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Brazil World Cup ticket-scalping suspect gets bail
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has granted bail to a British executive charged in an alleged World Cup ticket-scalping scheme.
FIFA bans former Greece coach Santos for 8 matches
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA banned former Greece coach Fernando Santos for eight international games on Monday for verbally abusing match officials at the World Cup.
Germany top of FIFA rankings after World Cup win
ZURICH (AP) — Germany climbed to the top of the FIFA rankings on Thursday after winning the World Cup for the first time in 24 years, while several European rivals paid the price for their dismal performances in Brazil.
World Cup ticket-scalping suspect surrenders
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A top figure in an alleged illegal World Cup ticket-scalping scheme surrendered to Brazilian officials Monday, four days after police labeled him a fugitive, his lawyer said.
Fan takes free kick in West Ham-Spurs game
LONDON (AP) — A fan ran onto the field during Saturday's Premier League game between West Ham and Tottenham and took a free kick before being chased away by a steward.