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Soccer - 17 Aug 2010 - Events
Saint Petersburg, 16 August 2010 – The City of Saint Petersburg, founded by Tsar Peter the Great, put its best foot forward as it welcomed the FIFA Inspection Delegation on the first day of their visit to assess the Russian Bid for the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™.
Soccer - 17 Aug 2010 - Events
The FIFA Inspection Delegation to assess the Russian Bid for the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™ has today arrived in Saint Petersburg for their four-day tour of Russia.
Soccer - 13 Aug 2010 - Bidding
Schedule of inspection visit and media arrangements.
Soccer - 10 Aug 2010 - Bidding
The HollandBelgium Bid, the joint Belgian and Dutch bid for the 2018 or 2022 FIFA World Cup™, has today received the FIFA Inspection Tour group in Brussels.
Soccer - 29 Jul 2010 - Events
Vitaly Mutko, Russia’s Minister for Sport, Tourism and Youth, Russian Football Union President, Sergei Fursenko and Alexey Sorokin, CEO of Russia’s Bid Committee for the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™, will be presenting the latest status of Russia’s bidding activities for FIFA’s flagship competition at the Annual International Sport Forum “Russia – Country of Sports”.<BR>
Soccer - 29 Jul 2010 - Bidding
Football Federation Australia (FFA) today welcomes Optus on board as the Official Telecommunications Partner of FFA's bid to host the 2022 FIFA World CupT. The partnership builds on Optus' longstanding commitment to football in Australia and highlights the important role of cutting edge technology in the bid process. <BR>
Soccer - 28 Jul 2010 - Bidding
Australia farewelled a delegation of FIFA inspectors last night as they prepared to leave the country after examining the credentials of Australia’s Bid to win the right to host the FIFA World Cup™ in 2022.
Soccer - 28 Jul 2010 - Bidding
The FIFA delegation visiting Australia to inspect its credentials to hold a FIFA World Cup™ in 2022 got to see all of the ten host cities and twelve stadiums in one go today.
Soccer - 27 Jul 2010 - Bidding
The Melbourne Cricket Ground pitch was a sea of colour as almost 500 children joined new Hyundai A-League club Melbourne Heart players to put on an exhibition of Optus small-sided football for the visiting FIFA inspectiondelegation this afternoon.<BR>
Soccer - 27 Jul 2010 - Bidding
Hyundai A-League players took on the role of FIFA World Cup™ ambassadors as the FIFA inspection delegation arrived in Brisbane today as part of its tour to examine the credentials of Australia’s Bid to win the right to host the FIFA World Cup™ in 2022.<BR>
Soccer - 26 Jul 2010 - Bidding
The HollandBelgium Bid, the joint Belgian and Dutch bid for the 2018 or 2022 FIFA World Cup™, welcomes the FIFA inspection team from 9 August to 12 August.
Soccer - 26 Jul 2010 - Bidding
Olympic 400m champion Cathy Freeman and former Socceroo John Aloisi joined a delegation of FIFA inspectors today as they examined the credentials of Australia’s Bid to win the right to host the FIFA World Cup™ in 2022.
Soccer - 26 Jul 2010 - Bidding
Australia welcomed a delegation of FIFA inspectors this morning as they arrived in the country to examine the credentials of Australia’s Bid to win the right to host the FIFA World Cup™ in 2022.
Soccer - 25 Jul 2010 - Bidding
Australia welcomes a delegation of FIFA inspectors tomorrow as the bid to bring the FIFA World Cup™ to Australia in 2022 gains momentum.
Soccer - 23 Jul 2010 - Events
Australia welcomes a delegation of FIFA inspectors next week as the bid to bring the greatest show on earth, the FIFA World CupT, to Australia in 2022 gains momentum.
Soccer - 23 Jul 2010 - Events
FIFA has cleared Football Federation Australia (FFA) of any wrongdoing around its conduct in bidding for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Soccer - 22 Jul 2010 - Bidding
The chairman of the Bidding Committee for the 2022 World Cup Korea, Han Sung-Joo, and the president of the Korea Football Association, Cho Chung Yun, will welcome a FIFA inspection delegation to Korea on July 22, 2010.
