Posts Tagged Sports governance

Hyundai replaces General Motors as NFL auto sponsor

DETROIT (AP) — The National Football League is getting a new official automotive sponsor: Hyundai.

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Spanish league appeals FIFA switch of 2022 World Cup dates

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Spanish football league is challenging FIFA’s to switch the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to November-December.

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FIFA election monitor urges Blatter to commit to going

GENEVA (AP) — Stop flirting with the FIFA presidency and say for sure you are going.

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Blatter: ‘Liberating’ to leave FIFA, expects 2016 election

GENEVA (AP) — Sepp Blatter says his decision to leave FIFA was “liberating” and he expects the election to replace him will be in early 2016.

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Raducan asks IOC for gold medal back from 2000 Olympics

In this Thursday, Sept. 21, 2000 file photo, Andreea Raducan of Romania, receives her gold medal in the women's all-around gymnastics competition at the Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Former gymnast Andreea Raducan is still trying to get her Olympic gold medal back, 15 years after she was stripped of it for taking an over-the-counter cold medicine. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta, File)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Fifteen years after being stripped of her Olympic gold medal following a positive drug test, former Romanian gymnast Andreea Raducan went to the IOC to see if she could get it back. She got sympathy, but not the medal.

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