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An injured fan is carried on a stretcher after clashes with team fans during a Brazilian league soccer match between Atletico Paranaense and Vasco da Gama in Joinville, southern Brazil, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Moraes, Agencia O Dia)

FIFA calls fan violence in Brazil ‘very sad’

SAO PAULO (AP) — With disturbing images of fans hitting each other shown across Brazil, soccer’s governing body downplayed the risk of violence inside stadiums during the World Cup. FIFA condemned the mayhem in the […]

12/09/2013

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FIFA: 4.5M ticket requests for 2014 World Cup

SAO PAULO (AP) — FIFA says it has received applications for more than 4.5 million tickets for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, an “impressive total” a week before the first phase of sales ends. […]

10/03/2013

Concussions expert urges age limit on head blows

ZURICH (AP) – A leading neurosurgeon has told an international conference on concussions in sports that young athletes need better protection from head injuries. Robert Cantu, from Boston University’s medical school, tells The Associated Press […]

11/02/2012