FIFA agreed to AIFF election plan hours before it suspended India

Rajeev Deshpande

A video conference between sports ministry and FIFA on August 15 agreed on new executive committee and elections as per directions of the Supreme Court

A Red Card for Indian Football

FIFA’s decision to suspend AIFF puts the spotlight on in-house intrigues and frustrates the Supreme Court’s efforts to reform the sport’s governance

Fifa World Cup cooling breaks

Fifa is believed to have rejected the argument from the Brazilian players’ union that all 1 pm games be moved to 4 pm, when the temperature is usually lower

The Big Bucks

World Cup fever has gripped well-off, upper-end Indian audiences. Alas, Indian advertisers are looking away. They are busy chasing the TRPs of India-Sri Lanka cricket.

The Effect on Africa

The investment World Cup 2010 may not yield many tangible benefits. The money, too, could’ve been better spent. So, why are the South Africans so excited about the Cup?


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