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World Cup Insurance Estimated at Over 6 Billion Pounds

According to an estimate provided by Lloyd’s of London, over £6.2 billion worth of insurance coverage has been purchased by individuals and entities in connection with the 2010 FIFA World Cup, which begins today. Over half of that amount is for coverage for stadiums and training facilities...

Hong Kong closes loophole on free World Cup on TV

HONG KONG - (APINTL) Fans in football-crazed Hong Kong were dealt another blow in their campaign for free World Cup coverage after local regulators moved to close a loophole that allowed locals to watch games on mainland Chinese television. Hong Kong's World Cup coverage is limited to a cable...

Whither FIFA?

On this day in 1942, the Battle of Midway, one of the most decisive US victories against Japan during World War II, began. During the four-day sea-and-air battle, the outnumbered US Pacific Fleet succeeded in destroying four Japanese aircraft carriers while losing only one of its own, the Yorktown, to...

World Cup Soccer News: Greg Siskind on the Need for Speed

" Norwegian-born Mix Diskerud has played for Team USA for five years after previously representing his native country in international play. Diskerud is technically not an immigrant as his mother is a US citizen, but as he was born and raised in Norway, I’ll count him. There are actually several...

World Cup: Soccer And Insurance Coverage

The World Cup is in full swing. So that can mean only one thing – the entire planet coming together, with a shared purpose of cheering on their national soccer team, in a spirit of competition and good will. Well, yeah, but I was thinking more like it means that I ponder whether any coverage cases...