Ticket Resale for World Cup Reportedly Carrying Penalties Near $40K
Woe to those who run afoul of the Russian authorities at this summer’s FIFA World Cup, as something as harmless as re-selling a ticket to the world’s most popular sporting event could lead to fines as heavy as $37,000, according to a recent post by RadioAustralia. “Security around stadiums... Read more
US Buys 80,000 Tickets To The 2018 World Cup Despite No Team
The U.S. Men’s National Team may have fallen short in its quest to make this summer’s World Cup – but U.S. fans (or at least residents) are still planning on making the trek to Russia, purchasing the second-highest total of tickets to the quadrennial showcase of the world’s most... Read more
German Court Grants FIFA Preliminary Injunction Against Viagogo
The Hamburg District Court has issued a preliminary injunction against ticket resale marketplace Viagogo, banning the Switzerland-based company from offering tickets to the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia until the sport’s governing body has officially allocated them and/or the company physically possessing them. A violation of the... Read more