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Friday Kickoff: World Cup, Blatter, Chapecoense and more

More changes may be coming to the World Cup, while a former FIFA president has taken a shot as his successor.

FIFA is reportedly considering adding penalty shootouts to World Cup group stage matches that end in a tie. 238 more words

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Fifa Club World Cup 2016

As a terrible soccer player but self proclaimed master of FIFA I was extremely excited to find out that the club world cup was beings held while we were in Japan. 117 more words

Thursday Kickoff: World Cup, Chapecoense, Arsenal and more

FIFA’s president hopes for radical changes to the World Cup format, while one of the world’s top clubs is looking to reach out to a team in need. 240 more words


A First for the World Cup: A Heated Hybrid Surface

FIFA has had, let’s face it, a lot of new experiences in the last few years. Some of those have been better than others. But in 2018, there will be another first when, for the first time, the World Cup final, being held at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, will take place on a hybrid turf system. 232 more words


Canadian speedskater Vincent de Haître wins World Cup 1,000 metres gold

ASTANA, Kazakhstan — Canadian long-track speedskater Vincent de Haître won his first individual gold medal Saturday in the men’s 1,000 metres at the ISU World Cup. 395 more words

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Canadian luge relay team takes gold at World Cup

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. — The Canadian relay team had one of this Canada’s best performances at a luge World Cup on Saturday with a gold medal at Mount Van Hoevenberg, shortly after Kim McRae and Alex Gough won medals in the women’s competition. 601 more words


Five freaks

I’m not ashamed to admit that last Sunday afternoon I reached peak football freak – a state of being that is reserved only for the rarest, most magical of occasions when everything falls perfectly into place. 3,133 more words

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