85 Koltsovo Airport in Yekaterinburg was upgraded with radio-engineering tools for flight operation and received its second runway strip.
40 41 Assistant referee Marwa Range of Kenya also withdrew after the BBC released an investigation conducted by a Ghanaian journalist which implicated Marwa in a bribery scandal.62 The stadium has hosted games of the 2017 fifa Confederations Cup and will serve as a venue for uefa Euro 2020.Schedule Launching of a 1,000 days countdown in Moscow The full schedule was announced by fifa on (without kick-off times, which were confirmed later).27 Other teams returning after absences of at least three tournaments include: Egypt, returning to the finals after their last appearance in 1990; Morocco, who last competed in 1998; Peru, returning after 1982; and Senegal, competing for the second time after reaching the quarter-finals.85 On 27 March, the Ministry of Construction Industry, Housing and Utilities Sector of Russia reported that all communications within its area of responsibility have been commissioned.Eckert instead released a shorter revised summary, and his (and therefore fifa's) reluctance to publish the full report caused Garcia to resign in protest.Three of the 16 stadiums would be renovated, and 13 would be newly constructed." 54 In October 2011, Russia decreased the number of stadiums from regalos eroticos pareja 16.The arena's stands have a capacity of 35,000 spectators.Saransk Airport received a new navigation system; the city also got two new hotels, Mercure Saransk Centre (Accor Hotels) and Four Points by Sheraton Saransk (Starwood Hotels) as well as few other smaller accommodation facilities.Costs continued to balloon as preparations were underway.He also said, "We are not going to be in a situation, as is the case of one, two or even three stadiums in South Africa, where it is a problem of what you do with these stadiums".
Nizhny Novgorod: Nizhny cupon desayunos kubala Novgorod Stadium.51 Venues Russia proposed the following host cities: Kaliningrad, Kazan, Krasnodar, Moscow, Nizhny Novgorod, Rostov-on-Don, Saint Petersburg, Samara, Saransk, Sochi, Volgograd, Yaroslavl, and Yekaterinburg.The Portugal/Spain bid came second, and that from Belgium/Netherlands third.103 At the end of the ceremony Ronaldo reappeared with the official match ball which had returned from the International Space Station in early June.86 In Samara, new tram lines were laid.Preference, especially in the key areas, was given to those with knowledge of foreign languages and volunteering experience, but not necessarily to Russian nationals.42 Video assistant referees Shortly after the International Football Association Board 's decision to incorporate video assistant referees (VARs) into the Laws of the Game, on, the fifa Council took the much-anticipated step of approving the use of VAR for the first time.45 Systems are in place for communicating VAR-related information to broadcasters and visuals on stadiums' large screens are used for the fans in attendance.The main arena of Volgograd was built on the demolished Central Stadium site, at the foot of the Mamayev Kurgan memorial complex.103 Brazilian World Cup-winning striker Ronaldo entered the stadium with a child in a Russia shirt.
43 44 VAR operations for all games are operating from a single headquarters in Moscow, which receives live video of the games and are in radio contact with the on-field referees.
80 The Russian government had originally earmarked a budget of around 20 billion 81 which was later slashed to 10 billion for the preparations of the World Cup, of which half is spent on transport infrastructure.