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  • vladimir putin moots nobel peace prize for sepp blatter

    Vladimir Putin moots Nobel Peace Prize for Sepp Blatter

    World | Dec 17, 2015, 07:08 PM IST

    Moscow: FIFA president Sepp Blatter has done a great deal to develop football and co-operation between peoples and nations and, therefore, deserves a Nobel Peace Prize, Russian president Vladimir Putin said on Thursday.Blatter is currently

  • fifa presidential race including michel platini 7 in fray

    FIFA presidential race: Including Michel Platini, 7 in fray

    Soccer | Oct 28, 2015, 04:25 PM IST

    Geneva: Seven men are in the running to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, with Michel Platini's candidature pending because of his suspension from soccer.FIFA published the list of valid applications "proposed in due time

  • michel platini confirms he will run for fifa president

    Michel Platini confirms he will run for FIFA president

    Soccer | Jul 30, 2015, 08:34 AM IST

    Geneva (AP):   Michel Platini has launched his campaign to succeed Sepp Blatter as FIFA president, aiming to give the scandal-hit governing body "the dignity and the position it deserves."Platini, the UEFA president and a

  • we ll stand by sepp blatter aiff

    We'll stand by Sepp Blatter: AIFF

    Soccer | Jun 03, 2015, 07:16 AM IST

    Kolkata :The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Tuesday said it would stand by Sepp Blatter, who resigned as FIFA president, for the way he has helped the development of the game in India.However, AIFF

  • bhaichung bhutia conferred afc hall of fame award

    Bhaichung Bhutia conferred AFC 'Hall of Fame Award'

    Soccer | Nov 30, 2014, 07:08 PM IST

    Manila: Former Indian national football team captain Bhaichung Bhutia was honoured with the AFC Hall of Fame Award on occasion of the Asian Football Confederation's 60th anniversary here Sunday.FIFA president Sepp Blatter presented the award

  • blatter calls india football market endorses isl

    Blatter calls India football 'market', endorses ISL

    Soccer | Aug 14, 2014, 10:05 PM IST

    NEW DELHI: In a bid to awaken the "sleeping giant" of world football, Fifa president Sepp Blatter has called India "another market" for the beautiful game and endorsed the upcoming franchise-based Indian Super League (ISL).Blatter,

  • blatter awards brazil 9.25 mark for special wcup

    Blatter awards Brazil 9.25 mark for special WCup

    Soccer | Jul 14, 2014, 11:05 PM IST

    RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil got 9.25 out of 10 from FIFA President Sepp Blatter for organizing a World Cup that was "very special" because of high quality football.   Giving his tournament report on Monday, Blatter

  • platini to decide in 2014 on fifa presidential run

    Platini to decide in 2014 on FIFA presidential run

    Soccer | Sep 17, 2013, 05:24 PM IST

    Dubrovnik, Croatia: UEFA President Michel Platini will wait until next year before deciding whether to run for the FIFA presidency.   "I will take my decision during or after the World Cup in Brazil and not

  • blatter softens position on relegation for racism

    Blatter softens position on relegation for racism

    Soccer | Apr 05, 2013, 04:29 PM IST

    Zurich, Apr 5: FIFA president Sepp Blatter has softened his stance on calling for clubs to be punished with relegation after serious racist abuse, suggesting that fans would deliberately provoke incidents.Blatter said relegation sanctions are

  • football rule makers approve goal line technology

    Football rule-makers approve goal-line technology

    Soccer | Jul 05, 2012, 11:27 PM IST

    Zurich, Jul 5: Football's lawmaking panel has approved two goal-line technology systems for immediate use in matches.The International Football Association Board (IFAB) decision on Thursday clears FIFA to use goal-line technology at the 2014 World

  • sepp blatter steals the show in asia

    Sepp Blatter Steals The Show In Asia

    Soccer | Nov 24, 2011, 01:54 PM IST

    Kuala Lumpur, Nov 24: FIFA president Sepp Blatter took a barely concealed swipe at banned Asian football chief Mohamed bin Hammam in a fiery performance at the region's glitzy awards night. The controversial Swiss seized

  • blatter sorry for racism remarks but won t quit

    Blatter Sorry For Racism Remarks But Won't Quit

    Soccer | Nov 19, 2011, 09:49 AM IST

    London, Nov 19: FIFA president Sepp Blatter apologised on Friday for his "unfortunate comments" on racism in the game but rejected calls to resign as head of world football's governing body. "It hurts and I

  • fifa s blatter downplays racism in football

    FIFA's Blatter Downplays Racism In Football

    Soccer | Nov 17, 2011, 12:17 PM IST

    Geneva, Nov 17: With several top footballers facing allegations of hurling racial abuse at opponents on the pitch, FIFA President Sepp Blatter sparked an angry reaction on Wednesday by suggesting that players involved in such