Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
FOOTBALL & POLITICS - The struggle for women’s right to engage in sports and attend sporting events has drawn more attention recently with a hunger strike in Tehran and the rare appearance of Saudi women in an all-male stadium in Abu Dhabi
A possible police investigation into allegations that the head of Bahrain’s National Olympic Committee was involved in the torture of political detainees could prove embarrassing for the president of the AFC and a relative of the prince
Unable to persuade Qatari leaders to drop their support for the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist groups, Saudi Arabia appears determined to deprive its tiny neighbor of its regional football supremacy.
One group has been conspicuously absent in the battle for greater transparency of global soccer governance symbolized by multiple corruption scandals and match-fixing.
FOOTBALL & POLITICS - Both Qatar and the UAE have been in the firing line for human rights violations and eyes to imrove their image in the US with help of football
The Egyptian football authorities are expected to ban militant football fan groups in another move of labeling opposition forces as violent threats to their power
There are more and more calls from the football world calling international governing bodies to sanction Israel in regards to its attacks on Palestine
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