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  • Trophy, kits for grand exhibition soccer matches unveiled

    KARACHI: Leisure Leagues on Tuesday unveiled the trophy, playing kits and a portion of the theme song for the two exhibition football matches to be played by FC Barcelona’s Ronaldinho and other professional international footballers in Karachi and Lahore over the coming weekend...

    Leisure Leagues had announced back in March that they wanted to revive and kick-start football activity in Pakistan in a grand way by inviting football’s...

  • UEFA charges Croatia soccer body for fan disorder, racism

    PARIS: UEFA formally opened a disciplinary case against the Croatian soccer federation on Saturday for racism and fan disorder at a European Championship match...

    The national team has a faction of fans with far-right views, and also groups who are protesting against the widely unpopular national soccer body led by former Croatia great Davor Suker...

  • Soccer-Fun-loving wolf named as World Cup mascot

    Zabivaka the wolf followed in the footsteps of Naranjito the orange, Footix the football-playing rooster and Fuleco the armadillo by being named as the official mascot of the 2018 World Cup on Saturday...

    FIFA described its latest creation, unveiled during a live television show in the presence of Russian deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko and former Brazil striker Ronaldo, as “a wolf who radiates fun, charm and confidence”
  • FIFA ethics chief probing soccer officials

    ZURICH: The chief ethics investigator of FIFA said on Wednesday he is conducting several proceedings against unnamed football officials based on initial findings from an investigation into the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup...

    “The independent Investigatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee is carrying out several proceedings into football officials on suspicion of breach of the FIFA Code of Ethics based on the findings of...
  • Women’s soccer campaigner Dodd loses FIFA spot

    MANAMA: Prominent women’s soccer advocate Moya Dodd of Australia lost her place on FIFA’s ruling body after she was beaten in a vote by Mahfuza Ahkter of Bangladesh at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) congress on Monday...

    Dodd had previously been a co-opted member of FIFA’s old executive committee and was a leading voice promoting women’s soccer within the global body...

  • Musical notes from a soccer match

    What must be standard fare for veteran soccer fans, came to me, a newcomer, as a sociological experience...

    Since the human family is supposed to have branched out from Africa into the distant corners of the world, soccer may well be linked to the movement...

  • Senators accuse US Soccer over FIFA scandal

    WASHINGTON: United States soccer chiefs knew or should have known about widespread corruption at FIFA, a US senator said Wednesday, calling for urgent reform at the highest levels of football...

    Richard Blumenthal was addressing a Senate subcommittee hearing scrutinizing FIFA and the US Soccer Federation, after US authorities in May indicted 14 people -- including top football officials -- over tens of millions of dollars of alleged...

  • German far right angry at soccer team’s photos on candy bars

    Photos of Germany’s national soccer team on a popular chocolate bar have prompted online outrage among Germany’s far right because they include childhood pictures of some players of migrant origin...

    Chocolatier Ferrero swapped the usual blond boy on its ‘Kinder’ bars ahead of this summer’s European Championships for photos of the German soccer players as children...

  • US win women’s baseball; Uruguay claim soccer gold

    TORONTO: The United States won the inaugural women’s baseball competition at the Pan American Games on Sunday, while Uruguay beat defending champion Mexico in the men’s soccer final on the closing day of competition...

    In the men’s soccer final, Uruguay got a goal from Brian Lozano off a direct kick in the 11th minute and then held on for a 1-0 win over defending Pan Am champion Mexico...

  • Defiant Syria soccer coach sports Assad T-shirt

    SINGAPORE: In a defiant gesture of support for his country’s embattled leader, Syria’s national soccer coach wore a T-shirt of a smiling President Bashar al-Assad to a news conference here on Monday — and said he wanted to keep politics out of sport...

  • Soccer plane in Colombia crash was running out of fuel: recording

    The plane that crashed in Colombia virtually wiping out an entire Brazilian soccer team was running out of fuel, had no electrical power, and was preparing for an emergency landing, according to the pilot's final words...

    The disaster on Monday night killed 71 people and sent shock waves round the global soccer world...

  • Twin bombing outside Istanbul soccer stadium kills 29, wounds 166

    Two bombs exploded less than a minute apart, killing 29 people and wounding 166 outside a soccer stadium in Istanbul on Saturday night, in a co-ordinated attack on police shortly after a match between two of Turkey's top teams...

    First a car bomb exploded outside the Vodafone Arena, home to Istanbul's Besiktas soccer team, leaving flaming wreckage on the street...

  • Kurdish militants may be behind soccer bombing that killed 38: Turkey

    Turkey said on Sunday that Kurdish militants may be responsible for the two bombs that killed 38 people and wounded 155 in what looked to be a coordinated attack on police outside a soccer stadium in Istanbul after a match between two top teams...

    The blasts on Saturday night — a car bomb outside the Vodafone Arena, home to Istanbul's Besiktas soccer team, followed by a suicide bomb attack in an adjacent park less than a minute later...

  • Cherchesov named Russia’s national soccer coach

    MOSCOW: Russia’s Football Union (RFU) on Thursday appointed ex-Legia Warsaw boss Stanislav Cherchesov as the country’s new national coach, handing him the daunting task of leading the team into the 2018 World Cup...

    Former Russian international team goalkeeper Stanislav Cherchesov, 52, replaces CSKA Moscow coach Leonid Slutsky, who resigned from the position after Russia crashed out of Euro 2016 without a win
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