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AFC yields to Saudi pressure, breaches beIN’s rights deal

AFC yields to Saudi pressure, breaches beIN’s rights deal

Qatar-based beIN MEDIA GROUP is set to launch a major international legal dispute against the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) for material breach of its multi-million dollar broadcast agreement.

Aspire underscores role in 2019 AFC Asian Cup victory

Aspire underscores role in 2019 AFC Asian Cup victory

Aspire Zone Foundation’s (AZF) significant role in Qatar’s historic win at the recently-held 2019 AFC Asian Cup has helped elevate further Aspire Zone’s status as a major sports hub and destination.

Penalty controversy as Japan stun Iran in Asian semis

Penalty controversy as Japan stun Iran in Asian semis

Japan benefited from a controversial penalty as they sent favourites Iran crashing 3-0 in the Asian Cup semi-finals to move within one win of a record-extending fifth title on Monday.

AFC to sue 'pirate entity' beoutQ over Asian Cup

AFC to sue 'pirate entity' beoutQ over Asian Cup

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) said on Wednesday it was taking legal action in Saudi Arabia against television channel beoutQ for illegally broadcasting its Asian Cup, the region's biggest football tournament.

AFC welcomes lifting of Iraq ban for competitive matches

AFC welcomes lifting of Iraq ban for competitive matches

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Saturday welcomed the FIFA Council's decision to lift a ban on Iraq, allowing the country to host competitive matches in the cities of Arbil, Basra and Karbala.

AFC Pledges Cooperation with Qatar in Hosting 2022 World Cup

AFC Pledges Cooperation with Qatar in Hosting 2022 World Cup

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) expressed its support for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, after FIFA released the independent ethics investigator Michael Garcia's report ...

FIFA panel lifts ban on Qatari official al-Mohannadi

FIFA panel lifts ban on Qatari official al-Mohannadi

Qatari and Asian soccer official Saoud al-Mohannadi has won an appeal against a one-year ban that prevented him from standing for a place on the FIFA Council, soccer's governing body said on Thursday.

AFC cancels congress for FIFA council elections

AFC cancels congress for FIFA council elections

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has cancelled February's extraordinary congress in Kuala Lumpur to elect three additional members on the new FIFA Council, the continent's governing body said on Wednesday.

Sheikh Salman says FIFA race is duel with Infantino

Sheikh Salman says FIFA race is duel with Infantino

FIFA presidential frontrunner Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa says that only he or Europe's Gianni Infantino can win the race to become FIFA's next president.

Qatar fail to qualify for Rio Olympics

Qatar fail to qualify for Rio Olympics

Qatar failed to qualify for their first Olympics since 1992 after losing 2-1 to Iraq in Doha on Friday in a sudden death AFC Under-23 football match to decide which team would go to Rio.