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Russia cracks down on Euro 2012 ticket touting

May 27th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 27 (IANS) Russian football authorities have been cracking down on ticket touts of the Euro 2012 football tournament and illegal supplies are being cut off, a senior football ... Read more...

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Russia brands England ‘primitive’ for its 2018 World Cup bid complaint to FIFA

October 28th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28(ANI): A senior Russian football official has described England 2018 World Cup bid as "absolutely primitive" for making a formal complaint to FIFA against the Russian campaign's chief.England had ... Read more...

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Brazil sure passion will drive 2014 World Cup

July 8th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 8 (DPA) Brazil's top football official brushed aside concerns his country is not ready to host the 2014 World Cup, saying it will be a success because of the passion ... Read more...

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Blatter lives his African dream

June 26th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Arne Richter Johannesburg, June 26 (DPA) The president of football's controlling body FIFA, Joseph Blatter, is probably as African as any Swiss national can ever hope to be and here in South ... Read more...

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IPL a boost for South Africa ahead of FIFA World Cup

April 16th, 2009 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, April 16 (IANS) With the second edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) kicking off Saturday, sports lovers in South Africa are in for a feast of events over the ... Read more...

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Euro co-host Ukraine promises not to disappoint after UEFA decision

September 27th, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Sep 27 (DPA) A senior Ukrainian football official said his country would not disappoint in the wake of UEFA's decision not to remove the former Soviet republic as a co-host of ... Read more...

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