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World Cup 2018 team preview: Can Mexico finally win a knockout match on foreign soil?

Published: May 24, 2018

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Welcome to Yahoo Sports’ team-by-team 2018 World Cup previews. With less than a month to go until this summer’s tournament, it’s time to get familiar with each of the 32 teams participating in Russia. Next up in Group F is Mexico


France midfielder Adrien Rabiot’s refusal to be World Cup reserve ‘massive mistake’ – Didier Deschamps

Published: May 23, 2018

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CLAIREFONTAINE-EN-YVELINES, France — France coach Didier Deschamps has confirmed that Paris Saint-Germain’s Adrien Rabiot has refused a


2018 FIFA World Cup: 5 talking points from Brazil’s squad announcement

Published: May 15, 2018

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The big issues from Tite’s squad for Russia


Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s World Cup return ruled out by Sweden

Published: April 26, 2018

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LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not be coming out of international retirement to represent Sweden at this summer’s World Cup, the


Mexico, ‘America’s team’ in Russia 2018

Published: April 24, 2018

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It’s a Tuesday night in March, 2½ months before the World Cup, and almost 80,000 ticket-buyers are dashing through a day-long thunderstorm to attend an inconsequential soccer match under AT&T Stadium’s closed roof. As part of preparations for this summer’s spectacle in Russia, the Mexican national team has swept into town for a friendly against Croatia.


FIFA probes racist abuse directed at French stars in Russia friendly

Published: March 29, 2018

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(CNN)Football’s world governing body FIFA says it’s gathering evidence into racist chants directed at a number of French stars during an international friendly in Russia, less than three months before the country hosts the World Cup. Photographers from news agencies AFP and Reuters said they heard racist abuse — notably monkey chants — directed at Ousmane Dembele and N’Golo Kante.Paul Pogba was also reportedly targeted after he scored France’s second goal in a 3-1 win over Russia in St. Petersburg on Tuesday


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.


Russia to shut down factories for World Cup

Published: March 6, 2018

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Russia is overruling fearful big business owners and looking to shut down dozens of gigantic factories to avert accidents and the threat of terror attacks during this year’s World Cup. The halt in production highlights the financial sacrifice Russia is preparing to make when it hosts football’s showpiece event for the first time from June 14


Hosting 2026 World Cup could bring $5 billion to North America

Published: February 9, 2018

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Hosting the 2026 World Cup could bring more than $5 billion in economic activity to North America, the committee hoping to win the tournament’s rights says. The United Bid Committee — made up of the soccer federations of the U.S., Mexico and Canada — said a study from the Boston Consulting Group found that the countries will earn $3-4 billion after factoring in the costs of hosting the tournament


Russia signals rainbow flags tolerated at World Cup

Published: December 1, 2017

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Spectators will be allowed to fly rainbow flags at the World Cup, Russia’s top anti-discrimination official for soccer indicated on Thursday. Alexei Smertin, the Russian Football Union official and a World Cup ambassador, said spectators won’t be affected by a Russian law prohibiting ”propaganda” of homosexuality to minors


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