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THESSALONIKI – Greece's alleged crackdown on soccer clubs being used as hooligan bases to plan violence against rivals brought only an eight-month suspended sentence for the owner of one who kept his open.

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LARNACA — Croatia and Russia stayed level at the top of Europe Group J in World Cup qualifying on Friday after the Croatians beat Cyprus 3-0 and Russia edged Slovakia 1-0 on Friday.

LARNACA — Croatia and Russia stayed level at the top of Europe Group J in World Cup qualifying on Friday after the Croatians beat Cyprus 3-0 and Russia edged Slovakia 1-0 on Friday.

SPLIT, Croatia — Slovakia beat Cyprus 2-0 to overtake Slovenia for third place in the group.

SPLIT, Croatia — Slovakia beat Cyprus 2-0 to overtake Slovenia for third place in the group.

A look at what's happening in 2022 World Cup qualifying in Europe on Tuesday:GROUP HCroatia was the World Cup runner-up in 2018 but its qualifying campaign has already encountered problems after an opening defeat to Slovenia and an underwhelming 1-0 win over Cyprus.

A look at what's happening in 2022 World Cup qualifying in Europe on Tuesday:GROUP HCroatia was the World Cup runner-up in 2018 but its qualifying campaign has already encountered problems after an opening defeat to Slovenia and an underwhelming 1-0 win over Cyprus.

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Cypriot Soccer’s Lower Tiers Get Financial Boost

NICOSIA -- The soccer federation of Cyprus says it’s doling out emergency funding to struggling second- and third-division teams to help them cope with additional pandemic-related costs.

NICOSIA -- The soccer federation of Cyprus says it’s doling out emergency funding to struggling second- and third-division teams to help them cope with additional pandemic-related costs.

APOEL Fires McCarthy After 2 Months, Hires Poursaitidis

NICOSIA — Cypriot club APOEL fired former Ireland coach Mick McCarthy on Wednesday after the team's fourth defeat in a row.

NICOSIA — Cypriot club APOEL fired former Ireland coach Mick McCarthy on Wednesday after the team's fourth defeat in a row.

Cyprus Beats Luxembourg 2-1 for Nations League (Highlights)

GENEVA — A World Cup winner, European champion with Spain and Real Madrid, and expert penalty taker, Sergio Ramos had scored from his last 25 spot kicks.

GENEVA — A World Cup winner, European champion with Spain and Real Madrid, and expert penalty taker, Sergio Ramos had scored from his last 25 spot kicks.

Jamie Donaldson Setting Pace at the Cyprus Showdown

PAPHOS, Cyprus (AP) — The 32-player field for the third round of the Cyprus Showdown will be determined on Saturday after play was suspended because of darkness on the second day of the European Tour event.

PAPHOS, Cyprus (AP) — The 32-player field for the third round of the Cyprus Showdown will be determined on Saturday after play was suspended because of darkness on the second day of the European Tour event.

Former Ireland Coach McCarthy Hired by Cypriot Club APOEL

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Former Ireland coach Mick McCarthy was hired Monday by Cypriot club APOEL.

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Former Ireland coach Mick McCarthy was hired Monday by Cypriot club APOEL.

Europa League Game Moved from Armenia to Cyprus amid Rising Conflict

NYON, Switzerland — Armenia will no longer host a Europa League soccer game on Thursday amid the country's escalating conflict with neighboring Azerbaijan.

NYON, Switzerland — Armenia will no longer host a Europa League soccer game on Thursday amid the country's escalating conflict with neighboring Azerbaijan.

Omonia Win Penalty Shootout against Red Star

GENEVA — Long-time rivals Red Star Belgrade and Dinamo Zagreb both lost in the third round of Champions League qualifying on Wednesday.

GENEVA — Long-time rivals Red Star Belgrade and Dinamo Zagreb both lost in the third round of Champions League qualifying on Wednesday.

European Tour Cancels Nedbank, Plans Cyprus Debut

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The European Tour canceled two premium tournaments late in the year that preceded the Race to Dubai finale, including the Nedbank Golf Challenge that dates to 1981 when Johnny Miller beat Seve Ballesteros.

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The European Tour canceled two premium tournaments late in the year that preceded the Race to Dubai finale, including the Nedbank Golf Challenge that dates to 1981 when Johnny Miller beat Seve Ballesteros.

Cypriot Soccer League Called off amid Coronavirus

NICOSIA - The Cypriot soccer federation has called off the season because of the coronavirus pandemic.

NICOSIA - The Cypriot soccer federation has called off the season because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Cypriot Champion APOEL Fires Coach Kare Ingebrigtsen after 45 Days on Job

NICOSIA — Cypriot champion APOEL Nicosia fired coach Kare Ingebrigtsen on Tuesday after only 45 days on the job.

NICOSIA — Cypriot champion APOEL Nicosia fired coach Kare Ingebrigtsen on Tuesday after only 45 days on the job.

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