Toronto named a Canadian host city for FIFA World Cup 2026

Toronto named a Canadian host city for FIFA World Cup 2026

Nothing like a Friday morning to-do list to suddenly make things feel real. The cities of Toronto and Vancouver got the parties started on Thursday evening and were dead right to. Being confirmed as host venues for the world’s biggest sporting event is more than enough reason to pop a few corks. But now the … Read more

Chile files legal challenge over Ecuador’s World Cup place

Chile files legal challenge over Ecuador’s World Cup place

ZURICH (AP) — A World Cup legal dispute flared Thursday with Chile challenging Ecuador’s place at the finals tournament over an alleged ineligible player. The Chilean soccer federation asked FIFA to investigate its claim that Ecuador player Byron Castillo is actually Colombian and not entitled to have played in qualifying games. The complaint comes more … Read more

Vancouver back in the running to host games in 2026 men’s FIFA World Cup

Vancouver back in the running to host games in 2026 men’s FIFA World Cup

Vancouver is getting another kick at the can. Nearly four years after the province told FIFA they were offside with their demands, the city is getting another shot at hosting one of the premier sporting events in the world. The international governing body for soccer announced on Thursday morning BC Place is being considered as … Read more