FIFA completes 2014 sponsor programme with signing of Centauro

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May 16 – FIFA has announced the final sponsor partner in its World Cup programme, signing Centauro, south America’s leading sports retailer, as a National Supporter. The announcement was made by FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke in Rio following a meeting of the local organising committee board. 

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FIFA’s anti-racism taskforce meets for first time in Zurich

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By Andrew Warshaw
May 6 – FIFA’s crack new anti-racism body was meeting for the first time today with a view to setting up concrete proposals for stronger sanctions.
As Task Force members gathered at FIFA headquarters, Kick It Out chairman Lord Ouseley urged them to come up with an effective package to put forward to the FIFA Congress in Mauritius later this month.

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FIFA anti-racism taskforce takes shape

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By Paul Nicholson
April 30 – The composition of FIFA’s anti-racism taskforce is taking shape and although not yet officially announced, it includes a number of high profile and perhaps unexpected appointments from across a range of football activity.

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