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Coronavirus Outbreak: FIFA agrees to $1.5 billion relief plan to help deal with impact of COVID-19 pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: FIFA agrees to $1.5 billion relief plan to help deal with impact of COVID-19 pandemic

The third stage of the plans, unanimously backed by the FIFA Council on Thursday, allows for a ‘universal solidarity grant’ of $1 million dollars to all national associations with an additional $500,000 specifically for women’s football.

Coronavirus Outbreak: FIFA president Gianni Infantino warns against re-starting football too early
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Coronavirus Outbreak: FIFA president Gianni Infantino warns against re-starting football too early

Football around the world has come to a standstill with domestic leagues on hold and major tournaments such as Euro 2020 and the Copa America postponed for one year

Coronavirus Outbreak: World football players’ union FIFPRO shows concern over wage cuts and lay offs
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Coronavirus Outbreak: World football players’ union FIFPRO shows concern over wage cuts and lay offs

Football has been brought to a standstill by the coronavirus crisis with domestic leagues suspended and international competitions such as Euro 2020 and the Copa America postponed.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC faces fierce resistance ahead of national comittees briefing on state of Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOC faces fierce resistance ahead of national comittees briefing on state of Games

The IOC has remained committed to staging the Tokyo Games as planned from 24 July – 9 August, saying on Tuesday after a meeting with international sports federations that measures against the virus were delivering results.

Coronavirus pandemic: Nigeria's John Obi Mikel leaves Turkish football side Trabzonspor amid concerns over COVID-19
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Coronavirus pandemic: Nigeria's John Obi Mikel leaves Turkish football side Trabzonspor amid concerns over COVID-19

John Obi Mikel has left Turkish side Trabzonspor days after the former Chelsea midfielder said he did not feel comfortable with top-flight games in the country being played despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus pandemic: Football could see mass layoffs due to economic crisis caused by virus outbreak, warns FIFPRO
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Coronavirus pandemic: Football could see mass layoffs due to economic crisis caused by virus outbreak, warns FIFPRO

Professional football has been wiped off the map for weeks, maybe months, after all the major leagues, cups and international competitions were suspended, culminating in the postponement of Euro 2020 and Copa America on Tuesday.

Coronavirus pandemic: CONMEBOL postpones Copa America to 2021 in bid to finish suspended domestic leagues
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Coronavirus pandemic: CONMEBOL postpones Copa America to 2021 in bid to finish suspended domestic leagues

South American football body CONMEBOL says the Copa America in Colombia and Argentina will be played between 11 June and 11 July of 2021

Ecuador football federation hire former Barcelona, Manchester United midfielder Jordi Cruyff as national team coach
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Ecuador football federation hire former Barcelona, Manchester United midfielder Jordi Cruyff as national team coach

Jordi Cruyff, the son of coaching legend Johan Cruyff, has signed a three-year contract, the Ecuador football federation said

International friendlies: Lionel Messi returns to Argentina squad after three-month ban for clashes against Brazil, Uruguay
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International friendlies: Lionel Messi returns to Argentina squad after three-month ban for clashes against Brazil, Uruguay

Lionel Messi was called up by Argentina on Thursday for friendly games against Brazil and Uruguay next month, the country's football association announced on Twitter

Neymar's Champions League return in doubt after Brazil forward injures hamstring during international friendly against Nigeria
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Neymar's Champions League return in doubt after Brazil forward injures hamstring during international friendly against Nigeria

The 27-year-old, who played the full 90 minutes against Senegal on Thursday, clutched his hamstring after eight minutes and was replaced by Philippe Coutinho shortly after.

Germany to hand out several debuts for friendly clash against Lionel Messi-less Argentina
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Germany to hand out several debuts for friendly clash against Lionel Messi-less Argentina

Germany are set to hand out several debuts with Joachim Loew missing a host of first-choice names for Wednesday's friendly match against an Argentina without Lionel Messi.

Luis Abram scores late winner as Peru take revenge of Copa America final defeat with victory over Brazil in friendly
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Luis Abram scores late winner as Peru take revenge of Copa America final defeat with victory over Brazil in friendly

Peru grabbed a slice of revenge for their loss to Brazil in the Copa America final on Tuesday, defeating the five-time World Cup winners 1-0 in a friendly in Los Angeles.

India vs Qatar Highlights, FIFA 2022 World Cup Qualifier Football Match: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu ensures goalless draw with clutch saves
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India vs Qatar Highlights, FIFA 2022 World Cup Qualifier Football Match: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu ensures goalless draw with clutch saves

Catch all the latest updates and check up on the LIVE score as India take on World Cup 2022 hosts Qatar in their qualifier match-up in Doha.

Lionel Messi banned for three months from national team after footballer's 'corruption' outburst against CONMEBOL
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Lionel Messi banned for three months from national team after footballer's 'corruption' outburst against CONMEBOL

Lionel Messi was banned from playing for his national team for three months and fined $50,000 on Friday by CONMEBOL after he heavily criticized the South American football governing body during the Copa America.

Lionel Scaloni signs contract extension to remain Argentina head coach for 2022 World Cup qualifiers
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Lionel Scaloni signs contract extension to remain Argentina head coach for 2022 World Cup qualifiers

Lionel Scaloni was initially hired as interim coach last August, just over two weeks after Jorge Sampaoli was sacked following Argentina's last 16 elimination from the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

PSG star Neymar rape probe dropped by Brazil police due to lack of evidence
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PSG star Neymar rape probe dropped by Brazil police due to lack of evidence

Neymar had vehemently denied allegations he raped a Brazilian woman in a Paris hotel in May.

LaLiga: Recent Barcelona transfers preparation for 'post-Lionel Messi era', says club president Josep Bartomeu
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LaLiga: Recent Barcelona transfers preparation for 'post-Lionel Messi era', says club president Josep Bartomeu

Although there is no suggestion Messi wants to walk away anytime soon, Barcelona are determined they will be able to continue their success once the Argentine is gone.

India slip two places to 103 in FIFA rankings, Algeria leapfrog 28 places after Africa Cup triumph
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India slip two places to 103 in FIFA rankings, Algeria leapfrog 28 places after Africa Cup triumph

In the recent rankings released by FIFA, India fell two places to 103 after it lost two matches and drew one in the Intercontinental Cup earlier this month

Neymar to travel with Paris-Saint Germain squad to China despite speculations over his future with French club
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Neymar to travel with Paris-Saint Germain squad to China despite speculations over his future with French club

Neymar will travel on an upcoming tour of China with Paris-Saint Germain, the club said on Tuesday, as the troubled Brazilian superstar's future remains up in the air amid mounting signs he is unhappy at the French champions.

CONMEBOL sanction Argentina football chief Claudio Tapia for his critical remarks on Copa America semi-finals' referee
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CONMEBOL sanction Argentina football chief Claudio Tapia for his critical remarks on Copa America semi-finals' referee

South American football's ruling body CONMEBOL on Tuesday sanctioned Argentine federation president Claudio Tapia over an attack on a Copa America referee.