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Lisbon(in Portugal) and Cologne(in Germany) to host Champions and Europa League

Lisbon (in Portugal) and Cologne (in Germany) have been confirmed to stage the finals of ‘Final Eight’ tournaments to conclude this season’s Champions League and Europa League. This announcement was made by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) last week. The Executive Committee of European football’s governing body met via video conference and arrived at several decisions […]

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Life for SC Villa players continues to harden amid longstanding salary arrears

By Zaabu reporter Since the nationwide lockdown started in March, the SC Villa players have only received payment once. That was in April, after the Uganda Premier League (UPL) title sponsors, StarTimes TV released the third quarter kitty of Shs 19 million to the clubs. Other than that, life has been a real struggle for […]

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Covid-19: Football returns,Strict health protocol for Bundesliga games

The Bundesliga – which is all set to resume in Germany on May 16 – will be the first European league to resume amid the coronavirus pandemic. The season would begin under the terms of a strict health protocol with a blanket ban on fans from the stadium. Several steps will be taken to shield players against […]

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IOC wants ‘equitable’ broadcast payment schedules,also make advance payments to smaller Federations

The International Olympic Committee will find ways and means to look for an “equitable solution” with rights-holding broadcasters over payment schedules for rights to the postponed Tokyo Olympic Games, says Timo Lumme, Managing Director of Television and Marketing Services an IOC The Tokyo Olympics were postponed until 2021 following talks between Japan’s Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President, Thomas […]