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Jerome Valcke has been dismissed as secretary general of soccer's scandal-scarred governing body

January
13
,
2016
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LONDON — FIFA has fired Jerome Valcke for the second time, cutting ties with the secretary general four months after he was suspended while under investigation for wrongdoing at the scandal-scarred governing body. FIFA announced Wednesday...

European soccer stadiums on red alert as domestic leagues resume in wake of Paris attacks

November
19
,
2015
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PARIS — Fear and trepidation, rather than excitement and thrills, may grip fans when Europe's domestic soccer leagues resume this weekend in the wake of deadly terror attacks in Paris. Real Madrid against Barcelona would normally be...

Soccer star David Beckham says being named People's Sexiest Man Alive is a huge honour

November
18
,
2015
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LOS ANGELES — Despite his nearly two decades as an international sex symbol, British soccer star David Beckham says he's still flattered to be named People magazine's 30th-anniversary Sexiest Man Alive. "It's a huge honour...

Germany-Netherlands soccer friendly called off shortly before kickoff after security alert

November
17
,
2015
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HANNOVER, Germany — The friendly soccer game between Germany and the Netherlands was cancelled at short notice due to the serious threat of an attack at the stadium on Tuesday. "We had concrete evidence that someone wanted to set off...

St. Ann’s hosts B.C. soccer championship

November
4
,
2015
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St. Ann’s Academy, fresh of their recent 5-2 victory in the Okanagan Region championship, are now preparing to host the 2015 BC High School Boys ‘A’ soccer championships. Games will take place Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 5-7, at...

Fish-farming feud sidelines girls' soccer squad on Vancouver Island

October
29
,
2015
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VANCOUVER — The beautiful game has stopped for a girl's soccer team on northern Vancouver Island over media attention arising from the sideline issue of salmon farming. The latest development in the...

WolfPack men tied in soccer against UNBC

October
25
,
2015
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A step in the right direction. That’s a good way to describe how the WolfPack finished up their second season in the Canada West men’s soccer league. John Antulov’s crew went unbeaten in the final three matches of the season....

Women's soccer team ends season with victory

October
25
,
2015
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The TRU WolfPack women’s soccer team ended their second season in the Canada West with a victory.  On Seniors Day, the day set aside to recognize the team’s graduating players, the WolfPack blanked UNBC Timberwolves 2-0. The...

Griffins steal victory away from WolfPack

October
18
,
2015
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It was one of those results which has become too commonplace for the TRU WolfPack women’s soccer team this season. The WolfPack came up with a pretty solid effort but on the scoreboard, they wound up short. The MacEwan University Griffins...

WolfPack men’s soccer knocks off UVIC

October
18
,
2015
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Fans at Hillside Stadium on Sunday can say they were there for history. TRU WolfPack men’s soccer team downed UVic Vikes 4-2 in Canada West play. UVIC falls to 4-3-3 on the year while TRU improves to 2-6-2. It was a match which WolfPack...