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Soon you’ll be able to watch high school football on Twitter

Just at the NFL is gearing up to kickoff its regular season, Adidas has announced that it will be partnering with Twitter to livestream high school football games on the platform. The “Friday Night Stripes” series (Get it? Get it?) will include eight games, featuring teams from California, Georgia, Florida, Nevada and Indiana. The series starts September 7 (a day ...

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'Putin gave Trump bugged football …possibly': Mainstream media scoops again

Vladimir Putin gave Donald Trump a football which might have contained a microchip which could also have been a bug – but almost certainly wasn’t. That hasn’t stopped Bloomberg and CNN pulling together one hell of a story. Putin handed the World Cup soccer ball to Trump during their Helsinki meeting. The fact that it may have had an electronic ...

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Majority party United Russia proposes ‘Russian Football Day’ commemorative date

Lawmakers representing the Russian parliamentary majority party have drafted a bill introducing a new commemorative date “Russian Football Day” marked on October 22, the birthday of the legendary Soviet goalkeeper Lev Yashin. MP Dmitry Belik (United Russia) told fellow lawmakers on Thursday that the new motion, while paying the tribute of respect and gratitude to the past, would also give ...

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Operation to rescue stranded Thai football team from flooded cave begins

Rescuers in Thailand have kicked off an operation to pull 12 members of a junior football team and their coach from a flooded cave that they’ve been in for over two weeks, the head of the rescue mission has announced. “Today we are at peak readiness,” the lead rescuer said as he announced the start of the operation. The entire ...

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Ex-Navy Seal dies on mission to deliver oxygen to Thai football team trapped in cave (LIVE)

The large-scale rescue effort to rescue a junior football team and their coach from a cave complex has claimed its first victim, a former Marine who died from lack of oxygen after bringing much-needed gas supplies to the group. The 38-year old rescuer was identified as former Thai Navy Seal Saman Kunan. The authorities have said he had volunteered to ...

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Football cup matters more for Russians than upcoming pension reform, poll shows

Over half of Russian public see the ongoing 2018 World Cup as the most important and vivid event of the month, with less than a third attaching importance to the forthcoming increase of the retirement age and other problems. The latest poll conducted by the Russian independent public opinion research center Levada has revealed that 56 percent of Russians consider ...

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Mother Jones: Russian Football Team too white, Tatar is a type of sauce

Daler Kuzyayev has been one of the breakout stars of this year’s World Cup, with the Zenit midfielder featuring in all four of Russia’s games.That’s pretty impressive for a player who only had six caps entering the tournament. However, it must be even more astounding for editors at Mother Jones, who apparently believe the player is an ethnic tartar: a ...

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Football team missing for 9 days found trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand (VIDEO)

As the FIFA World Cup yielded many apparent divine interventions, a real-world miracle has happened in Thailand, when all players in a children’s squad and their coach, who had spent nine days in a flooded cave, were found alive. The sudden and almost traceless disappearance of the Wild Boar football team in northern Thailand on June 23 had kept the ...

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Aleppo’s World Cup fever: Restored Syrian city cafes overrun by football fans (VIDEO)

Freed from jihadist shelling and occupation, Aleppo, Syria is now home to more peaceful fanatics: World Cup fans. Footage by RT’s Ruptly shows how Aleppo is humming with life, and its cafes with football drama. For Aleppo’s residents, the deep scars of war are already beginning to fade: Homes have been reconstructed, the streets are full of vendors, and the ...

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