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French press review 01 August 2015

Tensions in the Middle East after a Palestinian baby was burnt to death, have left tremors in the French press, meanwhile France's regions prepare to go under the knife, as new towns are ...
Chung Mong-Joon wants to guide world football's governing body Fifa with a global vision
30/07/2015 - Football

Chung Mong-joon joins race to lead Fifa, as tussle with Platini begins

A day after the former French skipper Michel Platini said he wanted to become president of the world game's governing body, former Fifa vice-president Chung Mong-joon declared his interest in heading ...

French press review 30 July 2015

The French press has splashed out on the Calais migrant crisis, which dominates several of this morning's Paris dailies.
Michel Platini has led European football's governing body Uefa since 2007. He wants to become president of the organisation that oversees the game globally.
29/07/2015 - football

Michel Platini launches bid to lead Fifa

The battle is on to replace Sepp Blatter as boss of world football's governing body Fifa. The former France skipper Michel Platini says he wants the top job.
Sepp Blatter told the draw ceremony in St Petersburg that Fifa was confident Russia would stage a successful tournament.
25/07/2015 - football

Putin and Blatter open road to 2018 World Cup final

Russian president Vladimir Putin and Sepp Blatter, the head of world football's governing body Fifa, combined in St Petersburg on Saturday to launch the campaign that will culminate in the World Cup ...
Russian president Vladimir Putin will address a ceremony ahead of the draw for the 2018 football World Cup in Russia.
25/07/2015 - football

Nations await football World Cup fate in St Petersburg

Eyebrows were raised when it emerged that France and Italy were not designated among the top nine European footballing nations.
Sinisa Mihajlovic's main task will be to improve on AC Milan's 10th-placed finish in 2015.
24/07/2015 - football

AC and Inter Milan search for new glory

Inter Milan and AC Milan both suffered lacklustre campaigns last season. But the fervour for the sides remains. Their last derby match in April was attended by nearly 80,000 spectators.
Darren Mattocks scored Jamaica's opener in their surprise win over the United States
23/07/2015 - football

Jamaica to face Mexico in Gold Cup final

Jamaica advanced to their first Gold Cup final following a shock 2-1 defeat over the holders United States. Mexico will meet them in the final after their controversial victory over Panama.

British comedian Simon Brodkin threw paper money at FIFA President Sepp Blatter in Zurich on Monday.
20/07/2015 - Football

Blatter’s Fifa successor to be chosen next February

Fifa today announced that the special election to choose Sepp Blatter’s successor will be held on 26 February 2016.
Raheem Sterling's transfer to Manchester City
17/07/2015 - Sports Insight

Raheem Sterling's transfer to Manchester City

In this week's sports insight RFI looks at the transfer of Raheem Sterling from English Premier League football clubs Liverpool to Manchester City, and the millions spent by Manchester United and ...