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  • Ahly head to Mali for Confederation Cup game

    Date: 2015-07-09 09:16:49 GMT - Egypt - Sport - SN:9 - ID:2949221

    Al Ahly football squad on Thursday flew to Mali for a game against Stade Malien in the Confederation Cup group stage. The game is set to start at 15:30 Mali time on Sunday. Al Ahly's squad headed to Mali grouped 16 players, the 17th player, ....

  • Fifa Key official banned for seven years

    Date: 2015-07-07 06:58:20 GMT - Switzerland - Sport - SN:2 - ID:2935633

    A Fifa official who assessed the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups has been banned from all football-related activity for seven years. Football's world governing body said Harold Mayne-Nicholls, 54, has been suspended by its ethics ....

  • Security measures to secure Al Ahly-Espérance match in suez

    Date: 2015-06-28 08:35:04 GMT - Egypt - Sport - SN:8 - ID:2878569

    Suez security forces intensified efforts to secure Sunday's football match between Al Ahly of Egypt and Espérance Sportive de Tunis in the African confederation championship. Suez security director Tareq Al Gazzar said all matches played in Suez ....

  • French Open final: Serena Williams wins 20th Grand Slam

    Date: 2015-06-06 19:06:46 GMT - France - Sport - SN:23 - ID:2743173

    Serena Williams won a dramatic French Open final against Czech 13th seed Lucie Safarova to claim her 20th Grand Slam title, the BBC Sports reported Saturday. The American, ranked number one, needed two hours and one minute to win 6-3 6-7 (2-7) ....

  • Berlusconi rejects €1 billion offer to sell AC Milan

    Date: 2015-06-05 12:48:27 GMT - Italy - Sport - SN:16 - ID:2735565

    Bee Taechaubol has reportedly made another attempt to persuade Silvio Berlusconi to sell shares in AC Milan. The Thai businessman, affectionately known as Mr Bee, was thought to be close to a takeover of the Rossoneri only for the Milan president ....

  • Blatter will not attend int'l Olympic meeting: FIFA

    Date: 2015-06-05 12:04:00 GMT - Switzerland - Sport - SN:12 - ID:2735133

    Outgoing FIFA president and Olympic member Sepp Blatter will not attend next week's International Olympic Committee meeting in Lausanne, world football's governing body announced on Friday. "In April, the FIFA president informed the IOC that he ....

  • Finding replacement for Sepp Blatter as FIFA chief could take months

    Date: 2015-06-03 12:34:51 GMT - USA - Sport - SN:30 - ID:2722373

    As FIFA chief, Sepp Blatter was nearly impossible to dislodge. Now that he is stepping down, replacing him may be nearly just as tough, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Confusion among world soccer officials and a lack of clear ....

  • Sepp Blatter quits as FIFA president amid corruption scandal

    Date: 2015-06-02 18:10:33 GMT - Switzerland - Sport - SN:63 - ID:2717813

    Sepp Blatter says he will resign as president of football's governing body Fifa amid a corruption scandal, the BBC reported. In announcing his exit, the 79-year-old Swiss has called an extraordinary Fifa congress "as soon as possible" to elect a ....

  • Egypt, Tanzania match to be played without audience - security source

    Date: 2015-06-02 12:18:35 GMT - Egypt - Sport - SN:18 - ID:2714653

    Egypt and Tanzania teams will play a match without audience as part of qualifiers for Africa Cup of Nations Championship, according to a security source at the Ministry of Interior. In statements to MENA, the source said the match will be held on ....

  • Fifa result 'incredibly disappointing' - British sports minister

    Date: 2015-05-30 08:20:06 GMT - United Kingdom - Sport - SN:9 - ID:2692661

    British Culture Media and Sport Secretary John Whittingdale has called Sepp Blatter's reappointment as Fifa president "incredibly disappointing", according to ABC News. “A change in the leadership of Fifa is very badly needed,” he added. "When ....

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