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Fifa to rethink 2026 format after 'best' World Cup

Fifa to rethink 2026 format after 'best' World Cup

Fifa is to reconsider the format of the 2026 World Cup following the success of the four-group format at the 2022 tournament, says president Gianni Infantino.
Germany players cover mouths amid Fifa armband row
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Mika Hansen
@mika · Soccer · 5:52pm - 23 Nov 2022

Germany players cover mouths amid Fifa armband row

Germany players cover their mouths for the team photograph before their World Cup opener against Japan amid the row with Fifa over the OneLove armband.
Queen Elizabeth II remembered for royal treatment
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@sportsa · Ice Hockey · 3:31am - 13 Sep 2022

Queen Elizabeth II remembered for royal treatment given to NHL players

Mike Ricci and Markus Naslund remember the protocols read to them before the ceremonial face-off in 2002, Queen Elizabeth II dropping a puck before their preseason game in Vancouver.
CCM Hockey to stop using Ovechkin & Russian pl

CCM Hockey to stop using Ovechkin & Russian players in marketing

CCM Hockey announced Monday it will stop using Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin and other Russian NHL players in its global marketing initiatives amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine.


"We are very sad to witness, like the rest of the world, what is happening in Ukraine," CCM chief executive Marrouane Nabih wrote in an email to TSN's Rick Westhead. "Although Mr. Ovechkin is not responsible for the Russian government's actions, we took the decision to not use him (or any Russian player) on any global CCM communication at this point."


CCM pays Ovechkin over $500,000 per year plus a percentage of its sales within Russia, a source told Westhead. Though the company will no longer use Ovechkin or other R…

Canadian Olympians proved glory can come from anyw

Canadian Olympians proved glory can come from anywhere | CBC Sports

Against seemingly insurmountable conditions throughout the incessant pandemic, Canada's athletes navigated restrictions and kept up with the rest of the world by training in basements and backyards, hockey rinks and garages — they not only endured, they thrived.
Eriksen 'awake' after collapsing

Eriksen 'awake' after collapsing

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen is "awake" in hospital after collapsing during the Euro 2020 match against Finland, say the Danish Football Association.