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Football World Cup News Advisory at 1700 GMT

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1700 GMT World Cup news advisory and agenda:

Duty Editor: Pirate Irwin

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RIO DE JANEIRO

Football disciplinary chiefs gathered evidence against Luis Suarez as calls mounted for the Uruguay star to be kicked out of the World Cup for biting an Italian opponent.

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LONDON

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler says the club could sell Luis Suarez as English football figures unite in condemnation of the Uruguayan's latest bite scandal.

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PARIS

Controversial star Mario Balotelli has hit out at what he describes as his "racist" detractors after being blamed for Italy's World Cup exit.

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MANAUS, Brazil

Even deep in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil, the World Cup is big news. Residents of the village of Tupe - with ritual tattoos on their cheeks and their bodies painted in the nation's green and yellow - are following the action.

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SAO PAULO

They may have only played two matches at this World Cup but Belgium have already got their fans dreaming of emulating the class of '86.

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LONDON

Uruguay's volatile star Luis Suarez's propensity for biting opponents stems from his under-privileged childhood, a leading sports psychologist told the BBC.

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AGENDA

Matches

RIO DE JANEIRO:

Group E - France v Ecuador (2100 GMT)

MANAUS:

Group E - Honduras v Switzerland (2100 GMT)

PORTO ALEGRE:

Group F - Argentina v Nigeria (1600 GMT)

SALVADOR

Group F - Bosnia v Iran (1600 GMT)

Training/Press conference schedule:

SANTOS: Mexico training

BRASILIA: Portugal press conference/training (1400 GMT)

TERESOPOLIS: Brazil training/press conference (1600 GMT)

RECIFE: Germany training/press conference (1645 GMT)

SAO PAULO: South Korea training/press conference (1915 GMT); Belgium training/press conference (2130 GMT)

CURITIBA: Algeria press conference (1915 GMT); Russia press conference (2130 GMT)

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