Posts Tagged Sports governance

Titans investigating ‘irregularities’ in ticket sales

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have hired outside investigators to review “irregularities” in ticket sales discovered during a team audit.

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Sepp Blatter says he’s on ‘mission of peace’ to Israel

FIFA president Sepp Blatter, left and President of the Israeli Football Association Ofer Eini attend a press conference in Jerusalem, Tuesday, May 19, 2015. Blatter said Tuesday he is on a “mission of peace” to resolve tensions between the Israeli and Palestinian soccer federations in hopes of staving off a Palestinian bid to oust Israel from the world governing body. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

JERUSALEM (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Tuesday he is on a “mission of peace” to resolve tensions between the Israeli and Palestinian soccer federations in the hope of staving off a Palestinian bid to oust Israel from the world governing body.

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SportAccord chief Vizer seeks talks with IOC to repair ties

In this Monday, April 20, 2015 file photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, toasts with Marius Vizer, head of IFJ and SportAccord Convention president, during a reception in Sochi, Russia. A month after launching a scathing attack on the IOC, the head of SportAccord, Marius Vizer, says Tuesday May 19, 2015, he has proposed a meeting with Thomas Bach to repair the damage that has led multiple sports to cut ties with the umbrella body for international federations. (Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)

LONDON (AP) — A month after launching a scathing attack on the IOC, the head of SportAccord said Tuesday he wants to meet with Thomas Bach to repair the damage that has led multiple sports to cut ties with the umbrella body for international federations.

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Weightlifting latest sport to suspend ties with SportAccord

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Weightlifting has become the 10th sport to break with SportAccord, the umbrella body for Olympic and non-Olympic federations.

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Kraft-Goodell relationship frayed by NFL investigation

FILe - In this Feb. 2, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, poses with NFL Commissioner Rodger Goodell during a news conference where Goodell presented Brady with the MVP award from the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game. Brady wants to call Commissioner Goodell as a witness in the appeal of the four-game suspension he was handed for "Deflategate." (John Samora/The Arizona Republic via AP, File) MARICOPA COUNTY OUT; MAGS OUT; NO SALES

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Robert Kraft has repeatedly stood up for Roger Goodell, supporting the NFL commissioner’s high salary, playing a key role in ending the 2011 lockout, even vouching for his friend amid missteps in the Ray Rice domestic violence case.

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