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FIFA Ethics Committee: Life ban for Samson Siasia

ZURICH: The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Mr Samson Siasia, a former official of the Nigeria Football Federation, guilty of having accepted that he would receive bribes in relation to the manipulation of matches in violation of the FIFA Code of Ethics. The formal ethics proceedings against Mr Siasia were initiated on ...
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IAAF

HASSAN’S WORLD MILE RECORD AND TEFERA’S WORLD INDOOR 1500M RECORD © Jiro Mochizuki Sifan Hassan’s world mile record of 4:12.33 and Samuel Tefera’s 3:31.04 world indoor 1500m record have been ratified. Hassan, the European record holder in the 3000m, 5000m and half marathon, signalled her intentions to claim the standard over the mile distance on ...
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ECA Executive Board statement

—- The ECA Executive Board met today in Liverpool (16th August) to discuss matters relating to the development of the professional game, ECA’s membership and ongoing engagements with governing bodies and stakeholders. This was the final meeting of the current cycle as a new Board will be elected for the 2019-23 cycle at the ECA ...
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Soccerex: MLS set to confirm St Louis expansion franchise

North American soccer league taking another step towards 30-team target… Read More LaLiga and BeIN Sports confirm US rights extension Spanish top-flight soccer matches to stay with network until May 2024… Read More USWNT head for court as US Soccer mediation breaks down World Cup champions say they ‘eagerly look forward to a jury trial’ ...
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WADA

WADA TO DELIVER INDEPENDENT OBSERVER AND ATHLETE OUTREACH PROGRAMS AT THE 2019 AFRICAN GAMES —- Montreal, 15 August 2019 – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to outline its planned Independent Observer (IO) and Athlete Outreach (AO) programs for the 12th African Games, taking place from 19 to 31 August 2019 in Rabat, Morocco. The Games will involve almost ...
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World Boxing Council etc

FIRST-EVER GLOBAL VENTURE LAUNCHES BETWEEN CBD LEADER CRAFT 1861 AND THE LEGENDARY BOXING ORGANIZATION, WORLD BOXING COUNCIL   New initiative will include development of groundbreaking CBD wellness protocol. Albuquerque, NM – Craft 1861, a global leader in the design, creation, and sales of hemp cannabidiol (CBD) technology and products, will again make history through the first-ever ...
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FIFA eWorld Cup™ 2019 Grand Final generates record viewership

    Online viewership for the three-day competition at The O2 in London increased by 60 percent year-on-year from 29 million views in 2018 to 47 million views in 2019 FIFA eWorld Cup™ Grand Final match carried by 21 broadcasters in more than 75 territories More than 140 million views across complete EA SPORTS™ FIFA ...
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Football Foundation

Ground of App-lause – new app to help groundskeepers get plaudits for their pitch — The Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation are ramping up efforts to improve the quality of grass pitches in England with the launch of the Football Foundation Groundskeeping Community app. The new platform provides a resource of expert ...
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Soccerex

Raheem Sterling weighs up UK£100m Jordan Brand boot deal Nike-owned brand eyes soccer market expansion with boot endorsement… Read More Man United bet on ‘UK£3m a year’ Yabo Sport deal Asian betting brand replaces MoPlay in soccer giants’ global partner portfolio… Read More Man City drive on with Nexen Tire sleeve sponsor extension Korean brand ...
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Calacus

CALACUS APPOINTED TO SUPPORT LEGENDS INTERNATIONAL AS IT GROWS ITS GLOBAL BUSINESS   —- August 13 2019, London – Calacus has been appointed by Legends International, which develops and delivers commercial platforms for sports and leisure experiences, as it plans to grow its global business.   Legends International provides a range of services including feasibility and business planning, ...
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