Foreign News

Russia 2018 World Cup: Global trophy tour begins in London

The global leg of the official FIFA World Cup trophy tour for Russia 2018 has been launched from London on Monday, after a star-studded ceremony. The tour is the largest of its kind and will see the trophy visit 91 cities, across 51 countries and six continents. That includes visiting for the first time Austria,…
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Goal machine Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang almost a goner

Arsenal are stepping up their pursuit of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, with the club's transfer negotiators having been in Germany for their first round of talks with Borussia Dortmund. Ivan Gazidis, the club's chief executive, new contracts expert Huss Fahmy and Sven Mislintat, the head of recruitment who joined from Dortmund, touched down on Sunday afternoon in…
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Alexis Sanchez leaves Arsenal at last, signs for Manchester United

Alexis Sanchez has signed for Manchester United after agreeing terms on his new contract, according to the Daily Mail. The Chilean forward, who will earn £450,000 per week at Old Trafford, will complete his medical on Saturday evening and be revealed as a new signing shortly afterwards. Henrikh Mkhitaryan will travel in the other direction,…
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FIFA questions Grigory Rodchenkov on the Russian football doping saga

FIFA has stepped up its investigation into doping accusations surrounding Russian soccer by sending a list of specific questions to former Moscow lab head of anti-doping Grigory Rodchenkov. Testimony from Rodchenkov included in the WADA-commissioned McLaren Report resulted in 34 cases of alleged doping from Russian national team soccer players, including members of the Brazil…
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