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With 2026 FIFA World Cup awarded to North American bid, Baltimore moves closer to soccer's biggest stage

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The combined North American bid of the United States, Mexico and Canada was awarded the 2026 FIFA World Cup on Wednesday , moving Baltimore one step closer toward possibly hosting a match in the quadrennial soccer competition. In a vote of more than 200 member nations of soccer's governing body...
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World Cup 2026 Vote Provides the Jolt U.S. Soccer Sorely Needed

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After a year of doomsday results, U.S. Soccer needed a positive jolt. It came, at last, in the form of the vote to host the 2026 World Cup.
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The U.S. will host the 2026 World Cup with Mexico and Canada after Trump eases discrimination fears

The U.S. will host the 2026 World Cup with Mexico and Canada after Trump eases discrimination fears

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The United States men's national team infamously failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, which starts this week in Russia. But on Wednesday, FIFA - the sport's international governing body - guaranteed that the U.S. will be an integral part of the future of global soccer when it awarded the 2026 World Cup to the combined North American bid of the United States, Mexico, and Canada.
FIFA's members voted for the United Bid over Morocco's challenge, 134-65.
The men's World Cup hasn't been held in North America since the United States hosted the 1994 competition, though Canada hosted the...
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Which venues could host World Cup games in 2026?

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With the 2026 World Cup being hosted by the U.S., Mexico and Canada, it's time to see which venues could be chosen to host the games.
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U.S., Mexico and Canada win joint bid for 2026 World Cup

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The president of FIFA, Gianni Infantino, announced June 13 that Canada, Mexico and the United States have been selected to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
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Russia May Hack Any World Cup Travelers' Electronics, Top U.S. Spy Says

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Britain's National Cyber Security Centre has also issued a warning to the public.
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The United States, Mexico And Canada Will Host The 2026 World Cup

The United States, Mexico And Canada Will Host The 2026 World Cup

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The U.S. last hosted the global soccer spectacle in 1994.
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2026 World Cup to be hosted jointly by U.S., Mexico, Canada

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The 2026 tournament will return to the North American region 32 years after that U.S.-hosted edition. Mexico also hosted in 1970 and 1986.
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When Was the Last Time USA Hosted the World Cup?

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The 2026 World Cup will mark the second time that the men's World Cup will take place on U.S. soil.
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The Latest: Russia votes yes, NKorea no to American Cup bid

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MOSCOW - The Latest at the World Cup, including the FIFA Congress vote for the 2026 hosting rights : 4 p.m. Vladimir Putin's home country voted yes to the North Americans, Kim Jong-Un's country voted no. The 2026 World Cup voting choices by FIFA's member federations were published soon after the joint United States-Canada-Mexico bid beat Morocco 134-65. Russia's vote for the U.S.-led winning bid surprised many FIFA watchers, though it came days after U.S. president Donald Trump suggested Russia should return to the G8 group of world leaders.
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Gillette Stadium may host games in 2026 World Cup

Gillette Stadium may host games in 2026 World Cup

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Robert Kraft is honorary chairman of committee behind winning bid.
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United States, Canada and Mexico beat Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

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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.
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USMNT, United Bid receive major lift with 2026 World Cup approval

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Hosting a World Cup is a spectacle unlike any other, and in two cycles, the world's biggest competition will return to North America following Wednesday's vote.
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North America beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

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FIFA member federations voted 134-65 in favor of selecting the joint bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico to host the 2026 World Cup over Morocco.
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Donald Trump hails 'hard work' of World Cup bid after 2026 triumph

Donald Trump hails 'hard work' of World Cup bid after 2026 triumph

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The United States, Mexico and Canada will host the 2026 World Cup and Donald Trump hailed the hard work of the joint-bid team.
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Levi's Stadium in contention to host World Cup in 2026

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One of the biggest sporting events in the world could be coming to the Bay Area. Seventeen U.S. Stadiums are in contention to host the World Cup, including Levi's Stadium.
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U.S., Mexico and Canada win joint bid for 2026 World Cup; Chicago won't be a host site

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The World Cup is returning to the United States, and this time, Mexico and Canada are along for the wild ride. A North American joint bid won the rights Wednesday to host the 2026 edition of the celebrated soccer tournament, defeating Morocco and bouncing back from an unfathomable U.S. defeat to...
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