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Manchester City vs Leicester City 0-0

  • 30 December 2015 - 12:51
Manchester City vs Leicester City 0-0

  BBC Leicester City missed the chance to return to the top of the Premier League as they played out a goalless draw with Manchester City at the King Power Stadium. Claudio Ranieri's side can take great heart, however, from a highly impressive response to only their second league...

El Salvador’s national team footballer shot dead

  • 28 December 2015 - 11:31
El Salvador’s national team footballer shot dead

  Independent A former El Salvador national football team player has been shot and killed by gunmen at a petrol station. Alfredo Pacheco, who played for the small Central American country from 2005 to 2013, was approached by unidentified assailants in the city of Santa Ana early...

Lebron James and Oculus team up for new behind the scenes VR film

  • 26 December 2015 - 15:40
Lebron James and Oculus team up for new behind the scenes VR film

  The Next Web Lebron James’ quest to bring an NBA title to the city of Cleveland is still in progress (and let’s be honest — that city deserves it), but you can now see the hard work he’s putting into accomplishing that goal through a Samsung Gear VR headset. A new...

French sports minister challenges ban on would-be FIFA chief Platini

  • 26 December 2015 - 11:30
French sports minister challenges ban on would-be FIFA chief Platini

France 24 France's sports minister publicly questioned the legitimacy of FIFA’s Ethics Committee on Tuesday after it imposed an eight-year ban that appears to have ended his compatriot Michel Platini’s chances of becoming head of the world soccer body. FIFA’s outgoing president, Sepp...

FIFA lifts Cameroon’s suspension

  • 23 July 2013 - 06:51
FIFA lifts Cameroon’s suspension

FIFA lifted Cameroon’s indefinite suspension from international football on Monday, clearing the way for the team to finish their World Cup qualifiers. World soccer’s governing body said the conditions it had made when it imposed the suspension on July 4 had been met. “As requested...

Benghazi Togo match moved to Tripoli

  • 12 June 2013 - 06:47
Benghazi Togo match moved to Tripoli

The international football authority, Fifa, has moved Friday’s World Cup qualifier match between Libya and Togo from Benghazi to Tripoli  because of concerns about security following last Saturday’s killings in the city which left 31 dead and many more injured. “Fifa emailed us on...

FIFA gives green light to Libya playing at home

  • 18 April 2013 - 06:45
FIFA gives green light to Libya playing at home

(Reuters) - World soccer's governing body FIFA has lifted a ban on Libya hosting football matches despite the North African country still facing precarious security issues after the 2011 war that ousted Muammar Gaddafi. FIFA confirmed in a statement to Reuters the ban had been lifted,...

Libya prepares for World Cup Qualifiers finale

  • 26 January 2013 - 06:41
Libya prepares for World Cup Qualifiers finale

In a very strong position as leaders of their group in the qualifiers for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, the Libyan national football team is looking  to capture at least one point from their clash against Cameroon in  September to advance to the final round of the qualifiers. Libya has...