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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 20, 2017 file photo, Mexico players practice during a training session at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia. The Russian city of Sochi's only professional soccer club says it's withdrawing from the league, in a move which calls World Cup legacy plans into question. FC Sochi says in a website statement that it's "taking a break" to rethink its strategy but plans to return in the 2018-19 season. It didn't mention any deal with Russian football authorities, who would need to approve any return. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, File)
Sochi club withdraws from league in blow to World Cup plansThe Russian city of Sochi's only professional soccer club says it's withdrawing from the league, in a move which calls World Cup legacy plans into question
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
In this photo taken on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, Russian supporter Sergei Sazonov stands outside the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, prior to the Confederations Cup match between Russia and Portugal. Russia has lifted its ban on beer sales at stadiums for the Confederations Cup as part of its deal with FIFA, which has Budweiser as a key sponsor. (AP Photo/James Ellingworth)
Russians hit the bar as beer ban lifted for Confed CupRussia's soccer team couldn't hit the target against Portugal, but at least its fans could hit the bar
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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