World Cup 2018 added $14 billion to Russian economy, organisers report

ance celebrate winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup - but the tournament was a financial winner too as far as the Russian organisers were concerned.

MOSCOW, 24 OCTOBER 2018 (WORLD RUGBY) —The 2018 FIFA World Cup added more than $14 billion (£10.8 billiion/€12.2 billion) to the Russian economy, tournament organisers have claimed. The figure was revealed in a report on the economic, social and environmental impact of the tournament by Alexey Sorokin, the chief executive of Russia’s World Cup Organising […]

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