Brazil, Argentina upset as road to WC beginsMontevideo—Argentina slumped to a shock home defeat against Ecuador while Brazil were beaten 2-0 by Chile on Thursday as upsets dominated the opening round of South America’s qualifying campaign for the 2018 World Cup.
FIFA committee says Blatter had ‘all his rights’Zurich—FIFA’s ethics committee on Friday rejected claims by suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter that he was not allowed to give evidence before he was banned for 90 days.
“He had all his rights, including explaining himself in all necessary details. And with his lawyer,” ethics committee spokesman Andreas Bantel told AFP.
Raheem storms in IBSF World U-18 Snooker quartersKarachi—National Junior Champion Abdul Raheem stormed into the quarterfinal of the inaugural IBSF World Under-18 Snooker Championship when whipped Arman Atashsokhan of Iran 4-0 at St.Petersburg (Russia) on Friday.