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FARE: Up to €100,000 in #FootballPeople grants awarded for social change

Racism and homophobia dominate new season in France Arguably the two biggest talking points in French football this season have had nothing to do with football, as homophobia and racism have dominated the headlines. More than 20 incidents of homophobia have been reported in the stadiums in France this season already, while the debate around racism in football ...
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CIES: Champions League . . . like it short (Ajax) or long (Liverpool)?

—- Issue number 267 of the CIES Football Observatory Weekly Post analyses the exclusive data produced by our partners InStat by ranking Champions League teams according to the average length of the passes achieved in domestic league games so far this season. Past edition semi-finalists Ajax have the lowest figure (15.96 meters), ahead of Paris St-Germain (16.17) and Barcelona ...
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More than 1bn social media interactions record at UEFA Champions League Final

NYON: The UEFA Champions League final broke a record with more than 1bn social media interactions, cementing its place as the world’s biggest annual sporting event. Available and comparable data showed that the final of the world’s premier football club competition outperformed all other major events in 2019 by more than 30%, while according to the ...
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New home of the Los Angeles Rams and Los Angeles Chargers officially named SoFi Stadium

—- LA Stadium and Entertainment District at Hollywood Park (Hollywood Park) and SoFi are partnering in a 20-year agreement that makes the digital personal finance company the exclusive naming rights partner of the new SoFi Stadium, the future home of the Los Angeles Chargers and the Los Angeles Rams. In addition, SoFi will be an official partner of ...
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CAF reform contract goes to PwC as part of African overhaul

CAF reform contract goes to PwC as part of African soccer overhaul Firm to work with FIFA on general audit and overview of the regional soccer body… Read More USL to allow betting sponsorships on shirts US soccer league follows MLS in permitting betting brands on team jerseys… Read More Inter Milan integrates AR into ...
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IAAF

THE WEEK AHEAD IN ATHLETICS, 16-22 SEPTEMBER —- The information in this advisory has been compiled to assist media in following the main developments in athletics over the coming week. It summarises the competitions and stories that will be covered on the IAAF website and its social media channels.   Monday 16 September Feature: Grenadian javelin thrower ...
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IPC: Man Gyun Yu suspended for anti-doping violation

—- The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has suspended South Korean Para ice hockey player Man Gyun Yu for six months for committing an anti-doping violation. The Sochi 2014 and PyeongChang 2018 Paralympian returned an adverse analytical finding for hydrochlorothiazide in a urine sample provided on 30 April 2019 following a match at the 2019 World ...
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British Cycling

STOREY WINS AGAIN AS BRITAIN ADDS TO MEDAL TALLY —- Dame Sarah Storey added to her collection of world titles while Jaco van Gass won a debut road world championship medal on a dramatic day three at the UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Emmen, the Netherlands. After her victory in Thursday’s time trial, Storey ...
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Future stars of the women’s game begin title quest tomorrow

—- Asia’s next generation of women’s elite players are ready to shine tomorrow as the Continent’s top eight sides prepare to compete in the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship in Chonburi, Thailand. With the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup returning to Asia in India next year, the stakes for this 2019 edition have been raised even ...
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Draw lines up hosts Paraguay against Japan in opener

English Draw lines up hosts Paraguay against Japan in opener           The groupings for Paraguay 2019 are now known Hosts to play their opening match against Japan Relive the draw on FIFA.com and on FIFA’s YouTube channel   The 16 participating nations at the upcoming FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Paraguay 2019™ now know what ...
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