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Infantino makes first visit to Qatar’s Al Bayt Stadium in World Cup inspection
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Mesut Ozil offers to pay wages of the Gunnersaurus
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Day we'll win World Cup finals, Women's Cricket will have different aura: Anjum Chopra
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Club World Cup postponed, Infantino speaks on racism and Swiss investigation
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Spurs Women sign two-time World Cup winning striker Morgan
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He won't make it to the World Cup
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Factbox: Impact of Russia ban on Olympics medal hopefulsRussia was banned from the world's top sporting events for four years on Monday, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup, for tampering with doping tests.
Russia banned from Olympics, soccer World Cup for doctoring dope testsRussia was banned from the world's top sporting events for four years on Monday, including the next summer and winter Olympics and the 2022 soccer World Cup, for tampering with doping tests.
Russia cannot compete at 2022 World Cup under own flag: WADAThe World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said on Monday that the Russian national soccer team could not take part in the 2022 World Cup under the Russian flag due to doping sanctions that bar the country..
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South Korea wants action against North Korea over closed-door game: reportSouth Korea's national soccer federation has asked the sport's continental body to consider action against North Korea for staging their 2022 World Cup qualifier behind closed doors, according to a..
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North Korea World Cup qualifier with South played to empty standsLong-time foes North and South Korea played a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, their first football match in the North in 30 years, but no fans were allowed in the stands and Pyongyang refused to..
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Diplomatic chill as North hosts South Korea in World Cup qualifierSouth Korean football fans will be left in the dark as their national team play in North Korea for the first time in 30 years on Tuesday, with Pyongyang refusing to broadcast the World Cup qualifier..
Hong Kong protesters boo Chinese anthem, as leader warns against interferenceAnti-government protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months spread to the sports field on Tuesday, as many local fans defied Chinese law to boo the country's national anthem ahead of..
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Incredible Kerr scores four to send Matildas through to World Cup last 16The sensational Sam Kerr has become the first Australian to score a World Cup hat-trick, firing four goals in a 4-1 rout of Jamaica to send the Matildas into the knockout rounds.
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