Tuesday, November 3rd 2015 - 06:20 UTC

Falklands sports clubs receive significant donation from Argos Ltd

Overseas Games Association Chairman Mike Summers receives a cheque from Argos Ltd Directors Sheila Stewart and Ian Thomson

Three Falkland Islands sports clubs benefitted from the generosity of local business Argos Ltd with a donation of £25,000 via the Overseas Games Association (FIOGA).

Tuesday, October 27th 2015 - 10:01 UTC

UEFA unanimously endorsed Infantino as candidate to FIFA presidency

UEFA said Infantino, general secretary of UEFA since October 2009, was well-equipped to run FIFA.

UEFA's executive committee on Monday unanimously endorsed Gianni Infantino to stand for world football's top job. The move, coming less than 10 hours before FIFA's midnight deadline for presidential bids, followed an emergency UEFA conference call of European football's top executives on Monday morning and followed consultation with national federations from “across the global football community”.

Saturday, October 24th 2015 - 10:35 UTC

Another Frenchman, Jerome Champagne enters race to replace FIFA's Blatter

Champagne ran for FIFA presidency earlier this year but didn’t make the ballot sheet because he failed to get the required five nominations from federations

Jerome Champagne has entered the race to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, his second attempt in a year. The former FIFA deputy secretary general announced his intentions on Friday, three days before the deadline for candidacies.

Friday, October 16th 2015 - 11:54 UTC

Jordan's Prince Ali Bin Hussein submits candidacy for FIFA's presidency

In a letter to FIFA’s 209 member federations, Ali explained why he was running again after being defeated by Sepp Blatter in the May election.

Days before an emergency FIFA ExCo meeting, Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein has submitted his candidacy for the presidency vowing to restore the governing body’s battered reputation. In compliance with electoral regulations, the Jordanian has the backing of five national associations, although he didn’t name them.

Wednesday, October 14th 2015 - 06:29 UTC

Maradona thanks the Queen and Houses of Parliament for their confidence

“I would like to say hello to the Queen and the British Parliament, and tell them I whole-heartedly accept the nomination they have given me”

Diego Maradona has thanked the Queen and the Houses of Parliament for giving him the chance to provide “true justice” as head of an organization designed to help young children.

Saturday, October 10th 2015 - 02:56 UTC

FIFA in turmoil: Blatter appeals suspension; emergency meeting 20 October

Blatter's lawyers on Friday confirmed they had filed an official appeal and asked for further hearings with the ethics committee.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has appealed against the 90-day ban that forced him out of office, as world football's sleaze-tainted governing body headed into months of turmoil over how to find a new leader.

Saturday, October 10th 2015 - 02:38 UTC

“Enough is enough”, FIFA needs 'credible external presidential candidate', says IOC head

“They must act swiftly to regain credibility because you cannot forever dissociate the credibility of FIFA from the credibility of football”, said Bach

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has issued his strongest critique of FIFA and urged the scandal-tainted federation to seek a “credible external presidential candidate” to regain credibility.

Friday, October 9th 2015 - 07:30 UTC

“Something is rotten in FIFA”: out Blatter, Platini, Valcke, and in comes Africa's Hayatou

“Today, amid extraordinary circumstances, I have assumed the office of FIFA president,” said Hayatou. “I will serve only on an interim basis”

The president of the African football confederation Issa Hayatou steps up to replace Sepp Blatter who was on Thursday suspended for 90 days over corruption allegations. Blatter was provisionally suspended for 90 days along with secretary general Jerome Valcke and UEFA chief Michel Platini.

Thursday, October 8th 2015 - 08:55 UTC

Blatter's lawyer denies any suspension; FIFA ethics committee also looking into Platini's case

“Mr. Blatter has not been notified of any action by the ethics committee,” Richard Cullen, Mr. Blatter’s lawyer, said

Sepp Blatter, the president of FIFA, was facing a potential suspension this week as the independent ethics committee of world soccer’s governing body deliberated on whether to remove him, at least temporarily, while Swiss authorities investigate him for possible corruption.

Wednesday, October 7th 2015 - 02:02 UTC

The Globe with Shakespeare's “Much ado about nothing”, in Chile, Uruguay and Brazil

Renowned theatre company The Globe will present William Shakespeare’s 'Much ado about nothing' this week at Santiago

Thanks to an alliance between the British Embassy and Corpartes, renowned British theatre company The Globe will present William Shakespeare’s ‘Much ado about nothing’ at the Centro de las Artes 660 / CA660 in Santiago de Chile. The play will be on stage from 9 to 11 October, sponsored by the British government’s GREAT Campaign.


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