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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


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


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


Who will win Messi vs. Ronaldo battle in El Clasico?

Published: December 20, 2017

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Steve Nicol shares his thoughts on who will come out on top in the El Clasico showdown between La Liga’s biggest superstars.


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.


Report: Burzaco paid Messi, other Argentines $200,000 to play in friendlies

Published: November 17, 2017

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Testimony continued in the FIFAGate trials in Brooklyn Thursday, and cooperating witness Alejandro Burzaco dropped another bombshell in court.


WATCH: 2018 World Cup here we come

Published: November 16, 2017

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The Exploding Heads break down the recent World Cup playoffs as all 32 teams are now set for Russia.


2018 World Cup: Who has qualified for the finals in Russia next year

Published: November 16, 2017

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Qualifying for the 2018 World Cup, which began


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