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World Cup: FIFA confirms no record of anti-doping violations

FIFA’s anti-doping authorities have confirmed that zero violations of anti-doping regulations have been registered at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, FIFA Chief Competitions and Events Officer Colin Smith said in a statement. “We have conducted over 2,700 tests,” Smith told a news conference in Moscow. “Every single player participating in the World Cup has been attested at least ...

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Blame Rohr Not VAR Nor Referee For Super Eagles World Cup Ouster

Ex-Super Eagles defender Sam Sodje has blamed the Nigeria’s ouster from the 2018 World Cup on Germany Coach Gernot Rohr for his inability to lead the squad to a second round of the on going tournament. The Eagles were sent packing from the World Cup following a 2-1 loss to Argentina on Tuesday and Sodje has laid the blame squarely ...

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Fanny Amun Blasts Pinnick, Holds NFF Responsible For Eagles World Cup Ouster

Nigeria’s foremost talent hunt maestro Fanny Amun is miffed at the high level of absolute impunity displayed by the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). He is particularly not happy about the attitude of NFF which he said thwarted the country’s World Cup dream. “The NFF did not go to Russia to contest for the World Cup,” Amun begins. ...

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Russia world Cup2018: Memorable Experience With Coca Cola

Aside from watching biggest football showpiece, the World Cup games on TV screens, its more exciting and fulfilling watching the games live at the stadium and having a real-time experience with the players, fans, coaches and the atmospheric beauty of the stadium that makes you part of the game. Seven Nigerian Teenagers had a lifetime football experience when the leading ...

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Egypt Fans Crowd Sallah’s House

Faced with a possibly annoying situation at best and a dangerous one at worst, Mohamed Salah seemed to make the best of it. A crowd formed around the Liverpool star’s Egyptian home after his address was reportedly leaked on Facebook, according to the BBC’s Shaimaa Khalil. Once a crowd inevitably formed, Salah responded by greeting his fans and signing autographs. ...

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Telemundo Suspends Two World Cup Hosts for Making Racist Gestures On-Air

As has become evident in recent weeks, the World Cup has a tendency to bring all sorts of tensions to the fore: Argentinian football legend Diego Maradona landed in hot water after being accused of making a racist gesture toward a group of South Korean fans at the Argentina vs. Iceland game; Sweden’s Jimmy Durmaz was bombarded with racist insults, ...

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Germany Reacts To Shock World Cup Exit

Germany became the third-straight reigning World Cup champions to be knocked out of the next tournament at the group stage. That doesn’t mean this was any less shocking than Italy in 2010 and Spain in 2014, though. Perhaps the most shocking. In fact, the German media have already dubbed the exit as a “historic disgrace” for Germany. Pulling punches, they ...

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South Korean Players To Be Punished After World Cup Flop

South Korean World Cup players have received the overwhelming sympathy of the Korean public, with many feeling squad members face being “punished” for failing to reach the second round by being forced to complete military service. Korean law dictates that young men between the ages of 18 and 35 must report for two years of national service, as per the ...

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Fans Drive Record Digital interest in FIFA World Cup

FIFA’s digital and social media platforms are experiencing record-breaking interest from fans during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, preliminary data revealed by FIFA has Friday confirmed. Over 130 million fans have used FIFA.com and the FIFA Apps during Russia 2018 Over 120 million followers on FIFA social media platforms New Community Management Service answers more than 100.000 fans questions ...

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How Senegal Was Sacked From Mundial 2018

Senegal became the last African team to be eliminated from the World Cup – by the narrowest and cruelest of margins. After a remarkably coincidental series of result, Senegal and Japan found themselves tied on points after completing all three games in Group H. Colombia’s 1-0 win over Senegal on Thursday in Samara, combined with Japan’s defeat to Poland by ...

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