LONDON (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says FIFA’s new anti-racism task force will ask soccer’s governing body next week to approve a mandatory five-match minimum ban for any player found guilty of racist abuse.
Posts Tagged United Kingdom
LONDON (AP) — Denis Oswald declared his candidacy for IOC president Friday, becoming the fifth member and second European to enter the race to succeed Jacques Rogge.
LONDON (AP) — Denis Oswald has declared his candidacy for IOC president, becoming the fifth member to enter the race to succeed Jacques Rogge.
LONDON (AP) — UEFA President Michel Platini wants to establish a European sports police force to address betting, corruption, match-fixing, doping and hooliganism.
LONDON (AP) — The slaying of a British soldier in southeast London cast a spotlight on radical preachers that influenced Michael Adebolajo, the attacker seen in videos with bloody hands holding a butcher knife. It also raised questions about the reach of the terrorist group al-Shabab, after a British government official said one of the two men tried to go to Somalia to train or fight with the group. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak about the police investigation.