2014 World-cup

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Former FIFA World Cup referee Marco Rodriguez set to take over as head coach of Spanish third-division side Salamanca
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Former FIFA World Cup referee Marco Rodriguez set to take over as head coach of Spanish third-division side Salamanca

Rodriguez, who also has Spanish citizenship, had already officiated in two other World Cups — 2006 and 2010. He also used to work as a soccer commentator in Mexico

Former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter plans to sue football's governing body and Gianni Infantino for spreading false information
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Former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter plans to sue football's governing body and Gianni Infantino for spreading false information

Former FIFA boss Sepp Blatter plans to sue world football's governing body and his successor for allegedly spreading false information and damaging his reputation, according to a news report.

Champions League: Juventus' Sami Khedira out of Atletico Madrid clash due to irregular heartbeat
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Champions League: Juventus' Sami Khedira out of Atletico Madrid clash due to irregular heartbeat

Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira did not travel with his side to their Champions League last-16 first leg at Atletico Madrid because medical tests revealed he had an irregular heartbeat, the Serie A leaders said on Tuesday.

FIFA's ethics committe bans Caribbean football chief Venold Coombs over ticket scam at 2014 World Cup
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FIFA's ethics committe bans Caribbean football chief Venold Coombs over ticket scam at 2014 World Cup

FIFA's ethics committee banned a Caribbean football chief on Tuesday for selling allocated tickets at raised prices during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Germany look for answers within after historic early departure from tournament
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Germany look for answers within after historic early departure from tournament

In one of the competition's biggest ever shocks, Germany failed to reach the knockout stage of a World Cup for the first time for 80 years, but it was the meek manner of their capitulation against South Korea in their final game that really stung.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Hong Kong police bust illegal football gambling ring, seize bets worth $9.9million
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Hong Kong police bust illegal football gambling ring, seize bets worth $9.9million

Hong Kong police busted an illegal football gambling ring on Wednesday, seizing bets worth nearly $10 million and arresting 45 individuals.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Germany's Joachim Low signs contract extension, to remain coach till Qatar edition
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Germany's Joachim Low signs contract extension, to remain coach till Qatar edition

In the post since 2006, Low, 58, who steered Germany to their 2014 World Cup triumph, has signed a two-year extension to take him through to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund held by Augsburg as fans boycott match to protest against Monday football
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Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund held by Augsburg as fans boycott match to protest against Monday football

Marco Reus continued his fairytale comeback with a goal, but Borussia Dortmund were held to a 1-1 draw by Augsburg while fans protested against Monday football in the Bundesliga.

Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Goetze out for six weeks with ankle ligament damage
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Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Goetze out for six weeks with ankle ligament damage

Borussia Dortmund's creative midfielder Mario Goetze has been sidelined for at least six weeks with ankle ligament damage, the troubled Bundesliga club said on Monday.

La Liga: Spanish winger Jesus Navas returns to Sevilla on four-year deal
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La Liga: Spanish winger Jesus Navas returns to Sevilla on four-year deal

Spanish international winger Jesus Navas returned to Sevilla on Tuesday, the La Liga club announced on their website.

Confederations Cup 2017: Germany's Joachim Loew wants doping footballers to be 'named and shamed'
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Confederations Cup 2017: Germany's Joachim Loew wants doping footballers to be 'named and shamed'

Germany manager Joachim Loew wants the names of any players caught doping to be made public, after Russian football was on Wednesday accused of tampering with urine samples.

Confederations Cup 2017: Germany's young squad relishing chance to shine in Russia
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Confederations Cup 2017: Germany's young squad relishing chance to shine in Russia

Germany's coach Joachim Loew wants to oversee the development of a handful of his players to world-class status in Russia in order to challenge his current first-choice stars for their places.

Rio 2016: Neymar steps down as Brazil captain after hosts' first Olympic gold
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Rio 2016: Neymar steps down as Brazil captain after hosts' first Olympic gold

Barcelona star Neymar said he will step down as Brazil captain after leading the Olympic Games' hosts to their first ever football gold medal.

Rio Olympics 2016: Neymar and co booed as Brazil's quest for gold starts with a draw
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Rio Olympics 2016: Neymar and co booed as Brazil's quest for gold starts with a draw

Brazil and superstar Neymar were booed off as their quest for a maiden Olympic football gold medal began with a 0-0 draw against 10-man South Africa.

Bastian Schweinsteiger retires: From Thomas Mueller to Joachim Loew, Germany bids farewell
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Bastian Schweinsteiger retires: From Thomas Mueller to Joachim Loew, Germany bids farewell

Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger on Friday announced his retirement from international duty with immediate effect.

Bastian Schweinsteiger retires: Germany’s World Cup win at Maracana remains his greatest feat
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Bastian Schweinsteiger retires: Germany’s World Cup win at Maracana remains his greatest feat

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger walks away from die Mannschaft two years after his crowning moment in helping win the 2014 World Cup at Maracana stadium.

Bastian Schweinsteiger bids adieu to Germany, retires from international football
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Bastian Schweinsteiger bids adieu to Germany, retires from international football

Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger on Friday announced his retirement from international duty with immediate effect.

Euro 2016: Germany's semi-final loss to France blamed on non-white players by politician
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Euro 2016: Germany's semi-final loss to France blamed on non-white players by politician

A politician from Germany's right-wing populist AfD party sparked outrage, she suggested that Germany could win against France with fewer non-white players.

Euro 2016: Playing against France special, but we're not afraid, says Germany's Toni Kroos
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Euro 2016: Playing against France special, but we're not afraid, says Germany's Toni Kroos

Toni Kroos said the pressure is also on hosts France when they meet in a mouthwatering Euro 2016 semi-final clash that will set up a final with Portugal.

Euro 2016: Germany take heart from World Cup semis performance ahead of France clash
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Euro 2016: Germany take heart from World Cup semis performance ahead of France clash

Germany face hosts France in the Euro 2016 semi-finals on Thursday in the midst of an injury crisis, but buoyed by memories of their flooring of Brazil at the same stage of the 2014 World Cup.