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USA falls short in bid to host 2022 World Cup, losing to Qatar; Russia beats England for 2018 event

Qatar beats out the United States for the rights to host the 2022 World Cup, FIFA announced Thursday in Zurich. Russia wins the 2018 rights.

By Steve Goff  | December 2, 2010; 10:44 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (206)
Categories:  2018 World Cup, 2022 World Cup, FIFA, USA World Cup bid  | Tags:  FIFA, World Cup  
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Decision Day: 2018 and '22 World Cup

Thursday's festivities in Zurich begin with presentations by the 2018 World Cup candidates: Belgium-Netherlands is up first, followed by Spain-Portugal, England and Russia. FIFA's executive committee will then go behind closed doors to commence secret balloting. The 2018 host(s) will be determined first, then the 2022 selection. When all the...

By Steve Goff  | December 2, 2010; 12:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (134)
Categories:  FIFA, USA World Cup bid  | Tags:  FIFA, World Cup  
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Landon Donovan's inspiration: Romania vs. Argentina in the 1994 World Cup at the Rose Bowl

During his presentation on behalf of the USA World Cup bid today in Zurich, Landon Donovan revealed that his passion for international soccer was born in 1994, when, at age 12, he attended the World Cup round-of-16 match between Romania and Argentina at the Rose Bowl -- one of the...

By Steve Goff  | December 1, 2010; 4:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
Categories:  Argentina, FIFA, U.S. men's national team, USA World Cup bid  | Tags:  Landon Donovan, World Cup  
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Poll: FIFA's 2022 World Cup decision

Here's your chance to predict the outcome of Thursday's vote by FIFA's executive committee in Zurich: poll by twiigs.com...

By Steve Goff  | December 1, 2010; 9:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (36)
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How the FIFA World Cup vote will work

We're less than two weeks away from FIFA's decision about the host nations for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. How will it work? The executive committee will gather at FIFA headquarters in Zurich, listen to final presentations from each of the bidding groups and then vote on Thu., Dec....

By Steve Goff  | November 19, 2010; 6:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Qatar's World Cup bid concerns FIFA

According to FIFA evaluations, Qatar's bid to host the 2022 World Cup is of "high risk" from an operational standpoint, an assessment that should boost the American efforts to win hosting rights to the tournament. FIFA's executive committee will select the sites of the 2018 and '22 World Cups on...

By Steve Goff  | November 19, 2010; 12:57 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
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Saturday kickaround, Steve Goff , May 8, 2010
MLS, American abroad, World Cup bids, Steve Goff , March 19, 2010
D.C. United, Holden, Cabanas, Blatter, Palace, Steve Goff , January 26, 2010
Cutdown for World Cup Bid, Steve Goff , January 12, 2010
Tuesday Kickaround, Steve Goff , January 12, 2010
U.S. World Cup Cities Cutdown Tuesday, Steve Goff , January 8, 2010
Emilio, Julio, Spike, Iran, Steve Goff , January 4, 2010
Weymouth Joins Cup Effort, Steve Goff , November 2, 2009
U.S. World Cup Bid Cutdown, Steve Goff , August 20, 2009
Gulati Speaks, Steve Goff , July 28, 2009
USA World Bid Venues, Steve Goff , June 16, 2009
Beckham or Obama?, Steve Goff , May 22, 2009
Obama Talks World Cup, Steve Goff , May 8, 2009
USA World Cup Venue Update, Steve Goff , April 23, 2009
 
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