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After failed coaching, Diego Maradona wishes to be FIFA President

Diego Maradona – widely regarded as the greatest footballer of all time has expressed desire to stand for the role of FIFA’s new president. Earlier in the month, amid a ...

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Interpol breaks ties with FIFA, suspends 20 million Euros partnership with the governing body

International police agency, Interpol on Friday morning announced that it would break its 20 million Euros (14 million pounds) partnership to scrap match-fixing with the governing body of world football, ...

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India vs Oman: Hosts India gear up as Oman looks to make up Brazil Loss

India is all set to host Oman in the second round 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier to have a place in the tournament, in Bengaluru today, June 11, 2015. Oman ...

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Barcelona signs Aleix Vidal, former Sevillan to stay until 2020

Barcelona has just done history by winning the treble – Spanish La Liga, Copa Del Rey and UEFA Champion’s League for a second time. But there is no resting for ...

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Trouble in the house for Christiano Ronaldo, seen urinating on street

What is the price of being one of the best footballers in the world? You are always under a careful watch. And this ‘watch’ has just turned out to be ...

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AIFF: All geared up for U-17 World Cup, signs latest MoU with the French Football association

It was only last year that Sepp Blatter, the now resigned, 79-year-old FIFA president, termed India as another ‘market for football’ where the sport can grow. During his speech at ...

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FIFA: Sepp Blatter resigns, weekend meeting postponed by UEFA

In view of the surprise resignation-announcement by FIFA chief Sepp Blatter, a weekend meeting in Berlin of European football’s apex body was on Wednesday postponed by UEFA president Michel Platini. Ironic but ...

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No Hossain, Fernandes in India’s 26 probables list for India’s FIFA qualifier round

Veteran midfielder Mehtab Hossain and young striker Romeo Fernandes missed out on the the list of 26 probables who would attend the preparatory camp for India’s impending home and away ...

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Fifa Ballon d’Or: Lewandowski Regrets voting for Ronaldo over teammate Neur

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has regretted his decision to vote Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo in the Fifa Ballon d’Or over his teammates Manuel Neuer and Bastian Schweinsteiger, but ...

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Ramadan 2014: Muslims Begin Fasting Today; Coincides with World Cup

Muslim holy festival Ramadan that is observed with one-month fasting all over the world began on Saturday, June 28, after clerics confirmed sighting of the new moon. Muslims all over ...

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Luis Suarez Punished by FIFA (Full Statement)

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has reached a decision in the case related to Luis Suárez of Uruguay following an incident that occurred during the FIFA World Cup™ match between Italy ...

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Flick: Lahm role stays despite injuries

Germany’s goal-scoring defender Mats Hummels is doubtful for their second FIFA World Cup™ match on Saturday against Ghana, assistant coach Hans-Dieter ‘Hansi’ Flick said Wednesday. Hummels headed Germany’s second goal ...

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Uruguay striker Luis Suarez : My ‘barbarian’ desire to win

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez says that he has a “barbarian” desire to beat England in their FIFA World Cup™ clash this week. The Liverpool striker, who missed his country’s shock ...

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FIFA Fan Fest passes the one million mark

Ever since the FIFA Fan Fest opened its doors to the public on the opening day of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™, fans from all over the world have ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo returns for open training

Cristiano Ronaldo received a rock star’s welcome as he returned to training on Wednesday, with Portugal seeking to regroup after their mauling from Germany in their FIFA World Cup™ opener. ...

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Fantastic victory for Host Nation, Brazil against Croatia in FIFA 2014 Opening Match

Neymar was the star of the show as Brazil came from behind to secure a hard-fought 3-1 victory over Croatia in the opening match of the FIFA World Cup™. The hosts’ ...

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Brazil vs Croatia: FIFA World Cup 2014 Opening Match Preview, Team News, Prediction, Live Streaming Information

After a long wait for four years, today’s opening match between host Brazil and fellow Group A team Croatia will kick off the 2014 World Cup officially in Sao Paulo, ...

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FIFA 2014 World Cup : Opening Match–Brazil vs Croatia Match Preview

Venue: Estadio do Maracana Date: June 12th Time: 1:30 am IST Preview: The wait for the proceedings to begin is finally over as hosts Brazil take on fellow Group A ...

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Nishimura to referee the opening match of Brazil 2014

Japan’s Yuichi Nishimura has been assigned as the referee for the opening match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ between Brazil and Croatia on Thursday 12 June. He will be ...

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FIFA Wold Cup 2014: More tit bits at a glance

Bosnia Herzegovina – Former Yugoslavian outfit Bosnia and Herzegovina will be making their debut in this edition of the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The ‘dragons’ as they are dearly ...

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