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World Cup Draw

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Dec. 1, 2017


Moscow, Russia

Operational date(s):

Nov. 30, 2017 to Dec. 2, 2017

The draw for the FIFA 2018 World Cup is to take place at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow on 01 December 2017.

With facilities in Moscow, AP brings you a range of services tailored to your needs.

Russia is to host the soccer tournament from 14 June to 15 July, amid heightened security to counter potential terror and hooliganism threats.

209 teams around the world have been vying for a chance to qualify for one of the 32 places in the tournament, the biggest sporting event of 2018.

Facilities available at this event (3)

Live Position

Red Square

Moscow, Russia

Single-camera 'street live' broadcast position with views of The Kremlin and Saint Basil's Cathedral.

Live Position

National Hotel

Moscow, Russia

AP is planning to offer broadcast positions for this event.


Moscow studio

Moscow, Russia

Single-camera studios offering a variety of live backdrops along Kutuzovsky Prospect, including the White House, The US Embassy, and Radisson Royal Hotel (formerly the Hotel Ukraine).

Additional Services

AP is offering a range of additional facilities at this event.

Multiformat playout facilities

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International delivery via AP's networks

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