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July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan football team’s kit unveiled

LAHORE: Pakistan football team’s kit was unveiled here on Sunday at PFF secretariat, FIFA House. Footballers participating in the national camp for Asian Games and SAFF Cup attended the colourful ceremony held in this regard on Sunday. At this eve 3 different designs of the kit were displayed. Head coach of national team Jose Antonio Nagueira, Director

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM FIFA asks TV producers to cut down on fan close-ups

MOSCOW: FIFA said Friday it had asked TV producers to reduce the number of close-up shots of spectators at the World Cup final to avoid any “suggestions of sexual connotations”. The feed supplied by FIFA and used by TV stations around the world shows spectators in the stands to complement the coverage of the matches in Russia. The cameras sometimes zoom in on female 2

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM England, Uruguay fined for breaching marketing rules

MOSCOW: England were fined 70,000 Swiss Francs ($70,585.9) and Uruguay were given a 50,000 Swiss Francs sanction for breaking media and marketing rules during the World Cup, FIFA said on Wednesday. “Several members of the English national team continued to display unauthorised commercial branding on playing equipment items before and during the World 2

June 22, 2018 5:49 PM Ahmed Raza’s journey from Sialkot to FIFA World Cup will be documented by SOC Films

Fifteen year old Ahmed Raza who conducted the coin-toss for Brazil vs. Costa Rica game on Friday expressed his delight on having his dream fulfilled. The Pakistani teenager on being a part of the FIFA World Cup 2018 has stated: “I could have never imagined that I would be here. I am so happy to be at the St. Petersburg Stadium.” Hailing from Sialkot 6

June 22, 2018 12:00 AM Blatter says England should host World Cup

MOSCOW: Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter said Thursday he believes the World Cup should return to England when Europe next gets its turn to host the tournament. Blatter has arrived in Moscow to attend matches at the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin despite being banned from the game for alleged corruption during his 17 years as the head of world 1

June 20, 2018 12:00 AM Brazil complain to FIFA over non-use of VAR technology

SOCHI: The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has asked FIFA why the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was not used to review two key decisions they believe hindered their side during Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Switzerland. Brazil players complained long and hard that defender Miranda was pushed by Steven Zuber when he headed home Switzerland’s equaliser 1

June 11, 2018 12:00 AM Local football club heads meet Russian consul general

KARACHI: Heads of a couple of local football clubs met the Russian Consul General Dr Aleksandr G Khozin at his office here at the Russian Consulate on Friday. The delegation comprised the president of Football Club Karachi Hamza Farooque and president of Marta Women’s Football Club Rais Khan. They were accompanied by vice-president of Marta Women FC Nusrat 8

June 6, 2018 12:00 AM Beckham backs North America World Cup bid

LONDON: David Beckham has thrown his weight behind North America’s bid to host the 2026 World Cup as the vote looms, saying the fans’ passion for football would make the event “very special”. The US-Canada-Mexico joint bid is battling against Morocco for the right to stage the tournament, with FIFA members picking the winner at a vote in Moscow on June 13. “A football 5

June 6, 2018 12:00 AM Beckham backs N America World Cup bid

LONDON: David Beckham has thrown his weight behind North America’s bid to host the 2026 World Cup as the vote looms, saying the fans’ passion for football would make the event “very special”. The US-Canada-Mexico joint bid is battling against Morocco for the right to stage the tournament, with FIFA members picking the winner at a vote in Moscow on June 13. “A football 4

June 5, 2018 12:00 AM Half-fit Salah included in Egypt World Cup squad

CAIRO: Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah was included Monday in Egypt’s 2018 World Cup squad despite still underdoing treatment for a shoulder injury he suffered in the Champions League final, the Egyptian Football Association said. Salah, who hit a stunning 44 goals for Liverpool last season in all competitions, was forced out of the final in tears last month 4