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‘The Union des Associations Européennes de Football (UEFA) was founded in Basle, Switzerland in 1954. Since then, the parent body of European football - one of six continental confederations of world football's governing body FIFA, works with and acts on behalf of Europe's national football associations and other stakeholders in the game to promote European football.’
Marius Vizer’s explosive address in Sochi has gripped the Olympic Movement in recent weeks and parallels have been drawn between the speech made by Thomas Keller 42 years earlier at the Olympic Congress in Varna that sparked a similar debate. David Owen looks at whether history is repeating itself and whether it may hold clues to the eventual outcome of the present trial of strength that was escalated so dramatically by the SportAccord President last month.
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