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Greater Orlando 2026 FIFA World Cup Pursuit Partners Launch Website

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 4:06pm

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Greater Orlando 2026 FIFA World Cup Pursuit Partners (GO26) Greater Orlando Sports Commission, City of Orlando, Orange County and Orlando City Soccer Club announced today their official website launch dedicated to the 2026 FIFA World Cup and Orlandos pursuit to become one of the selected host cities.

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  • ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Greater Orlando 2026 FIFA World Cup Pursuit Partners (GO26) Greater Orlando Sports Commission, City of Orlando, Orange County and Orlando City Soccer Club announced today their official website launch dedicated to the 2026 FIFA World Cup and Orlandos pursuit to become one of the selected host cities.
  • This new and evolving website will feature the latest FIFA World Cup news and updates, offer volunteer and engagement opportunities, and provide information and updates about Orlandos quest to secure 2026 FIFA World Cup host city status.
  • In June of 2018, FIFAs Member Associations voted to award the 2026 FIFA World Cup to the United Bid jointly submitted by the US, Canada, and Mexico.
  • In 1994, we welcomed the FIFA World Cup to Orlando and we are thrilled for the opportunity to host again, said Jason Siegel, President and CEO of the Greater Orlando Sports Commission.

Women’s Soccer Star Carli Lloyd to Give Closing Keynote at Ellucian Live 2020

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 - 2:00pm

Ellucian , the leading provider of software and services built to power higher education, is excited to announce 2019 FIFA Womens World Cup Champion, Carli Lloyd as the closing keynote speaker for Ellucian Live 2020.

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  • Ellucian , the leading provider of software and services built to power higher education, is excited to announce 2019 FIFA Womens World Cup Champion, Carli Lloyd as the closing keynote speaker for Ellucian Live 2020.
  • The keynote will take place in a fireside chat format, where Lloyd will sit down with Ellucian chief marketing officer Asim Zaheer.
  • Carli Lloyd is best known as an American soccer player; the all-time leading scorer at Rutgers University, two-time Olympic gold medalist, and two-time FIFA Womens World Cup Champion.
  • Lloyd currently plays for Sky Blue FC in the National Womens Soccer League and the U.S. Womens National Soccer team, where she plays midfield.

Sports Performance Tracking’s SPT2 gets FIFA-approval

Friday, December 6, 2019 - 5:33am

In order to meet FIFAs requirements for in-game use, the SPT2 GPS device passed extensive testing which covered player safety, performance, durability, quality assurance and playing comfort.

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  • In order to meet FIFAs requirements for in-game use, the SPT2 GPS device passed extensive testing which covered player safety, performance, durability, quality assurance and playing comfort.
  • With its focus of making elite level wearables accessible to semi-professional and aspiring sporting teams, FIFA approval is an important requirement of its customers who are becoming more professional in the way they analyze and manage the performance of their players.
  • It is great to have this recognition from FIFA, says SPT COO Steven Bladeni.
  • Moving forward, the SPT2 and new generation technologies will bear FIFAs IMS logo to denote that it is approved for use in competition.

Athletics foundation formed to partner with Central American nations in search of World Cup and Olympic Gold

Monday, November 25, 2019 - 6:00pm

FAICA's mission is to promote economic growth and development through international sporting events, with the ultimate goal of eventually bidding to host the Summer Olympic Games and FIFA World Cup.

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  • FAICA's mission is to promote economic growth and development through international sporting events, with the ultimate goal of eventually bidding to host the Summer Olympic Games and FIFA World Cup.
  • FAICA represents a transformational shift in thinking of not only what can be accomplished in the region, but how it can be accomplished.
  • A new mechanism in place that is designed to bring nations together toward a common long-term economic development goal through sport.
  • The children have a future and it's here in Central America and not some far away country.

Athletics foundation formed to partner with Central American nations in search of World Cup and Olympic Gold

Monday, November 25, 2019 - 6:00pm

FAICA's mission is to promote economic growth and development through international sporting events, with the ultimate goal of eventually bidding to host the Summer Olympic Games and FIFA World Cup.

Key Points: 
  • FAICA's mission is to promote economic growth and development through international sporting events, with the ultimate goal of eventually bidding to host the Summer Olympic Games and FIFA World Cup.
  • FAICA represents a transformational shift in thinking of not only what can be accomplished in the region, but how it can be accomplished.
  • A new mechanism in place that is designed to bring nations together toward a common long-term economic development goal through sport.
  • The children have a future and it's here in Central America and not some far away country.

