Fri05292015

LAST_UPDATEFri, 29 May 2015 8pm

Malaysian Olympic Official Calls For More Transparency

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Olympic officials want the country’s national sporting federations to open their books and publicly declare all their assets to demonstrate greater transparency in the wake of FIFA’s latest corruption scandal.

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Blatter Not The Right Person To Lead FIFA, Says German Minister

BERLIN ― Germany's Justice Minister said today he did not believe FIFA President Sepp Blatter could continue to lead world football's global governing body after the arrest of senior officials on corruption charges.

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FIFA Corruption Arrests: Football Teams Across Europe May Pull Out Of 2018 World Cup If Sepp Blatter Is Re-Elected As President

International football teams across Europe may pull out of the 2018 World Cup in Russia if Sepp Blatter is re-elected as the president of Fifa, the head of Uefa has warned, after allegations of “rampant” corruption going back decades failed to persuade the sport’s most powerful man to resign.

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SEA Games 2015 Ticket Sales ‘Overwhelming

SINGAPORE: The organisers of the 2015 South-east Asian (SEA) Games have described the speed at which tickets to the event are selling as “overwhelming”.

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Rory Mcilroy's Irish Open Nightmare

World golf No.1 Rory McIlroy can't seem to perform in front of a home crowd.

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Chris Algieri: 'I'm Willing To Fight Anybody'

The second chapter of Chris Algieri's career begins on Friday when he faces former junior welterweight titlist Amir Khan.

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Dollah Names 30 Players For Centralised Training

KUALA LUMPUR - Harimau Malaya head coach Dollah Salleh has named 30 players for centralised training at the PKNS field in Kelana Jaya, starting today.

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Sukma 2015 Scrapped Due To Cost Of Preparing Athletes - Khairy

KUALA LUMPUR - The cost of preparing athletes is one of the reasons for the decision to scrap the Malaysia Games (Sukma) 2015.

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Blatter Chairs Emergency FIFA Meeting But Remains Out Of Public Eye

ZURICH — FIFA president Sepp Blatter chaired an emergency meeting with representatives from FIFA’s six confederations today following the wave of arrests of football officials including two FIFA vice-presidents in Zurich yesterday.

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Change In FIFA Leadership ‘Very Badly Needed’, UK Parliament Told

LONDON — World soccer’s governing body FIFA badly needs a change of leadership, Britain’s Secretary of State for Culture Media and Sport said today, speaking after the arrest of several senior FIFA officials.

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