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Event Bidding

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30 Apr 2018

On June 13, the 68th Fifa Congress will decide where the biggest ever World Cup in 2026 will take place. Ahead of their appearance at the Sportel Summit in Miami, John Kristick, executive director of the United Bid from the US, Canada and Mexico, is joined by Yon de Luisa, bid director – Mexico and Peter Montopoli, bid director – Canada, to address some key questions.  

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4 Apr 2018

The 1988 Winter Olympics created a culture of sporting and volunteering excellence in Calgary. It’s a culture the city would look to tap should it come forward with a bid for the 2026 Games.

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Sunil Gulati (centre), president of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), Canadian Concacaf president Victor Montagliani (left) and Mexican Football Federation president Decio De Maria hold up a signed unified bid for the 2026 Fifa World Cup (Getty Images)
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31 Oct 2017

Co-hosting major events has become increasingly common. Why has the landscape changed in international sport and what are the complications, as well as the opportunities, associated with such an approach?

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