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    Argentine FA’s ‘guide to flirting’ at WC causes stir

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 09:29pm on May 18, 2018

    Argentina’s Football Association apologised on Wednesday for issuing a World Cup handbook featuring a section on how to flirt with Russian women, admitting to an...

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    Southgate selects youthful England squad

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:17am on May 17, 2018

    Trent Alexander-Arnold has been included in England’s 23-man squad for the World Cup as Joe Hart and Jack Wilshere were confirmed as the big-name casualties....

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    Saudis suspend WC referee over bribery

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 12:05am on May 17, 2018

    The Saudi Football Federation have banned referee Fahad al-Mirdasi for life over bribery and urged FIFA to remove him from the pool of referees for...

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    Neymar scared ahead of WC

    Agence France-Presse . Sao Paolo | Updated at 12:05am on May 17, 2018

    As Neymar, the world’s most expensive player, battles to be fit for Brazil’s World Cup campaign, he is aware of the pressure...

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    Neuer running out of time to prove WC fitness

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:01am on May 06, 2018

    Manuel Neuer has just one possible match left to prove his fitness following a foot fracture before Germany name their World Cup squad in a...

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    FIFA proposes mini-WC every two years

    Reuters . Nyon | Updated at 12:03am on May 03, 2018

    FIFA president Gianni Infantino has proposed staging what would effectively be a mini-World Cup, featuring eight international teams, every two years in addition to the...

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    WC is my main focus now, not Test comeback: Mashrafee

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 29, 2018

    One of the most contentious issues in Bangladesh cricket over the last few months is a planned Test comeback of fast bowler Mashrafee bin Murtaza....

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    Trump tweets threat to opponents of US 2026 WC bid

    Reuters  | Updated at 12:05am on April 28, 2018

    United States president Donald Trump on Thursday tweeted his support for the North American bid for the 2026 soccer World Cup and issued a veiled...

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    Tigers to open WC against SA

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:21pm on April 25, 2018

    Bangladesh will open their campaign in World Cup 2019 against South Africa on June 2 at the Oval, revealed cricket’s leading website ESPNCricinfo on Wednesday....

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    Ibra drops World Cup hint

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:05am on April 20, 2018

    Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hinted that he hopes to feature at this year’s World Cup, teasing fans that he could come out of retirement...