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FIFA President Sepp Blatter deserves the Nobel Prize, Russian President Vladimir Putin says

MOSCOW — Vladimir Putin and Sepp Blatter just can’t stop praising each other.

The Russian president, speaking with Swiss TV on Monday, said the embattled head of FIFA deserves a Nobel Prize for his work. 428 more words

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Football in Primary Colours - a short note on The World Is A Ball by John Doyle

There are four primary colours. Red, green, blue and football. And Doyle colours the whole world football. The paintbrush his heart. I cannot remember a book that made me so happy of late. 406 more words

Toronto

Reacting to the FIFA World Cup Preliminary Draw

Yesterday, FIFA hosted the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. In between jazz performances and awkward comedy bits from a Russian supermodel, the road to the next World Cup became much clearer for someĀ of the FIFA confederations. 811 more words

FIFA World Cup

Canada draws Belize in next round of World Cup qualifying

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia

Canada will face Belize in the next round of World Cup qualifying.

The first leg will be played Sept. 4 at BMO Field in Toronto with the second leg set for Sept. 366 more words

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World Cup Seedings announced for European Qualification

Pot one: Germany, Belgium, Holland, Romania, England, Wales, Portugal, Spain, Croatia.
Pot two: Italy, Slovakia, Austria, Switzerland, Czech Republic, France, Iceland, Denmark, Bosnia-Herzegovina. 138 more words

Football

One Goal: Bayern Munich, the Bundesliga, and the German National Team

One Goal, that’s what it took. One left foot, volleying one ball, into one net. One Goal. This was the Goal of Victory, the Goal of Achievement. 3,151 more words

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