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The Latest: Abortion debate reaches Argentina team in Russia

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MOSCOW - The Latest at the World Cup, including the FIFA Congress vote for the 2026 hosting rights : 6:47 p.m. The issue of legalizing abortion in Argentina has reached the national team at the World Cup in Russia. Goalkeepers Wilfredo Caballero and Nahuel Guzman were asked about it at a news conference at Argentina's base in Bronnitsy as lawmakers in the South American country debate whether to allow abortions in the first 14 weeks of pregnancies.
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The Latest: Pizzi aims to replicate Chile style with Saudis

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MOSCOW - The Latest at the World Cup, including the FIFA Congress vote for the 2026 hosting rights : 6:05 p.m. Saudi Arabia coach Juan Antonio Pizzi says his team will try to play an all-action, possession-based style in the World Cup's opening game despite their outsider status. Pizzi was renowned for his emphasis on attack and constant pressure when winning the Copa America with Chile in 2016. But he's had just seven months with Saudi Arabia since he was appointed in November to prepare them for Thursday's opening game against Russia
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The Latest: Russia coach to dine with Olympics outcast Mutko

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MOSCOW - The Latest at the World Cup, including the FIFA Congress vote for the 2026 hosting rights : 5:17 p.m. Russia's coach is planning to dine with Olympics outcast Vitaly Mutko before the national team plays in the World Cup's opening match. Mutko is now deputy prime minister. He was banned from the Olympics for life in December after an International Olympic Committee investigation determined he had not done enough to stop the manipulation of drug-test samples as Russia's sports minister during the 2014 Winter Games.
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US to cohost 2026 World Cup with Canada, Mexico

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North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team tournament.
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US, Canada, Mexico win bid to host 2026 FIFA World Cup

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The soccer showpiece will return to the U.S. for the first time since 1994 after gaining 134 votes, while Morocco got 65 at the FIFA Congress in Moscow on Wednesday.
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Clippers beat Thunder 108-92 for 1st win of season

Clippers beat Thunder 108-92 for 1st win of season

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