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World Cup draw offers welcome distraction for Russia

MOSCOW, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Russia will host the 2018 World Cup draw on Friday, the glittering ceremony providing a…
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Panama World Cup bow owes much to old hands and Gomez magic

30 November 2017: If your country's national team has never qualified for the World Cup, they could do worse than…
Politics

Qatar grants $15M bribes to South American officials for World Cup

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: Qatar offered approximately $15 million to South American officials ahead of the FIFA executive committee…
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Cuper: we will not go to the World Cup to participate only

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: Egypt’s national team head coach, Hector Cuper, assured that the Pharaohs will not travel to…
Middle East news

Youth min. heads for Moscow to attend World Cup Draw

CAIRO – 29 November 2017: Youth and Sports Minister Khaled Abdel Aziz left for Moscow on Wednesday to attend the…
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FIFA unveils Yashin-themed poster for Russia’s 2018 World Cup

MOSCOW – 28 November 2017: FIFA presented the official poster for next year's World Cup finals in Moscow on Tuesday,…
Politics

Qatar bribes for votes to host 2022 World Cup

CAIRO – 28 November 2017: U.S. and Brazilian prosecutors have revealed that Qatar paid $22 million to the former president…
sports

Infantino vows to fight doping and racism in 2018 World Cup

CAIRO – 27 November 2017: FIFA President Gianni Infantino pledged to take firm action against doping and racism during the…
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Basketball – Egypt defeats Morocco in World Cup qualifiers

CAIRO – 26 November 2017: The Egyptian Basketball Team finished the first stage of the first phase of qualifying for…
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Mazembe crowned Confederation Cup champs

Cairo – 26 November 2017: Congo's Mazembe were crowned champions of the Confederation Cup for the second time in a…
Middle East news

Facing hurdles, Russia gears up to host World Cup

MOSCOW – 26 November 2017: Russia is gearing up to host the World Cup for the first time while facing…
sports

Inaugural Laver Cup serves up a hit with fans and players

PRAGUE– 24 September 2017: With a sold-out stadium, compelling matches and a doubles pairing of the world's top two players,…
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Egypt to host the UAE Super cup match on January 4

CAIRO – 24 November 2017: Amer Hussein, chairman of the competitions committee at the Football Federation, announced that the Arabian…
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Abdel Aziz: World Cup draw to be broadcasted for free

CAIRO – 23 November 2017: “The Ministry of Youth and Sports has completed all preparations for viewing the 2018 World…
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Postecoglou resigns as Australia coach, will not go to World Cup

SYDNEY – 22 November 2017: Ange Postecoglou resigned as Australia coach on Wednesday, a week after leading the Socceroos to…
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