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Grain exporters in Russia’s south fear World Cup security hurdles

Published: April 4, 2018

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Grain exporters in southern Russia are seeking government assurances that shipments will not be disrupted during the World Cup soccer finals because of tight security on roads and at ports, industry sources said. Local industry players have raised their concerns at talks with regional officials in the city of Rostov-on-Don, which has important grain terminals and will host matches during the tournament starting in June, the sources said.


Michigan State official who oversaw Larry Nassar faces charges

Published: March 29, 2018

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EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The sexual abuse scandal at Michigan State University widened Tuesday when authorities charged a former dean not only with failing to keep sports doctor Larry Nassar in line but with sexually harassing female students and pressuring them for nude selfies


Spain serve World Cup warning

Published: March 28, 2018

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Among the favourites, Spain impressed most over the international break.


Brazil’s revenge on Germany must wait

Published: March 27, 2018

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Suggestions that Brazil are out for revenge against Germany are misguided. Proper retribution will come if the Selecao can a sixth World Cup in Russia, not by winning a friendly on Tuesday in Berlin. Fernando Duarte »


2018 World Cup ball criticised by Spain and Germany goalkeepers

Published: March 25, 2018

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Spain goalkeepers David De Gea and Pepe Reina and Germany’s Marc-Andre ter


Last Train to Russia: St. Petersburg

Published: March 24, 2018

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The Last Train to Russia visits all 12 cities hosting this summer’s World Cup.


Ronaldo proves he is still king in Salah battle

Published: March 24, 2018

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Watching Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah battle in a World Cup warm-up was incredible. It was like watching two great dancers trying to claim the same slice of floor and in the end, Ronaldo proved his supremacy again.


Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere thought World Cup chance with England had gone

Published: March 22, 2018

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Jack Wilshere has said he thought his hopes of going to the World Cup were over when Arsene Wenger told him he could leave Arsenal last


FIFA formally approves use of video review at World Cup

Published: March 17, 2018

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FIFA formally approved video review to be used at this summer’s World Cup. The last step towards giving match officials high-tech help in Russia was


U.K. royal family, ministers won’t attend World Cup in Russia – PM Theresa May

Published: March 14, 2018

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U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that no members of the British royal family or government ministers will attend the 2018 World


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