Hermoso accuses Spanish soccer federation of ‘intimidation’
23 September 2023 | 4:39 pm
The Spanish international has reacted to the federation calling up players who are boycotting the women's national team, claiming the move showed "nothing had changed."
1 Feb 2021
Kwara Customs remits N6 9BN into the federation account
6 Apr 2021
Seme customs remits N80.7M to federation account, records 705 seizures
18 May 2021
Russian lawmakers have moved to ban supporters of opposition figure Alexei Navalny from upcoming parliamentary elections. Meanwhile, a court has begun hearing a case against members of Navalny's opposition movement. Prosecutors say his Anti-Corruption Foundation should be put on Russia's list of extremist organisations. If convicted, members of the movement face between six and 10 years in prison. Since the beginning of this year and Navalny's return to Russia, the opposition is also increasingly subject to extra-judicial pressure. Our correspondents report.
28 Jul 2021
Raids on the Dainik Bhaskar newspaper and Bharat Samachar television network have sparked accusations of intimidation by a government angry with the media's response to its handling of the pandemic.
10 Sep 2021
The IIHF said the ban was due to politically motivated discrimination by Dmitry Baskov against players, and his support for the country's authoritarian president, Alexander Lukashenko.
14 Oct 2021
The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) will assess the need for harsher sanctions in response to a racist incident in Ukraine and plans to pressure leagues around the world to amend their rule books to define sanctions for racist behaviour, the new IIHF president said. Luc Tardif took office as head of the IIHF a day before the hockey world was rattled by footage of Andriy Deniskin, a forward at HC Kremenchuk in the Ukrainian Hockey League (UHL), taunting HC Donbass defenceman Jalen Smereck, who is Black, by pretending to peel and eat a banana. Smereck, 24, took a leave of absence after the incident. HC Donbass announced on Sunday it had reached a mutual agreement to terminate the American's contract.
20 Nov 2021
Cuba's opposition plans to go ahead with protests demanding greater freedom and the release of political prisoners. The US has accused Havana of orchestrating a clampdown.
17 Aug 2022
India's teams will not be able to play and the country can't host the upcoming under-17 World Cup after the All India Football Federation was suspended. FIFA took the decision "due to undue influence from third parties."
'Not enough' places for African countries at World Cup, says Senegal's federation. In tonight's edition: Protests break out in Dakar as Senegal's main opposition leader faces trial. Also, the Congolese city of Goma struggles economically as roads are closed due to continued fighting between the army and M23 rebels.
GuardianTV compiled the violence and voter harassment that mar the Lagos House of Assembly and governorship election.
Pro-federation activists have been marching between the capital of Mali and Burkina Faso. The prime ministers of both countries have said they are examining the idea of a federation.
British Cycling says riders who were born male will not be permitted to race in elite female events. It says medical research shows that those who go through puberty as a male have a performance advantage.
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While Palestinians in the Middle East have different legal statuses and integration levels, for the majority, the common pursuit remains a two-state solution and the ability to exercise a right to return.
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The trial of Marvel actor Jonathan Majors has begun, with the actor facing charges of assault against his ex-girlfriend. The alleged attack occurred in March of 2022 and left the victim, Grace Jabbari, with bruises and a broken finger.
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Dubai is hosting the UN COP28 summit on climate change, which aims to encourage countries to speed up their energy transitions. The fact that the event is taking place in an oil-rich emirate is the last straw for many activists, who are boycotting the event. Dubai, home to artificial islands and ski slopes in the desert, is nonetheless trying to boost its green credentials and is counting on startups to do so.
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Sebastian Stan has been cast as a young Donald Trump in Ali Abbasi's biopic 'The Apprentice'.
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As the COP28 summit gets underway in Dubai, the United Nations has warned that one of the biggest challenges in tackling climate change is the rise in disinformation about the issue. The UN is backing a campaign by Indian teenage environmental activist Sagarika Sriram, whose mission is to make climate change studies compulsory in schools worldwide. She spoke to FRANCE 24's Gavin Lee from Dubai.
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Qatar holds an important position of influence over Hamas, a designated terrorist entity, whose political headquarters it has housed for more than a decade. Some question its legitimacy as mediator in the Israel-Hamas war.
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