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July 12, 2018 5:46 PM Fiat workers call for strike after owner buys Cristiano Ronaldo

Spanish soccer giant Real Madrid Football Club agreed on July 10 to transfer five-time Ballon d’Or winner Ronaldo to Juventus after he asked to leave. Juventus will pay 100 million euros ($117 million) for the move and another 12 million euros in additional fees to sign the player to a four-year contract, the club said in a statement. The Agnelli family 8

July 11, 2018 3:34 PM World Cup organizing committee chairman laments apparent lack of fans for semis, final

Travel agents have reported a late surge of interest from fans in Britain and Croatia, although getting match tickets and visas could be tricky. Arkady Dvorkovich says “The teams that had most fans in Russia left early. Latin American teams, Germany, some other teams left, and we’re left in the semifinals with the teams that have the least number of supporters 8

July 10, 2018 6:58 PM Do some nations plain dislike children?

My joy at the rescue of 12 young boys and their football coach in northern Thailand was mountain-high, valley-deep, and river ... that’s enough Tina Turner triumphalism, we get it, you and the planet were thrilled. It was an unadulterated good thing. Meanwhile, the snatching of small children from their asylum-seeking parents at the U.S. border is a continuing 6

July 10, 2018 2:58 PM Ukraine Football Federation offers to pay ‘unsporting behaviour’ fine for official

The video angered some Russian fans, but was welcomed in Ukraine, where both Vida and Vukojevic formerly played for the Dynamo Kyiv club. Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine in 2014 and political tensions remain high. UFF president Andriy Pavelko, wearing a Croatia shirt and scarf, tells Ukrainian broadcaster 112 that he and other members 6

July 4, 2018 2:45 PM Andersson the understated symbol of post-Zlatan Sweden at World Cup

ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA—A merry band of about a thousand yellow-clad Sweden fans stayed after the game, singing in a stand behind the goal and ignoring repeated requests from the stadium announcer to make their way out. Their team had just reached a World Cup quarterfinal for the first time in 24 years, and they were going to enjoy the moment. “It feels 13

July 3, 2018 8:10 PM Nigeria’s John Obi Mikel kept father’s kidnapping a secret before World Cup match

John Obi Mikel, the captain of Nigeria’s World Cup team, revealed Tuesday that he played against Argentina last week knowing his father was being held for ransom by kidnappers back home, information he kept to himself because they had threatened to shoot his father “instantly” if he contacted police. In an interview with Kwese ESPN, Mikel said he received 10

June 22, 2018 10:40 PM Switzerland scorers Xhaka, Shaqiri make Albanian nationalist gesture during win against Serbia

Serbia’s players did not react to the eagle gestures at Kaliningrad Stadium. “I don’t have any comments,” Serbia coach Mladen Krstajic said. “I don’t deal with these things. I am a man of sports, and this is what I’m going to stay being.” In the tournament’s first come-from-behind victory, Xhaka made it 1-1 in the 52nd minute with a powerful shot through 13

June 21, 2018 12:57 PM U.S. universities quiet on ties to team doctor in sexual abuse inquiry

The resume says he was a medical resident at Rutgers from 1974-75; a research fellow in medicine at Harvard Medical School and Boston’s Peter Bent Brigham Hospital from 1975-77; and a fellow in sports medicine at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston before becoming an Ohio State assistant professor. The resume also lists him as a “physician for university 10

June 20, 2018 2:07 PM Ronaldo scores record-setting goal in win over Morocco

Portugal star's 85th marker the most ever for a European national team Cristiano Ronaldo has made European football history by scoring in a 1-0 win for Portugal that also meant Morocco was the first team eliminated from the World Cup in Russia. Ronaldo's header in the fourth minute was his fourth goal at this year's tournament, and his 85th for his country 105

June 17, 2018 1:28 AM Roughriders sack master throws Ray’s Argonauts for a loss

Argos head coach Marc Trestman said the pressure from Hughes and Saskatchewan’s front four disrupted his club’s timing and put them in an early hole. “I don’t think we were clean in our run game. We certainly weren’t clean in throwing the football, either,” Trestman said. “We didn’t play as well as we’re capable of playing. We did get better in the second 12