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FIFA bans ex-German football boss over World Cup bid

FIFA's ethics committee on Monday banned Wolfgang Niersbach, former president of the German Football Association (DFB), for one year over misconduct surrounding the country's successful 2006 World Cup bid.

FIFA bans ex-German football boss over World Cup bid

FIFA's ethics committee on Monday banned Wolfgang Niersbach, former president of the German Football Association (DFB), for one year over misconduct surrounding the country's successful 2006 World Cup bid.

Rejuvenated Djokovic happy to be back on hard courts

World number one Novak Djokovic is looking forward to playing on his favored hardcourt surface at the Rogers Cup in Toronto, but the Serb urged caution as he returns to action for the first time since his shock Wimbledon exit

'Sporting decision': Russian relief as IOC resists Rio ban

Russian competitors and officials Monday breathed a sigh of relief over the International Olympic Committee's decision not to impose a blanket ban on Russia, leaving it up to international sports federations to rule on their Rio participation

Hungarian author Peter Esterhazy dies aged 66

Hungarian novelist Peter Esterhazy, widely regarded as one of the leading figures of 20th century Hungarian literature, died aged 66 Thursday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer his publisher said.

Years on, Toyota Yaris sliding on former glory 

For a country afflicted with a creaky infrastructure, especially on the transportation and energy fronts, and a society which for the most part is as much concerned about global warming as it is about the price of tea in China, the Lebanese mindset ironically is probably among those best suited to rapidly embrace an energy-conscious, eco-friendly culture that seeks to curb reliance on fossil fuels.

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