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I-League: East Bengal held goalless by Sporting Goa, end slim title chance!

Kingfisher East Bengal officially bowed out of the title race as they were held to a goalless draw with Sporting Clube de Goa in the first encounter of the 17th round in the Hero I-League at the Barasat Stadium tonight. Frenchman Bernard Mendy missed out for the home side and …

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2016 Olympic football draw at Maracana sets out road towards gold!

The stage is now set for the Men’s and Women’s Olympic Football Tournaments at Rio 2016, following Thursday’s draw at the Estadio Maracana’s auditorium. The Olympic Football Tournaments will have a total of 58 matches, with 32 for the men, and 26 for the women. The draw revealed the identity …

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Macron & Portugal’s Vitoria SC sign kit deal!

Macron and Vitória Sport Clube have announced the signing of the agreement for the technical sponsorship of the Portuguese club for five years, from the 2016/17 season until the end of the 2020/21 season. Once again Italy’s Macron has joined its name to a historic club, signing an important partnership …

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I-League: Newcomers DSK Shivajians & Aizawl FC face each other!

Newcomers Aizawl FC, fighting against relegation, go into Saturday’s game against the DSK Shivajians FC with the odds stacked against them. Sitting 8th in the league table with 13 points, the highlanders play their final game of the Hero I-League at the Balewadi Sports Complex Stadium against the revamped DSK …

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Reinhard Grindel voted as new German FA president!

Current member of German Parliament Reinhard Grindel has been voted as the new president of the DFB (German Football Association). The former treasurer won the majority of votes from the 255 delegates at Friday’s extraordinary DFB Congress in Frankfurt am Main. Grindel is the twelfth president in the history of …

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Grassroots Course for Female Instructors held in Cuttack, Odisha!

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) in association with the Football Association of Odisha (FAO) conducted a Grassroots Course for Female Grassroots Instructors in Cuttack from April 8 to 10, 2016. The Course was met with appreciation and plays a pivotal role in leading Women’s football in India to achieve an exhaustive development, …

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UEFA Europa League: Donetsk face FC Sevilla, Villarreal host Liverpool!

A little while ago the draw for the 2015/16 UEFA Europa League Semifinals was carried out at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. In the home-and-away semifinals, Ukrainian giants Shakhtar Donetsk host Spanish defending double champions FC Sevilla, Spanish underdogs FC Villarreal host English Premier League side Liverpool FC. The first-legs will be played on Thursday, …

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UEFA Champions League: Atletico to play FC Bayern, Man City face Real Madrid

A little while ago the draw for the 2015/16 UEFA Champions League Semifinals was carried out at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon, Switzerland. In the home-and-away semifinals, English Premier League side Manchester City FC host Spanish giants Real Madrid CF, while their Atlético de Madrid host German Bundesliga champions FC …

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iSportconnect hosts successful Digital Strategy Masterclass!

iSportconnect and Omnigon staged an intriguing and successful Digital Strategy Masterclass in London on Wednesday, April 13. The Grange Wellington provided a the setting for the event which attracted top quality delegates from major rights holders and brands from the sports business industry. Panelists at the event were expertly moderated by Pivot Sport, Ooyala …

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Report by Harvard expert Professor Ruggie to support development of FIFA’s human rights policies

An independent report by human rights expert and Harvard Kennedy School Professor John Ruggie published today will help strengthen FIFA’s institutional approach to human rights, including the ongoing development of a “FIFA Human Rights Policy”. As part of its ongoing efforts in this field, FIFA asked Prof. Ruggie to provide …

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