Pioneer Square World Cup 2018 LIVE Viewings!

Watch the 2018 World Cup in Pioneer Square! Bring your lunch to Occidental Square (117 S Washington St) and join the Alliance for Pioneer Square and the Downtown Seattle Association for LIVE viewings of the 2018 World Cup during the weekday. Semi-finals and final game times are TBD. Brought to you by Pioneer Square Seattle & #SummerInTheParks. Viewing […]
Jun 7, 2018
Defender Rachel Corsie of Seattle Reign FC plays at Memorial Stadium against China's Women's National Soccer Team Friday night. (Photo by Yiqin Weng)

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Catch outdoor screenings of World Cup matches in Pioneer Square's Nord Alley. (Photo by Jordan Lewis)

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Nicole Pita and Andre Mascarenhas are newlyweds on opposite sides of the world's fiercest soccer rivalry. (Photo by Andre Mascarenhas)

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Sam Hassan gathers players from all the teams competing in the upcoming All Nations Cup Tuesday at Shoreline Stadium. Based on the World Cup of soccer, the tournament brings together local athletes of different nationalities for a two-week tournament. (Photo by Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

All Nations Cup brings geopolitics to Shoreline soccer pitch

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A resident of "Nova Holanda," a shantytown in Rio de Janeirno, holds a sign reading "No Violence" at a memorial for victims killed in a police incursion. (Photo by Nick Wong)

Seattleite in Brazil says protests bring little relief for the poor

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