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WADA Decision Shifts Focus to IOC

November 16, 2017

(ATR) World Anti-Doping Agency President Craig Reedie tells Around the Rings there were “no demands” placed on the anti-doping body to make any recommendations regarding the R...

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Cancels Two Fines Imposed on the Mexican Football Federation and Imposes Warnings in Their Place

November 16, 2017

Lausanne, 16 November 2017 – The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has partially upheld two appeals filed by the Federación Mexicana de Fútbol Associatión (FMF) against de...

Claims of Qatar 2022 Vote Buying Arise in FIFA Trial

November 15, 2017

(ATR) A witness in the corruption trial of former world football executives says a $1 million bribe was given to secure a vote for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup. FIFA ex...

Testimonies Begin in FIFA Trial -- Media Watch

November 14, 2017

(ATR) The trial of three FIFA administrators on corruption charges in New York City has drawn the world’s sporting press to the courtroom. Flags wave outside the FIFA headq...

#ICYMI: FIFA Trial; IOC Suspends Fredericks; Lima 2019 Progress

November 11, 2017

(ATR)  #ICMYI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve. Here are our staff picks for articles this week they reall...

First report of FIFA's Human Rights Advisory Board published

November 09, 2017

The Human Rights Advisory Board, which was created in early 2017 to provide independent advice on FIFA’s human rights responsibilities, published its first report today. In th...

FIFA Releases Guide for 2026 Bidding Process

November 07, 2017

(ATR) FIFA takes an important step in its efforts to conduct a transparent bidding process for the 2026 World Cup. FIFA Council approved the bidding reforms on Oct. 27 (FIF...

FIFA Corruption Trial Begins

November 06, 2017

(ATR) The only three defendants in the FIFA corruption scandal who have pleaded not guilty are finally getting their day in court. Jose Maria Marin (Wikipedia) Former Braz...

FIFA and FIFPro Sign Landmark Agreement and Announce Measures to Enhance Professional Football

November 06, 2017

FIFA and FIFPro have today concluded a wide-ranging six-year cooperation agreement to strengthen relationships between the two organisations and improve the governance of prof...

ANOC Resolutions Support Sheikh Ahmad

November 03, 2017

(ATR) The world’s National Olympic Committees unanimously approved a resolution Nov. 3 ratifying “the support for the ANOC President” Sheikh Ahmad despite the fact he is the s...

Stage Set for the Huawei Intercontinental Beach Soccer Cup

October 31, 2017

DUBAI --The seventh edition of the Huawei Intercontinental Beach Soccer Cup kicks off in its new home, Marasi Business Bay, tomorrow with eight of the world’s best nations goi...