Fans flock to Eurobasket Women 2017 Qualifiers
MIES, November 24, 2015 - The switch to
qualifying windows for the start of the road to EuroBasket Women 2017 has
brought fans flocking to see the action, with a glut of nations welcoming huge
crowds for the opening fixtures of their respective ...
Pakistani Sports Journalists to Cover Cricket Series
PESHAWAR, Pakistan November 24, 2015 - A six member delegation from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sports Writers Association (KPSWA) left for Dubai to cover the T-20 cricket series will be played between Pakistan and England.The six members of KPSWA including ...
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ANOCA approves $607K training grant for Olympic bound African athletes
PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, November 24, 2015 - The Association of National Olympic Committees, ANOCA, has approved $607, 000 that will be dispersed amongst African athletes who will qualify for Rio 2016.The money to be distributed through the respective ...
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Athletics Kenya has issues to address, says Olympic chief
PORT LOUIS, November 24, 2015 - The concerns and allegations raised against Athletics Kenya, AK, are very serious and need to be addressed, according to International Olympic Committee, President Thomas Bach. For the second consecutive day, a group of ...
Announcement of the nominees for FIFA Ballon d?Or 2015 on 30 November 2015
Please scroll down for German, French and Spanish The eagerly anticipated announcement of the nominees for the FIFA Ballon d’Or 2015 will be presented in a show broadcast on FIFA.com, www.francefootball.fr and FIFA’s YouTube channel (http://www.youtube.com/fifatv) ...
Platini should be banned for life, according to ethics investigator
LONDON, November 24, 2015 - FIFA’s ethics judge is being urged to impose a lifetime ban on Michel Platini, according to the attorney who led the investigation into allegations against the French president of European federation UEFA.On Monday Hans-Joachim ...
First tickets for Women's EHF EURO 2016 go on sale
VIENNA/STOCKHOLM, November 24, 2015 - On Wednesday, 25 November the first tickets for the Women’s EHF EURO 2016 will be released – with one month to go until Christmas, the perfect gift for all handball fans.All tickets for the Group A matches in Stockholm ...
FIFA Executive Committee meeting agenda available now on FIFA.com
ZURICH, November 24, 2015 - The agenda for the FIFA Executive Committee meeting,
which will take place in Zurich on 2 and 3 December 2015, is now available on
FIFA.com. Check the full agenda in the four official FIFA languages by clicking
on the links ...
Voting opens for UEFA.com users' Team of the Year 2015
NYON, November 24, 2015 - Voting is open for the UEFA.com users' Team of the Year 2015 poll, with ten first-time nominees vying for selection alongside regulars including Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Andrés Iniesta.In all, 40 players have been ...
Dodd hails 'overwhelming response' to demand for women's rights
ZURICH, November 23, 2015 - The reform panel, chaired by veteran Swiss
lawyer Francois Carrard, confirmed over the weekend that the changes it is
recommending to the world game will be published after consideration ...
Adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee opens proceedings against Mr Blatter and Mr Platini
The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee chaired by Hans-Joachim Eckert has today opened formal adjudicatory proceedings against Joseph S. Blatter and Michel Platini based on the final reports submitted by the investigatory chamber.The ...
International policing and anti-corruption expert joins ICSS Integrity Unit
DOHA, November 23, 2015 - The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) has continued to demonstrate its commitment to enhancing integrity in sport today by announcing the appointment of one of the world’s leading anti-corruption experts, Dale Sheehan, ...
REMINDER: Accreditation deadline today - IAAF Council Meeting, 26 November 2015
MONACO, November 23, 2015 - The 202nd IAAF Council Meeting will take place on Thursday 26 November in Monaco 2015.The IAAF Council is meeting for one day only in the Fairmont Hotel (09:00hrs to 17:30hrs CET tbc).At the end of the meeting an IAAF Press ...
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Doping talks expected to dominate African Olympic meeting in Mauritius
NAIROBI, November 22, 2015 - Kenya’s uncertain future in World athletics or sanctions which could affect her participation
at next year’s Rio Olympics is expected to feature prominently, when the
Association of National Olympics Committee of Africa ...
Black Saturday in Greek football: Derby aborted after violence
ATHENS, November 23, 2015 -Some senseless Panathinaikos fans, who seemed
not to love football and of course their team, dealt another major blow to
A flare hit the Icelandic attacker Finnbogason ...
Media Accreditation opens for African Nations Championship Rwanda 2016
CAIRO, November 22, 2015 - The Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF) announces that the media accreditation process for the final tournament of the 4TH ORANGE AFRICAN NATIONS CHAMPIONSHIP (CHAN) RWANDA 2016 opens from Thursday, 19 November 2015 to ...
Sudan’s Mutasim elected new CECAFA president.
ADDIS ABABA, November 22, 2015 - President of Sudan Football Association, Dr. Mutasim Gafaar, has been elected the new president of the council of east and central Africa football associations [CECAFA] during the regional Africa football bodys ...
Bans loom for Blatter and Platini as investigators urge action from Eckert
ZURICH, November 21, 2015 - Sepp
Blatter and Michel Platini, officially, risk career and reputation-wrecking
banishment from world football.
investigatory chamber of the FIFA’s ethics committee has ...
Lifting the shame of doping, Bulgaria banned from Rio
SOFIA, November 20, 2015 - Two hundred and sixty (260) - that’s the
combined number of medals won by Bulgarian weightlifters at the Summer
Olympics and at World Weightlifting Championships. Bulgaria is a powerhouse
when it comes to weightlifting. ...