2026 FIFA World Cup

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US, Mexico & Canada To Host 2026 FIFA World Cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino revealed host cities for 2026 World Cup in United States, Canada, and Mexico on June 16. FIFA named 16 cities, 11 of which are in US, three in Mexico, and two in Canada. There was no word on where the opening or final game would be conducted. Infantino claimed, "By 2026 soccer or football will be the… read-more

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 - 10:31 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: FIFA World Cup, USA, Canada, Mexico, 2026 world cup

Courtesy: Zee News

Seshadri Kumar

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Former Banker Follows Passion; Turns Into Sports Photographer

Seshadri Sukumar, a Chennai-based 66-year-old former bank employee turned into a full-time sports photographer following his passion for the last 35 years. As a photographer, he has traveled all around the world covering major sporting events including Olympics, FIFA, Asian Games, ICC Cricket tournaments, and many more. He also won a gold medal from the Photographic Society of America during the 2016 Rio Olympics for his iconic images.

Wed, 18 Aug 2021 - 09:00 AM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Sports photography, FIFA World Cup, Olympics, Gold Medal, Rotary Award

FIFA Tournament

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FIFA Men's Under-20, Under-17 World Cup Moved To 2023

Citing renewed worldwide travel bans, the Bureau of the FIFA Council on December 24 announced the cancellation of Men's Under-20 and Under-17 World Cup for 2021. The event has now moved to 2023 with hosting rights given to Indonesia and Peru. FIFA also reported the automatic qualification of the current host countries, New Zealand and Australia, for… read-more

Fri, 25 Dec 2020 - 01:30 AM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: FIFA World Cup, Mens U-20, Mens U-17, cancellation

Courtesy: NDTV

FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup

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FIFA Cancels Women's Under-17 World Cup In India

Considering the current COVID-19 pandemic situation, the FIFA Council has cancelled the Women’s U-17 World Cup that was scheduled to be held in India. The event, which was earlier pushed forward to February-March of 2021, has now been cancelled after its further postponement became unworkable. However, the cancelled event will take place in India in 2022 and FIFA has handed over the hosting rights for the same as well.

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 - 01:21 AM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: FIFA, Football, Women's Under-17, FIFA World Cup

Courtesy: The Hindu

FIFA Women's World Cup

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Three European Countries Jointly Apply To Host 2027 FIFA Women's World Cup

For the 2027 FIFA Women's World Cup, a consortium of three countries - Belgium, Netherlands, and Germany - has applied to be the host. By the end of 2020, the consortium will produce official documents detailing the plans to the sport regulator FIFA. Reportedly, the countries have selected slogan “Three Nations, One Goal" for the collaboration. The 2023 edition will be hosted by New Zealand and Australia.

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 06:36 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: FIFA World Cup, Women's World Cup, Netherlands, Germany, Belgium

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

Amarjit Singh

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Indian Footballer Amarjit Singh Calls I-League as Perfect 'Ladder'

Indian Mid-fielder Amarjit Singh has termed I-League as the perfect 'ladder' for him, with which he could make into the national football team. Amarjit led India in FIFA U-17 World cup in 2017. In an interview to AIFF TV, he said "After the world cup, we were provided with a ladder to improve further as a team". He added, playing at I-League has helped him to become a better… read-more

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 07:29 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Amarjit Singh, Indian Football, I-League, FIFA World Cup

Courtesy: ANI News

Bhaichung Bhutia

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Football: Bhaichung Bhutia Says Indian Football is Getting Better

Former football team captain Bhaichung Bhutia said that Indian football was getting better with every game played. Padma Shri and Arjuna Awardee Bhutia told AIFF TV that strengthening football at grassroots level was crucial to provide quality players for national team. He added that it was essential for achieving successes in AFC Asian Cup and FIFA youth World Cups. Bhutia is the first Indian to have played 100 international matches.

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 09:54 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Bhaichung Bhutia, Indian Football, FIFA World Cup, AIFF

Courtesy: India Today