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Kuwait govt takes on FIFA with legal action over suspension

KUWAIT CITY, April 30: The government of Kuwait has started taking legal action against FIFA and other international federations that banned the country from participating in international sports competitions. A report published recently on the website of Inside Word Football said that FIFA and several other global sports bodies decided …

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Kuwait govt takes on FIFA with legal action over suspension

KUWAIT CITY, April 30: The government of Kuwait has started taking legal action against FIFA and other international federations that banned the country from participating in international sports competitions. A report published recently on the website of Inside Word Football said that FIFA and several other global sports bodies decided …

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FIFA officials investigate Asian sport’s governing body – OCA accused of interference in football elections

KUWAIT CITY, April 25: FIFA officials are probing the Asian sport’s governing body controlled by one of the world governing body’s own most powerful executives over allegations of interference in football elections in the region, reports Al-Rai daily. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) is the umbrella group for 45 …

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FIFA probes Beckham, Capello participation in All-Star match in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, April 17:  FIFA has started investigations into the participation of former England captain David Beckham and former England manager Fabio Capello in the All-Star football match in Kuwait in December last year, considering the organization issued a directive prohibiting the match. According to a report published Sunday by …

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FIFA fines Kuwait

ZURICH, April 6, (AP): FIFA has fined the Kuwait soccer federation 30,000 Swiss francs ($31,500) for failing to play two World Cup qualifying matches last month. Kuwait has been suspended by FIFA and unable to play since October because of government interference in how the federation is run. The ban effectively ended …

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FIFA fines Kuwait

ZURICH, April 6, (AP): FIFA has fined the Kuwait soccer federation 30,000 Swiss francs ($31,500) for failing to play two World Cup qualifying matches last month. Kuwait has been suspended by FIFA and unable to play since October because of government interference in how the federation is run. The ban …

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Wanda becomes FIFA top sponsor

ZURICH, March 18, (AFP): Chinese conglomerate Wanda group on Friday became the first top level sponsor for FIFA as world football seeks to renew its scandal-tainted image after the departure of Sepp Blatter. A FIFA statement said Wanda, owned by China’s richest man Wang Jianlin, would have “the highest level …

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Kuwait-SKorea WC qualifier off

SEOUL, March 11, (RTRS): South Korea’s World Cup qualifier against Kuwait has been cancelled due to the FIFA ban on the Gulf nation, the Korean Football Association said on Friday. Kuwait were banned by the world governing body in October over government interference in domestic football. FIFA told the KFA …

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Korean WC qualifier vs Kuwait in ‘limbo’ – Scandal inquiry to cost 3.5m euros

SEOUL, March 7, (Agencies): South Korea may not play their last match of the second Asian qualifying round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup this month following their opponents’ international suspension, the local football governing body said Monday. The Korean Football Association (KFA) said that FIFA, the world’s top football …

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FIFA reform won’t happen overnight: Sheikh Ahmad – Blatter warns Infantino of backstabbers

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 28, (Agencies): Asia Olympic Chief Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah on Saturday hailed Gianni Infantino’s victory in the FIFA presidential election as a “new era” but warned “reform won’t happen overnight”. UEFA secretary-general Infantino won the fight to succeed the suspended Sepp Blatter in Friday’s vote, defeating three …

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