Gillette to Sponsor the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series

Friday, November 22, 2019 - 2:54pm

Gillette (NYSE: PG), the worlds leading expert in mens grooming, and Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced its EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series sponsorship.

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  • Gillette (NYSE: PG), the worlds leading expert in mens grooming, and Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) today announced its EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series sponsorship.
  • Gillette will also be the presenting sponsor for the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series Xbox Playoff on June 26.
  • The EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series is an incredibly powerful esports platform, and to add it to Gillettes long history in football, sports and esports is a true honor, said Gary Coombe, CEO of Global Grooming at P&G / Gillette.
  • EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series sponsorships such as Gillette exemplify the worldwide power of this esport.

EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Celebrates 10 Million Players

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 6:00pm

Since EA SPORTS FIFA 20 launched on EA Access* and Origin Access*, more players than ever are getting into the game early with over 10 million players already competing on professional pitches and futsal cages around the world.

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  • Since EA SPORTS FIFA 20 launched on EA Access* and Origin Access*, more players than ever are getting into the game early with over 10 million players already competing on professional pitches and futsal cages around the world.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20191010005721/en/
    EA SPORTS FIFA 20 celebrates 10 million players in the game since EA Access and Origin Access launch (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Across the globe, EA SPORTSFIFA continues to be the world's most played sports game:
    FIFA 20 players have surpassed 450 million matches played, with 1.2 billion goals scored across all modes in the game.
  • FIFA Ultimate Team sees more players than ever competing in the first three weeks since launch, with over 272 million FUT games played to date.
  • In addition, more than 138 million games have been played in Division Rivals, with players racking up wins in the FUT Champions Weekend League to become FUT Champions Verified and cement their spot on the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series Rankings on The Road to The FIFA eWorld Cup.

Electronic Arts and FIFA Announce the Return of the esport for the World’s Game – The EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series on The Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 1:00pm

(NASDAQ: EA) and Fdration Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) announced the launch of the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series on The Road to the FIFA eWorld CupTM.

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  • (NASDAQ: EA) and Fdration Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) announced the launch of the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series on The Road to the FIFA eWorld CupTM.
  • The UEFA eChampions League also returns as EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series stars will represent the top clubs in the world.
  • The EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series is the most inclusive esports competition on the planet, said FIFA Competitive Gaming Commissioner Brent Koning.
  • The Road to the FIFA eWorld Cup: To qualify for the FIFA eWorld Cup 2020, competitors must earn enough EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series Ranking Points to qualify for one of the 128 (64 per platform) seats at the EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Global Series Playoffs.

EA SPORTS FIFA 20 Returns to the Streets With All-New VOLTA FOOTBALL Mode Available Worldwide Today

Friday, September 27, 2019 - 6:09pm

Today, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) launched EA SPORTS FIFA 20 across PlayStation4, Xbox One, and PC.

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  • Today, Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA) launched EA SPORTS FIFA 20 across PlayStation4, Xbox One, and PC.
  • Fans can experience the brand-new VOLTA FOOTBALL * mode, inspired by the small-sided form of football played in the streets, cages and futsal courts across the world.
  • Learn more about all the newest additions to FIFA 20, including the all-new approach to gameplay with Football Intelligence here .
  • FIFA 20 is developed by EA Vancouver and EA Romania and is available worldwide today on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.

Rose Lavelle named to FIFPRO Best 11

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 8:33pm

MILAN, Sept. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Washington Spirit midfielder Rose Lavelle was named to the FIFPRO Women's Best XI today in Milan at FIFA's "The Best" award ceremony at the Teatro Alla Scala.

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  • MILAN, Sept. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Washington Spirit midfielder Rose Lavelle was named to the FIFPRO Women's Best XI today in Milan at FIFA's "The Best" award ceremony at the Teatro Alla Scala.
  • Lavelle was honored for her play in this year's FIFA Women's World Cup in which she scored three goals, including the game-sealing goal in the United States' final against the Netherlands.
  • Lavelle appeared in 6 matches at the World Cup, playing a total of 427 minutes over the course of the tournament.
  • For the first time this year, FIFA and FIFPro recognized the world's outstanding 'team' in both the women's and men's game, with the FIFA FIFPro Women's World11 inaugurated this year.