• World Cup 2018 Tech: Five Innovations To Watch Out For In Russia

    11 days ago - By Forbes

    VAR could be one of the stories of Russia 2018, but there's plenty of other technological innovation at the World Cup
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  • Here's How to Watch the 2018 World Cup

    11 days ago - By Fortune

    For an entire month every four years, the FIFA World Cup dominates the sporting spotlight. And for both diehard or fair-weather soccer fans cheering on their country (or another one if theirs didn't make the cut like the US men's team ), it's an electrifying four weeks.
    Here's what you need to know about the World Cup 2018:
    Who is hosting the World Cup?
    Russia is hosting this year's FIFA World Cup. Games will take place across the country from Moscow to Sochi. The World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14 and ends on Sunday, July 15.
    When is the first World Cup game of 2018?
    The first World...
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  • Here's how Wish got Gareth Bale to joke about missing the World Cup

    11 days ago - By Fast Company

    New Wish app campaign features Bale, Italian soccer legend Gigi Buffon, Dutch star Robin van Persie, as well as Paul Pogba and Neymar Jr.
    This might be unprecedented. Aside from shoe sponsor behemoths like Nike and Adidas, it's pretty rare to see more than one global soccer star in a single ad campaign. But five? For a shopping app? Impressive. Then to actually make them seem funny is an added bonus.
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  • There are just 8 countries with a legit shot to win the World Cup

    There are just 8 countries with a legit shot to win the World Cup

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Brazil is once again the pre-tournament favorite to win the World Cup.
    Only eight countries have at least a 5% chance to win the most celebrated sporting event in the World, and only three have better than an 8% shot.
    Brazil is once again the pre-tournament favorite to win the World Cup, but the gap between them and the field is not as wide as it was in 2014.
    Brazil has a 19% chance to win the World Cup in Russia, according to Nate Silver's model at FiveThirtyEight. They gave Brazil a 36% chance to be champions on their home turf in the last World Cup.
    In all, there are eight countries...
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  • Why Russia's World Cup Won't Be Like Any Other: QuickTake

    11 days ago - By Washington Post


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  • Who the experts think will be the World Cup winner and top scorer

    Who the experts think will be the World Cup winner and top scorer

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Brazil, which lost in devastating fashion at home in the last World Cup, is a strong favorite to win the tournament this year.
    And Neymar is a popular pick to be the top scorer at the World Cup.
    The World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world, and members of the winning team become heroes of an entire country, and earn sporting immorality. But which team will earn its place among soccer legends this year?
    We looked at choices made by experts from ESPN FC , Sports Illustrated , The Telegraph , and The Guardian , as well as comments made by a panel of experts attended by Business...
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  • The World Cup starts on Thursday - these photos from around the world show why soccer is the world's most beloved game

    The World Cup starts on Thursday - these photos from around the world show why soccer is the world's most beloved game

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Soccer is the world's most popular and beloved sport, and it's played in virtually every corner of the world.
    Ahead of the 2018 World Cup , Reuters sent photographers around the globe to document the variety of ways people manage to play soccer.
    Soccer lovers play in the dirt, sand, and even snow, and the narrowest of city streets won't stop them from playing "the beautiful game."
    The 2018 World Cup kicks off on Thursday, and soccer fans around the world are eagerly counting down the hours.
    Of course, soccer's popularity extends far beyond the 32 countries that qualified for the World Cup...
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