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Works start on Qatara World Cup final venue

Agence France Presse   DOHA: Work has begun on Lusail Stadium, the 80,000-seater venue that will host the Qatar 2022 World Cup final, tournament organizers in the Gulf have said. Allowing cameras onto the site for the very first time, officials said they hoped the stadium would be completed by 2020. Lusail, which is some […]

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Russia 2018: FBI to Probe FIFA officials

Few hours after FIFA, the world football governing body, gave itself a clean bill of health, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has said it is stepping up the pace of a corruption investigation into senior leaders of FIFA, U.S. law enforcement officials have said. The FIFA ethics committee Thursday announced that it was closing […]

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PHOTOS: Mikel Obi Visits Nigerian Breweries (Mikel Obi As You Have Not Seen Him Before)

Nigerian Chelsea Midfielder Mikel Obi was yesterday treated to an evening soiree at the Nigerian Breweries Bar in Lagos with notable celebrities, journalists and the Amstel Malta brand team in attendance.     The Amstel Malta brand ambassador who was revealed at the 2nd edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards alongside Nollywood actress, […]

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World Cup Is A Homosexual Abomination – Russian Orthodox Priest

Alexander Shumsky, a Christianity figure, has controversially slammed the haircuts and multi-coloured boots adorned by players in Brazil this summer The World Cup is "a homosexual abomination", according to one angry Russian priest, who says male footballers may as well wear women's underwear and bras. Orthodox Christianity religious figure Alexander Shumsky came out with the […]