Soccer - 22 Jul 2010 - Bidding
The FIFA Inspection Delegation left Osaka for the Tokyo area. First stop on their itinerary was Saitama Stadium 2002, a 63,700-seater stadium that hosted four matches in the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan™, including the Brazil-Turkey semifinal, and is now the home ground of the Urawa Red Diamonds.<BR>
Soccer - 20 Jul 2010 - Education
George Weah, former FIFA World Player of the year, was in Neuchâtel, Switzerland this past weekend as part of the 10th anniversary celebration of the FIFA Master. Weah joins other high-ranking sports personalities as a Patron for the FIFA Master course, including Joseph Blatter, Abedi Pelé, Michel Platini, Sergey Bubka, and Nawal El Moutawakel, just to name a few.
Soccer - 20 Jul 2010 - Bidding
Day 1 of FIFA’s inspection of 2022 candidate host nation Japan kicked off today with a full morning of presentations and discussions at an Osaka hotel. At a lunchtime press briefing, key figures from the Japanese bid team summed up their views for the media.<BR>
Soccer - 19 Jul 2010 - Bidding
The FIFA Inspection Delegation arrived at Kansai Airport in the west of Japan this afternoon. The delegation will stay in the country until the afternoon of 22 July (Thursday) in order to evaluate Japan’s bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup™. <BR>
Soccer - 13 Jul 2010 - Bidding
The Japan 2022 Bid Committee has appointed Hiroaki Morishima, who played in the 1998 and 2002 FIFA World Cup™ (scoring against Tunisia in 2002), as an Official Bid Ambassador.
Soccer - 12 Jul 2010 - Events
Tokyo, 10 July 2010 – Japan’s Bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ is pleased to announce the appointment of Keisuke Honda as a Bid Ambassador.
Soccer - 12 Jul 2010 - Events
Qatar 2022's Fan Zone has proven to be the venue of choice for Doha residents to watch the events unfold at the current FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Thousands of people have visited the Fan Zone since the grand opening on June 11 when hosts South Africa held Mexico to a 1-&shy;‐1 draw.
Soccer - 08 Jul 2010 - Television
The football World Cup is often described as the ‘Greatest Show on Earth’, and once again Gearhouse Broadcast is right at the heart of it as the finest players around the globe descend on South Africa this summer.
Soccer - 05 Jul 2010 - Events
Moscow, 5 July 2010 – The IFD Kapital Group of Companies, one of the major diversified<BR>holdings in Russia, has joined the country’s bidding efforts to be awarded the right to host<BR>either the 2018 or the 2022 FIFA World Cup™.
Soccer - 30 Jun 2010 - Bidding
With their first official match the All Star Team of The HollandBelgium Bid today showed the world the full scope of their slogan Together for Great Goals.
Soccer - 30 Jun 2010 - Bidding
Football Federation Australia has acted in accordance with FIFA guidelines in respect to its bid for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, CEO Ben Buckley said today.
Soccer - 18 Jun 2010 - Events
The Mayor of London Boris Johnson today (Thursday 17 June) visited a community project in Cape Town, which uses football to promote social cohesion and educate young people.
Soccer - 17 Jun 2010 - Agency
Frankfurt/Main, Germany, 17 June 2010 – Infront Sports &amp; Media is fully focused on preparations for the 2010/11 Bundesliga season, opening a new regional office in Düsseldorf to support the marketing partners of the event.
Soccer - 11 Jun 2010 - Bidding
Moscow / Johannesburg, 10 June 2010 – Russia presented today its bid to host either the<BR>2018 or 2022 FIFA World Cup™ to the worldwide football family gathered at the 60th Ordinary<BR>FIFA Congress in Johannesburg.
Soccer - 11 Jun 2010 - Events
England 2018 Vice-President, David Beckham and Ambassador and former South Africa and Leeds Utd captain, Lucas Radebe, today joined a bid delegation including Chief Executive, Andy Anson and International President, David Dein at the FIFA Bidders Expo in Johannesburg.
Soccer - 10 Jun 2010 - Bidding
On Thursday 10 June 2010 the players of the Dutch national team opened a Cruyff Court Orange Field in the township Hillbrow in Johannesburg (South Africa). The soccer field with changing rooms and a WorldCoaches office is a gift by the players for the youth of the disadvantaged neighbourhood and has been developed in collaboration with, among others, the Johan Cruyff Foundation, the Royal Netherlands Football Association KNVB and the Dutch embassy.<BR>
Soccer - 09 Jun 2010 - Sponsorship
MILAN, 8th June 2010 –The strategic guidelines for Inter’s business activities in the coming years were defined after a deal was signed by F.C. Internazionale and RCS Sport for the exclusive management by the latter of the club’s sponsorships.
