01/06/2015 - 08:57

Cosmos and Pele arrive in Cuba as sporting ties warm

AFP PHOTO / YAMIL LAGE The New York Cosmos will kick off a new era in sporting relations between the United States and Cuba on Tuesday when they become the…

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31/05/2015 - 07:39

Netanyahu delight as Palestine withdraw bid to ‘oust’ Israel

AFP PHOTO / FABRICE COFFRINI? Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday welcomed the “failure” of a Palestinian bid to have FIFA suspend Israel from international competition. Palestinian football chief…

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29/05/2015 - 08:45

UN puts tie-ups with FIFA under scrutiny

AFP PHOTO / FILES / MICHAEL BUHOLZER The United Nations is taking a close look at its partnerships with FIFA following allegations of widespread corruption at football’s world governing body,…

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27/05/2015 - 07:54

Baltimore Orioles to play in Cuba amid US thaw

AFP PHOTO / POOL – Ramon ESPINOSA: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (L) and Cuba’s First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel during a meeting on April 21, 2015 The Baltimore Orioles…

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23/05/2015 - 10:12

Israel appeals to Platini to sway FIFA from Palestinian suspension bid

AFP PHOTO / GIL COHEN-MAGEN The Israel Football Association appealed to UEFA president Michel Platini on Friday to speak out “loud and clear” against the Palestinian bid to vote the…

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22/05/2015 - 11:08

Armenia presence at Games ‘win-win for sport’, says Hickey

Pat Hickey, the president of the European Olympic Committees (EOC), told AFP that the presence of Azerbaijan’s bitter enemies Armenia at the inaugural European Games next month demonstrates how sport…

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