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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.


Real Madrid reach Thibaut Courtois and David de Gea crossroads and could Neymar hold the key

Published: March 20, 2018

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David De Gea and Thibaut Courtois are both on Real Madrid’s radar. After months of contradictory reports, Thibaut Courtois’ future is far from a complete picture. Having said back in February that his heart was in Madrid – his ex-partner and two children live in the city where he spent three seasons on loan with Atletico – Courtois half-heartedly reaffirmed his intention to sign a contract extension with Chelsea.


Fans and players gather for Davide Astori funeral

Published: March 8, 2018

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Football legends past and present attended former Fiorentina captain Davide Astori’s funeral on Thursday in the city of Florence


Jose Mourinho expects Man United to spend big on players next summer

Published: December 29, 2017

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MANCHESTER — Jose Mourinho expects Manchester United to invest heavily in new players next summer but he has warned it will still be


Nashville Metro Council approves financing for $275M MLS stadium project

Published: November 9, 2017

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In a major win for Nashville’s Major League Soccer expansion hopes, the Metro Council on Tuesday night voted overwhelmingly to approve Mayor Megan Barry’s financing plan for a new $275 million MLS stadium on the city’s fairgrounds. The council voted 31 to 6, with two abstentions, to sign off on a plan to issue $225 million in revenue bonds for the stadium project, giving Nashville’s expansion bid a critical boost as it competes against 11 other cities for an MLS franchise.


Barcelona to wear black armbands after fatal van attack

Published: August 18, 2017

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Barcelona will wear black armbands for their match at the Camp Nou on Sunday following the 


Baroka FC – Black Leopards Preview: Bakgaga hunt Leopards in Limpopo Derby

Published: June 7, 2017

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Baroka FC and Black Leopards will be at each other’s throats at the Peter Mokaba Stadium, with promotion to the PSL at stake. The two teams were held to draws by Cape Town’s Stellenbosch FC and thus are keen to get their campaign up and running with nothing but maximum points.


Irish nun, policeman score internet hit with football contest

Published: June 4, 2017

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An Irish nun and a policeman have emerged as unlikely sporting stars, after a video of the pair kicking a football in their respective uniforms went viral. The video shows a police officer identified as Garda O’Connell playing “keepy-uppy” with an unnamed nun from the Dominican order in the city of Limerick in southwest Ireland


Man United beats Ajax in Europa League final to qualify for Champions League

Published: May 25, 2017

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Captain Rooney and the Red Devils celebrate their Europa League title. After a long moment of silence to reflect on Monday’s terrorist attack in Manchester that killed 22 and injured more than 100, the city’s own Manchester United lifted the Europa League trophy on Wednesday


Madrid’s chance to assert UCL power

Published: April 18, 2017

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Years of success has seen Madrid establish itself as Europe’s football capital. The city has two very different clubs with contrasting ways of going about their business, and Real and Atletico can assert their dominance again. Nick Ames »


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