Coach Sewnet Bishaw hints at quitting after Chan

By Collins Okinyo Ethiopia’s national team coach Sewnet Bishaw has hinted at quitting after the CHAN to be hosted by South Africa in 2014. Bishaw said that he was tired after been incharge for over two years with all pressures that go with the game adding that he hopes to finally retire and spend time with his family. “I think i should quit after the Chan or if we qualify for the World...

2014 ticket sales kick off worldwide on 20 August 12.00 CET on FIFA.com

Press Release The long-awaited sale of 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets will start on 20 August 2013 at 12.00 CET (07.00 BRT) via FIFA.com. For international football fans, ticket prices start at USD 90 for the group-stage matches in category 3 (apart from the opening match, which costs USD 220). For Brazilian residents, the cheapest tickets priced BRL 30 (USD 15) are available for students, over-60s and...

Fifa elects Burundi’s Lydia Nsekera as first woman executive

Lydia Nsekera
Burundi FA president Lydia Nsekera has been elected as the first woman to Fifa’s powerful executive committee  in the governing body’s 109-year history. Nsekera, 46, will serve a four-year term on the committee after winning the vote at the Fifa congress in Mauritius. She collected 95 of the 203 votes ahead of Australian Moya Dodd and Sonia Bien-Aime, of Turks and...

Stars return for Dubai Free Tennis Championships

Roger Federer and Andy Murray contested the 2012 final.(Photo: Getty Images)
Roger Federer and Andy Murray contested the 2012 final.(Photo: Getty Images) Press Release The world’s best tennis players are set to return to Dubai next month for the 2013 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship, one of the most eagerly anticipated events on the UAE Sporting Calendar, and one of the most popular tournaments on the international tennis circuit. After celebrating...

London to host 2017 World Athletics Championships

London 2017
London has won the bid to host the World Athletics Championships in 2017. London, UK – The capital beat off competition from Doha to be crowned the host city of the event, due to take place at the Olympic Stadium. The mayor of London, Boris Johnson, hailed the capital’s success as a major milestone towards delivering the capital’s legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The...

Byrom plc. appointed as official accommodation agency for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russiaâ„¢

Byrom
FIFA Press Release FIFA is pleased to announce the appointment of Byrom plc. as its official accommodation agency for the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ in Russia following an open public tender process conducted by FIFA. In total, 18 companies from Australia, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Switzerland and the UK showed...

Elley looking ahead to African road race

Elley Martin (Photo: Courtesy of lurganmail.co.uk)
CHARITY fundraiser and Waringstown woman, Elley Martin is getting set for the trip of a lifetime this November when she travels with Citybeat radio presenter Paulo Ross to Ethiopia. The duo will join 35,000 other competitors in the Great Ethiopian Run (GER), the biggest road race in Africa and once described as the world’s toughest fun run to raise funds for Concern Worldwide, the international...