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Quebec's Kingsbury earns back-to-back World Cup moguls victories

TAZAWAKO, Japan — Canada’s Mikael Kingsbury continues to rule the World Cup moguls circuit.

The 24-year-old from Deux-Montagnes captured his second freestyle World Cup gold medal of the weekend on Sunday, edging Benjamin Cavet of France to claim the dual moguls event. 318 more words

Sports

English soccer leaders fear repeat of Euro 2016 violence at next year's World Cup in Russia

The Football Association has admitted there could be a repeat of the hooliganism that marred England’s European Championship campaign amid growing fears over fan behaviour at next year’s World Cup in Russia. 267 more words

International Soccer

Pelé +17 – and no sign of an African champion

BACK in 1974, Pelé predicted an African world champion by the year 2000. That was a bold forecast but hopes of a FIFA World Cup winner from the continent seem as unlikely as ever. 571 more words

International Football

FIFA World Cup 2014 Recap

We sit just under 18 months away from the kick-off of the next World Cup.

Let this be a reminder, that all the drama, passion and love that this game elicits will soon be here again. 72 more words

Football

When Saturday Comes

This is just a very quick blog-brag to alert you to an article that I have had published in the latest issue of the UK football magazine ‘When Saturday Comes’. 183 more words

All Whites

'What is wrong with your country?': Trump's travel ban could thwart sports diplomacy, jeopardize U.S. Olympic bid

President Donald Trump’s ban on visitors from seven Muslim nations could have a wide impact on international sports, including jeopardizing a warm relationship between the United States and Iran in wrestling competitions and threatening the chances of Los Angeles hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics and of the United States securing soccer’s 2026 World Cup. 1,764 more words

Sports

Review: The Ugly Game

WHEN QATAR WON THE RIGHTS TO HOST THE 2022 WORLD CUP, shockwaves were sent around the world. This was a country with little to no football footprint, where the terror risk was high and where summer temperatures hit 50 degrees. 591 more words