Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
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.
VIENNA - Agence France-Presse
Michel Platini will on March 24 be elected to a third term as head of European governing body UEFA, putting him on course to add master sports powerbroker to his status as a football legend
LAUSANNE - Agence France-Presse
Football's world governing body FIFA announced on Feb. 2 that four candidates are bidding to become its president, including long-time incumbent Sepp Blatter.
SINGAPORE – Agence France-Presse
The United Arab Emirates promised a fitting spectacle complete with a glittering new stadium and plenty of fans on Tuesday after winning hosting rights for the 2019 Asian Cup.
MALABO - Agence France-Presse
Guinea qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals on Jan. 29 after a drawing of lots was required to separate them and Mali.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali bin Al Hussein criticised the organisation's "culture of intimidation" and challenged incumbent Sepp Blatter to a public debate as he kick-started his campaign on Feb. 3.
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
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