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  • Protesters rally against FIFA president Blatter

    April 24, 2014

    HONG KONG (AP) - A handful of protesters holding banners and placards demonstrated peacefully Thursday at an event with FIFA president Sepp Blatter to highlight the plight of migrant workers building stadiums in Qatar for the 2022 World Cup.Blatter was a guest at the inauguration of the Hong Kong Football Association's new offices.

  • Benzema gives Real Madrid 1-0 win over Bayern

    April 23, 2014

    MADRID (AP) - Real Madrid hopes a narrow home win put it in position to reach the Champions League final for the first time since 2002.In a matchup of teams acclaimed to be the best in Europe this season, Karim Benzema scored in the 19th minute to give the Los Blancos a 1-0 victory over defending champion Bayern Munich on Wednesday night in the first leg of their semifinal.