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#SafeHome campaign renewed to push for elimination of violence against women!

On International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, FIFA, the World Health Organization (WHO), the European Commission and the European Parliament Sports Group have joined forces to raise awareness about the risk of domestic violence and call for an end to violence against women and children. Following the joint …

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CAF Presidency: Constant Omari’s interim period extended!

The adjudicatory chamber of the FIFA independent Ethics Committee has declared Mr. Ahmad Ahmad, President of the Confederation Africaine de Football (CAF), and Vice-President of FIFA, responsible for having acted in violation of the FIFA Code of ethics. Consequently, the adjudicatory chamber banned him from all football-related activities (administrative, sports …

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Proposals for additional substitution trials in cases of suspected concussion supported by The IFAB’s advisory panels!

The IFAB’s Football and Technical Advisory Panels (FAP-TAP) have agreed that the main proposed principles of an additional permanent substitution submitted by the Concussion Expert Group be explored further and that more clarification on the handball Law be requested. Convening by videoconference chaired by IFAB Director and Football Association of Wales Chief …

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Adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee sanctions CAF’s Ahmad Ahmad!

The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Ahmad Ahmad, the President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) and a FIFA Vice-President, guilty of having breached art. 15 (Duty of loyalty), art. 20 (Offering and accepting gifts or other benefits) and art. 25 (Abuse of position) of …

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Adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee sanctions Yves Jean-Bart!

The adjudicatory chamber of the independent Ethics Committee has found Yves Jean-Bart, the President of the Haitian Football Association (FHF) and former FIFA standing committee member, guilty of having abused his position and sexually harassed and abused various female players, including minors, in violation of the FIFA Code of Ethics. …

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FIFA steps up protection of female players & football coaches!

The FIFA Football Stakeholders Committee (FSC) has backed two sets of landmark reforms to strengthen the protection of female players, as well as football coaches. The reforms, developed in close cooperation with stakeholders, will establish new global minimum standards for female players, particularly in relation to maternity. “Following the recent …

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