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FIFA: Video tech 'definitely' at World Cup, finding sponsor

FILE - In this Sunday, June 25, 2017 file photo, a giant screen reports an incident is being investigated by VAR (Video Assistant Referee) during the Confederations Cup, Group B soccer match between Germany and Cameroon, at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia. Footballs rules-making panel is advising FIFA to approve video review technology for referees before the World Cup. The panel, known as IFAB, says its technical experts made the recommendation Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 ahead of a March 2 meeting at FIFA which can decide. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, file)

FIFA: Video tech 'definitely' at World Cup, finding sponsor

FILE - In this Saturday, June 24, 2017 file photo, referee Fahad Al Mirdasi looks at a video screen during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between Mexico and Russia, at the Kazan Arena, Russia. Footballs rules-making panel is advising FIFA to approve video review technology for referees before the World Cup. The panel, known as IFAB, says its technical experts made the recommendation Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 ahead of a March 2 meeting at FIFA which can decide. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, file)

FIFA: Video tech 'definitely' at World Cup, finding sponsor

The FIFA World Cup trophy stands on a pedestal on board an aircraft on the first leg of the soccer FIFA Wold Cup 2018 trophy tour at Stansted Airport, England, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The trophy will visit some 50 countries as it make its journey round the world to Moscow for the start of the World Cup 2018 in Russia. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

FIFA: Video tech 'definitely' at World Cup, finding sponsor

Philippe Le Floc'h the FIFA Chief Commercial Officer talking to the Associated Press on the plane that will take the Wold Cup trophy to 50 counties in the lead up to the World Cup 2018 in Russia, 2018 at Stansted Airport, England, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 . (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

FIFA: Video tech 'definitely' at World Cup, finding sponsor

Philippe Le Floc'h the FIFA Chief Commercial Officer talking to the Associated Press on the plane that will take the Wold Cup trophy to 50 counties in the lead up to the World Cup 2018 in Russia, 2018 at Stansted Airport, England, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 . (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

VAR edges closer to confirmation for 2018 World Cup

VAR is likely to feature at this year’s World Cup in Russia.

Mexico to face Scotland at Azteca in World Cup send-off match

El Tri are set to host the European side in Mexico City on June 2, two weeks before Juan Carlos Osorio's men kick off in Russia

FILE PHOTO: 2018 FIFA World Cup Draw

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - 2018 FIFA World Cup Draw - State Kremlin Palace, Moscow, Russia - December 1, 2017 Pele during the draw REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File photo

FILE PHOTO: 2018 FIFA World Cup Draw

FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - 2018 FIFA World Cup Draw - State Kremlin Palace, Moscow, Russia - December 1, 2017 Pele during the draw REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov/File photo

Kewell wants Australian Socceroos coach, endorses Graham Arnold

The Aussie legend is adamant a local candidate should lead the nation to Russia and there is only one option...

Kewell wants Australian Socceroos coach, endorses Graham Arnold

The Aussie legend is adamant a local candidate should lead the nation to Russia and there is only one option...

Kewell wants Australian Socceroos coach, endorses Graham Arnold

The Aussie legend is adamant a local candidate should lead the nation to Russia and there is only one option...

2018 FIFA World Cup Draw

Soccer Football - 2018 FIFA World Cup Draw - State Kremlin Palace, Moscow, Russia - December 1, 2017 General view of the FIFA World Cup trophy during the draw REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

New York City FC striker Villa determined to earn place in Spain's World Cup squad

Despite only making one appearance for La Roja since the 2014 World Cup, the forward is targeting a spot in their squad for Russia 2018

Tite the man to lead Brazil to World Cup - Pele

The three-time world champion believes the current coach can lead the Selecao to an unprecedented sixth title at Russia 2018

Tite the man to lead Brazil to World Cup - Pele

The three-time world champion believes the current coach can lead the Selecao to an unprecedented sixth title at Russia 2018

Tite the man to lead Brazil to World Cup - Pele

The three-time world champion believes the current coach can lead the Selecao to an unprecedented sixth title at Russia 2018

Pato still dreaming of World Cup selection

A Brazil recall may appear unlikely, but the Tianjin Quanjian forward has not given up hope of appearing in Russia

2018 FIFA World Cup Draw

Soccer Football - 2018 FIFA World Cup Draw - State Kremlin Palace, Moscow, Russia - December 1, 2017 General view of the FIFA World Cup trophy during the draw REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

2018 FIFA World Cup Draw

Soccer Football - 2018 FIFA World Cup Draw - State Kremlin Palace, Moscow, Russia - December 1, 2017 General view of the FIFA World Cup trophy during the draw REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Russia has been banned from international athletics competition since November 2015

Russia has been banned from international athletics competition since November 2015 (AFP Photo/FRANCK FIFE)

Russia accuses British media of ‘pumping out’ propaganda against World Cup hosts

Russia’s foreign ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova addresses the media on Friday.

Russia accuses British media of ‘pumping out’ propaganda against World Cup hosts

Russia accuses British media of ‘pumping out’ propaganda against World Cup hosts

West Ham consider £15million bid for Russia captain Fyodor Smolov as Diafra Sakho exit nears

West Ham consider £15million bid for Russia captain Fyodor Smolov as Diafra Sakho exit nears

England friendly will test Nigeria's readiness for World Cup - Rohr

The Super Eagles will play against the Three Lions at the Wembley Stadium in June as part of their preparation for Russia 2018

Pulisic: Pain of missing Russia won’t go away until I play in a World Cup

The teen conceded while he has moved on from the USA's qualification failure, he needs to play at a World Cup to put it totally behind him

Pulisic: Pain of missing Russia won’t go away until I play in a World Cup

The teen conceded while he has moved on from the USA's qualification failure, he needs to play at a World Cup to put it totally behind him

Pulisic: Pain of missing Russia won’t go away until I play in a World Cup

The teen conceded while he has moved on from the USA's qualification failure, he needs to play at a World Cup to put it totally behind him

Mancini, Bielsa interested in coaching Australia at World Cup

The veteran managers have been confirmed by sources to be interested in piloting the green and gold in Russia

Mancini, Bielsa interested in coaching Australia at World Cup

The veteran managers have been confirmed by sources to be interested in piloting the green and gold in Russia

Mancini, Bielsa interested in coaching Australia at World Cup

The veteran managers have been confirmed by sources to be interested in piloting the green and gold in Russia

What is VAR? The video assistant referee system's World Cup & Premier League future

The use of video technology has been a major talking point and promises to remain so over the coming months ahead of the World Cup in Russia

What is VAR? The video assistant referee system's World Cup & Premier League future

The use of video technology has been a major talking point and promises to remain so over the coming months ahead of the World Cup in Russia

What is VAR? The video assistant referee system's World Cup & Premier League future

The use of video technology has been a major talking point and promises to remain so over the coming months ahead of the World Cup in Russia

What is VAR? The video assistant referee system's World Cup & Premier League future

The use of video technology has been a major talking point and promises to remain so over the coming months ahead of the World Cup in Russia

What is VAR? The video assistant referee system's World Cup & Premier League future

The use of video technology has been a major talking point and promises to remain so over the coming months ahead of the World Cup in Russia

What is VAR? The video assistant referee system's World Cup & Premier League future

The use of video technology has been a major talking point and promises to remain so over the coming months ahead of the World Cup in Russia

What is VAR? The video assistant referee system's World Cup & Premier League future

The use of video technology has been a major talking point and promises to remain so over the coming months ahead of the World Cup in Russia

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