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FIFA opens doping cases against 3 Russian players

World soccer’s governing body FIFA has opened disciplinary cases against three Russian footballers for suspected doping violations in 2013, according to the Russian Football Union. The report did not identify the footballers but …

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FIFA to provide U$1.5m Covid-19 relief to ZIFA

ZIFA will next month receive their first tranche of the US$1,5 million Covid-19 relief fund from FIFA, The Herald reports. The US$1 million will be for the men’s game, including clubs and players, while the US$500 000 will be for …

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FIFA to extend 2019-2020 season indefinitely

FIFA are reportedly set to extend the 2019/20 season indefinitely, handing domestic leagues the power to decide their own fate in the coronavirus pandemic. Plans to alter the summer transfer window and dates regarding contract …

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Russian football team improves position in FIFA rating

Russia has climbed from 42nd to 37th place in the FIFA rating, according to the renewed version of the rankings published on the FIFA official website. Russia played eight international fixtures since the start of the year, which …

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Infantino calls Iran to allow women into stadiums

Fifa president Gianni Infantino says Iran must start allowing women into football stadiums. Iranian women have been banned from stadiums when men's teams have been playing since just after the Islamic Revolution in 1979, BBC reports. But …

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 Russia plunges to 46th place in FIFA rating

Russia’s national football team has dropped from 43rd to 46th in the FIFA rating, according to the renewed version of the rankings published on the FIFA official website. Russia currently has 1436 points. Belgium …

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Russia reaches 43rd place in FIFA’s ranking

The Russian national football squad has climbed three spots from 46th place to reach 43rd in the FIFA world ranking, its updated version was published on the organization’s official website. The top four positions in the …

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Infantino re-elected FIFA president

  Gianni Infantino was re-elected FIFA president unopposed at the congress of world football’s governing body in Paris today as he claimed to have turned the organisation from being “toxic and almost …

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