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Relive the post-FIFA Congress press conference

Watch what was said at a press conference following the 68th FIFA Congress, which took place on 13 June at Moscow’s Expocentre. The FIFA President Gianni Infantino and members of the successful United Bid spoke to members of the media about the decisions taken, including the award of the 2026 FIFA World … FIFA.com – Latest News

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FIFA Legends set the scene for the Congress

The CSKA Stadium provided the setting for the FIFA Legends Football Tournament, an event that is becoming something of a tradition in the lead-up to the FIFA Congress. Following the host side’s victory in Bahrain last year, it was Team CAF, captained by Kalusha Bwalya, who took the honours on this occasion after beating Team OFC on penalties. Eight teams ...

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Watch the 68th FIFA Congress live on FIFA.com

With the 68th FIFA Congress set for 13 June at Moscow’s Expocentre, you will be able to to follow the entire event live thanks to streaming video on FIFA.com and on the FIFA TV YouTube channel from 9am local time. The complete Congress agenda can be viewed here. <a href="https://www.fifa.com/about-fifa/news/y=2018/m=6/news=2026-fifa-world-cuptm-fifa-council-designates-bids-for-final-… FIFA.com – Latest News

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FIFA statement on Congress Review Working Group (CRWG)

FIFA has taken note with satisfaction of the unanimous decision of the members of the Congress Review Working Group (CRWG) in Australia to appoint Ms Judith Griggs as their independent Chairperson. Following her successful completion of an eligibility check carried out by the FIFA Review Committee, Ms Griggs has assumed responsibilities as Chairperson of the CRWG as per its terms ...

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Goodell calls on Congress to enact 'uniform standards' for sports betting

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell continued the league’s cautious approach to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to end the ban on state-sanctioned sports betting, releasing a statement Monday in which he called on Congress to “enact uniform standards for states that choose to legalize sports betting.” He also outlined “four core principles” for potential legislation. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en" readabili… NFL | ...

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Agenda for the 68th FIFA Congress announced

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NFL wants Congress to enact betting framework

9:48 PM ET For months, while the NBA and Major League Baseball began making their voices heard in the dozens or so states looking to legalize sports betting, the NFL sat on the sidelines, awaiting a ruling from the Supreme Court. That ruling came down Monday, and suddenly the NFL appears ready to get into the game. “The NFL’s long-standing ...

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Unifor Votes To Leave Canadian Labour Congress Over Workers' Right To Choose Union

The largest private sector union in Canada said Wednesday it is splitting with the Canadian Labour Congress over issues which include disagreements about the rights of workers to choose what union should represent them. In a notice posted on its website, Unifor national president Jerry Dias and Quebec director … HuffPost Canada – Athena2 – All Posts

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Gay slur heard at Mexico soccer games rings out in congress

MEXICO CITY (AP) An anti-gay slur that Mexican soccer officials are trying to eradicate at national team games has now made an appearance on the floor of the country’s Congress. Videos posted online Friday showed lawmakers, both men and women, chanting the slur at least twice as Mario Ariel Juarez of the leftist Morena party was speaking at the dais. ...

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