Russia to keep using World Cup infrastructure after tournamentRussia plans to keep using the infrastructure created or upgraded in the country ahead of this summer's FIFA World Cup after the tournament came to a close on Sunday, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets said on Wednesday. 19 Jul 2018
One-month-old baby girl youngest 'football fan' to attend World CupA one-month-old baby girl was the youngest "football fan" to get a Fan ID, which was obligatory for all ticket holders at the FIFA World Cup in Russia, while the oldest fan to attend this summer's tournament was born in 1920, the Russian Communications Ministry said on Wednesday. 19 Jul 2018
Raiffeisenbank, Papa Jones face fines for World Cup branding breachesRussia’s Raiffeisenbank and Papa Jones pizzeria franchise could be fined up to 500,000 rubles (about AUS$10,800) after the Moscow office of the Russian Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) issued warrants against the two companies for the illegal use of 2018 FIFA World Cup branding. 19 Jul 2018
No Serious Violations of Law Recorded in Russia During FIFA World Cup - Interior MinisterMOSCOW, July 18 (Sputnik) - No serious violations of law or order were recorded in Russia during this summer's FIFA World Cup as local police was "polite" with football fans, Russian Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev said Wednesday. 18 Jul 2018
Records Broken at World Cup in Russia as Attendance Neared 100% - Deputy Prime MinisterMOSCOW, July 18 (Sputnik) - The FIFA World Cup in Russia broke many records as more than 3 million fans attend the games to secure a near-perfect attendance, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets said Wednesday. 18 Jul 2018
Hosting 2018 FIFA World Cup Turned Russia Into 'Tourist Mecca' - Tourist AssociationMOSCOW, July 18 (Sputnik) - Hosting the 2018 FIFA World Cup turned Russia into a "tourist mecca" for the first time in many years, Executive Director of the Association of Russian Tour Operators Maya Lomidze said on Wednesday. 18 Jul 2018
Over 90% of Russians Rooted for National Team at 2018 FIFA World Cup - PollMOSCOW, July 18 (Sputnik) - More than 90 percent of Russians supported their national team at the FIFA World Cup, which came to a close on Sunday, a poll conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center revealed on Wednesday. 18 Jul 2018
Russians Say National Team's Stars Akinfeev, Dzyuba Best Players at World Cup - PollMOSCOW, July 18 (Sputnik) - Russians consider their national team’s goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev and forward Artem Dzyuba to be the best players of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, a poll conducted by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center revealed on Wednesday. 18 Jul 2018
World Cup Final third most popular match among Russian viewersThe 2018 FIFA World Cup final between France and Croatia was the third most viewed game during the tournament on television by Russians, which was equivalent to 53.9 percent of the country's population, Mediascope research company said on Tuesday. 18 Jul 2018
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