Posts Tagged Professional soccer

FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of World Cup

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament “can achieve positive change.”

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Olympiacos beats AC Milan 3-0 in Toronto

Olympiacos' Andreas Bouchalakis, right, celebrates his second-half goal in front of AC Milan's Alessandro Mastalli during an International Champions Cup soccer match at BMO Field in Toronto on Thursday, July 24, 2014.  (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese)

TORONTO (AP) — Alejandro Dominguez, Dimitris Diamantakos and Andreas Bouchalakis scored to help Olympiacos beat AC Milan 3-0 on Thursday night in the opening game of the Guinness International Champions Cup.

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Frank Lampard joins New York City FC of MLS

NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Lampard is joining New York City FC.

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Austrians investigate disturbance at Israeli game

VIENNA (AP) — Federal and local law enforcement agencies in Austria are investigating an incident in which pro-Palestinian protesters stormed the pitch during a football match between an Israeli club and a French team.

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Blatter, Emir of Qatar meet for labor rights talks

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter has met with the Emir of Qatar to discuss improving migrant workers’ rights in the 2022 World Cup host nation.

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