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Blatter seeks fifth term as FIFA president

Blatter has been Fifa's leader since 1998, but has faced growing criticism from European football chiefs in recent months.PHOTO: AFP

MANCHESTER: Fifa President Sepp Blatter said on Monday that he will be a candidate for a fifth term in charge of world football in an election next year. “Yes I will be ready,” said Blatter in a video speech to a football conference in Manchester. “I will be a candidate.”Blatter ...

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FIFA completes probe into bidding process

FIFA ethics committee

BERNE: FIFA ethics committee investigator Michael Garcia has completed his investigation into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, awarded to Russia and Qatar respectively, and submitted a 350-page report, the game’s governing body said on Friday. FIFA said that during the course of the year-long investigation, ...

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Sri Lanka 43 all out – Highlights


Sri Lanka in South Africa ODI Series – 1st ODI South Africa v Sri Lanka South Africa won by 258 runs ODI no. 3225 | 2011/12 season Played at Boland Park, Paarl 11 January 2012 – day/night match (50-over match) Sri Lanka 43 all out vs South Africa 1st ODI ...

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Ecstatic Germans greet proud world champions in Berlin


About a million jubilant Germans welcomed their triumphant national football team home to Berlin on Tuesday, many waving flags and banners saying “We are all World Champions!” as they basked in the nation’s fourth World Cup victory. Hundreds of thousands of revellers packed Berlin’s “fan mile”, a 1.3km stretch of ...

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Gory scenes in Pamplona


A fighting bull has gored three people and spread panic in a hair-raising final running of the bulls at Spain’s San Fermin festival. There were spine-chilling moments when one bull, named Olivito, separated from the pack and gored three runners There were spine-chilling moments when one bull, named Olivito, separated ...

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