Bangladesh Stamps on 1994 FIFA World Cup

Bangladesh Stamps on 1994 FIFA World Cup

The 1994 FIFA World Cup was held in the USA from 17 Jun to 17 Jul 1994. It was held in nine cities across the USA. Brazil beat Italy in Penalty shoot out in the finals held at Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California near Los Angeles.

Bangladesh issued a set of two twenty taka stamps with a vignette to commemorate the 15th FIFA World Cup. The stamps were issued on 17 June 1994.

The Vignette featured Striker -The Mascot for this World Cup. Striker -a Dog, a common US Pet animal wearing red, White & blue soccer uniform with the words “USA 94”  was the mascot for this World cup.

The cancellation for the first day of issue featured the World Cup Trophy. A First Day cover with a pair of stamps and a vignette is listed.

BANGLADESH 1994 WC
BANGLADESH FDC 1994 FIFA WORLD CUP
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Stamps on 1994 FIFA World Cup – Bhutan 1994.

Stamps on 1994 FIFA World Cup – Bhutan 1994.

The 1994 FIFA World Cup was held in the USA from 17 Jun to 17 Jul 1994. It was held in nine cities across the USA. Brazil beat Italy in Penalty shoot out in the finals held at Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California near Los Angeles.

Bhutan issued a 15 Nu stamp to commemorate the 15th FIFA World Cup. The stamp was issued on 17 Jul 1994 and featured the World Cup Trophy and Striker -The Mascot for this World Cup.

Striker -a Dog, a common US Pet animal wearing red, White & blue soccer uniform with the words “USA 94”  was the mascot for this World cup.

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BHUTAN 1994 – STAMPS ON USA 94 FIFA WORLD CUP WITH STRIKER THE MASCOT.

Miniature Sheet Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 – India

Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 – India

The 14th edition of Men’s World Cup Field Hockey known as Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 is being held from 28 Nov 2018 to 16 Dec 2018 at Kalinga Stadium Bhubaneswar in Odisha India. 16 Teams are participating. India is hosting the WorldCup for the third time after Mumbai 1982 & Delhi 2010.

An odd shaped miniature sheet has been released by India Post on 27 Nov 2018 to commemorate this event. The miniature sheet is in the shape of an Olive Ridley turtle. The stamps feature The World Cup Trophy and the players with hockey sticks in different phases of the Game. One of the stamps also features the mascot “Olly” playing hockey which represents the Olive Ridley Sea Turtles. Lord Jagganath also features on the sheet.

Results for 05 Dec 2018 -Germany beat The Netherlands 4-1 in a superb display of Hockey. It was North European hockey derby among two hockey giants.

Results for 11 Dec and Quarter Final Line up for 12 & 13 Dec

The Netherlands beat Canada 5-0 to set up Quarter-Final Clash with Home team India. Belgium beat Pakistan 5-0 to qualify for Quarter Finals.

Quarter Final 

12 Dec – Argentina Vs  England & Australia Vs France

13 Dec – Germany Vs Belgium & The Netherlands Vs India

All stamps are of Rupees Five denomination. 503900 stamps have printed and 1,30,000 Miniature Sheets have been printed. ( Source Courtesy India Post Brochure).

MS INDIA 2018 WORLD CUP
MINIATURE SHEET INDIA 2018 -ODISHA HOCKEY MEN’S WORLD CUP BHUBANESHWAR 2018
MS INDIA 2018 WORLD CUP HOCKEY BRO
MS INDIA 2018 ODISHA HOCKEY MEN’S WORLD CUP BHUBANESHWAR BROCHURE

 

Stamps on Zabivaka- Mascot of 2018 FIFA World Cup

Stamps on Zabivaka- Mascot of 2018 FIFA World Cup

Zabivaka the Wolf was the Mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Football held in Russia in 2018. It won over  Tiger and Cat with 52.8% votes in a Nation wide poll in which over a million votes were cast.  Zabivaka was declared winner during Vachernily Urgant (Evening Urgant) TV Programme on Perviy Kanal. The Wolf’s author is a Graphic design student at Tomsk State University Ekaterina Bocharova.

Russia issued a set of three stamps on Zabivaka the Wolf was the Mascot for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Football. The stamps were issued as Happy New Year stamps on 01 Dec 2017.The theme of three stamps was

22 Roubles – Strike the Ball -6,60,000 stamps were printed

33 Roubles – Ball on the Head-6,60,000 stamps were printed

35 Roubles -Run – 6,60,000 stamps were printed

A sheet let was also issued containing nine stamps -three of each variety. A total of 2,20,000 sheet lets were issued.

2018 FIFA WC RUSSIA MASCOT
ZABIKAVA -MASCOT FOR 2018 WORLD CUP FOOTBALL ON STAMPS OF RUSSIA 2017.

 

Orry – Mascot of Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Mascot -2004

Orry – Mascot of Doha 2006 – 15th Asian Games- Stamps of Qatar on Mascot -2004

The 12th Asian Games were held in Doha – Qatar  from 01 Dec to 15 Dec 2006 . A total of 9,520 Competitors from 45 Nations participated in 424 events in 39 Sports.

Qatar released a set of Six stamps on 31 Dec 2004 to mark the launch of Orry -The Mascot for the Doha games.

Qatari Oryx -a medium sized Antelope -named Orry was chosen as mascot for 2006 Doha Asian Games.

50 Qatari Dirham – Orry on Sand dune outside the Town.

1 Qatari Riyal – Orry  on a boat outside the town.

1.5 Qatari Riyal – Orry Crosses the dates on Calendar

2 Qatari Riyal -Orry at Torch Relay

3 Qatari Riyal – Orry inflaming the Fires of the Games

3.5 Qatari Riyal – Orry with Flag of Qatar over the Khalifa Stadium.

2006 DOHA ASIAD -ORRY THE MASCOT
2006 DOHA ASIAD -STAMPS OF QATAR ON ORRY THE MASCOT -2004

 

2006 DOHA  ASIAD -ORRY THE MASCOT
2006 DOHA ASIAD -STAMPS OF QATAR ON ORRY THE MASCOT -2004