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January 9, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo lifts FIFA Best Player Award 2016

Cristiano Ronaldo was named FIFA Men’s Best Player of 2016. At a star-studded awards ceremony in Zurich on Monday after captaining Portugal to the 2016 European Championship and helping Real Madrid to the 2015-16 Champions League title.

1. The Best FIFA Men’s Player Award (Nominees: Cristiano Ronaldo, Antoine Griezmann and Lionel Messi)

Winner-  Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal/ Real Madrid) 2. The Best FIFA Women’s Player Award (Nominees: Melanie Behringer, Carli Lloyd and Marta) Winner- Carli Llyod (USA) 3.The Best FIFA Men’s Coach Award (Nominees: Claudio Ranieri, Fernando Santos and Zinedine Zidane) Winner-  Claudio Ranieri (Leicester City) 4. The [...]
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June 28, 2014

FIFA Hammers ‘flesh-eating’ Suarez

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Uruguayan goal poacher, Luis Suarez has been hit hard by world federation FIFA for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini in the 1-0 win in Natal which took Uruguay, instead of the Azzurri, into the knockout stage of the World Cup.

He has been banned from all football for four months and from Uruguay’s next nine competitive internationals. Suarez has also been fined 100,000 Swiss francs.Disciplinary chairman Claudio Sulser said that FIFA had no option but to make an example of Suarez because the World Cup was the supreme showcase for football to millions around the world

The decision was announced this morning in Rio [...]

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June 28, 2014

Should FIFA move the ball on racism?

As the 2014 FIFA World Cup captivates millions in stadiums and in front of TV screens, this is an opportune time for a global conversation on racism and bigotry in football. This discussion needs to go beyond political posturing and symbolic campaigns like the one launched by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff.

The beleaguered Sepp Blatter, president of the International Federation of Football Association’s (FIFA) has previously denied that there is a problem with racism in football. Yet it is clear that racism has been a definitive, endemic and prominent scourge in football for the last two decades across the world.

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June 27, 2014

USA: Eight months pregnant woman runs 800m race

28 year old Olympian and five-time U.S. national champion Alysia Montano ran an 800m race at the Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, California, yesterday and people are now questioning if it’s safe. Alysia received a standing ovation after completing the race in 2 minutes, 32.13 seconds, 35 seconds slower than her personal best of 1:57.34, which she smashed back in 2010 in a race in Monaco.

“I’ve been running throughout my pregnancy and I felt really, really good during the whole process.’ Alysia said after the race…

Doctors gave her the OK to run but public opinion polls show that this is too rigorous for a woman almost due and that doctors are not GOD, so should not take chances [...]
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