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Politics play in the background each time a national squad enters the pitch during the the 2015 Asian Cup as diplomacy is expanded to cultural diplomacy
Reform has all but disappeared from the Asian football governance’s agenda with the removal of Qatari Mohammed Bin Hammam from the presidency of the AFC
ZURICH - Agence France-Presse
Russia cannot avoid problems with its 2018 World Cup and FIFA will call a special meeting in September to improve organization of future tournaments.
The governance of world football and Qatar’s World Cup bid will be called into question by the new revelations of questionable payments by the Asian Football Confederation president to a former FIFA executive
RIO DE JANEIRO - Agence France-Presse
Hopes weigh heavy on World Cup hosts Brazil as coach Luiz Felipe Scolari prepares to unveil Wednesday the players he trusts will deliver a sixth title in July.
Football legend, World Cup top scorer and organizing committee member, Ronaldo, writes that Brazil is set to welcome the world as the countdown to the event hits the 100-day mark
KARACHI - Agence France-Presse
Pakistani and Afghan sports officials have hailed a decision by football's world governing body to lift a ban on head coverings, saying this will allow more Islamic girls to take up the sport.
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