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First FIFA Confederations Cup tickets go on sale on 8 November 2016 for Visa card holders
First FIFA Confederations Cup tickets go on sale on 8 November 2016 for Visa card holders
As of 11.00 (CET) on Tuesday, 8 November 2016, football fans will have their first opportunity to purchase tickets for the Tournament of Champions taking place in Russia in 2017 via the Visa Pre-Sale.
Friday, 4 November 2016, 11:26
Yana Churikova and Andrey Malakhov to present FIFA Confederations Cup draw
Yana Churikova and Andrey Malakhov to present FIFA Confederations Cup draw
In just three weeks’ time, TV presenters Yana Churikova and Andrey Malakhov will be the hosts of the Official Draw for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Kazan on 26 November.
Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 10:16
Wolf chosen 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Official Mascot and named Zabivaka™
Wolf chosen 2018 FIFA World Cup™ Official Mascot and named Zabivaka™
A wolf who radiates fun, charm and confidence has been chosen today by the Russian public as the Official Mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.
Saturday, 22 October 2016, 11:00
TV personalities become Russia 2018 Ambassadors
TV personalities become Russia 2018 Ambassadors
Yana Churikova, Nikolai Drozdov and Sergey Belogolovtsev, major Russian TV personalities, have joined the team of Ambassadors for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™.
Thursday, 20 October 2016, 11:17
FIFA World Cup Mascot to be unveiled live on Friday
FIFA World Cup Mascot to be unveiled live on Friday
The Official Mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ will finally be revealed this Friday.
Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 11:14
Legendary Russian footballer turns 90
Legendary Russian footballer turns 90
Scoring your country's first-ever goal at a FIFA World Cup™ is a special honour...
Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 11:36
African rivals set for group-stage challenge
African rivals set for group-stage challenge
For the 20 remaining teams in the CAF qualifying campaign, the journey to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ begins in earnest this week as they play their first games in the group stage.
Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 13:00
Cat, tiger and wolf unveiled: 2018 mascot race is on
Cat, tiger and wolf unveiled: 2018 mascot race is on
Russian fans can now vote for their favourite character
Monday, 26 September 2016, 11:16
The interviews for candidates for volunteers of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia have started
The interviews for candidates for volunteers of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia have started
"Today I have indeed become a step closer to my dream," - says 17-year-old Roman Dvoynikov.
Monday, 12 September 2016, 12:18
2018 FIFA World Cup™ European preliminary competition kicks off
2018 FIFA World Cup™ European preliminary competition kicks off
Thirteen slots for Russia 2018 are up for grabs on the “old continent” as the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ European preliminary competition gets underway – nine for the group winners and four via the play-offs.
Monday, 5 September 2016, 16:02