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Friday, November 28th 2014 - 06:02 UTC

The Rolling Stones named 'guests of honor' by Buenos Aires City

“The Stones have become an essential part of popular music,” the initiative stated, arguing it is “undoubtedly the best rock and roll band in the world.”

British iconic rock band The Rolling Stones have been named Buenos Aires City “guests of honor”, after the city legislature passed an initiative proposed by ruling Victory Front (FpV) lawmaker Maria Rachid and “Seamos Libres” lawmaker Pablo Ferreyra.

Wednesday, November 26th 2014 - 06:07 UTC

Falklands viewers with additional TV channel from December first

Forces TV will appear automatically on Channel 09 for satellite viewers in the Falklands' Camp

From December first 2014, British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) will be broadcasting an additional TV channel, Forces TV, for viewers in the Falkland Islands.

Saturday, November 22nd 2014 - 20:54 UTC

Falklands' youth teams put up a great show in Chilean football tournament

The two teams from the Falklands, despite facing older players won several games and scored in all matches

The two Falkland Islands youth teams competing in a football tournament in Punta Arenas, Chile have managed two excellent wins and also scored goals in almost every match they played proud coach Wayne Clement told Penguin News this week.

Friday, November 14th 2014 - 06:27 UTC

Falklands fourteen young footballers off to Chile for ‘South of the World Cup’

Back Row L-R: Theo Duncan, Temis Smith, Vaughan McGill, Ioan Roberts, Ethan George, Jordan Betts, Dylan Berntsen Front Row L-R : Malachi Budd, Richard Short Jnr, Daniel Ross, Matt Francis, Shaun East,

Fourteen young footballers from the Falkland Islands will fly to Punta Arenas, Chile with their coaches on Saturday to take part in the Unifying Continents at the South of the World Cup.The Falklands is entering two teams in the tournament that also includes teams Colegio Aleman, Colegio Cruz del Sur, Colegio Britanico, Leumag, and two teams from Club Deportivo Victoria.

Thursday, November 13th 2014 - 06:59 UTC

Headache for FIFA: Amnesty again blasts Qatar for rampant abuse of migrant workers

Sherif Elsayed-Ali said ”urgent action is needed to ensure we do not end up with a World Cup tournament that is built on forced labor and exploitation.”

Qatar’s authorities are lagging severely behind on efforts to address the rampant abuse of migrant workers’ rights, Amnesty International said in a briefing published six months after the government announced a series of reforms to tackle exploitation ahead of the 2022 World Cup.

Saturday, November 8th 2014 - 10:18 UTC

Former US soccer leader Blazer spied on FIFA as an FBI informant

The FBI pressured Blazer into working for them from 2011 because he failed to pay income taxes on millions of dollars he made as a leader of CONCACAF

Chuck Blazer, once the most powerful man in US soccer, was an FBI informant used to spy on Fifa, the New York Daily News reports. Blazer, who is now suffering from cancer, secretly recorded conversations with officials he arranged to meet at his London hotel during the 2012 Olympics, the report said.

Wednesday, October 29th 2014 - 10:04 UTC

Three Argentine players nominated for the 2014 Golden Ball

Messi, Mascherano who play for Barcelona and Manchester United Angel di María are in the list

Three Argentine players have been nominated for the 2014 Golden Ball, the prize awarded by FIFA and France Football magazine to the best player of the year.

Wednesday, October 29th 2014 - 09:43 UTC

Cosmonauts unveil from space the emblem of Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup

Russia have released the logo for the 2018 World Cup from the Space

The official emblem of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia has been unveiled by the cosmonauts at the International Space Station. The logo was then projected onto the iconic Bolshoi Theater building in the heart of Russian capital, Moscow.

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 - 04:48 UTC

Blatter favors playing the 2022 Qatar World Cup in November/December

“We cannot play the World Cup in summer,” said Blatter. ‘The date which is the most convenient is the end of the year.”

Holding the controversy-plagued 2022 World Cup finals in Qatar at the end of that year rather than the scorching summer is FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s preferred option, he told French radio station France Info.

Saturday, October 18th 2014 - 11:01 UTC

FIFA will not make public full report on alleged corruption in 2018/22 World Cup bidding

“Publishing the report in full would actually put the FIFA Ethics Committee and FIFA itself in a very difficult situation legally,” said Eckert

FIFA’s ethics judge says full publication of Michael Garcia’s report on alleged corruption in the 2018/2022 World Cup bidding race is not legally possible and would breach confidentiality agreements with interviewees.

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