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Interpol breaks ties with FIFA, suspends 20 million Euros partnership with the governing body

International police agency, Interpol on Friday morning announced that it would break its 20 million Euros (14 million pounds) partnership to scrap match-fixing with the governing body of world football, FIFA. The corruption hit body signed “Integrity of Body,” an agreement for anti-match fixing and prevent illegal gambling with Interpol in May 2011 that saw them donating 20 million Euros ...

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Barcelona signs Aleix Vidal, former Sevillan to stay until 2020

Barcelona has just done history by winning the treble – Spanish La Liga, Copa Del Rey and UEFA Champion’s League for a second time. But there is no resting for the Catalan giants as they’ve recruited Sevilla’s Aleix Vidal until 2020. Vidal won the Europa League with Sevilla, last month after the Spanish club defeated their Ukrainian counterpart, Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, ...

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AIFF: All geared up for U-17 World Cup, signs latest MoU with the French Football association

It was only last year that Sepp Blatter, the now resigned, 79-year-old FIFA president, termed India as another ‘market for football’ where the sport can grow. During his speech at the Master Alumni Association, in Rio de Janeiro, on the sidelines of the World Cup last year, he said: “There are 1.3 billion people in India, that’s 1.3 billion people ...

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No Hossain, Fernandes in India’s 26 probables list for India’s FIFA qualifier round

Veteran midfielder Mehtab Hossain and young striker Romeo Fernandes missed out on the the list of 26 probables who would attend the preparatory camp for India’s impending home and away matches against Nepal in the Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 1 for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The squad would be reporting to the camp in Guwahati from March 4 onwards. ...

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Fifa Ballon d’Or: Lewandowski Regrets voting for Ronaldo over teammate Neur

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has regretted his decision to vote Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo in the Fifa Ballon d’Or over his teammates Manuel Neuer and Bastian Schweinsteiger, but said the German goalkeeper would have been a better choice. Neuer finished third in the running for the prize with 15.72 per cent of the votes, just 0.04 per cent ...

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