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Amir credited with FIFA lift

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah’s support towards the national football scene is the main reason behind lifting the ban imposed on Kuwait by the FIFA, said Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al- Ghanim Sunday. Speaking to the press at …

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Atletico report Barca to FIFA

MADRID, Dec 19, (AFP): Atletico Madrid reported Barcelona to football’s governing body FIFA over illegal contact made to star forward Antoine Griezmann, Atletico club sources confirmed on Tuesday. “The complaint has been presented for repeated contact between Barcelona, the player and his team,” an Atletico source told AFP. Griezmann renewed …

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FIFA lifts Kuwait ban from soccer

INFANTINO VOICES PRIDE KUWAIT BACK IN FIFA FAMILY MPs praise Amiri role, Speaker Al-Ghanim KUWAIT CITY, Dec 6: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, alongside other senior Kuwaiti officials, received on Wednesday at Bayan Palace visiting FIFA President Gianni Infantino and a delegation accompanying him. His Highness …

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Support urged for sports law

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 30: MP Ahmad Al-Fadel urged his colleagues to attend the special session called by National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al- Ghanim, while appealing to the people of Kuwait to monitor the session to know who wants to lift the suspension on local sports and raise the Kuwaiti flag …

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Ban on Kuwaiti sports to be lifted very soon: report

Qatar asks Kuwait to co-host Cup KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26: There are suggestions by host country Qatar to involve Kuwait in co-hosting some matches of 2022 FIFA World Cup, and the first week of December may witness the lifting of ban on Kuwaiti sport, says international sources, reports Al-Jarida daily. …

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FIFA demands visa, work permit and tax exemptions for WC – Olympiakos boss to face trial on charges of fixing

MANCHESTER, England, Nov 8, (Agencies): The United States and other countries hoping to host the 2026 World Cup should provide government guarantees on visa-free travel plus work permit and tax exemptions for their bids to be accepted, according to documents published by FIFA on Tuesday. The US wants to host …

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Newly-elected Kuwait chief to push FIFA over ban

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1, (AFP): Kuwaiti clubs on Tuesday elected the head of a new football federation that hopes to win recognition from FIFA and end a ban from international tournaments over alleged government interference. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Yusef Al-Sabah said his first priority would be to persuade the sport’s world …

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Russia WCup on track, says FIFA – South America launches 3-nation bid

MOSCOW, Oct 5, (Agencies): Preparations for next year’s World Cup finals in Russia are on track but lots of work remains to be done, global soccer’s governing body FIFA said on Thursday. “In general the state of readiness is good, planning is good and on track,” Colin Smith, FIFA’s director …

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Panel part of FIFA fix in bid to lift ban

Kuwait Football Federation installs interim committee KUWAIT CITY, Sept 7: The Kuwaiti football crisis took a new dramatic turn that may have positive indicators, as the local clubs have overthrown the former board of directors headed by Sheikh Talal Al-Fahd and formed an interim committee to manage the affairs of …

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Qatari panel says Garcia Report vindicates 2022 World Cup bid – Timing of publication questioned

DOHA, June 28, (AFP): Qatar World Cup organisers said on Wednesday that the surprise publication of FIFA’s Garcia Report “vindicated the integrity” of its successful bid to host the 2022 tournament. In a statement, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy also questioned the timing of the publication, which comes …

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