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FIFA Report: FIFA Head Opposes UEFA, Doesn't Support Olympics Boycott

April 19, 2008

Sepp Blatter and Liu Peng will be at Sunday's Olympic football tournaments draw. (Getty Images)  Blatter in Beijing for Olympics Tournament Draw FIFA Presid...

FIFA Report: EU, Blatter Battle, Spain Backs Away from Election Demand

April 25, 2008

FIFA President Sepp Blatter will try to get 75 percent of member countries to vote for his gentleman's agreement, even if it means a controversy with the EU....

Federations Roundup: Ice Hockey, FIBA, Golf

May 01, 2008

This is the first time Canada has ever hosted the IIHF World Championship. (Getty Images) IIHF World Championship ...

FIFA Report: Spain in 2018, Jamaica, and Senegal

May 01, 2008

Sepp Blatter says he’s looking out for English fans by proposing a restriction on foreign players. (Getty Images) Spain 2018? FIFA President Sepp Blatter ...

Federations Roundup: Taekwondo General Assembly, Iberian 2018 World Cup Bid, Jamaican International Invitational

May 08, 2008

Taekwondo is the second federation after swimming to adopt WADA code. (Getty Images) Taekwondo General Assembly The World Taekwondo Federation became only...

Hosts Dominate Paralympic World Cup

May 12, 2008

US High jumper Jeff Skiba won gold in the high jump. (Getty Images) (ATR) Great Britain tops the medal table at the Paralympic World Cup in Manchester, England. The U.S. and C...

Federations Roundup: South Korea Badminton Hijinx, New Nationality Rules for Volleyball

May 14, 2008

Team China is favored to win the Thomas Cup. (Getty Images)  Badminton Considers Rule Change After South Korea throws a Thomas Cup match to secure a better ...

Acosta Retires from FIVB Presidency

May 14, 2008

FIVB presidnet Ruben Acosta announces his retirement before his term is over. (Getty Images)  (ATR) Ruben Acosta says he will step down as president of the ...

Fight Against Doping: WADA tells Feds to Catch Up, More Positive Greek Tests

May 16, 2008

John Fahey wants 100% Code compliance by November. (Getty Images)  Potential WADA, Federations Showdown The leader in the worldwide fight against doping sai...

FIFA Report: South Africa Remembers World Cup Announcement

May 16, 2008

Four Years Later On May 15, 2004, FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced South Africa would host the 2010 World Cup. Four years and much construction later, Blatter considers h...

Federations Roundup: IAAF Indoors in Valencia, Taekwondo Unionizing

March 07, 2008

The leaders of the new union chapter promise to "enhance the prestige of WTF again through the correction of irresponsible management." (Getty Images)  Unio...

Weekend Championship Wrapup

March 10, 2008

Croatian Blanka Vlasic won the women's high jump, clearing 2.03m. (Getty Images)  Indoor Track Championships The United States is the leader in the medals table from...