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Arrests Unlikely To Affect FIFA Women's World Cup, But Some Execs May Avoid CanadaPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 28 / 15
The Canadian Soccer Association yesterday said that the arrest of several top FIFA and FIFA-related marketing officials "won't impact" the upcoming Women's World Cup, which takes place in six Canadian cities starting June 6, according to Keaton Robbins of the OTTAWA SUN. The CSA last night in...
German police arrested more than 300 people yesterday in the city of Dortmund in “an effort to prevent violent confrontations during the highly anticipated World Cup game between Germany and Poland,”
German police confirmed that the U.S. soccer team “has been given an unusually heavy security detail” during the FIFA World Cup, according to Roy Kammerer of the AP. Hamburg Police Dir Ralf Meyer said
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