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US Senators want FIFA to move 2018 World Cup out of Russia

13 US Senators write FIFA's Blatter to ask for vote on moving 2018 World Cup out of Russia
Howard Fendrich, The Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Thirteen U.S. Senators asked FIFA to consider taking the 2018 World Cup out of Russia because of what they call that country's "ongoing violations of the territorial integrity of Ukraine."

US Senators want FIFA to move 2018 World Cup out of Russia

13 US Senators write FIFA's Blatter to ask for vote on moving 2018 World Cup out of Russia
Howard Fendrich, The Associated Press

WASHINGTON - Thirteen U.S. Senators asked FIFA to consider taking the 2018 World Cup out of Russia because of what they call that country's "ongoing violations of the territorial integrity of Ukraine."

Airbnb becomes sponsor of 2016 Olympics in Rio

Airbnb signs deal to sponsor 2016 Olympics, easing Rio's housing shortage
Jenny Barchfield, The Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro's hotel bed shortage was eased on Friday, as online home share startup Airbnb inked a deal to be the official "alternative accommodations" sponsor of the 2016 Olympic games.

The deal, which saw Airbnb pay an undisclosed amount to local Olympic organizers, means official Olympic sites will feature a link to Airbnb's site and encourage spectators travelling to Rio for the games to use the service to rent space in private homes and apartments.

Airbnb becomes sponsor of 2016 Olympics in Rio

Airbnb signs deal to sponsor 2016 Olympics, easing Rio's housing shortage
Jenny Barchfield, The Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro's hotel bed shortage was eased on Friday, as online home share startup Airbnb inked a deal to be the official "alternative accommodations" sponsor of the 2016 Olympic games.

The deal, which saw Airbnb pay an undisclosed amount to local Olympic organizers, means official Olympic sites will feature a link to Airbnb's site and encourage spectators travelling to Rio for the games to use the service to rent space in private homes and apartments.

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