Here are the cities that will be hosting the 2026 World Cup
Here are the cities that will be hosting the 2026 World Cup
With 2026 FIFA World Cup awarded to North American bid, Baltimore moves closer to soccer's biggest stage
14 June, 2018, 10:35
"I'm grateful to everyone who has worked so hard to get us to this point".
"I would like to thank the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Majesty the King, His Royal Highness the Crown Prince, and my good friend His Excellency Turki Al-Sheikh for your tremendous support of the United bid", said Cordeiro.
The current blueprint calls for Canada and Mexico to stage 10 games each with the USA hosting 60.
The provincial NDP government nixed B.C. Place as a venue for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, citing the lack of cost assurances from FIFA, but Victoria remains in the running as a potential training base ahead of the competition that will take place in June of that year.
The joint bid defeated Morocco's application with 134 of the 200 votes cast at the FIFA Congress in Moscow on Wednesday.
Canada's successful bid to co-host the 2026 World Cup with the United States and Mexico coincides with Calgary travelling further down the road of bidding for the Winter Games of that same year. Several foreign national teams also arranged games in the United States - including Spain against El Salvador in Washington, Japan against Costa Rica in Tampa, Ghana against South Korea in Miami and Portugal against Ireland in East Rutherford, N.J. - on their way to the final tournament in Brazil.
"We are grateful for the chance to bring to life FIFA's new vision for the future of football", said Decio de Maria, President of Mexico Football Federation and Co-Chair of the United Bid.
"And in that spirit we wish all Russian hosts and all the teams competing here the very best of luck".
"FIFA will make the final selection of host cities and match locations for the 2026 FIFA World Cup from the 23 candidates proposed in the United Bid", MetLife Stadium said.
England, like Morocco, knows the feeling of falling short in the bid to host the World Cup. More than 5.8 million tickets are expected to be sold, generating over $2 billion in ticketing revenue, according to the winning bid's projections. But given the increase in the size of the field and FIFA's desire to squeeze every buck out of the tournament, it would be shocking if the host countries were not front and centre. Today, I'm 17 years old and I play for the (Canadian) men's national team.
The $4 billion stadium being built for the Los Angeles Rams, due to open in 2020, is also likely to feature.
Meaning even if you know nothing at all about the game, the sport, the event, you can still sound like an absolute expert by confidently telling your friends that the victor will definitely be one of those who've either been there and done it or won it before. Will this World Cup put the sport over the top and embed it into the American culture to where it can rival the traditional sports?
President Donald Trump welcomed the news, tweeting: "The U.S., together with Mexico and Canada, just got the World Cup".
With little fanfare, Google has bumped the number of simultaneous queries and actions its Home smart speakers can handle at once. For instance, suppose you want to turn on your TV and light, then all you need to say "turn on my living room TV and light".
Notably, the ruling does not require AT&T to divest any assets of Time Warner to complete the transaction. The Justice Department, which had sued to block the purchase, has the option of appealing the decision.
Francis apologized to the victims and admitted he had made "grave mistakes" after reading a 2,300-page report on abuses in Chile. He first dispatched Scicluna and Bertomeu to investigate accusations of abuse in February, when they conducted 64 interviews.
The lunar month of Shawwal will begin with Eid al-Fitr (Eid ul-Fitr), also known as the festival of breaking the fast. In Ramzan, the 9th month of Islamic calendar, Muslims observe fast and abstain from food and water from dawn to dusk.
There are some genuinely creative weapons here - there are bullets that bounce off walls and allow you to hit enemies under cover. However, doing so doesn't manifest itself in the form a of a choice at the start of the game.
Jimmy Kimmel mocked and questioned President Trump's summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in his monologue Tuesday night. The traditional US calendar for other major drills would not pick up again until next spring, officials say.
The World Cup will kick off in Russian Federation on Thursday and bring the "greatest show on earth" to the Kremlin's doorstep. The decision to remove Lopetegui appears to be at odds with how senior members of the national team feel.
She added she was sure Mrs May "will honour her word". - PM avoids damaging "meaningful vote" defeat through new concessions . Brexiteers fear it is a Trojan horse to frustrate Brexit and bind the prime minister's hands.
Although Trump said the process to search for more remains will begin "immediately", it's unclear when or if it will happen. Mr Trump's comments suggests he had accepted Mr Kim's position that the drills were a hostile provocation.
The difference in 13-year-old Courtney Haldwin when she is singing from her everyday self has to be seen to be believed. Courtney Hadwin gets the golden buzzer and she moving straight to the live shows. "Genuinely incredible", said Simon.
Paul raccoon safely trapped on tower roof
This glowing response to the presence of a raccoon is unusual in the USA , where the animals are usually considered pests. The animal made it to the roof early on Wednesday, where traps baited with cat food were waiting.
NBA Finals sweep takes a bite out of ABC's ad sales haul
The Golden State Warriors did not hold back against the Cavaliers , putting together an incredible team performance in Cleveland . You don't just have to assemble a roster that can challenge Golden State, but you have to do it at close to their price.
Fed Lifts Interest Rates, Expects 3.6% Unemployment
In comparison, the Reserve Bank kept Australia's official cash rate at 1.5 per cent, its record low for the past 20 months . The broader S&P 500 tumbled by 0.4 per cent, while the technology-focused Nasdaq index dropped by a slight 0.1 per cent.
NCAA announces transfer, football redshirt rule changes
Golfers, tennis players and other athletes in traditionally nonrevenue sports can transfer one time without sitting out. The Division I council adopted a proposal that prevent schools from blocking transfer requests from student-athletes.
Federal Reserve raises interest rates
In the United Kingdom , the Bank has stopped actively buying financial assets and interest rates are up a little from their lows. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell spoke, March 21, following the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington.
Trump bashes OPEC for 'high' oil prices
In response, Saudi Arabia, Iran's rival and the largest producer in OPEC, said it would consider increasing supply. Iran's OPEC governor, Hossein Kazempour Ardebili, fired back quickly at Trump's words.
Rose McGowan indicted on cocaine charge in Virginia
The " Charmed " star believes Weinstein framed her in hopes of stopping her from sharing her allegations against the producer. She also cited reports that Weinstein hired private investigators to follow women who had made accusations against him.
Proposal to split California into 3 states goes to ballot
But after his 2014 "Six Californias" plan failed to make it onto the ballot for the second time, Draper redrew the state lines. This isn't the first time that Draper has put forward a ballot initiative in favor of breaking up California .
Michael Cohen under pressure to cooperate with prosecutors
Tur also confirmed reporting about Cohen's split with his law firm. "These government tactics are also wrong because Mr. Cohen hasn't yet decided whether he will cooperate with prosecutors in the case, according to one of those people.