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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.


Don’t try picking a World Cup winner. Just sit back and enjoy the show

Published: November 30, 2017

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I admit it: I predicted that Brazil would win the 2014 World Cup, but before you laugh, I wasn’t the only one. Goldman Sachs, the U.S.


Score predictions for 2018 World Cup playoffs

Published: November 9, 2017

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Just nine places are up for grabs ahead of the 2018 World Cup and six of those spots will be decided by the winners of two-legged playoffs. Four playoffs take place around the UEFA region this week, while Honduras do battle with Australia and Peru square off with New Zealand for a place in the tournament in Russia next summer. Ireland are the slight favorites here, especially given the fact that they have vast experience in these playoff situations and also that they play the second leg at home in Dublin.


Darlington Nagbe looks back on winning the Gold Cup

Published: August 6, 2017

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Darlington Nagbe was one of several USMNT players that got called up for the knockout stages of the Gold Cup, a tournament the United States would go on to win.


Audi Cup at Bayern Munich: Fixtures, TV channel, stream & tournament guide

Published: August 2, 2017

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Liverpool will take on Atletico Madrid in the Audi Cup final on Wednesday night after recording a convincing victory over Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Daniel Sturridge scored to lead the Reds to an impressive 3-0 victory over Bayern at the tournament the German club hosts at the Allianz Arena


WATCH: The USWNT produced an epic, thrilling comeback to beat Brazil 4-3

Published: August 2, 2017

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After starting off the Tournament of Nations with a surprising defeat to Australia, the U.S. women’s national team needed to rebound against Brazil to have a chance to win the competition. It did, and in unbelievable fashion when it looked like all hope was lost.  Down 3-1 entering the 80th minute, the U.S.


USMNT underwhelms in Gold Cup opening draw (video)

Published: July 10, 2017

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Dom Dwyer recorded his second USMNT cap with his second USMNT goal, as the U.S. began its 2017 Gold Cup with a 1-1- draw with Panama in Nashville on Saturday. The match was the first opening match of a Gold Cup not won by the Americans


USMNT opens Gold Cup with bumbling draw

Published: July 8, 2017

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The United States still has reason to be optimistic in the tournament, but the first match was underwhelming to say the least.


Draxler, Low rejoice in Confederations Cup win that silenced critics

Published: July 2, 2017

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Joachim Low called Germany’s Confederations Cup final win against Chile “an absolute joy” after his inexperienced national team held on for


Chan 2018: Caf sets date to decide Kenya fate

Published: June 18, 2017

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Kenya have until August 20, 2017, to convince Caf that they can host Chan 2018 tournament.


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