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  1. Sport - Soccer - FIFA

    Fifa 'should not be blamed if demonstrations hit World Cup'

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 08:57pm by Reuters

    ... are they asking for? They are asking for more investment in education, public health, public transport. "If you look at what the World Cup brought to South Africa, it made a real difference," he ... be targeted again next year for demonstrations in Brazil against graft and poor public services but Fifa should not be held responsible or made a scapegoat, general secretary Jerome Valcke warned. ...

  2. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Spain football boss denies knowing about doping

    Posted Feb 05th 2013, 12:43pm by Agence France-Presse in Madrid

    ... “It might refer to a good wine.” The doctor, his sister Yolanda and three other defendants from cycling teams are on trial for endangering public health but not incitement to doping, which ...

  3. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Fuentes denies involvement with EPO found in blood bags

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 09:59am by Reuters in Madrid

    ... anti-doping legislation was not in force in 2006 when the police raids took place, Fuentes and his fellow accused are being tried for violating public health regulations and the prosecutor has asked ...

  4. Sport - Other Sport - DOPING

    Spanish doctor had clients in soccer and tennis

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 09:05am by Reuters in Madrid

    ... anti-doping legislation was not in force in 2006 when the police raids took place, Fuentes and his fellow accused, including his sister Yolanda, are being tried for violating public health regulations and the public prosecutor has asked for prison sentences of two years. Speaking clearly and confidently, Fuentes described in painstaking detail how he would help athletes control the proportion of red ...

  5. Sport - Other Sport - AMERICAN FOOTBALL

    Owner Dan Snyder defends Redskins name in emotional plea

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by Associated Press

    ... serious cultural, political, and public health consequences for my people and Native Americans everywhere. It is clear from Mr Snyder's letter that he does not understand those ...

  6. Sport - RATIONAL REF

    Forced handshakes should get brush-off

    Posted Sep 21st 2012, 12:00am by William Lai

    ... pre-match handshakes. Health is another. During public health crises, such as when swine flu reared its head, handshakes were still prominent in soccer. A referee colleague in Australia caught swine ...

  7. Sport - Soccer - CONFEDERATIONS CUP

    Brazil players back protesters

    Posted Jun 20th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of major cities on Monday to protest against public transport price increases and the billions of dollars that have been invested in major sporting events at the alleged expense of health ... the standards of public transport, health, education and so many other problems." He added: "My big concern is that the protest is legitimate, without violence, always focused on the fight ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Brazilians out to boost nation with Cup success

    Posted Jun 26th 2013, 01:24pm by Agence France-Presse in Belo Horizonte, Brazil

    ... fans still back the hosting of next year’s World Cup, despite anger at a 15 billion dollar bill- many insist the money could have been better sent on showing up sagging public services such as health, transport and education. More than 1.5 million Brazilians have demonstrated against poor public services and corruption in recent days and some marches have turned violent, but polls say ...

  9. Sport - China - RIGHT FIELD TIM NOONAN

    Right Field: Twisted logic proves mainland leaders are unfit to rule

    Posted Oct 25th 2014, 07:34pm by Tim Noonan

    ... as the "Great Firewall of China" tries, certain realities are inescapable and foremost among them is the cost on the environment and personal health that has been wrought by the economic ascendancy and morass of corruption on the mainland. Running is something that has long been considered good for your health. Shin splints and general tweaks aside, any doctor will tell you that jogging ...

  10. Sport - Other Sport - MOTOR RACING

    Former F1 champion Michael Schumacher leaves hospital for home

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 11:15pm

    ... road ahead. “We ask that the privacy of Michael’s family continue to be respected, and that speculations about his state of health are avoided.” A spokesman for the university hospital ... involved in the illegal sale or publication of his confidential records. Schumacher, who won a record 91 F1 races, left the sport last year after a disappointing three-year comeback with Mercedes ...




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