Thanks to FIFA and National Politics, Indonesian Soccer is a Giant Mess | VICE Sports

Politics, bad business, and FIFA meddling continue to keep the world’s fourth largest country from attaining a decent soccer infrastructure.

Source: Thanks to FIFA and National Politics, Indonesian Soccer is a Giant Mess | VICE Sports

New FIFA President Should End Abuses | Human Rights Watch

(New York) – The next president of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) – world football’s governing body – should ensure that future host countries of the World Cup are required to comply with fundamental human rights norms. The FIFA presidential election will be held in Zurich on May 29, 2015.

Source: www.hrw.org

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FIFA Officials Arrested on Corruption Charges; Face Extradition to U.S.

As FIFA leaders gathered for a meeting, Swiss law enforcement officials arrived unannounced and made arrests at the Justice Department’s request on charges including racketeering and money laundering.

Source: www.nytimes.com

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Farewell to Giles Clarke who left the ECB richer but cricket poorer

Departing chairman brought vast wealth to the English game but made damaging errors over Stanford, subscription televsion and the IPL

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

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UAE Rugby League ‘president’ detained by Dubai Police

As the sole recognised national governing body (NGB) for any code of the oval-ball game here, the UAERF has clearly taken exception to Mokdad “illegally claiming the title of president” — a role he held with the Rugby League Commission (RLC) in the UAE. The RLC had been organising the Nissan Rugby League Cup.

Source: en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com

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