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Football 26 Feb 2016 | 5:14 AM

Soccer-Hayatou urges world football to embrace reforms on eve of FIFA vote

ZURICH (Reuters) - Crisis-hit world football governing body FIFA faces one of the most important days in its 112-year history when it elects a new leader on Friday hoping to usher in a fresh era after decades of tawdry controversy.

Football 05 Jun 2014 | 10:47 PM

Platini backs possible 2022 World Cup re-vote

PARIS (Reuters) - European soccer chief Michel Platini, one of the most prominent figures to vote four years ago to hold the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, has called for the vote to be held again if allegations of corruption in Qatar's bid are proved.

Football 03 Jun 2014 | 10:47 PM

World Cup re-vote just one possible FIFA option - Champagne

LONDON (Reuters) - FIFA have more options available than just organising a re-vote to decide new 2022 World Cup hosts if allegations are proved that Qatar's winning bid to stage the finals was corrupt, said FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne.

Football 04 Jun 2014 | 12:06 AM

World Cup re-vote just one possible FIFA option - Champagne

LONDON (Reuters) - FIFA have more options available than just organising a re-vote to decide new 2022 World Cup hosts if allegations are proved that Qatar's winning bid to stage the finals was corrupt, said FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne.

Football 16 Apr 2015 | 3:47 AM

Caribbean will not adopt block vote for FIFA presidency

NASSAU, Bahamas, Reuters) - FIFA president Sepp Blatter will have to work for the votes of the 25 Caribbean football associations after the region's union head said they would break with their normal practice of voting as a block.

Other Sport 14 Nov 2018 | 11:31 PM

Calgary 2026 Winter Olympics bid dead after 'no' vote

(Reuters) - Calgary's hopes of hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics were dashed on Tuesday after citizens voted resoundingly against the western Canadian city's plan to bid for the Games.

Football 25 Jun 2018 | 6:00 AM

Shattered Glass, Switched Vote: More Turbulence for Brazil's Soccer Federation

MOSCOW — It is fair to say Col. Antonio Nunes, president of Brazil’s soccer federation, has endured a tough start to the World Cup.

Football 20 May 2015 | 3:47 AM

Palestinians stare down Israel as FIFA suspension vote looms

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - On top of land, settlements, resources and borders, Israel and the Palestinians can add another dispute to their long history of conflict -- football.

Other Sport 18 May 2008 | 12:00 AM

Gunalan loses BWF’s vote of no confidence

Malaysia's Datuk Punch Gunalan's reign of over two decades in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) is as good as over.

Other Sport 01 Nov 2018 | 8:59 AM

Olympics - Calgary 2026 Games bid still alive after vote

(Reuters) - Calgary's bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics remained alive after city council voted to proceed on Wednesday but hurdles remain with a Nov. 13 plebiscite still to be cleared.