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FIFA to choose between North America or Morocco for 2026 World Cup

FIFA members will decide on Wednesday whether the 2026 World Cup should be played in North America or return to Africa for just the...

Salah meeting with Chechen leader raises red flags

Mohamed Salah was relaxing in his hotel room in Grozny when he was informed an important guest dropped in unexpectedly and was waiting for...

Soccer-Lacklustre Germany beat Saudi Arabia 2-1 in World Cup warmup

World champions Germany failed to hit top gear as they edged to a 2-1 victory over Saudi Arabia in a lacklustre World Cup dress...

Iraqi migrant suspected in rape and murder of German girl

German officials on Thursday said an Iraqi man suspected of raping and killing a 14-year-old girl had likely fled the country and returned to...

Israel in uproar over Argentina pre-World Cup friendly snub

The sports-crazed nation of Israel was in uproar Wednesday over Argentina's abrupt cancellation of a World Cup warmup match following pro-Palestinian protests, with some...

Hazard hones World Cup form in 3-0 friendly win over Egypt

Eden Hazard scored once and assisted another goal in a 3-0 pre-World Cup friendly win over Egypt on Wednesday that gave worried Belgium fans...

Saudi Arabia to host 3 of the next 5 Italian Super Cups

Saudi Arabia will host three of the next five Italian Super Cups. The Italian league announced on Wednesday that the first match of the series...

Tunisia use ‘keeper ruse to break Ramadan fast

Players for World Cup-bound Tunisia broke their Ramadan fast during two warm-up matches after the goalkeeper feigned injury, coach Nabil Maaloul told AFP Tuesday. Maaloul...

Maripan frustrates Serbia, Morocco ease past Slovaks

Guillermo Maripan scored the winner three minutes from time to see Chile past World Cup-bound Serbia in a friendly on Monday. Maripan knocked in a...

Erdogan says Uber ‘finished’ in Turkey

Uber faces being banned in Turkey after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the ride hailing app was "finished" on Saturday following an intense lobbying...

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