World Cup 2026

— 19 May 2023

Players will travel less

FIFA wants to reduce the carbon impact of the World Cup. Its president, Gianni Infantino, announced from Los Angeles that the groups of the first round of the next... Read more »

— 15 March 2023

The formula of all records

Change of course at FIFA. Meeting this week in congress in Kigali, Rwanda, the authority of soccer lifted the veil on the format of the men’s World Cup in... Read more »

— 24 August 2022

CONMEBOL hostile to change

FIFA and the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) are set to clash. The world body wants to reform the format of the 2026 men’s World Cup qualifiers, to be... Read more »

— 20 June 2022

A map of 16 cities

FIFA has decided. With four years to go before the event, it unveiled last weekend in New York the 16 cities chosen to host the matches of the 2026... Read more »

— 23 November 2021

The visits are over

The circle is complete. On Monday 22 November, FIFA’s evaluation committee completed its long tour of potential 2026 World Cup sites in the United States, Canada and Mexico. In... Read more »