Breakaway players face World Cup ban: FIFA

Soccer’s biggest names will be banned from the World Cup if they play in any breakaway European Super League, FIFA president Gianni Infantino warns. Infantino, speaking to a small group of reporters at FIFA headquarters, said the governing body will punish players at clubs like Barcelona, Manchester City and Bayern …

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Man City 6 – 0 Shak Donetsk

Jesus’ first senior hat-trick; City’s biggest European win By Oliver Yew Last Updated: 07/11/18 10:40pm Manchester City are on the verge of qualification for the Champions League last 16 Gabriel Jesus hit a first senior hat-trick as Manchester City took a giant stride towards the Champions League knockout stages with …

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Slim chance of 48-team World Cup in 2022

The chances of expanding the 2022 World Cup from 32 to 48 teams are slim, FIFA president Gianni Infantino admits. Infantino confirmed to DPA on Wednesday that the FIFA Council will decide on the issue at its March 14-15 meeting in Miami, and he also expects a decision there on …

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Jockey Craig Williams eyes third VRC Oaks at Flemington

Champion trainer David Hayes has good reason to be scared of Amphitrite in the Group 1 VRC Oaks (2500m) at Flemington today. And the Darren Weir-trained filly’s jockey Craig Williams is confident that, despite a slight query over her ability to run the distance, she can deliver him a third …

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WA seven push for rowing slot at 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Things are looking up for WA rowing less than two years out from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. WAIS rowing head coach Rhett Ayliffe is feeling buoyant about the State’s hopes, saying the representation at national level is the best it’s been in about a decade. Seven West Australians have been …

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