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FIFA reveal five billion ‘engaged’ with World Cup

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | One month after Argentina won the Qatar World Cup, FIFA announced early figures of the tournament, showing around five billion people have engaged with the World Cup. “On social media, according to Nielsen, there have been 93.6 million posts across all platforms, with a 262 billion …

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Kenya suspends 15 in football match-fixing probe

Nairobi, Kenya | Xinhua | The Kenyan football governing body has provisionally suspended 15 individuals from the game over allegations of match-fixing. Football Kenya Federation (FKF) said in a statement issued on Friday evening that it has received confidential reports alleging the involvement of various players and officials in match-fixing activities …

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FIFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Argentina

Geneva, Switzerland | Xinhua | FIFA announced on Friday that it had opened disciplinary proceedings against Argentina due to potential breaches of rules during their FIFA World Cup final against France last month. “The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has opened proceedings against the Argentinian Football Association due to potential breaches of articles …

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Qatar 2022: Approximately 80% of waste from stadiums recycled

Doha, Qatar | QNA | Qatars commitment to staging a sustainable FIFA World Cup included extensive efforts to minimize waste and recycle used materials throughout the tournament. After successfully hosting 64 matches, tournament organizers ensured that more than 2,000 tons of waste were recycled or composted, the Supreme Committee for Delivery …

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Qatar 2022 could affect award hopefuls: FIFA

Zurich, Switzerland | QNA | The International Federation for Football Associations (FIFA) said that Argentine Lionel Messi and French Kylian Mbappe top the list of nominees for the Best Player Award at the “The Best FIFA Football Awards” slated for Feb. 27, 2023. In a report issued, FIFA pointed out that …

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