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For the proposal from the CAF Executive Committee, for the modifications of the Statutes, Rules governing the application of the Statutes and Rules of the General Assembly of CAF, 42 voted in favour with one against
September 29, 2016 - 16:34 GMT
The CAF Extraordinary General Assembly took place on Thursday, 29 September 2016 in Cairo, Egypt with the election of two...
Over £172,000 has since been raised by Celtic supporters for Palestinian charities since the UEFA launched its disciplinary proceedings as part of a 'match the fine' campaign
September 29, 2016 - 15:51 GMT
The Scottish champions held the demonstration before and during their Champions League clash against Israeli outfit Hapoel Be'er Sheva at Celtic Park in August
Official signing ceremony of the CAF/Lagardére sports agreement featuring CAF President Issa Hayatou (Photo: @CAF_Online)
September 29, 2016 - 15:33 GMT
French Lagardere Group signed a long-term agreement with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) on Wednesday to get the exclusive marketing...
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September 29, 2016 - 14:51 GMT
Ali Saleh Alshunnar, aged 15, has become the youngest Emirati to climb Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, 5,895 metres above sea level, the highest free standing mountain in the world.
Photo: Al Ahram
September 29, 2016 - 14:25 GMT
FIFA president Gianni Infantino arrived in Cairo on Wednesday for a two-day visit where he is planned to attend the annual meeting of the Cairo-based Confederation of African Football (CAF), state news agency (MENA) reported.
Aref Al Awani, Abu Dhabi Sports Council General Secretary, Mohammad Bin Sulayem and Ahmed Al Kaabi at the Yas Marina Circuit during the official launch of its 2016/17 calendar. (Photo: Ahmed Kutty/Gulf News)
September 28, 2016 - 16:07 GMT
Bosses at Abu Dhabi’s F1 venue announce most comprehensive calendar yet, with more than 377 activities
Leicester City's Algerian striker Islam Slimani heads the ball to score his team's first goal during the UEFA Champions League group G football match between Leicester City and Porto at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on Septmeber 27, 2016.
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September 28, 2016 - 15:38 GMT
The Algeria international scored the only goal against Porto as he kept his superb record against the Portuguese outfit going on a historic night for the Premier League champion.
UAE's al-Ain club Dyanfres Douglas (R) fights for the ball against Qatar's el-Jaish club player Yasir Isa during a semi-final first leg match of the Asian Champions League football at Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium Al-Ain on September 27, 2016.
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September 28, 2016 - 15:25 GMT
Omar Abdulrahman was in inspirational form as former winners Al Ain moved a step closer to the final of the 2016 AFC Champions...
The reports said that a panel set up by Tokyo governor is ready to propose moving venues for sports including swimming, volleyball and rowing elsewhere.
September 28, 2016 - 14:55 GMT
More venues for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo could be moved outside the host city for cost-cutting reasons, further undermining the original plan for compact Games, according to Japanese news reports on Wednesday.
Set to offer accommodation of different types in 650 Arabian tents, the pilot project will be built on a site of 300,000 square metres in the South of Qatar – closest to Al Wakrah Stadium, which is currently under construction.
September 28, 2016 - 14:42 GMT
Set to offer accommodation of different types in 650 Arabian tents, the pilot project will be built on a site of 300,000 square metres in the South of Qatar – closest to Al Wakrah Stadium, which is currently under construction.
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September 27, 2016 - 17:09 GMT
The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Tuesday postponed its election of representatives to the council of the ruling body FIFA.
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September 27, 2016 - 17:02 GMT
Mariam Saleh Binladin has become the first person from Saudi Arabia to make a solo assisted crossing of the English Channel, the world’s most celebrated open water swim.
(From L-R) Palestinian Football Association president Jibril Rajoub, Chairman of the FIFA Monitoring Committee Israel-Palestine Tokyo Sexwale and Israel's Football Association president Ofer Eini, shake hands at the end of a press conference in the West Bank city of Jericho. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS COEX
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September 27, 2016 - 16:07 GMT
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused world football body FIFA of allowing FIFA-sanctioned matches to be played on occupied land in the West Bank in violation...
After enjoying the fruits of Riyad Mahrez’s labors for the past three seasons, Leicester has now brought in Islam Slimani (pictured) in a bid to get the best out of both players
September 27, 2016 - 15:46 GMT
Compatriots Islam Slimani and Riyad Mahrez have already showcased a fine understanding at the King Power Stadium and will be key to beating Porto.
Michael Laudrup
September 27, 2016 - 15:20 GMT
Big-name manager Michael Laudrup will take over the reins of Qatar Stars League champions Al Rayyan, the club’s management announced yesterday.
The Pharaohs will hold camp in Alexandria for seven days ahead of the clash against Congo on 9 October in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers
September 26, 2016 - 16:26 GMT
The Pharaohs will hold camp in Alexandria for seven days ahead of the clash against Congo on 9 October in the 2018 World Cup qualifiers