FIFA probes Russian federation over racist chants

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Russian Federation was previously charged with racist behaviour by fans at the last two European Championships.

Federation Internationale de Football Association in an attempt to spread the hosting of the World Cup across the globe exempted European and Asian countries from bidding for the 2026 World Cup but if other candidates fail, Federation Internationale de Football Association will welcome bids from Asia and Europe.

Consumer group Which? found two tickets for the best available seats at Tunisia vs England on June 18 were listed on StubHub for between £480.20 and £11,237.60.

Tickets were found on sites such as StubHub for nearly 40 times the face value, despite football body Fifa instructing that tickets must be bought from its website.

The FIFA delegation is expected to travel from the 17th to the 19th of April to several cities in the Kingdom, visiting stadiums, training camps, Fan fests and media centers, as well as other facilities related to the organization of the competition.

However, Ticombo said it was not breaking the law by trading tickets and neither were fans.

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And little wonder the North Africans are looking for all the help they can get from the nation who staged the 2010 World Cup - considering they face awesome opposition from a joint rival bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico operating in unison.

The International Football Federation (FIFA) expects all the tickets for the 2018 FIFA World Cup matches to be held in Russia this summer to sell out, FIFA Head of Ticketing Falk Eller told reporters Tuesday.

The latter case will be heard by Uefa on May 31, two weeks before the World Cup begins.

Tickets for this summer's World Cup have been illicitly advertised for nearly 40 times face value on secondary seller websites.

'Furthermore, we have taken concrete legal action against a number of platforms including viagogo, while encouraging fans not to purchase tickets from unauthorised sources.

All 356,700 tickets that were up sale have been sold to fans around the world via FIFA.com/tickets in the first 24 hours on a first come, first served sales window that started on March 13 at 12:00 Moscow time.

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