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Qatar to be cleared of corruption over 2022 FIFA World Cup bid

By Duncan Mackay

Sepp Blatter reads out Qatar to host World CupAny doubts over whether Qatar will be able to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup will be lifted later today when an investigation set-up to probe allegations of corruption will clear them of any major wrongdoing. 

Duchess of Cambridge joins budding Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls at performance workshop in London

By Paul Osborne

The Duchess of Cambridge joined 30 Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls at a workshop designed to aid them on the road to Pyeongchang 2018 or Tokyo 2020 Nathan Gallagher/©SportsAidOlympic and Paralympic hopefuls were joined by the Duchess of Cambridge and SportsAid patron, Kate Middleton, at a workshop designed to aid them on their journey to Pyeongchang 2018 or Tokyo 2020.

Wu to be re-elected AIBA President with big support as historic new competition set to launch

By Duncan Mackay at the International Convention Centre Jeju in Seogwipo

C K Wu is set to be re-elected as AIBA President at the Congress in Jeju ©Valerie von EberhardtC K Wu will be elected for a third term as President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) here this week as he prepares to fully launch his revolutionary plan for the governing body to retain total of the sport, including those who fight professionally.

Sochi 2014 construction giant accused of withholding wages from workers

By Nick Butler

The Bolshoy Ice Dome, the main ice hockey venue at Sochi 2014, was among those developed by Oleg Shishov's company ©Getty ImagesOleg Shishov, a Russian businessman heavily involved the construction of facilities for the 2014 Winter Olympics and Paralympics in Sochi, has been detained on suspicion of deliberately withholding wages from employees amounting to RUB35,000 (£7,000/$11,500/€9,000).

FIFA and Brazil sign MoU for $100 million World Cup Legacy Fund

By Emily Goddard

FIFA and Brazil have signed an MoU for the $100 million World Cup Legacy Fund ©Getty ImagesFIFA has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) to secure the implementation of a $100 million (£63 million/€80 million) Legacy Fund following this year's World Cup in the nation.

Motorola Solutions named official radio communications supporter of Baku 2015

By Paul Osborne

Motorola Solutions has been named the official radio communications supporter of Baku 2015 ©Baku 2015Motorola Solutions has been named as the official radio communications supporter of the Baku 2015 European Games.

WADA appeals against decision to award Swedish ice hockey star Bäckström Olympic silver medal

By Paul Osborne

WADA is set to appeal against the decision to clear Nicklas Bäckström of any wrongdoing at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games ©Getty ImagesThe World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has appealed against the decision to clear Swedish ice hockey player Nicklas Bäckström of any wrongdoing after he failed a drugs test at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games.

Devi warned "boxing career is finished" by AIBA President Wu following medal protest

By Duncan Mackay at the International Convention Centre Jeju in Seogwipo

The boxing career of Sarita Devi (left) is over, according to AIBA President C K Wu ©Getty ImagesSarita Devi, the Indian boxer who refused to accept her Asian Games bronze medal in Incheon, has jeopardised her whole career, International Boxing Association President C K Wu warned here today.

Former head of New Caledonia Football Federation banned for three years

By Paul Osborne

Edmond Bowen has been banned for three years by FIFA ©OCAFIFA has banned the former head of the New Caledonia Football Federation Edmond Bowen for three years for dishonesty when filling out an integrity questionnaire.
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