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  1. 2014 Paralympics come to close

    Associated Press

    SOCHI, Russia -- Triumphant in the midst of global condemnation, Vladimir Putin clinked his champagne flute with leading sports officials, toasting the success of his pet project in Sochi. Under chandeliers in ornate surroundings, the wine was fl...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  2. FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia details 2018-2022 World Cup bids p...

    Associated Press

    FIFA news

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2013
  3. Russia warned of cost overruns for World Cup 2018

    Associated Press

    Standard & Poor's is warning that many of the Russian host cities for World Cup 2018 will have trouble finding the money to build soccer stadiums.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2013
  4. Stadium plans for 2018 World Cup in Russia OK'd by FIFA

    Associated Press

    FIFA approved stadiums for the opening match, semifinals and final of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  5. Fan violence a concern for 2018 World Cup

    Associated Press

    Fan violence in Russian soccer remains "a concern" and measures including a better ticketing system and security cameras in stadiums will be introduced to ensure fans are safe during the 2018 World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  6. Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev calls for lifetime hooligan bans

    Associated Press

    In a desperate attempt to curb soccer violence in Russia, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is calling for the most notorious hooligans to be banned from matches for life.

    Story | Conversation | November 26, 2012
  7. Sebastian Coe book: Sepp Blatter said 'idiots' run English soccer...

    Associated Press

    Sebastian Coe says in his book that FIFA President Sepp Blatter once described English soccer as being "run by idiots."

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2012
  8. United States to play Russia in friendly Nov. 14

    Associated Press

    The U.S. soccer team will complete its 2012 schedule with an exhibition against Russia at Krasnodar on Nov. 14.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2012
  9. Euro 2012 -- Russia, Spain fined for fans abuse at Euro 2012

    Associated Press

    UEFA fines continue

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2012
  10. Euro 2012 -- Spain, Russia charged for fans' racist chants

    Associated Press

    Racism at Euro 2012

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  11. Russia fan behavior earns fine

    Associated Press

    Russian fans

    Story | Conversation | June 23, 2012
  12. Euro 2012 -- Russia fined additional $37,800 for conduct of fans

    Associated Press

    UEFA discipline review

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2012
  13. Euro 2012 -- Poland braces for violence amid Russia-Greece

    Associated Press

    Hooligan violence

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2012
  14. Euro 2012 -- Fast-track trials, sentences underway for hooligans

    Associated Press

    Hooligans going to court

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  15. 2012 Euro -- UEFA fines Russia $150,000 for fan violence at Czech...

    Associated Press

    Russia also could lose Euro points

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012
  16. Euro 2012 -- Injury toll in Poland hooliganism rises to 24

    Associated Press

    Fallout of clashing hooligans

    Story | Conversation | June 13, 2012