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UEFA president Michel Platini on March 24 warned of a return to the "dark days" of hooliganism in Europe fired by a rise in nationalism and extremism.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
Editions are planned for Britain, Brazil and Turkey, where he currently stars for Galatasaray
RIO DE JANEIRO - Agence France-Presse
FIFA President Sepp Blatter plays down worries that one of the World Cup host cities, Curitiba, may not be ready in time for the top event. His deputy, Valcke, however, is not so optimistic
SOCHI - Reuters
China’s Zaiqing Yu was re-elected vice president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Feb. 7, with Turkey’s Uğur Erdener, head of the Turkish Olympic Committee, being voted onto the powerful Executive Board.
LONDON - Reuters
Sepp Blatter’s former right-hand man Jerome Champagne officially launched his bid to stand for the FIFA presidency
MIAMI - Agence France-Presse
David Beckham is homing in on a deal to bring a Major League Football club to Miami, local media reported Sunday.
Cüneyt Çakır will be the first Turkish referee in 40 years to officiate at a World Cup, as world football’s governing body, FIFA, announced its list of 25 referee trios on Jan. 15.