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  1. UEFA may create league in Crimea - Russia sports minister

    Associated Press

    Russia sports minister Vitaly Mutko says UEFA may set up its own directly administered football league in the disputed region of Crimea. After Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine last year, its existing Ukrainian Premier League clubs were shut down an...

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2015
  2. Russia fail to pay coach Fabio Capello by end of year

    Associated Press

    MOSCOW -- Russian soccer authorities failed to meet their goal of paying national team coach Fabio Capello by the end of the year. Capello has not received any of his reported $11 million annual salary since June amid financial problems at the Russia...

    Story | Conversation | December 31, 2014
  3. Fabio Capello wages to be paid by Russian federation after six-mo...

    Associated Press

    The Russian Football Union says it is close to paying national team coach Fabio Capello, who last received his salary six months ago. Hit by financial problems, the RFU has been unable to meet Capello's reported $11 million-a-year salary but could no...

    Story | Conversation | December 29, 2014
  4. World Cup bid investigator Michael Garcia quits FIFA ethics commi...

    Associated Press

    World Cup

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2014
  5. FIFA: No indications football is implicated in alleged Russian sp...

    Associated Press

    FIFA says there are "no indications" that football is implicated in alleged widespread doping and corruption in Russian sports. World football's governing body says it "monitors carefully the reports concerning doping in Russia and is in close contac...

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2014
  6. FIFA president Sepp Blatter has revealed the logo for the 2018 Wo...

    Associated Press

    World Cup news

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2014
  7. Franz Beckenbauer wants FIFA World Cup bids probe published

    Associated Press

    LONDON -- Franz Beckenbauer called for the corruption report on the 2018 and 2022 World Cup host contests to be published, and said on Tuesday that he took no bribes before voting. - Beckenbauer says he is on good terms with Blatter - Garcia blasts ...

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2014
  8. Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez signs new four-year contract until 20...

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    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2014
  9. Christopher Samba faces ban for response to Russian league racist...

    Associated Press

    Congolese defender Christopher Samba faces a possible ban for his response to racist abuse in the Russian league. The former Queens Park Rangers and Blackburn player was subjected to racist abuse by fans of Torpedo Moscow while playing for Dynamo Mos...

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2014
  10. FIFA proposes January, November kickoff dates for 2022 World Cup

    Associated Press

    ZURICH -- FIFA has offered January and November in 2022 as alternative kickoff dates for the World Cup in Qatar. - Blatter to seek fifth term - Blatter backs U.S. for 2026 World Cup host - Platini backs Russia, Qatar World Cups - FIFA open talks f...

    Story | Conversation | September 08, 2014
  11. FIFA receives Michael Garcia report on alleged World Cup bidding ...

    Associated Press

    FIFA ethics investigator Michael Garcia has submitted his report into alleged corruption in the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests. - Russia World Cup not in doubt, says Blatter - EU mulls sanctions for Russia over Ukraine The Sunday Times rep...

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  12. EU considering sports sanctions against Russia over Ukraine, but ...

    Associated Press

    BRUSSELS -- European Union nations are looking at sporting sanctions to punish Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis but diplomats say the immediate targeting of high-profile events like the 2018 World Cup is unlikely at this stage. -&nbsp...

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2014
  13. Russian President Vladimir Putin won't cut out 2018 World Cup ven...

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    Story | Conversation | August 29, 2014
  14. Russian football union to meet with UEFA, FIFA over Crimea club d...

    Associated Press

    #INSERT type:image caption:Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko approved the initial decision to add the three clubs from Crimea to the Russian league. END# MOSCOW -- The Russian Football Union says it will attend UEFA and FIFA-mediated talks next ...

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2014
  15. UEFA won't punish Russia for Crimea clubs

    Associated Press

    GENEVA -- UEFA will not recognize any matches played by Crimean clubs in Russian competitions but stopped short of issuing sanctions against 2018 World Cup hosts Russia on Friday. Three clubs from Crimea, a region in Ukraine annexed by Russia in Marc...

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  16. UEFA: No case for Russia yet despite Crimea games

    Associated Press

    Russia news

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014