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FIFA: Bin Hammam loses CAS appeal of ban

Former FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed Bin Hammam has lost his appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against his latest ban from football, soccer's governing body said yesterday.

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Bin Hammam appeals to CAS over provisional ban

l BERNE - Former FIFA presidential candidate and executive committee member Mohamed Bin Hammam has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over his provisional ban from football, the latest episode in a long-running saga.

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Warner feels vindicated as court throws out Bin Hammam’s ban

National Security Minister Jack Warner yesterday said he felt "relieved" and vindicated after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) annulled the FIFA-imposed lifetime ban on former FIFA presidential candidate, Mohamed Bin Hammam.

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Communiqué issued at the conclusion of the Seventeenth Special Meeting of the COHSOD –on Sport, 9-10 October, 2012

caricom_flagsThe Seventeenth Special Meeting of the Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) on Sport was convened under the theme: Promoting Inclusion, Health, Education and Development through Sport, at the CARICOM Secretariat, Greater Georgetown, Guyana on 9-10 October 2012. The meeting was chaired by Senator the Hon. Winston Williams, Minister of State with Responsibility for Sports, National School Meals Service and Special Projects in the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports and Gender Affairs, Antigua and Barbuda.

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Manchester United’s US IPO may be tough sell

Manchester-UnitedManchester United may be one of the most supported sports teams in the world but that doesn’t mean the soccer club is going to find many investors with an appetite for its planned initial public offering in the United States. Fund managers who have looked at its preliminary prospectus have been either negative or lukewarm on the prospect of buying shares in the club, which is controlled by the Florida-based Glazer family.

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Jack denies calling for TTFF $$ squeeze

NATIONAL Security Minister Jack Warner has denied funding to the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) was withheld because of a letter he wrote to Sport Minister Anil Roberts.

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Maverley's Liverpool's baller Raheem's return inspires

He is only 17 years old and hails from the tough Corporate Area community of Maverly, but Raheem Sterling rubs shoulders daily with football superstars, including Jamie Carragher, Luis Suárez and the England captain, Steven Gerrard.

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Russia to spend nearly US$20 billion on 2018 World Cup

MOSCOW - Russia plans to spend almost US$20 billion (12.3 billion pounds) on hosting the 2018 World Cup, the country's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko said yesterday.

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South Korea ready for Winter Games

Glendon West has returned to the island with glowing praises for the organisers of the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games, having gone to the Head of Delegation (HOD) conference in Pyeong Chang, South Korea.

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Bolt’s ManU dream may come true

MANCHESTER – Sir Alex Ferguson might not be signing Usain Bolt, but he is ready to let the sprinting superstar loose on Real Madrid.

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Britain wants to keep life Olympic doping ban

gatlingLess than five months before the London Games, Britain's Olympic leaders will fight to keep lifetime bans for doping cheats during a hearing in front of world sport's top court on Monday.

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Kim Collins kicked off Olympic team

Kim-CollinsLONDON, England (AP) — Former 100 meters world champion Kim Collins has been disciplined by the St Kitts and Nevis team and dropped from Saturday's heat at the London Olympics.

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TRINIDAD- FIFA withholding Warner's pension

World football governing body FIFA has said it is withholding the pension of its former vice president and Trinidad and Tobago Works Minister Jack Warner.

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Jack stays mum on sport court ruling

Austin_Jack_Warner-330x257Even in the face of more damning evidence released by Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) judgment that reversed FIFA's ban on former FIFA vice-president Mohamed Bin Hammam, Minister of National Security Jack Warner has remained silent on the issue.

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CARICOM to set up Task Force on Sports Tourism

sports_tourismGeorgetown, Guyana-     In the wake of calls to harness the resources of sports for development, the CARICOM Council on Human and Social Development (COHSOD) at their 22nd Meeting in Georgetown, last week, agreed to establish a Regional Task Force on Sports Tourism to develop a strategy for harnessing the Region’s potential in sports.

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Hinds: Take a closer look at Jack's 'gifts'

THE OPPOSITION continues to train its guns on National Security Minister Jack Warner calling for yet another probe into "gifts" he received and distributed while he held the position of FIFA vice-president.

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Blatter, Murdoch meet after FIFA-Fox WCup TV deal

sepp-blatter_5ZURICH, Switzerland (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter met with News Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch yesterday, weeks after their organisations signed a $425 million broadcast deal.

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'Nothing to vindicate Jack'

Former FIFA vice-president and National Security Minister Jack Warner says he has nothing further to say in relation to the decision and findings of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), which linked him to the distribution of US$1 million in "gifts" to Caribbean Football Union officials last May.

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JAMAICA - Ban on Captain Horace Burrell ends

Horace_BurrellCaptain Horace Burrell, who finished serving the mandatory three months of his six month ban leveled by FIFA is free to retake the reins of the Jamaica Football Federation .

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Bin Hammam says he wants 'to quit' sport

Mohamed bin Hammam, the scandal-tainted former FIFA presidential candidate whose life ban was overturned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport this week, has said he wants to retire from football.

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Warner: FIFA still giving 'gifts'

Jack-Warner-007These practices are commonplace within FIFA, according to former vice-president Jack Warner, who has fired back strongly at world football's governing body, after it denied selling Warner World Cup rights for "nominal fees".

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