan and it’s guests, giving them all the chance to get a feel for the colossal event that will be Russia 2018, a whole five years ahead of the tournament. ]]>Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:56:23 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Maracana gets a taste of Russia 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2130055/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Prior to the FIFA Confederations Cup Final, Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee CEO Alexey Sorokin introduced Rio de Janeiro to the atmosphere of what the world can expect from Russia in the upcoming years.

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Mon, 01 Jul 2013 16:49:23 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Russia launches major Infrastructure Programme for 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2111299/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=An Infrastructure Programme for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia has been sanctioned by the country’s government.  The decision was taken at a Russian government cabinet meeting on Thursday 13 June. 

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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 15:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Russia 2018 stresses fan focus at IFA summit]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2111932/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 18 Jun 2013 14:42:51 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Russia adopts law for 2018 FIFA World Cup and FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2106591/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Wed, 12 Jun 2013 14:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[2012 Annual Report on Russia 2018 preparations published ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2077942/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=The Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee (LOC) outlined its significant achievements in 2012, including the selection of Host Cities and stadium selection in the Annual Report on its preparations for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

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Mon, 13 May 2013 09:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Sorokin: Russia 2018 will be a journey of discovery]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2060467/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 18 Apr 2013 15:06:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Russia 2018 LOC delivers update on FIFA World Cup preparations ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2056947/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:05:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[LOC stages Russia 2018 exhibit in Moscow]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2050406/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 29 Mar 2013 13:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup host cities consider holding FIFA Fan Fests in 2014 ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2044852/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 25 Mar 2013 10:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Organising Committee for the FIFA World Cup extends its responsibilities to cover 2018 and 2022]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/organisation/media/newsid=2035763/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 19 Mar 2013 15:16:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Akinfeev: Ambassador role a massive honour]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com about his new role and Russia's hosting of the FIFA World Cup.]]>Sun, 03 Mar 2013 21:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[UK ready to share experience with Russia]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=2014389/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 18 Feb 2013 15:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Preparations take centre stage in St Petersburg]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=1992543/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 20 Jan 2013 16:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Happy New Year!]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=1977112/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 24 Dec 2012 08:54:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=LOCKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[New site for Samara’s stadium approved]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=1972227/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 17 Dec 2012 10:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=DestinationKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Russia 2018 to start and finish at Luzhniki Stadium]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=1971808/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=On 14 December 2012, at their latest meeting in Tokyo, the FIFA Executive Committee approved the Hosting Concept for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, with both the Opening Match and Final set to be played at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. 

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Sat, 15 Dec 2012 10:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Byrom plc. appointed as official accommodation agency for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ ]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/organisation/media/newsid=1971738/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 14 Dec 2012 13:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Russia 2018: A dream taking shape]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sun, 02 Dec 2012 10:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Russia drawing up major infrastructure programme for 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=1960159/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 30 Nov 2012 13:48:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=DestinationKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Russia shapes up its preparations for 2018]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=1932690/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 Nov 2012 10:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Mutko: We will use all of FIFA’s experience]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=1936851/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tue, 20 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Host cities study Poland's EURO 2012 experience]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=1798975/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Mon, 29 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=DestinationKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[LOC learns lessons from EURO 2012]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=1785679/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Senior officials from the Russia 2018 LOC had the opportunity to learn from members of Ukraine's UEFA EURO 2012 Organising Committee, led by tournament director Markiyan Lubkivskyi.

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Tue, 16 Oct 2012 18:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=DestinationKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Arena-2018 gears up for major work]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=1783138/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=A working meeting took place in Moscow on 10 September 2012 between management of the Russia 2018 Local Organising Committee, Arena-2018 and Charles R. Botta, FIFA's leading consultant on stadium construction and design.

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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 18:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Eleven cities ready for lift-off]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=The ceremony to announce the Host Cities for Russia 2018 was watched live right across the country on the evening of Saturday 29 September.

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Wed, 03 Oct 2012 17:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Blatter: The reaction in the cities was great]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=1712080/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=FIFA.com reviews the press briefing held in Moscow following the announcement of the Host Cities for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.]]>Sun, 30 Sep 2012 08:18:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=DestinationKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Russia united for 2018 FIFA World Cup Host Cities announcement]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 29 Sep 2012 21:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=DestinationKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[2018 FIFA World Cup™ to be played in 11 Host Cities]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/organisation/media/newsid=1711717/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Sat, 29 Sep 2012 20:14:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=DestinationKind=ReleaseTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[Russia 2018 Host Cities Announcement]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=1711379/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Tonight show at 19.20 CET, and streamed live on FIFA.com.]]>Sat, 29 Sep 2012 08:49:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=DestinationKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™<![CDATA[FIFA calls for solidarity to eradicate match-fixing]]>http://www.fifa.com/aboutfifa/organisation/news/newsid=1711131/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Chaired by FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter, the FIFA Executive Committee today completed a two-day meeting at the Home of FIFA in Zurich, where it called for the solidarity of the football community to help eradicate match-fixing from the game.

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Fri, 28 Sep 2012 16:08:00 GMTArea=OrganisationSection=Football GovernanceKind=Release
<![CDATA[LOC submits Russia 2018 Host Cities report to FIFA]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=1709582/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Vitaly Mutko and Alexey Sorokin, the LOC's chairman and CEO respectively, have officially handed over the technical report on the 13 candidate Host Cities for Russia 2018 in Zurich.

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Wed, 26 Sep 2012 11:23:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™
<![CDATA[Russia 2018 Host Cities set to be announced]]>http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/russia2018/news/newsid=1704489/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 21 Sep 2012 06:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ™