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Doc refutes claim Iran broke gender rules

TEHRAN, Oct 6, (AFP): A FIFA medical officer on Tuesday rejected media reports that Iran had broken rules by fielding women footballers, winners of a recent Asian championship, who were actually men. Days after Iran triumphed at the inaugural Asian Women’s Futsal Championship in Malaysia, reports emerged that eight of …

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Parliament ‘will’ confront FIFA with sport law facts

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 5: The Parliament Office held a meeting on Monday during which it discussed authorizing MP Abdullah Al-Mayouf and MP Abdullah Al-Turaiji to attend the meeting scheduled to be held in Lausanne City on Saturday, Oct 10 and Sunday, Oct 11 in which the two parts of the …

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Blatter’s survival in doubt after sponsor’s resignation call – ‘FIFA’s reputation deteriorating’

LAUSANNE, Oct 3, (AFP): After powerful FIFA sponsors demanded his immediate resignation, a key question surrounded Sepp Blatter on Saturday: can the sleaze-tainted president of world football’s governing body survive until his planned departure in February? Coca-Cola, McDonald’s, Visa and Budweiser in separate statements Friday called for Blatter to go, …

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FIFA dispatches letter to KFA – ‘Modify law or face suspension’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 3: Kuwait Football Association (KFA) announced that FIFA dispatched a letter to the association Thursday opposing the new law that governs Kuwaiti football. The letter specified Oct 15 as the end of grace period during which KFA must modify the law or face suspension of its activities. …

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Sheikh Salman weighs FIFA bid if Platini withdraws

ZURICH, Oct 1, (RTRS): One of Michel Platini’s main backers in his bid to head world soccer’s governing body, Bahraini Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, might stand himself if a Swiss investigation hampers the Frenchman’s candidacy, two sources have told Reuters. Sheikh Salman, head of the Asian F o …

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Blatter tells FIFA staff he has done nothing illegal – Payment was ‘fully declared’ to authorities: Platini

ZURICH, Sept 28, (AP): Sepp Blatter told his staff he has done “nothing illegal or improper” and has no immediate plans to step down, the FIFA president’s legal team said Monday. Blatter was back at FIFA headquarters three days after being interrogated by Swiss investigators at the scandal-battered governing body’s …

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Platini no longer ‘odds’ on favourite to succeed Blatter – FIFA needs interim chief

GENEVA, Sept 27, (Agencies): Bookmakers slashed the odds that European soccer boss Michel Platini will succeed Sepp Blatter as head of global soccer body FIFA, after Swiss prosecutors said they were investigating Blatter over a payment to Platini. Platini, a former French midfielder and head of European soccer body UEFA …

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