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June 13, 1998 | GRAHAME L. JONES
The 1998 World Cup, which has been beset by ticket troubles since France was awarded the tournament, was rocked by new allegations of abuse Friday. Leaders of FIFA, the sport's world governing body, said they were investigating claims that soccer officials in Cameroon and Colombia had illegally sold tickets allocated to those federations. Another investigation centers on an employee of ISL France, an off-shoot of the Swiss company ISL, FIFA's official marketing partner.
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June 13, 1998 | GRAHAME L. JONES
The 1998 World Cup, which has been beset by ticket troubles since France was awarded the tournament, was rocked by new allegations of abuse Friday. Leaders of FIFA, the sport's world governing body, said they were investigating claims that soccer officials in Cameroon and Colombia had illegally sold tickets allocated to those federations. Another investigation centers on an employee of ISL France, an off-shoot of the Swiss company ISL, FIFA's official marketing partner.
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January 29, 1993 | BARBIE LUDOVISE
They're random, they're reckless, they're midseason blurbs. Drink these down with your morning cup of Java . . . * George Bush looks to be pretty bored this year. Give him the Laguna Beach football program and see if he can make anything out of it. * Some teams have heart; the Capistrano Valley girls' soccer team has Hearts. The Cougars play the card game on the bus ride to every away game.
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January 29, 1993 | BARBIE LUDOVISE
They're random, they're reckless, they're midseason blurbs. Drink these down with your morning cup of Java . . . * George Bush looks to be pretty bored this year. Give him the Laguna Beach football program and see if he can make anything out of it. * Some teams have heart; the Capistrano Valley girls' soccer team has Hearts. The Cougars play the card game on the bus ride to every away game.
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January 25, 2002 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Receiver Donte Stallworth should have his eligibility reinstated, despite violating two NCAA rules after declaring himself available for the NFL draft for one day, Tennessee officials told the NCAA. In a letter dated Jan. 16 and obtained by the Associated Press on Thursday, the university disclosed Stallworth received nearly $1,300 in benefits from an agent after declaring himself available for the draft. The NCAA has not yet responded to Tennessee's appeal.
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March 20, 1990 | JOHN M. GLIONNA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Saying a message needs to be sent to others in the public trust, a Vista Superior Court judge Monday sentenced a volunteer treasurer of a North County youth soccer league to 60 days in jail and five years' probation for embezzling more than $51,000 from the group. Judge Ronald S. Prager also ordered Paula Archie to repay the money. Over a nine-month period last year, Archie wrote herself 35 to 45 checks on soccer league funds.
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