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FIFA Extends Ban On Haiti Football Chief Accused Of Rape

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FIFA Extends Ban On Haiti Football Chief Accused Of Rape

FIFA has extended by nineteen days, the provisional ban on the president of Haiti’s football federation, Yves Jean-Bart, pending an investigation into allegations he sexually abused teenage girls for five years at the national training centre outside the capital, Port-Au-Prince.

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FIFA says its investigatory chamber has expanded the investigations by opening formal proceedings against Nela Joseph, the girls’ supervisor at the city’s national technical center, and Wilner Etienne, the federation’s technical director.

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Both Joseph and Etienne have also been banned from taking part in any football activity at both national and international levels for 90 days.

Jean-Bart has led the country’s football federation for two decades.

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AFN Awaits World Athletics Decision After Appeal Court Ruling

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AFN Awaits WA Decision After Appeal Court Ruling

World Athletics is expected to rule on whether Ibrahim Gusau remains the president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria.

On Friday, the court had dismissed an appeal filed by the ministry of youth and sports development.

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The AFN had been in crisis after the wing of the federation led by Gusau declared autonomy from the sports ministry last December.

Another faction led by Gusau’s vice president, Olamide George, suspended him as president.

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Frank de Boer Replaces Ronald Koeman As Netherlands Coach

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Frank de Boer Replaces Ronald Koeman As Netherlands Coach

Frank de Boer has been given a two-year contract as Netherlands head coach to replace Ronald Koeman.

Frank de Boer won 112 caps and played at two world cups for the Netherlands.

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Former defender de Boer, who also played for Barcelona and ajax, won a record four successive Dutch league titles as coach of ajax between 2011 and 2014.

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Barcelona Agree To Sell Striker Luis Suárez To Atlético Madrid

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Barcelona Agree To Sell Striker Luis Suárez To Atlético Madrid

Barcelona have agreed to let striker Luis Suarez join La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid.

The Uruguayan agreed terms on a reduced salary with atletico after a move to Juventus fell through because of passport issues.

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Reports say Barcelona chairman Josep Maria Bartomeu blocked the deal because he did not wish to sell to a Spanish rival.

But, after meeting with Suarez’s representatives, the Catalan club backed down, with the striker threatening to air his grievances to the media.

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Suarez will earn half of the 30m euros a year he earned at Barcelona

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