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FIFA Women’s World Rankings: India drops to 57th, USA retain top spot!

Earlier today the latest FIFA Women’s World Ranking were released by the world football governing body and in the first rankings of 2021, India drop four spots in 57th position behind Venezuela, but ahead of Bosnia and Herzegovina. India have 1425 points, four points less than in the last quarter …

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Neymar Jr cultivates new role with Pokerstars as Cultural Ambassador!

Brazilian football star Neymar Jr has announced he is stepping into the new role of Cultural Ambassador as he continues his partnership with the world’s largest online poker site PokerStars. In this latest chapter, Neymar Jr will collaborate closely with PokerStars on a series of creative projects inspired by the …

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Sixty nations to compete in FIFAe Nations Series 2021!

The very best EA SPORTS FIFA 21 national teams will compete from August 20 to 22 in Copenhagen, Denmark for the FIFAe Nations Cup 2021 title. The final tournament will pit 24 teams against each other (three players per team) on the biggest stage of competitive FIFA. Within the FIFAe …

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Super-fast meets Ultra-Soft: Introducing the PUMA Lazertouch pack!

Sports company PUMA has today launched the Lazertouch Pack, combining premium leather editions of the FUTURE Z 1.1 and the ULTRA 1.2 football boots with PUMA exclusive, cutting-edge Lazertouch technology to enhance both touch and feel on the ball. Super-fast meets ultra-soft in the new Lazertouch Pack by PUMA, introducing …

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PUMA unveils ‘Only See Great’ brand campaign to spark optimism & self-belief!

Sports company PUMA will take consumers into the minds of its athletes and ambassadors with its new brand campaign ‘Only See Great’, to spread a vision of hope, optimism and self-belief ahead of major sporting events this summer – following what many consider to be one of the most challenging …

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FIFA welcomes decision of Zurich Labour Court upholding dismissal of Markus Kattner!

In a judgment of March 10, 2021, after a case lasting almost five years, the Zurich Labour Court held that the 2016 dismissal of Markus Kattner, former FIFA Acting Secretary General, was justified and appropriate. The Court determined that, given the breaches of loyalty committed by this former employee, it …

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Young Participants from 211 countries & regions to set new Guinness World Records title!

Gazprom launches the ninth season of the International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship (F4F), which will be held online on May 14-29, 2021. For the very first time, representatives of football academies and journalists will gather in Istanbul during the UEFA Champions League Final celebrations to discuss children’s football …

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Upholding values and human rights in football governance!

FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, and Lord George Foulkes of Cumnock (United Kingdom, SOC), PACE rapporteur on “Football governance: business and values” held on April 8 talks via videoconference, addressing a number of key issues for sport and for society. “We had a very constructive discussion with the opportunity of Lord …

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2022 FIFA World Cup media rights awarded in Italy!

Following the tender process for the Italian media rights to the 2022 FIFA World Cup, FIFA has awarded the exclusive rights to the competition to Rai, the Italian national public service broadcaster. Rai has been awarded multi-platform rights across television, digital and radio, and will provide an extremely strong broadcast …

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SuperSport scores 2022 FIFA World Cup Pay TV rights!

All 64 matches of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, to be held in Qatar, will be broadcast live on SuperSport after the World of Champions concluded a broadcast deal with FIFA. This continues SuperSport’s long-standing association with football’s governing body and reaffirms SuperSport as Africa’s home of world football. SuperSport’s …

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