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Asian Football Confederation Presidential Candidates' Promises of Reform Put World Sport Group in the Crosshairs

James Dorsey | Posted 06.16.2013 | World
James Dorsey

Candidates in next month's Asian Football Confederation presidential election designed to appoint a successor to disgraced Qatari national Mohammed Bin Hammam are competing to project themselves as agents of change following two years of scandals in world soccer.

Bin Hammam Ban Puts AFC Marketing Contract in the Firing Line

James Dorsey | Posted 02.16.2013 | Sports
James Dorsey

A controversial $1 billion commercial agreement between the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and a Singapore-based sports marketing company moved th...

Asian Football Confederation Presidential Election Bears Risk of Renewed Embarrassment

James Dorsey | Posted 04.15.2012 | Sports
James Dorsey

At a time that soccer's governing bodies have been involved in some of the worst scandals in their history, soccer officials are concerned that the candidacy Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa could prove to be another embarrassment.