Chelsea Football Club has frozen the stadium construction project

English football club Chelsea, owned by Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, has temporarily frozen a project to build a new stadium in London. This was reported on the team’s website. “No further pre-project work on design and planning will be carried out. There is no time frame for reviewing this decision, ”the statement reads. The project…

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How Trump can prevent the US from hosting the World Cup

The congress of the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) will take place in Moscow on June 13, on the eve of the opening match of the World Cup in Russia. The host of the 2026 World Cup will be chosen to choose between Morocco and a joint bid of the United States, Canada and…

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What do its sponsors expect from the World Cup?

“Without a doubt, the World Cup in Russia will provide less financial opportunities than in Brazil four years ago,” said Adidas Group CEO (Adidas and Reebok brands) Casper Rorsted at a teleconference in the first quarter of 2018. – But we are from looking forward to this event, it’s a fantastic way to bring our…

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Adidas hopes to stop falling sales in Russia thanks to the World Cup

German sporting goods manufacturer Adidas Group (Adidas and Reebok brands) expects that its sales in the Russian market will stop falling in 2018. This was stated by CEO Casper Rorsted at a teleconference with investors in the first quarter of 2018. In 2017, Adidas sales in Russia and the CIS fell by 13% according to…

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FIFA can approve the creation of two new tournaments

The International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) is preparing to vote on a proposal by a group of investors to create two new world tournaments for football clubs and national teams. The plan is being promoted by FIFA President Gianni Infantino, who is in confidential talks with a group of investors, including Japan’s SoftBank. They…

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Banks refuse to work with FIDE because of Kirsan Ilyumzhinov

The International Chess Federation (FIDE) has lost access to the financial system: over the weekend, the Swiss UBS closed its account, and no other bank wanted to take it to customer service. The reason is Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, who heads FIDE, which has been on the US sanctions list since 2015 for supporting the regime of…

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