Baltimore and D.C. are considering merging their bids for the 2026 World Cup in the hopes of ensuring the national capital region gets to host the world’s largest sporting event. Terry Hasseltine, who has been coordinating Baltimore’s World Cup bid as president of the Sport and Entertainment Corp. of Maryland, told the Maryland Stadium Authority board about the possible merger during a meeting on Tuesday. He also said he expects FIFA, the governing body of soccer, to make a decision about host cities around May 15.
Sports Business Baltimore, D.C. to discuss merging bids for 2026 World Cup
April 6, 2022