MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will cut the budget for hosting the 2018 World Cup as part of plans to slash state expenditure while recession looms, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said Thursday.
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GENEVA (AP) — The fight to remove Sepp Blatter from the most powerful job in world soccer intensified in Europe on Wednesday.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch football association chief Michael van Praag says he wants to serve a single four-year term as FIFA president to restore its credibility before handing the leadership to a new generation.
GENEVA (AP) — Luis Figo wants to be FIFA president and claims he has the nominations needed for official challenge against Sepp Blatter.
LONDON (AP) — FIFA says English clubs are dominating international transfer spending, accounting for almost 30 percent of the $4.06-billion market.