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Wednesday , August 21 2019

Tag Archives: fifa

Kuwait faces Asian Cup ‘exclusion’ on FIFA ban

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Nov 25, (AP): Kuwait will be removed from the 2019 Asian Cup if it is still suspended by FIFA on Dec 18. …

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FIFA threatens legal action against Kuwait

ZURICH, Nov 19, (AFP): World football body FIFA has joined the International Olympic Committee in threatening legal action against Kuwait over the government takeover of …

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FIFA bans Qatari official from Asian vote – Racism task force achieved its goal: Samoura

PANAJI, India, Sept 26, (AFP): World football body FIFA has banned a senior Qatari official from running in elections for a seat on its new-look …

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OCA sets up sub-offices as Kuwait row rumbles – ‘Asian Games protected’

DANANG, Vietnam, Sept 24, (RTRS): The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has decided to set up five new sub-offices to enable it to function effectively …

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FIFA protests seizure of football office in Kuwait – Letter warns on escalation of dispute

ZURICH, Sept 2, (AFP): World governing body FIFA has written to the Kuwait Football Association giving a new warning over the “escalation” of a power …

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POLICE ASSIST TRANSITION OF SPORTS OFFICES – Amir takes lead, gives direction to sport

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 29, (Agencies): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has placed his personal weight as the top State leader behind …

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FIFA ‘seeks’ ban for Qatar official

ZURICH, Aug 26, (RTRS): A FIFA ethics investigator has recommended that a senior Qatari official should be banned from the game for at least two-and-a-half …

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Olympic, football bodies dissolved – ‘Financial irregularities’

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 25, (Agencies): The Public Authority for Sports (PAS) has decided to dissolve the Kuwait Football Association and the Kuwaiti Olympic Committee, assigning …

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FIFA panel opens probes into S. Africa match-fixing cases

ZURICH, Aug 24, (RTRS): FIFA’s ethics watchdog has opened formal proceedings against ex-South Africa football chief Kirsten Nematandani and two other functionaries over alleged violations …

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Ex-FIFA prez Havelange dies at 100 – Reputation damaged by corruption

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 16, (AP): Joao Havelange, who as president of FIFA for two decades transformed soccer’s governing body into a multibillion-dollar business and …

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