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Who will win FIFA goal of year? Messi, Tevez or Hall

Who will win FIFA goal of year? Messi, Tevez or Hall

IMAGE: FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates with his teammate Neymar after scoring the opening goal in the King’s Cup. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images Argentina's Lionel Messi and Carlos Tevez, English third tier player David Hall and US women's international Carli Lloyd were among players included on the shortlist for FIFA's goal of the year award on Friday. Costa Rican league player Esteban Ramirez also made the list with an outstanding effort for Herediano in which he ..., 3 weeks ago

Cameroon's Hayatou to stand in for suspended Blatter

IMAGE: FIFA interim president Issa Hayatou. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images Cameroon’s Issa Hayatou will take over as interim FIFA president following the provisional suspension of Sepp Blatter in a corruption scandal, soccer's world governing body said on Thursday.Spain’s Angel Maria Villar is in line to take over at European governing body UEFA after its president Michel Platini was also handed a provisional 90-day ban by FIFA's Ethics Committee.FIFA’s statutes ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Meet the men in line for the job of FIFA interim boss  Rediff.com1 month ago

FIFA U-17 World Cup the soccer minions push aside the giants

This year rsquo;s final game of the FIFA U-17 tournament in Chile will be played between two African teams ndash; Mali and Nigeria. It will be the first time in history that two African nations play each other in the final match of a FIFA organised ...
 NigerianHerald.com2 weeks ago Magnificent Mali Cruise To Semi-Final  NigerianHerald.com3 weeks ago

Humiliated Blatter says, I'll fight for me and for FIFA

The suspended president of the international football body believes only FIFA Congress can bar him, not the Ethics Committee. IMAGE: Suspended FIFA President Sepp Blatter says he is not a FIFA official, but an elected member of the Congress. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters Suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter said on Wednesday he believes that only the Congress of football's governing body, and not its Ethics Committee, can bar him from office. Comparing himself to a state president, ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago Meet the SEVEN confirmed candidates vying for FIFA presidency  Rediff.com1 month ago Bid for FIFA presidency: Meet the men who could replace Blatter  Rediff.com1 month ago Blatter fighting to return for FIFA handover in February  Rediff.com1 month ago

Why the World Athletics boss is under fire again...

‘I did not lobby anyone on behalf of the Eugene 2021 bid’ ‘It smells and it has to be investigated’ IMAGE: President of International Association of Athletics Federations Sebastian Coe. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters The head of world athletics Sebastian Coe faced fresh allegations about his involvement in the controversial award of the 2021 world championships to the American city of Eugene on Tuesday, but insisted he had acted fairly throughout. In April this year the ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Sex tape blackmail haunts Pique-Shakira

IMAGE: FC Barcelona’s Gerard Pique and Shakira pose with the trophy after Barcelona won the Copa del Rey final on May 31, 2015. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images Barcelona star Gerard Pique and his Colombian pop star partner Shakira have found themselves at the centre of a storm. The pair, though, have denied claims they have been blackmailed over a sex tape by former employee. Spanish newspaper Diario Vasco claimed that the Barcelona defender and Shakira were threatened with the ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

2006 WC scam: Beckenbauer defends transfer of funds to FIFA

IMAGE: German football legend Franz Beckenbauer pauses to look out on the city on top of the Empire State Building in New York. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters Franz Beckenbauer, who headed Germany's 2006 World Cup organising committee, said on Monday a transfer of 6.7 million euros to world football's governing body FIFA in 2005 was a mistake but rejected claims it was a return of a loan to buy votes in favour of the country's World Cup bid. In a brief statement sent to media, the former ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago German great Beckenbauer under FIFA ethics investigation  Rediff.com1 month ago

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Finally win for India, edge Guam 1-0

India finally tasted victory after five straight losses in their 2018 football World Cup qualifying campaign as they beat Guam by a solitary goal in Bangalore on Thursday. The victory came despite India playing the second half with 10 men after Sehnaj Singh was sent off for a dangerous tackle in the 41st minute in the Group D match which was played under constant drizzle and slippery conditions. Robin Singh scored the all-important goal in the 10th minute at the Kanteerava Stadium to give India ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago PHOTOS, World Cup qualifiers: Brazil crush Peru; Romania hold Italy  Rediff.com1 week ago Here's why Neymar will be missing from Brazil qualifiers  Rediff.com1 month ago

Doping alert! Damning revelations from WADA

‘This report is going to be a real game-changer’ IMAGE: A young fan encourages players to substitute yoga for steroids. Photographs: Al Bello/Getty Images A report by the World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday is set to deepen an athletics scandal that, according to one of the document's authors, eclipses even the alleged corruption at football's governing body FIFA. According to leaks to a French investigative news organisation, Mediapart, the WADA report will say that athletics ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

'Don't delay FIFA elections'

'The same backroom deals that have discredited FIFA in the first place will continue' IMAGE: Jordanian Prince Ali bin al Hussein gives a speech during the 65th FIFA Congress. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan has warned that delaying the February 26 elections would further harm the credibility of world soccer's crisis-hit governing body. FIFA has been "decimated" by scandals, says Prince Ali "Delaying the scheduled ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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