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Russia Offsets the Dominican Republic in Three Straight Sets

Russia Offsets the Dominican Republic in Three Straight Sets

Montreux, Switzerland, May 27, 2015 - A fresh Russia, at its first game of the Montreux Volley masters, beat the Dominican Republic, now 0-2, in three straight sets (23-25, 21-25, 23-25). Since the warm-up, the two teams shot cannon balls on the floor of the Pierrier Sports Hall, providing to the audience an awesome spectacle on all the fronts of the game.

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Steven Gerrard’s MLS debut with LA Galaxy set for mid-July

Steven Gerrard’s MLS debut with LA Galaxy set for mid-July

• Galaxy coach Bruce Arena wants him for friendly cup tournament • Midfielder says he is looking forward to serving Liverpool again Steven Gerrard is expected to make his debut for Los Angeles Galaxy on 11 July. The midfielder signed off a 28-year association with Liverpool in Sunday’s 6-1 defeat at Stoke. He is on a break in Dubai with his team-mates but will soon begin preparations for a new challenge in Major League Soccer, whom he cannot play for until the league’s summer transfer window opens on 8 July. Continue reading...

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Sunderland could turn to Steve McClaren as Dick Advocaat leaves

Sunderland could turn to Steve McClaren as Dick Advocaat leaves

• Dutchman led Sunderland to Premier League survival • Advocaat: ‘At certain moments in your life you have to make a decision’ • Former Derby and England manager McClaren potential target Dick Advocaat has turned down the chance to become Sunderland’s permanent head coach, leaving the club bitterly disappointed and forcing them to embark on a managerial search that could see them compete with Newcastle United for the services of Steve McClaren. Advocaat informed Sunderland of his decision on Wednesday night and, while it was not the news that Ellis Short, the owner, and Lee Congerton, the sporting director, wanted to hear, the expectation was the Dutchman would walk away and bring the curtain down on his managerial career in club football. Sunderland did everything in their power to try to convince him to stay on after being hugely impressed by his impact since replacing Gus Poyet on a short-term basis. It is understood he was offered the most lucrative contract in the club’s history. Advocaat, however, had assured his wife that he would not extend his arrangement beyond May and, as much as he enjoyed his time at the Stadium of Light and gave serious consideration to taking up the position he was offered, he has stayed true to that original promise. Continue reading...

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Fifa in crisis as officials who presided over 'World Cup of fraud' are arrested

Fifa in crisis as officials who presided over 'World Cup of fraud' are arrested

FBI investigation into corruption leads to dawn raids in Zurich, while Swiss authorities look into bids for 2018 and 2022 World Cups Fifa has been plunged into an unprecedented crisis by the arrest of senior officials in dawn raids in Zurich following a long-running FBI investigation, while Swiss authorities simultaneously launched an inquiry into bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. A dramatic day for football’s world governing body began with 12 plainclothes policemen raiding the five-star Bauer au Lac hotel in Zurich and concluded with a damning press conference in Brooklyn at which the director of the FBI and the US attorney general accused senior Fifa executives of presiding over a “World Cup of fraud”. Related: Is this the beginning of the end for the Fifa that Blatter built? Related: The Guardian view on the Fifa arrests: football’s game-changer | Editorial Related: Charges against Fifa executives including Jack Warner date to 1990s Continue reading...

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Burnley’s Ashley Barnes to miss most of next season with knee injury

Burnley’s Ashley Barnes to miss most of next season with knee injury

• Cruciate ligament damage will sideline Barnes for months • Burnley hit by spate of similar injuries in recent times The Burnley striker Ashley Barnes will miss the majority of next season after suffering a serious knee injury. The 25-year-old sustained anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament damage in Sunday’s final-day Premier League victory over Aston Villa. He will undergo surgery next week. Continue reading...

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Fifa arrests: Jack Warner plays down corruption allegations – video

Fifa arrests: Jack Warner plays down corruption allegations – video

Former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner responds to allegations over his involvement in a scandal engulfing football's governing body on Wednesday. Warner is among several officials to be indicted. Seven were arrested on US corruption charges during a morning raid and face extradition from Switzerland, whose authorities also announced a criminal investigation into the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups. Continue reading...

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@Russia knocks off the Dominican Republic in 3 tough sets at the @MontreuxMasters. http

Bribe upon bribe upon bribe: how Fifa and its cronies carved up football

Bribe upon bribe upon bribe: how Fifa and its cronies carved up football

• US district court alleges massive corruption including $10m payment • American Chuck Blazer allegedly received $750,000 bribe • Concacaf president Jeffrey Webb accused over alleged $3m bribe The US district court alleges massive corruption by Warner within its prosecution of 14 people, including serving and former high-ranking Fifa officials and sports marketing company executives alleged to have paid bribes. Continue reading...

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