Soccer - 09 Jun 2010 - Events
Last Saturday saw the very successful launch of the London United Community Partnership at Chelsea's state-of-the-art training ground in Cobham.
Soccer - 07 Jun 2010 - Events
Moscow / Johannesburg, 5 June 2010 – Football star Andrei Arshavin and First Deputy Prime<BR>Minister Igor Shuvalov will team up with a high-profile Bidding Committee delegation at the<BR>FIFA Bidder Expo after the conclusion of the 60th Ordinary FIFA Congress in Johannesburg on<BR>10 June.
Soccer - 04 Jun 2010 - Events
Pitch, the leading sports and sponsorship communications consultancy, has been appointed by the England 2018 World Cup Bid to support its ongoing public engagement programme.
Soccer - 02 Jun 2010 - Bidding
Academy Award-nominated actor Brad Pitt has accepted an invitation to join the Board of Directors for the USA Bid Committee in its quest to bring the FIFA World Cup™ to the United States in 2018 or 2022.
Soccer - 28 May 2010 - Events
The Italian goalkeeper and Get the Point Ambassador Gianluigi Buffon will give a press conference on Tuesday June 1 at 2.30 pm about his role as an Get the Point Ambassador during the FIFA World Cup in South Africa.
Soccer - 25 May 2010 - Agency
Milan, Italy, 25 May 2010 – A.C. Milan and Infront Sports &amp; Media, the club’s official marketing partner, have presented a new marketing concept for the world’s most successful football club - starting with the 2010/2011 season.
Soccer - 21 May 2010 - Agency
Stockholm, May 21st 2011- Copa del Sol, the annual pre season European football tournament for club teams has received early and solid interest from the European club football community, including top teams in Russia and Ukraine, wishing to be included into the upcoming 2011 edition.
Soccer - 18 May 2010 - Bidding
10,000 students from the MES Indian School staged a magnificent event yesterday on their school grounds, in support of Qatar’s 2022 bid to host the FIFA World Cup.
Soccer - 18 May 2010 - Events
London, UK – 18th May, 2010 – England 2018 today announced the appointment of the world’s leading PR firm, Weber Shandwick, as the Bid’s international communications provider.<BR>
Soccer - 18 May 2010 - Agency
Following Chelsea’s success in winning the Barclays Premier League and the FA Cup, Sunday 16th May saw innovision manage their victory parade through the streets of west London, providing fans with an opportunity to celebrate their successes.
Soccer - 17 May 2010 - Bidding
A high-level delegation of the Russian Bid Committee for the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup™&nbsp; handed over&nbsp;Friday 14 May 2010, its bid book to FIFA.
Soccer - 14 May 2010 - Bidding
A senior delegation representing the Qatar 2022 Bid Committee headed by the Chairman H.E Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani will today be at the FIFA headquarters to present Qatar's bid book to FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter and FIFA Secretary Genreal Jerome Valcke.
Soccer - 14 May 2010 - Bidding
The HollandBelgium Bid, the joint candidacy of Belgium and Holland for the FIFA World Cup, today presented seven Great Goals as part of its Bid Book. The Great Goals herald the contribution the HollandBelgium Bid will make to football, as well as to the people, society and the environment.<BR>
Soccer - 14 May 2010 - Bidding
Zurich, Switzerland, May 14, 2010: In its quest to be the first Middle Eastern country to host football’s greatest event, Qatar is putting the spotlight on its bold technical plan— nincluding a proposal to share state-of-the-art air-cooling technologies and modular stadiums with the developing world--in their ambitious bid book for the 2022 World Cup, presented here today at FIFA Headquarters.
Soccer - 14 May 2010 - Bidding
The website for the Bidding Committee for the 2022 World Cup Korea now available in the Spanish and French language. <BR>
Soccer - 14 May 2010 - Bidding
Han Sung-Joo, chairman of the Bidding Committee for the 2022 World Cup Korea, will present Korea's completed Bid Book to FIFA President Sepp Blatter at an official ceremony at the FIFA House in Zurich on May 14th, 2010.
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