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Delegates from all 32 qualified teams attended the Team Workshop for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ in Doha on 4-5 July. FIFA President Gianni Infantino and Nasser Al-Khater, the CEO of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, addressed the audience at the opening session, with less than five months until…

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Remaining FIFA World Cup™ Tickets Now on Sale on First-come, First-served Basis

With all 32 qualifying teams now confirmed, huge worldwide interest is anticipated in the new sales period, which will close on 16 August at 12:00 (noon) Doha time (11:00 CET)

Fans can confirm their purchase immediately after making payment; latest sales period started today at noon, Doha time. Remaining tickets for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ are now available to fans on a first-come, first-served basis, having gone on sale at 12:00 (noon) Doha time (11:00 CET) today, 5…

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New Zealand to Host First Ever FIFA Women’s World Cup Play-Off Tournament

The tournament, which will be hosted in New Zealand from 17-23 February 2023, will involve 10 teams competing for the final three qualifying spots before the FIFA Women’s World Cup

Inaugural tournament to be played in Hamilton and Auckland from 17 to 23 February 2023; 10 teams to compete for final three slots for FIFA (www.FIFA.com) Women’s World Cup 2023™; Play-Off Tournament a key test event in preparation for 2023 Waikato Stadium in Hamilton/Kirikiriroa and North Harbour Stadium in Auckland/Tāmaki…

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Chasing the Thrill of Adventure with Canon

Sports and action photography has always been a challenging feat to accomplish for photographers

In its recently launched coffee table book in collaboration with Nation Media Group, Canon (www.Canon-CNA.com) encapsulates the thrill of adventure by showcasing the action captured by prominent African sports photographers. The book pays homage to the art of sport photography and key sports photographers from Africa who have been monumental in…

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UFC: Sunday Dare Congratulates Israel Adesanya on Another Successful Title Defence

Adesanya, early Sunday in Las Vegas, United States of America, defeated Jared Cannonier to retain his UFC Middleweight crown with a unanimous decision victory

Youth and Sports Development Minister Sunday Dare has congratulated Nigerian born UFC champion Isreal Adesanya on yet another successful title defence. Adesanya, early Sunday in Las Vegas, United States of America, defeated Jared Cannonier to retain his UFC Middleweight crown with a unanimous decision victory. Dare, in a statement, praised…

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Benfica Vice Presidents Applaud Sports Minister Sunday Dare’s Ideas

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development arrived Portugal earlier in the week alongside President, Muhammadu Buhari to seal multiple Memoranda of Understanding in the area of Sports

Vice Presidents at Portuguese giants Benfica Football Club, Manuel Debrito and Jose Gandarez have praised the laudable ideas of Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, who is in Portugal alongside President Muhammadu Buhari, as part of deliberate efforts to continually develop sports in the country. Dare was given an official tour…

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Didier Drogba Connects Sport and Tourism in Youth Summit Masterclass

Addressing young delegates from 57 countries, the Ivorian made clear the links between tourism and sports, both sectors with the power to bring hope and opportunity for all

UNWTO Ambassador of Responsible Tourism and footballing legend Didier Drogba helped bring the first Global Youth Tourism Summit to an inspiring close with a special masterclass for more than 120 young delegates. The masterclass was the culmination of three days’ worth of intense and interactive discussions where leading figures from…

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Semi-automated offside technology to be used at FIFA World Cup 2022™

The new technology provides an automated offside alert to the video match officials inside the video operation room

System provides an automated offside alert to the video match officials team; 3D animation improves communication to in-stadium fans and television viewers; technology has been successfully tested at previous FIFA (www.FIFA.com) tournaments. FIFA has announced that semi-automated offside technology will be used at the FIFA World Cup 2022™ in Qatar starting…

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Paris 2024: We will Deliver on the Promise to Support African Athletes

The ANOCA Athletes’ Support Programme aims to provide support for the preparation and qualification of elite athletes

The Athletes’ Support Programme Commission for the Paris 2024 Summer Olympic Games met at the ANOCA (AfricaOlympic.com) headquarters, Abuja, on 20 and 21 June 2022. It was an in-person session coordinated by the Commission Chair, Seydina Omar Diagne, who opened the deliberations. Then followed the Message of ANOCA President, Hon.…

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Gianni Infantino Discusses Football Development with Head of Comoros Federation

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has met his Comoros counterpart, Said Ali Said Athouman, to discuss football development in the country which provided one of the biggest upsets in Africa Nations Cup history

Artificial pitches and renovation of training centre are among key projects in Comoros; Comoros national team made their AFCON finals debut this year; FIFA (www.FIFA.com) a key partner for the Comoros federation. Download document (EN): https://bit.ly/3y4Iu3G Download document (FR): https://bit.ly/3y1bn0G FIFA President Gianni Infantino has met his Comoros counterpart, Said Ali Said…