Journalists are reflected in a logo at the FIFA headquarters after a meeting of the executive committee in Zurich October 4, 2013. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/Files DHAKA/DOHA (Reuters) – Bangladesh labour activists said on Friday they had joined a lawsuit in ... Sportskeeda.com, 2 months ago
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel has been appointed a member of the FIFA Finance Committee for a four-year term.Patel was recently also appointed as the senior vice-president of Asian Football Confederations (AFC) in December, ...Business Standard, 1 month ago Patel to be re-elected AIFF president for third term Rediff.com, 2 months ago
IMAGE: Diego Maradona. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images Former Argentina captain Diego Maradona has been handed an ambassadorial role by the game's global governing body FIFA. "Now it's official," the 1986 World Cup winner said on his Facebook page on Thursday. "Finally I can fulfill one of the lifelong dreams; to work for a clean and transparent FIFA alongside people who really love football." The ex-Boca Juniors, Napoli and Barcelona forward, 56, was a harsh critic of disgraced ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago Argentinian legend Diego Maradona given FIFA ambassadorial role DNA, 1 week ago
CAS said in a statement that its three-man panel had determined that Sepp Blatter "breached the FIFA code of ethics since the payment amounted to an undue gift as it had no contractual basis". IMAGE: Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter lost his appeal against a six-year ban for ethics violations, imposed amid the biggest corruption scandal to shake the world soccer body, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said on ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago Will former FIFA chief Blatter win ban appeal? Rediff.com, 2 months ago
La Liga has taken legal action against 10 people who allegedly threatened Ukraine international Roman Zozulya following his move to Rayo Vallecano last week, the Spanish league said in a statement on Thursday. The 27-year-old striker, who was loaned to second division strugglers Rayo from La Liga side Real Betis, was insulted by fans at his first training session in Vallecas on Wednesday and accused of being a neo-Nazi. He returned to Seville the next day "very affected" and has yet to announce ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
In a case of better late than never, Indian women's football will finally have a league of its own. With many sports getting their own professional leagues in an attempt to develop sports and cash in on their ever-growing popularity in the country, women's ...catchnews.com, 3 weeks ago
There were growing calls for Russia to be banned from the Winter Olympics and other major international events after the latest startling revelations of state-sponsored doping across Russian sport. Richard McLaren described on Friday how Russia "hijacked" ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
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