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3 killed during Colombia's celebration of soccer title
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's celebration of victory in the South American club soccer championship has ended in violence, with three fans killed in a night of boisterous revelry.
Israel police raid arrests dozens of extremist soccer fans
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police say they have arrested dozens of members of an extremist soccer fans' group.
FIFA bans council member Niersbach in World Cup bids probe
FIFA council member Wolfgang Niersbach, a member of FIFA's ruling council, was banned from soccer for one year on Monday in the first sanction from the investigation into Germany's 2006 World Cup bid.
Spanish league announces sponsorship deal with bank
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish league has announced a new sponsorship deal with Banco Santander.
Spain announces Lopetegui as Del Bosque's replacement
MADRID (AP) — Spain's new football coach Julen Lopetegui has promised to build on the success of predecessor Vicente del Bosque after being named as his replacement on Thursday.
English soccer club Wolves bought by China's Fosun group
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — English second-tier club Wolverhampton Wanderers has become China's latest soccer investment.
IOC edict sharpens scrutiny on Russia as 2018 World Cup host
LONDON (AP) — Russia's hosting of the World Cup is becoming increasingly problematic for FIFA's leaders after the International Olympic Committee withdrew support for sporting events being staged in the doping-tainted nation.
J-League signs $2 billion deal for online matches
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's professional soccer league has announced a 10-year, $2 billion deal with the British-based Perform Group for online matches.
Premier League says players' bad behavior damaging its image
LONDON (AP) — Finger-jabbing players aggressively challenging referees. Rival teams in mass brawls. Touchline confrontations between managers.
Russia's Alfa-Bank signs with FIFA as 2018 World Cup sponsor
MOSCOW (AP) — FIFA has filled the first of 20 sponsor slots for the 2018 World Cup in a new program that stalled during its corruption crisis.
Goalkeeper Rui Patricio keeps Portugal on track for title
SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — Portugal may have lost its captain Cristiano Ronaldo through injury, but it found a goalkeeper on outstanding form in the European Championship final.