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The Latest: Mexico president congratulates North America bid

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

MOSCOW - The Latest at the World Cup, including the FIFA Congress vote for the 2026 hosting rights : 5:50 p.m. Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto has congratulated all three countries on their successful World Cup bid. The joint bid by the United States, Canada and Mexico won the vote to host the 2016 World Cup over Morocco. In a video released on Twitter, Pena Nieto says it will make Mexico the first country to host three World Cups - the previous being in 1970 and 1986.
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World Cup 2026: US, Canada, Mexico win bid to host

1 month ago   |   By ABC

North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted Wednesday 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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The Latest: Russia coach to dine with Olympics outcast Mutko

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

MOSCOW - The Latest at the World Cup, including the FIFA Congress vote for the 2026 hosting rights : 5:17 p.m. Russia's coach is planning to dine with Olympics outcast Vitaly Mutko before the national team plays in the World Cup's opening match. Mutko is now deputy prime minister. He was banned from the Olympics for life in December after an International Olympic Committee investigation determined he had not done enough to stop the manipulation of drug-test samples as Russia's sports minister during the 2014 Winter Games.
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The Latest: Mexico veteran hopes for World Cup appearance

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

MOSCOW - The Latest at the World Cup, including the FIFA Congress vote for the 2026 hosting rights : 4:25 p.m. For backup Mexico goalkeeper Jesus Corona, the World Cup in Russia is his last chance to finally make an appearance at the tournament. The 37-year-old Corona was included in Mexico's squad for the 2006 and 2014 World Cups, but didn't get to play in either tournament.
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The Latest: Russia votes yes, NKorea no to American Cup bid

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

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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North America Wins World Cup 2026 Bid: How Each Country Voted

1 month ago   |   By SI

Here is how each FIFA member associations voted for the 2026 World Cup
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USMNT, United Bid receive major lift with 2026 World Cup approval

1 month ago   |   By NBC Sports

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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US to cohost 2026 World Cup with Canada, Mexico

1 month ago   |   By Review Journal

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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North America to host 2026 World Cup

North America to host 2026 World Cup

1 month ago   |   By KMBC

Kansas City could be on the short list to host some of the games.
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