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FIFA Executive Committee members and other top football officials have been ordered to hand back the commemorative watches gifted to them by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) during the World Cup - but UEFA President Michel Platini is reportedly refusing to do so.
Hans-Joachim Eckert, chairman of the Adjudicatory Chamber of FIFA's Ethics Committee, has today warned a decision in the 2018 and 2022 World Cups bidding corruption inquiry is unlikely to be made until next spring.
A brilliant rendition of Gangnam Style by K-Pop superstar DJ Psy ensured an uplifting start for the Incheon 2014 Asian Games here this evening, but the most poignant element of the Ceremony was the enthusiastic reception for the North Korean team.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has hailed the success of the World Cup in Spain, revealing that the posts on its Facebook page topped more than five million "likes", while more than four million tweets were sent during the 16-day tournament.
The Netherlands are flying high in Santander as Marit Bouwmeester and Nicholas Heiner claimed the first gold medals of the Sailing World Championships after being crowned world champions in the Laser Radial and Laser classes.
West Ham United Football Club have launched a new feature on their website allowing supporters to monitor the conversion of the Olympic Stadium, due to be their new home from the start of the 2016-2017 season.
At the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Iranian judoka Arash Miresmaeili was disqualified for weighing in at nearly four pounds above the limit for his weight class of his under-66 kilograms match against an Israeli opponent Ehud Vaks in the first round. It was claimed Miresmaeili had gone on an eating binge to protest the International Olympic Committee's recognition of the state of Israel. Iran does not recognise the state of Israel, and Miresmaeili's actions won praise from high-ranking Iranian officials. Mohammad Khatami, the country's President at the time, was quoted as saying Miresmaili's actions would be "recorded in the history of Iranian glories". He was later awarded $125,000 by the Government - the same amount given to Olympic gold medallists.
The role will consist in representing the APAC sales teams in Paris HQs, relaying and following up their demands to central departments, coordinating the preparation of proposals and the delivery of integrated partnerships.
It was 63 years ago on December 1 that France's Alain Mimoun finally got the better of his big rival Emil Zatopek to win the Olympic gold medal he coveted so much by winning the marathon at Melbourne 1956. Mike Rowbottom tells the fascinating story of the French runner.