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80 people injured in accidentPARIS (AP) -- An apparently panicked driver plowed into a group of fans celebrating France's World Cup victory early today, injuring 80 people, 11 seriously, hospital officials said.
The accident happened as the city erupted in joy after France's 3-0 victory over Brazil in Sunday's championship game. At least a million people streamed to the Champs-Elysees to celebrate.
France, England win FIFA Fair Play AwardZURICH (AP) -- World soccer champions France and England are the joint winners of the World Cup's Fair Play Award, world soccer's governing body FIFA said today.
Both teams averaged 828 points in the fair play classification during the tournament, which ended Sunday when finalists France beat opponents Brazil 3-0.
World Cup TV ratings are close to nilNEW YORK (AP) -- The biggest upset in a World Cup final in nearly five decades was of little help to ABC's television ratings.
The 40-market overnight rating for Sunday's final between Brazil and France, produced a 6.9 rating/17 share, 46 percent lower than the 12.8 overnight for the Brazil-Italy final in 1994.
An ocean away, the cry is for France
They crowded in front of televisions set up on Fifth Avenue as part of the city's Bastille Day celebration. But the tribute to food and wine did not stand a chance against France's 3-0 triumph over Brazil in the World Cup final.
Britain apologizes for hooligansLONDON (AP) -- Britain was "unlikely" to compensate France for the costs of policing English fans at the soccer World Cup, Sports Minister Tony Banks told BBC radio on Sunday.
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