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  • Ronaldinho leaves Atletico Mineiro - club

    Former world player of the year Ronaldinho has left Atletico Mineiro, the club said Monday. The 34-year-old left on amicable terms after a meeting between his agent and brother Roberto de Assis and the club president Alexandre Kalil, Mineiro's press service told AFP. The former Barcelona, AC Milan…

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  • Michael Bradley blasts officials after loss

    TORONTO (AP) -- - U.S. World Cup player Michael Bradley took dead aim at Major League Soccer and its referees Saturday night after Toronto FC's 2-1 loss to Sporting Kansas City. ''It's by no means an excuse, it was the same for both teams, but the referee was absolutely awful,'' the Toronto player…

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  • FIFA seeks investigation of Tavecchio remarks

    ZURICH (AP) -- FIFA wants the Italian soccer federation to open an investigation into alleged racist comments by presidential candidate Carlo Tavecchio.

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  • Green fights to show he belongs with Bayern

    Bolstered by a dramatic World Cup goal for the United States, 19-year-old striker Julian Green wants to prove he belongs with German champions Bayern Munich. The German-American prodigy rewarded US coach Jurgen Klinsmann for giving him a World Cup spot by scoring a spectacular volley with his first…

    AFP
  • Poker pros' cash hasn't freed betting suspects

    Lawyers in Las Vegas want immigration authorities to release a wealthy Malaysian businessman who was charged in a World Cup betting scheme and remains in custody even after his poker star friends posted his bail. Wei Seng ''Paul'' Phua, 50, and his son, Darren Phua, 22, were in the Henderson…

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  • Pitch invaders take selfie with Mario Balotelli during Pittsburgh friendly

    By the 90th minute of the International Champions Cup match between Manchester City and Milan in Pittsburgh, there wasn't a whole lot of excitement left. City went up 4-0 in the trumped up friendly before the 30th minute and after a thunderstorm delayed the start of the second half, the score was…

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  • Spanish court presses ahead with Messi tax fraud case

    A Spanish court on Monday rejected public prosecutors' request to drop charges of tax fraud against four-time world footballer of the year Lionel Messi and ordered the probe to go ahead. The Barcelona forward and his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, were accused last year of not paying 4.16 million…

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    Turkish PM 'scores hat-trick' in football match

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan scored an improbable three goals in just 15 minutes as he took to the field in a football friendly to mark the opening of a new stadium in Istanbul. Duration: 00:47

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  • Shakhtar's Luiz Adriano open to Ukraine switch

    Shakhtar Donetsk's Brazil-born forward Luiz Adriano has said he is considering becoming a Ukrainian citizen to make himself eligible for the national team, local press reported Monday. "It's true, I have an intention to receive Ukrainian citizenship," the 27-year-old striker was quoted as saying by…

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  • Tax fraud case against Lionel Messi goes ahead

    A Spanish judge on Monday rejected a prosecutor's request to drop charges of tax fraud against Lionel Messi and ordered the investigation into three cases of suspected unpaid taxes to proceed. A court statement said there was ''sufficient evidence'' to believe the Barcelona and Argentina star…

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  • Soccer-Swedish championship results and standings

    July 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Swedish championship matches on Monday Monday, July 28AIK Stockholm 3 Falkenbergs FF 0 Haecken 2 Djurgarden 1 Sunday, July 27Helsingborg 1 Orebro 1 Brommapojkarna 2 Atvidabergs FF 2 Elfsborg Boras 3 IFK Norrkoping 0 Mjallby AIF 3 IFK…

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    Atletico beats Earthquakes in Candlestick Park finale

    Saul scored in the fifth round of penalty kicks to lift Spanish League champion Atletico Madrid past Major League Soccer's San Jose Earthquakes after they played to a scoreless tie Sunday in the final sporting event at Candlestick Park.

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  • Dick Advocaat introduced as Serbia soccer coach

    STARA PAZOVA, Serbia (AP) -- Dick Advocaat, who has coached the Netherlands and South Korea at World Cups, is Serbia's new soccer coach.

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  • Liverpool beats Olimpiakos 1-0 in Champions Cup

    CHICAGO (AP) -- Raheem Sterling scored in the fifth minute in Liverpool's 1-0 victory over Olimpiakos on Sunday at Soldier Field in the International Champions Cup.

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  • FIFA calls for Italian FA probe into Pogba racism case

    FIFA on Monday called for an investigation into alleged racist comments made by the front runner in the race for the top job in Italian football. The racism row involves Italian FA vice-president Carlo Tavecchio, who last Friday provoked controversy when discussing Italy's overseas players "Media…

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  • Liverpool sign defender Lovren from Southampton

    Liverpool's raid on Britain's south coast continued with the capture of Southampton's Croatian defender Dejan Lovren on Sunday for a reported 20 million pounds ($33.95 million). "The 25-year-old Croatian international today put pen to paper on a long-term deal with the Reds after completing his…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Danish championship results and standings

    July 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Danish championship matches on Sunday Sunday, July 27 Esbjerg 1 SonderjyskE 1 Randers 2 Hobro IK 1 Saturday, July 26AaB Aalborg 2 Midtjylland 0 FC Copenhagen 2 Nordsjaelland 1 Friday, July 25 FC Vestsjaelland 3 OB Odense 1 Standings P W D…

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  • Soccer-Atletico bolster attack with France's Griezmann

    * Griezmann to join Spanish champions from Sociedad * Deal worth 30 million euros, local media says (Adds background) July 28 (Reuters) - Spanish champions Atletico Madrid have moved to bolster their attack by agreeing to sign France World Cup winger Antoine Griezmann from Real Sociedad. "Atletico…

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  • Soccer-Polish championship results and standings

    July 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Polish championship matches on Sunday Sunday, July 27 Gornik Zabrze 1 Lech Poznan 1 Ruch Chorzow 1 Gornik Leczna 2 Zawisza Bydgoszcz 1 Jagiellonia Bialystok 3 Saturday, July 26 Cracovia Krakow 1 Legia Warsaw 3 Pogon Szczecin 4 Slask…

    Reuters
  • Galaxy-Sounders Preview

    The Seattle Sounders have made a strong case for themselves as MLS' best team. While the Los Angeles Galaxy haven't fared quite as well, they've been the Sounders' kryptonite in recent years. Seattle looks for a club record seventh straight home victory Monday night when it faces Los Angeles in a…

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