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  1. 2010 World Cup: Nwankwo Kanu confirms international retirement

    Soccernet staff

    Nwankwo Kanu has confirmed his international retirement following Nigeria's World Cup exit.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2010
  2. Aurelio Vidmar quits Adelaide United for Australia roles

    Soccernet staff

    Aurelio Vidmar has resigned from his post as Adelaide United coach to take up the dual role of coach of Australia's Olympic side and assistant to the new senior national team boss after the World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2010
  3. Adrian Mutu fails second drugs test

    Soccernet staff

    The Italian Olympic Committee has announced that Fiorentina striker Adrian Mutu has failed a drugs test for the second time in his career.

    Story | Conversation | January 28, 2010
  4. Iraq facing FIFA expulsion

    Soccernet staff

    Iraq faces being kicked out of world soccer after its football association was disbanded, the sport's governing body FIFA said on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2009
  5. Angry Cannavaro cleared of doping offence

    Soccernet staff

    Italy captain Fabio Cannavaro has been cleared of doping after failing a drugs test following treatment for an insect sting, the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) said on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2009
  6. Cannavaro should be cleared - doping prosecutor

    Soccernet staff

    Fabio Cannavaro did not commit a doping offence and should be cleared because he took cortisone only to treat an bee sting, the Italian Olympic Committee's (CONI) anti-doping prosecutor said on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2009
  7. England aim to represent Great Britain at 2012 Olympics

    Soccernet staff

    The long-running row over Great Britain entering a team to compete in the London 2012 Olympics appeared to come to an end on Friday after the four home nations today struck a deal which would allow an English side to compete at the Games.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2009
  8. GB Olympic side still in doubt despite assurances

    Soccernet staff

    The prospect of a British football team competing in the London 2012 Olympics appears no closer despite fresh assurances from FIFA over the independence of the four home nations.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2008