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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.
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.
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Former France international David Ginola's unlikely bid to "refresh football" by challenging Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency on Friday took an early twist when it emerged he was paid by a bookmaker to stand.
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.
ZURICH - Agence France-Presse
Portugal and Real Madrid great Cristiano Ronaldo lifted his third FIFA world footballer of the year award on Monday in an overwhelming win over eternal rival Lionel Messi, Barcelona's Argentine magician.
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
FIFA Vice President Prince Ali Bin al-Hussein’s announcement that he will challenge the world football body’s four-time president, Sepp Blatter, in elections later this year has definitively turned the poll into a battle for the group’s future.
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