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Sepp Blatter says he is determined to remain in charge.
07/10/2015 - Football

Blatter vows to fight on as head of Fifa

Sepp Blatter, the boss of world football's governing body Fifa, re-emphasised his determination to stay as the head of the organisation.
Several of Fifa's leading sponsors have called for Sepp Blatter to stand down as president.
03/10/2015 - football

Top sponsors call for Blatter's immediate resignation

Leading backers of world football's governing body Fifa have demanded the immediate departure of boss Sepp Blatter. The sponsors' move could signal the end of Blatter's reign

Former cyclist Lance Armstrong, who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles
28/09/2015 - Cycling

Lance Armstrong settles $10m doping row

Disgraced former cyclist Lance Armstrong has resolved a 10-million-dollar (9 million euro) dispute over doping that has dragged on for more than a decade.
Volkswagen admitted Monday to equipping its diesel-fuelled cars in the United States with software to hide their pollution levels.

Volkswagen not only emission-test cheat, car campaigners claim

France joined other European nations in calling for continent-wide investigations into the automotive sector on Tuesday after German manufacturer Volkswagen admitted it had installed software into ...
Former Fifa vice president Jack Warner
22/09/2015 - Football

Fifa's Warner to learn extradition fate

The former vice-president of Fifa, Jack Warner, will find out on Friday whether he will be extradited to the United States to face corruption charges.
VW dealership in Hamburg, Germany
22/09/2015 - France - Germany - US

French finance minister calls for Europe-wide probe after Volkswagen revelations

French Finance Minister Michel Sapin has called for a Europe-wide inquiry after revelations that Volkswagen placed secret software in cars to dodge US pollution tests.
Paris is a frontrunner for the 2024 Olympics
16/09/2015 - Olympics

Paris, LA lead shortlist to host 2024 Olympics

Budapest, Hamburg, Los Angeles, Paris and Rome are in the running to host the 2024 Games, the International Olympic Committee has announced.
Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) catches the ball as New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara (20) tackles at AT&T Stadium
15/09/2015 - NFL

Cowboys richest team in the world, Forbes

The Dallas Cowboys have overtaken Real Madrid as the world's wealthiest sporting franchise, valued at four billion dollars (3.5 billion euros), according to Forbes magazine.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch at news conference in Washington May 20, 2015.
14/09/2015 - Football

Further charges anticipated in Fifa probe

More "individuals and entities" are expected to be charged as part of a US-Swiss probe into allegations of corruption within football's world governing body, Fifa, investigators announced ...
US President Barack Obama with French-born tailor Georges De Paris at the White House in Washington, 2014.
14/09/2015 - FRANCE - United States

Georges de Paris, French tailor to US presidents dies at 81

Georges de Paris, a French tailor who emigrated to the US at the age of 27, spent six months living on the streets but went on to become tailor to successive presidents from Lyndon Johnson to Barack ...