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Tag Archives: World Cup

Russia builds inside-out arena for World Cup – FIFA brushes aside any safety concerns

MOSCOW, Nov 28, (AFP): How does it feel to be on the outside looking in? Football fans visiting Yekaterinburg in the Russian Urals for the …

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Saudi Arabia to play Bulgaria in World Cup warm-up match

SOFIA, Oct 30, (Agencies): Saudi Arabia, who have qualified for the World Cup for the first time since 2006, will play Bulgaria in a warm-up …

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Poland head to WC, agony for Scots – Denmark clinch playoff spot

WARSAW, Oct 8, (RTRS): Poland sealed their first World Cup spot since the 2006 tournament after an early onslaught and a late flourish, including a …

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Ronaldo, Real lift Club World Cup – Los Blancos survive scare to beat Antlers; Atletico take emotional 3rd place in Japan

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Dec 18, (AFP): Cristiano Ronaldo smashed a hat-trick as Real Madrid survived a colossal scare to beat Japan’s Kashima Antlers 4-2 and lift …

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Neymar dazzles as Brazil thrash Bolivia – Uruguay romp, Argentina held

MONTEVIDEO, Oct 7, (AFP): Brazil and Uruguay scored easy victories to maintain their lead at the top of South America’s 2018 World Cup qualifying tournament …

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Yuvraj sets 2019 World Cup goal – India drops $42m claim over aborted WI tour

MUMBAI, April 22, (Agencies): Once a limited-overs giant, Yuvraj Singh has been in and out of the Indian team in recent years but the all-rounder …

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‘WC stadiums were not our problem’

DOHA, April 20, (AFP): FIFA ignored any problems to do with World Cup stadium construction, including human rights, up to and including Brazil in 2014, …

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Qatar focus now on ’18 World Cup

DOHA, April 11, (AFP): Of the 12 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) teams anxiously awaiting Tuesday’s draw for the Russia World Cup 2018 third round qualifiers, …

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Barca eye commanding lead – Difficult but Real will go for La Liga title: Zizou

MADRID, Feb 19, (AFP): Barcelona can open up a nine-point gap at the top of La Liga ahead of their return to Champions League action …

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US women beat Brazil 3-1 in World Cup victory tour game

If professional women’s soccer fever is about to descend on Orlando, the city got a great first taste of it. Alex Morgan, Crystal Dunn and …

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