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Azteca Stadium, Los Angeles among 2026 World Cup venues

Azteca Stadium, Los Angeles among 2026 World Cup venues

Mexico City’s iconic Azteca Stadium and the Los Angeles Rams’ multi-billion-dollar SoFi Stadium were among 16 venues named on Thursday to stage games at the 2026 World Cup being held in the United States, Canada and Mexico. At a televised announcement in New York, official venue confirmed 11 US cities as hosts, along with three …

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SoFi Stadium in Inglewood among venues selected to host 2026 World Cup matches

SoFi Stadium in Inglewood among venues selected to host 2026 World Cup matches

SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, home to the Rams and Chargers, has been selected as a game venue for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times) SoFi Stadium in Inglewood was chosen Thursday as a host venue for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The tournament, to be shared by the US, Mexico …

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FIFA Announces 2026 World Cup Host Cities in North America

FIFA Announces 2026 World Cup Host Cities in North America

With 158 days to go until the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, global soccer’s governing body, FIFA, has named the 16 cities that will host the World Cup in Canada, Mexico and the United States. In the US Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Atlanta, Boston, Philadelphia, Miami and New York/New …

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Patrick Mahomes, Andy Reid excited by prospect of 2026 World Cup coming to Kansas City

Patrick Mahomes, Andy Reid excited by prospect of 2026 World Cup coming to Kansas City

We’ll know shortly whether Kansas City will be one of the several host cities in the United States for the 2026 World Cup, but the excitement is already building within Chiefs Kingdom. Kansas City was named one of the 17 finalist host sites a little under a month ago. FIFA is set to make an …

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Qatar World Cup ambassador Nadim named in Denmark Euro 2022 squad

Qatar World Cup ambassador Nadim named in Denmark Euro 2022 squad

Nadia Nadim was named Thursday in Denmark women’s squad for next month’s Euro 2022 despite the forward coming in for criticism of her support of Qatar hosting this year’s men’s World Cup. Afghanistan-born Nadim is an ambassador for the tournament which begins in Doha in November with the country’s human rights record and treatment of …

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