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Russia to hold 2018 World Cup

China Daily | Updated: 2010-12-03 07:59

Qatar selected for 2022 games, Russians, as hosts, are jubilant

ZURICH - Russia and Qatar will host the World Cup finals in 2018 and 2022 respectively, world soccer governing body FIFA said on Thursday.

The decision, announced by FIFA President Sepp Blatter, followed a bidding process involving 11 nations seeking a prize expected to bring a huge economic boost for the chosen hosts.

Russia to hold 2018 World Cup

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