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Putin says Russia can be proud of how World Cup was organized

Putin says Russia can be proud of how World Cup was organized

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Sunday that Russia can be proud of the was the 2018 World Cup was organized and praised the performance of the national team. 16 Jul 2018
Uruguay fans welcome their team home from Russia

Uruguay fans welcome their team home from Russia

Hundreds of Uruguayan fans welcomed their team back from the FIFA World Cup at Carrasco International Airport in Montevideo, local media reported on Monday. 9 Jul 2018
Russia Prove FIFA World Cup Hosts Glad to Welcome Fans From Entire World - Organizers

Russia Prove FIFA World Cup Hosts Glad to Welcome Fans From Entire World - Organizers

MOSCOW, June 29 (Sputnik) - Russia have shown that they were happy to welcome football fans from any country during this summer's FIFA World Cup, CEO of the Russia 2018 Local Organizing Committee Alexey Sorokin said on Friday. 29 Jun 2018
Around 14,000 fans travelled to Russia through Belarus, visa-free

Around 14,000 fans travelled to Russia through Belarus, visa-free

About 14,000 foreign football fans heading to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup have crossed the Belarusian border without a visa as part of the temporary visa-free regime between Russia and Belarus, a spokesman for the Belarusian State Border Committee, Anton Bychkovsky, has said. 28 Jun 2018
Cheerleaders greet Mexican and Swedish fans in Yekaterinburg

Cheerleaders greet Mexican and Swedish fans in Yekaterinburg

Mexico and Sweden fans arriving by train were greeted by local cheerleaders in Yekaterinburg. 27 Jun 2018
Fans jeer France and Denmark players after goalless draw

Fans jeer France and Denmark players after goalless draw

Football fans at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium booed France and Denmark players after a goalless draw in Tuesday's Group C match, a Sputnik correspondent reported on Tuesday. 27 Jun 2018
20 flights deliver fans for Egypt v Saudi Arabia

20 flights deliver fans for Egypt v Saudi Arabia

A total of 20 flights will deliver football fans to the southern Russian city of Volgograd for the World Cup match between Egypt and Saudi Arabia, according to the city's airport. 25 Jun 2018
Shuttle buses carried 30,000 fans after Russia's win over Egypt

Shuttle buses carried 30,000 fans after Russia's win over Egypt

A total of 30,000 fans used shuttle buses after the 2018 FIFA World Cup match between Russia and Egypt in St. Petersburg on Tuesday, the city's public transport service said Wednesday. 20 Jun 2018
World Cup will 'change' Russian perceptions

World Cup will 'change' Russian perceptions

Football fans who have visited the 2018 World Cup in Russia will change their impression of the country and will bring home wonderful memories - according to one British newspaper. 20 Jun 2018
First Free Trains With Football Fans Arrive for Opening Match

First Free Trains With Football Fans Arrive for Opening Match

The first free trains filled with fans have begun to arrive in Moscow ahead of tonight's opening match. 14 Jun 2018
Information Centers for World Cup Fans Opened in Volgograd - Local Authorities

Information Centers for World Cup Fans Opened in Volgograd - Local Authorities

Tourist information centers for football fans have been opened at Volgograd's airport and central railway station, the Volgograd Region's administration said on Saturday. 10 Jun 2018
Over 86% of Free Train Tickets to FIFA World Cup Group-Stage Games Booked - Official

Over 86% of Free Train Tickets to FIFA World Cup Group-Stage Games Booked - Official

Football fans have booked more than 86 percent of the seats in the free trains that will travel to cities hosting FIFA World Cup group-stage matches, the remaining 14 percent of tickets are available for booking one week before the tournament starts, Director General of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Transport Directorate Kirill Polyakov said on Saturday. 10 Jun 2018
Russian Federal Customs Service Issues Tourist Guide for 2018 FIFA World Cup Fans

Russian Federal Customs Service Issues Tourist Guide for 2018 FIFA World Cup Fans

MOSCOW, June 6 (Sputnik) - The Russian Federal Customs Service has issued a tourist guide for fans planning to visit Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the service said Wednesday. 6 Jun 2018
About 100,000 Chinese Fans Expected to Travel to Russia for FIFA World Cup - Reports

About 100,000 Chinese Fans Expected to Travel to Russia for FIFA World Cup - Reports

BEIJING, June 6 (Sputnik) - Around 100,000 football fans from China are going to visit Russia for this summer's FIFA World Cup, the Chinese media reported. 6 Jun 2018
Russia's Nizhny Novgorod to Provide Free Transport for Fans, Volunteers During World Cup

Russia's Nizhny Novgorod to Provide Free Transport for Fans, Volunteers During World Cup

Football fans and volunteers in Nizhny Novgorod will be offered free bus rides on match days of the upcoming FIFA World Cup. This will include both special shuttle buses and regular city transport, the Nizhny Novgorod governor and government’s press service said on Tuesday. 6 Jun 2018
FIFA World Cup Fans to Get 50% Discount on Museum Tickets in Moscow During Tournament

FIFA World Cup Fans to Get 50% Discount on Museum Tickets in Moscow During Tournament

MOSCOW, June 5 (Sputnik) - Football fans will be given a 50 percent discount on the tickets to some of Moscow's museums during this summer's FIFA World Cup, documents revealed at a meeting held by the Moscow government on Tuesday showed. 5 Jun 2018