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U.S., Mexico and Canada win joint bid for 2026 World Cup, topping Morocco in FIFA vote

9 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost

In a boost for American soccer, the United States will join forces with its neighbors to organize the wildly popular tournament, returning the competition to North America for the first time since 1994.
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Alexi Lalas: It's a great day for American soccer

Alexi Lalas: It's a great day for American soccer

9 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Alexi Lalas reacts to the United States-Mexico-Canada joint bid being awarded the 2026 FIFA World Cup and explains why it's a proud moment for American soccer.
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The Latest: FIFA expects $6.56BN income in 2022 WCup period

The Latest: FIFA expects $6.56BN income in 2022 WCup period

9 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

MOSCOW The Latest at the World Cup, including the FIFA Congress vote for the 2026 hosting rights, :
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U.S. Soccer gets the win it desperately needed in Russia with 2026 World Cup decision

9 days ago   |   By Goal

After failing to qualify for 2018, the U.S. federation got exactly the win it needed with the United Bid winning the hosting rights for 2026
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BREAKING: U.S., Canada and Mexico to host 2026 World Cup

BREAKING: U.S., Canada and Mexico to host 2026 World Cup

9 days ago   |   By Sporting News

Morocco has lost out on hosting the 2026 World Cup to USA, Canada and Mexico after a vote on Wednesday.
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United States, Canada and Mexico win vote to host 2026 FIFA World Cup

United States, Canada and Mexico win vote to host 2026 FIFA World Cup

9 days ago   |   By USA Today

The U.S., along with Canada and Mexico, will host the 2026 World Cup, defeating Morocco for the rights to stage the world's most popular sporting event.
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North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

9 days ago   |   By Seattle Pi

MOSCOW - North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament.
The soccer showpiece will return to the U.S. for the first time since 1994 after gaining 134 votes, while Morocco got 65 at the FIFA Congress in Moscow on Wednesday.
The vote by football federations was public, in contrast to secrecy surrounding the ballot by FIFA's elected board members for the 2018 and 2022 hosts, Russia and Qatar, in 2010.
The U.S. proposed staging...
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U.S., Mexico, Canada to co-host 2026 World Cup

9 days ago   |   By ESPN FC

The World Cup is coming to North America as the United States, Mexico and Canada are confirmed as hosts of the 2026 tournament.
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World Cup 2026: Canada, US & Mexico joint bid wins right to host tournament

9 days ago   |   By BBC

A joint bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico wins the right to host the 2026 Fifa World Cup.
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FIFA members prepare to elect 2026 World Cup host

FIFA members prepare to elect 2026 World Cup host

9 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

MOSCOW North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament.
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FIFA votes to play 2026 World Cup in North America over Moroccan bid. Matches will be held in U.S., Canada and Mexico

9 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

MOSCOW FIFA votes to play 2026 World Cup in North America over Moroccan bid. Matches will be held in U.S., Canada and Mexico.
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The United States, Mexico And Canada Will Host The 2026 World Cup

9 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The U.S. men's national team failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, but American soccer just received a massive boost: On the eve of the sport's biggest spectacle, FIFA members voted to award the 2026 World Cup jointly to the United States, Mexico and Canada. The United States last hosted the men's World Cup in 1994.
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2026 World Cup coming to U.S., Mexico, Canada as joint bid wins vote

9 days ago   |   By ESPN

The FC crew assess how many teams are capable of winning the 2018 World Cup and whether a first-time winner could emerge in Russia.
Can Deschamps guide France to glory? Will Messi fulfill his destiny? The FC crew examine who is under the most pressure at the World Cup.
Things get heated on ESPN FC as Craig Burley goes back and forth with Sebastian Salazar and Herculez Gomez about Mexico's World Cup prospects.
The World Cup always delivers some surprises, so the FC crew key in on the teams with potential to shock the world, for better or worse.
MOSCOW - The United States might not be...
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FIFA Congress LIVE: U.S., Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup

9 days ago   |   By ESPN

Episode 1 of Project Russia where we look behind the scenes as the Brazil squad arrive, Ramos squirts water and Salah is put through his paces.
The 2018 World Cup is almost upon us, but FIFA has been deciding who will host the 2026 event, and it's the United bid of U.S., Mexico and Canada.
Join the chat and post comments / questions using the hashtag AskESPNFC.
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Canada wins vote to co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup with U.S and Mexico

Canada wins vote to co-host 2026 FIFA World Cup with U.S and Mexico

9 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

The biggest and most popular sporting event on the planet is coming to Canada.
In a historic vote held in Moscow on Wednesday, the “United Bid” of Canada, Mexico and the United States beat out Morocco to win the right to co-host the 2026 FIFA World Cup, marking the first time that international soccer's marquee event will touch down on Canadian soil.
The “United Bid” won the vote 134-65 over Morocco during a special congressional meeting where every single member nation of FIFA, excluding the four potential host countries, cast a ballot.
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NHL Draft 2018: Rangers trade up to No. 22, take defenseman K'Andre Miller

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Grayson Allen: I was hoping the Jazz would pick me

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