2018 FIFA World Cup Russia

MOSCOW: Budweiser, an official sponsor of the 2018 FIFA World Cup™, has hit the back of the net by launching a unique football pitch created from its recycled plastic cups in Sochi, Russia. More than 50,000 cups collected at arenas and at the FIFA Fan Fests after the summer tournament have been used to create a new sports facility, the Budweiser ReCup Arena.   

Over 3.2 million Budweiser Red Light Cups were used during the recent FIFA World Cup™, many of which fans took home as souvenirs.

Dec 22, 2018 14:12
ZURICH: A combined 3.572 billion viewers, which is more than half of the global population aged four and over, tuned in to watch the world football’s ultimate competition, the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia, the world game's apex governing body has declared.
Aug 13, 2018 19:08
ZURICH: FIFA, world football’s governing body conducted a study with American data analytics giant, Sportradar and its integrity partners to confirm that the total global betting revenue gained from the World Cup 2018 in Russia was an estimated €136 billion ($160 billion) and no match manipulation behaviour was detected. 
Jul 27, 2018 17:07
LONDON: The 2018 FIFA World Cup proved to be a boon for betting companies in the United Kingdom as the country’s passion for football translated to 7 million people gambling during the competition according to research firm YouGov.
Jul 27, 2018 00:07
MUMBAI: The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia has broken viewership barriers with over 250 million viewers tuning in to the tournament in India.  The ‘greatest show on earth’, which was telecast live on Sony Ten 2, Sony Ten 3 and Sony ESPN channels and live streamed on SonyLIV app & website, garnered over 250 million viewers across 64 matches played until the end of the tournament.
Jul 26, 2018 12:07
LONDON: Retailers and manufacturers in the United Kingdom’s FMCG industry benefitted the most from England’s semi-final appearance at the World Cup 2018 as well as the unusual and prolonged heat wave that is sweeping across the country, a report by research agency Nielsen notes. 
Jul 25, 2018 16:07
LONDON: FIFA’s panels of experts have shortlisted the candidates for top individual honours at ‘The Best FIFA Football Awards’ which will take place in the city on September 24. Not surprisingly, football’s governing body has taken into account the finest performers at the World Cup 2018 in Russia besides global club football. The candidates in some of the categories are as follows:
Jul 25, 2018 15:07
ZURICH: FIFA has touted the 2018 World Cup in Russia as the most engaging in history. Its digital platforms in total recorded as much as 7.5 billion engagements during the whole competition, football’s world governing body asserts.
Jul 23, 2018 18:07
MUMBAI: Cricket remains the major contributor to sports viewership on Indian television, but football got a boost with the just-concluded 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia where India was not even participating.
Jul 19, 2018 11:07
MUMBAI: While FIFA World Cup 2018 Russia was arguably the best ever in the history of the competitio, where there is no argument is in the fact that had the highest fan engagement by far. 
Jul 18, 2018 14:07
FUZHOU: China's men's suit brand Diking has seen sales increase of over 30% year-on-year in June after sponsoring FIFA World Cup in Russia. Diking CEO Lv Qi told Xinhua that while sales growth was one clear positive output of the sponsorship, even more important was the worldwide recognition and popularity the World Cup association brought the brand.