2018 FIFA World Cup Headlines

  • Qatar says Nepali worker dies building World Cup stadium

    Qatar says a Nepali worker has died while helping to build a stadium for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in the Arab nation. Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy said in a statement Tuesday the 23-year-old worker died at its Al Wakrah Stadium project site. It offered no cause of...

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  • Keep bribes quiet for 10 years, FIFA won't punish you

    FIFA has officially eradicated corruption. All it took was pressing the delete key. Soccer officials and players who bother checking out the new code of ethics governing their conduct will find the word "corruption" missing. They will also discover how to now avoid being banned for paying...

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  • The Latest: Newcastle signs defender Fernandez from Swansea

    The Latest on transfer deadline day in the English Premier League (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Newcastle has completed the signing of defender Federico Fernandez from Swansea for an undisclosed fee. Magpies manager Rafa Benitez was keen to reunite with the 29-year-old Fernandez,...

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  • Egypt's goalie, oldest World Cup player, quits national team

    Egypt's goalkeeper Essam El Hadary says he's retiring from the national team after making history and becoming the oldest soccer player to play in a World Cup match during the tournament in Russia. The 45-year-old posted on Facebook late on Monday: "After 22 years, four months and 12 days,...

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