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Canada begins the Women’s world cup with a win

Women's world cup

Canada, begins the Women’s World Cup on Saturday, June 6 with a win over China 1-0 in front of over 53,000 spectators in Edmonton. Canada defeated China after injury-time penalty by Christine Sinclair . Aged 31 , she scored 154 goals in 224 caps . Before ending, the opening match of the Women’s world cup was not without opportunity . ...

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Corruption allegations : FIFA president Joseph Blatter had announced his resignation

Joseph Blatter had announced his resignation

Quite surprisingly : no one had expected , FIFA President Joseph Blatter had announced his resignation – a few days after his re-election Joseph Blatter had announced his resignation as president of the football world governing body FIFA . 79 -year-old called press conference in Zurich . Four days after his re- election Blatter resigned over the corruption allegation on ...

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Joseph Blatter is re-elected as head of FIFA

Joseph Blatter is re-elected as head of FIFA

Despite the enormous pressure born of global corruption scandal that has shaken since Wednesday, Joseph Blatter is re-elected as head of FIFA on Friday, May 29 , as expected, for his fifth term . “Football has lost ,” after Joseph Blatter is re-elected as head of FIFA, responded the former Footballer Luis Figo , who had been a candidate in ...

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Senior officials of the FIFA were arrested for allegations of corruption

Senior officials of the FIFA

Senior officials of the FIFA are in the custody of Swiss police. Several senior officials of the FIFA (International Football Federation) were arrested early Wednesday, May 27 by the Swiss police , reports the New York Times says the US justice demands their extradition on allegations of corruption . FIFA holds in this weekend ‘s annual conference where President Sepp ...

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