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World governing soccer body Fifa will announce the host cities for the 2026 World Cup, which will be held in the United States, Mexico and Canada, at an event in New York City on June 16

The Asian Football Confederation executive committee will choose the replacement host for next year's Asian Cup, after the organisation's congress gave it the power to do so yesterday

In this week’s episode, podcast co-hosts Eric Fisher and Chris Russo interview Todd Cooper, founder and chief executive of blockchain technology outfit NuArca Labs. Fisher and Russo also discuss National Football League quarterback Tom Brady’s high-profile plans to eventually join Fox Sports as an on-air analyst, Sorare’s entry into baseball non-fungible tokens (NFTs) with Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association, tennis star Naomi Osaka’s move to form her own agency, Rich Strike’s absence from the upcoming Preakness Stakes after the horse’s upset Kentucky Derby win, and EA Sports’ video game licensing split with Fifa.
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The impending trial of former 21st Century Fox executives Hernan Lopez and Carlos Martinez, and the Full Play agency, on charges related to the US Government investigation into corruption in world football…

Brazilian media group Globo is reported to have secured exclusive rights to the 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup

A new documentary produced by Indian sports marketing agency Rise Worldwide has launched on Fifa+, world football’s governing body's new direct-to-consumer service.

Eleven, the media group owned by Aser Ventures, has said its content and technology deal with Fifa does not put it in competition for viewers with the governing body’s new streaming platform Fifa+. Frank Dunne speaks to Pedro Presa, group chief adviser for DTC and strategic projects.
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Fifa has signed up blockchain technology company Algorand as a regional supporter of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar and an official sponsor of the 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.

The UK government has added the Fifa Women's World Cup and the Uefa Women's European Championship to its listed events regime, ensuring the tournaments will remain on free-to-air television in the country

Sports signage and event dressing provider The Look Company has become a regional supporter of the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar in a deal covering North and Central America

Fifa is to launch an invitation to tender (ITT) tomorrow (Thursday) for the sale of broadcast rights to the 2023 Women’s World Cup in selected territories across Asia.

Washington, District of Columbia, has officially created a joint regional bid with Baltimore, Maryland, to become a 2026 Fifa World Cup host site amid concerns over the viability of FedEx Field as a venue

A Madrid court has today (Thursday) removed measures that had prevented those clubs still seeking to create a European Super League from being sanctioned by Uefa and Fifa, the governing bodies for European…

Unprecedented inventory gives Fifa strong bargaining position with brands in renewal talks Governing body seeking to at least double its sponsorship revenues post-2022
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SportBusiness speaks to Jane Fernandez, chief operating officer (Australia) of the 2023 Fifa Women’s World Cup Major sports events have become important moments for change in society, she says
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The city of Vancouver, Canada, is officially in the frame to host games during the 2026 Fifa World Cup, four years after dropping out of consideration for the showpiece global soccer tournament