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Russian soccer stadiums a throwback to 1980s England
Watching a football match in Russia often carries echoes of the grim era of hooliganism in 1980s Britain.
Scale of racism in Cup host Russia a threat, report says
LONDON (AP) — Russian football is plagued by a racist and far-right extremist fan culture that threatens the safety of visitors to the 2018 World Cup, according to a report provided to The Associated Press.
FIFA official: WCup boycott would be 'nonsense'
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said Friday a boycott of the 2018 World Cup in Russia would be "nonsense."
FIFA audit panel member stood down from duty
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has removed a member of its financial monitoring panel who has been implicated in corruption.
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.
Solo regrets 'horrible choice' in interview with ABC
U.S. women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo tells ABC News it was a "horrible choice" last month when her husband, former Seattle Seahawks player Jerramy Stevens, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in a team van.
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