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Morocco announces 2026 World Cup bid

The Moroccan football federation has announced its bid to host the 2026 World Cup, positioning itself as the sole challenger to the joint submission from Canada, Mexico and the United States. Under FIFA’s rotational hosting policy, the 2026 World Cup cannot be in either Europe or Asia, leaving Africa, Oceania ...

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Morocco Will Challenge U.S.-Led Bid for 2026 World Cup

Morocco will bid to host the 2026 World Cup, emerging as a last-minute challenger — and a potential complication — to a United States-led campaign that appeared to be coasting to victory unopposed. The Royal Moroccan Football Federation announced its plans on Friday, the deadline set by FIFA for countries ...

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Women's Super League to ride wave of World Cup momentum

Kia Super League Dates: 10 August – 1 September Coverage: Ball-by-ball commentary on selected games on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, online, tablets, mobiles and BBC Sport app. Reports on BBC Sport website, plus live text commentary of Finals Day. Eighteen days on from England lifting the World Cup ...

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Tour of Britain: Top five ranked teams in world lined up to take part

The top five ranked teams in world cycling will all be taking part in this year’s Tour of Britain. Quick-Step Floors, Team Sky, BMC Racing, Movistar Team and Orica-Scott are among 10 UCI WorldTour teams who will be racing, organisers confirmed. Britons Mark Cavendish and Geraint Thomas, European road race ...

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Trophy Experience for FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 to kick off mid-August

The Local Organising Committee and FIFA have today announced the dates of a unique Trophy Experience for India’s first major footballing event: the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017. The Trophy Experience will cover almost 9,000km over a 40-day period between August 17 and September 26. Fans will be able ...

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Expectsporting wins first ever FIFA Interactive Club World Cup

Expectsporting (Brøndby IF) and OL Rafsou (Olympique Lyonnais) win final seats at Grand Final Two Former world champions among players knocked out in intense and electric day of gaming First 19 professional football clubs to enter eSports well represented at first-ever Interactive Club World Cup “If you’ve got to this ...

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Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup: Brit Tahnee Seagrave wins second race of season

Britain’s Tahnee Seagrave won her second Downhill Mountain Bike World Cup race of the season in Canada. Having clinched her maiden win in Austria in June, the 22-year-old secured the penultimate race of the calendar at Mont-Sainte-Anne. Seagrave stays third in the overall rankings, a place ahead of fellow Brit ...

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Andy Murray: British world number one withdraws from Rogers Cup

Britain’s world number one Andy Murray has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup as he has yet to recover from the hip injury which hampered his Wimbledon campaign. The 30-year-old Scot said he was “disappointed” to miss next week’s tournament in Montreal and Toronto, but added: “I am doing everything I ...

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Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko retires

BERLIN (AP) Former heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko has announced his retirement from boxing. The 41-year-old Klitschko dominated the heavyweight scene for a decade but lost to Britain’s Anthony Joshua in April after being knocked out in the 11th round. In a statement released by his management Thursday, Klitschko says: ...

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