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Match-fixing raids launched before Champions League final - Ukraine police

The Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine.
The Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, will host the Champions League final on Saturday.

Police in Ukraine have accused most of the country's professional football clubs of match-fixing and launched a series of raids as Kiev prepares to host the Champions League final on Saturday.

Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said 35 clubs took part in betting scams with total profits of about $5 million a year as players and referees were threatened or bribed up to 100,000 hryvnya ($3,800) to ensure a result in 57 games.

Ahead of the game between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium,...

Ukraine covers up logos of Champions League sponsor Gazprom

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The logo of major Champions League sponsor Gazprom has been removed from UEFA-branded material on the streets of Kiev, Ukraine, ahead of Saturday's final between Real Madrid and Liverpool.

The presence of Russia's state gas company angered some Ukrainians, so the logos were hurriedly removed from a "Champions Festival" on Kiev's main street.

As of Tuesday, tarpaulins covered boards bearing sponsor names to hide the Gazprom logo, and other displays were folded in half.

The cover-up is explicitly...

FIFA vs. UEFA: Tensions escalate over Club World Cup and Global Nations League

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FIFA president Gianni Infantino tells Gab Marcotti the World Cup 'cannot afford' to be decided by an incorrect refereeing decision.

UEFA raised strong objections on Wednesday to what had seemed to be the unstoppable force of FIFA's $25 billion remodelling of world football.

A UEFA Professional Football Strategy Committee meeting in Lyon, France, brought together the representatives of the European football confederation, the European Clubs Association, the European Leagues lobby group and the European division of the world players' association, FIFPro. The key item on the agenda was FIFA's proposal for a 24-team Club World...

FIFA's Club World Cup, Global Nations League plans concern UEFA

FIFA president Gianni Infantino
FIFA president Gianni Infantino wants to change the Club World Cup and revamp international friendlies.

UEFA is concerned about the pace and process of FIFA pressing to accept a $25 billion, 12-year deal for two new competitions.

The organisation's Professional Football Strategy Council met on Wednesday and released a statement casting doubt on FIFA president Gianni Infantino's hopes of reaching an agreement on the expansion of the Club World Cup and the creation of a Global Nations League before the World Cup begins in Russia next month.

"The PFSC unanimously expressed serious reservations about...

 By PA Sport

UEFA president Ceferin slams 'strange' FIFA over Club World Cup and Nations League

Martin Ainstein's tour of World Cup host cities arrives at Sochi's Fisht Stadium, which will host six World Cup matches this summer.

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has launched a fierce attack on FIFA over its proposed expansion of the Club World Cup and handling of the new Nations League.

Reports this week suggested Premier League sides Manchester United and Manchester City were among seven clubs involved in a meeting over a revamped Club World Cup, the competition which in its current form features the winners of the Champions League and its equivalent in each FIFA confederation along with the host nation's league champion.


Spartak Moscow, Zenit St. Petersburg fined for fans' racist chants

Spartak Moscow.

Spartak Moscow and Zenit St. Petersburg have both been fined for racist chants by their fans, the latest such incident in World Cup host nation Russia.

Spartak's fans were accused of aiming monkey chants at FC Tosno player Nuno Rocha, who is black, while some Zenit supporters allegedly chanted a Nazi slogan during a league game.

The clubs must each pay a 100,000-ruble ($1,600) fine, and Spartak has been hit with a partial stadium closure for its next cup game, state news agency RIA Novosti quotes...