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  1. World Cup opens with ceremony

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    World Cup news

    Story | Conversation | June 12, 2014
  2. FIFA denies Confed Cup cancellation as Brazil protests continue

    Associated Press

    FIFA denied that the Confederations Cup could be cancelled because of the mass protests across Brazil.

    Story | Conversation | June 21, 2013
  3. Brazil's 'new vuvuzela' giving WC brass a headache

    Associated Press

    Brazil's replacement for the vuvuzela is giving World Cup organizers a headache.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2013
  4. Kenyan ref says coach assault left him impotent

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    A Kenyan soccer referee has filed a lawsuit, contending a coach ran onto the field to protest a call and grabbed his testicles -- an attack that he says left him impotent.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2013
  5. Sepp Blatter softens position on relegation for racism

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    FIFA President Sepp Blatter has softened his proposal that clubs be punished with relegation after racist abuse, suggesting fans would deliberately provoke abuse.

    Story | Conversation | April 05, 2013
  6. Costa Rica says it has filed protest on snow loss to United State...

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    Costa Rica is asking FIFA for a replay of Friday's World Cup qualifier against the United States, won 1-0 by the Americans during a snowstorm in Commerce City, Colo.

    Story | Conversation | March 24, 2013
  7. Egyptian court confirms 21 death sentences, Al-Ahly riots ensue

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    An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed the death sentences against 21 people for taking part in a deadly soccer riot but acquitted seven police officials for their alleged role in the violence. Suspected fans enraged by the verdict torched the soccer federation headquarters and a police club in Cairo in protest.

    Story | Conversation | March 09, 2013
  8. Kevin-Prince Boateng, Sepp Blatter to discuss Milan racism row

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    Kevin-Prince Boateng will meet with FIFA president Sepp Blatter this month to discuss ways of dealing with racism in soccer.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2013
  9. Two Muslim-Chechens join Beitar despite protests

    Associated Press

    An Israeli soccer club with an unofficial tradition of not signing Arab or Muslim players is welcoming two Muslim-Chechen players amid rising tensions from its fans.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2013