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ZURICH (AP) — Prince Ali bin al-Hussein’s FIFA election team says it rejected a potentially illegal offer to help him oust President Sepp Blatter in Friday’s election and informed law enforcement agencies about the approach. 96 more words
ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has deferred a decision on potentially limiting which continents can bid to host the 2026 World Cup.
FIFA’s executive committee met Monday and had the option of blocking bids from confederations which hosted one of the two previous tournaments. 75 more words
ROME (AP) — Roma secured direct entry into the Champions League group phase with a 2-1 win over Lazio in a heated Serie A derby Monday that included three late goals. 102 more words
LILLE, France (AP) — Former Ivory Coast manager Herve Renard has been named as new coach of Lille, the French first-division club said Monday.
Earlier this year, the 46-year-old Frenchman led the Ivory Coast to its first African Cup of Nations title since 1992, three years after leading unheralded Zambia to the African Cup. 72 more words