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Russia bans fan leader deported from Euros from World Cup

Russian fan group leader, Alexander Shprygin, said on Wednesday he had been denied a document required to attend World Cup matches.

William Troost-Ekong: Super Eagles will deal with racism together

Bursaspor defender William Troost-Ekong has said the response of the Super Eagles to racism in the World Cup may be dependent on how any individual member of the team reacts.

FIFA fines Russia over racist chants at France friendly

World Cup host Russia has been fined 30,000 Swiss francs for discriminatory chants by fans, FIFA said on Tuesday.

FIFA probes Russia over racist monkey chants

FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against World Cup hosts Russia over monkey chants heard during a friendly international against France, a spokesman told AFP on Tuesday.

Russian government shielded doping players – ex-lab director

Russian football players were protected from being caught doping under direct government orders that laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov said he followed to ensure cheating was covered up.

FIFA not seeking whistleblower’s Russia doping info – lawyer

FIFA has made no attempt to contact Russian doping whistleblower Grigory Rodchenkov to gain information about "many" footballers embroiled in the widespread conspiracy by the 2018 World Cup host nation, according to his lawyer.

Russia’s Vitaly Mutko leaves World Cup organising role

Vitaly Mutko has stepped down from his role as chief organiser for next summer's World Cup in Russia, two days after temporarily leaving his post as Russian Football Union (RFU) president.

Vitaly Mutko temporarily steps down as president of Russian Football Union

Russian football chief Vitaly Mutko has announced he is temporarily stepping down from his post.

Brian Idowu remains Russian despite Nigeria call-up – Amkar Perm

Russian club Amkar Perm has insisted that Brian Idowu remains a Russian player despite his recent call-up to the Nigerian senior national team.

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