Scared of getting arrested if I leave Switzerland: Sepp Blatter
Scared of getting arrested if I leave Switzerland: Sepp Blatter

World football governing body FIFA's Swiss president Sepp Blatter has admitted he would not leave his country as he fears arrest.

CVC say they are under no pressure to sell F1
CVC say they are under no pressure to sell F1

Formula One`s commercial rights holders CVC Capital Partners are under no pressure to sell their controlling stake in the sport and want to keep it, co-chairman Donald Mackenzie told Reuters on Saturday.

Egypt court ruling in Al-Jazeera retrial on July 30

An Egyptian court said Monday it will deliver its verdict on July 30 in the retrial of two Al-Jazeera journalists who were previously sentenced to up to 10 years in jail.

Martin Whitmarsh fears F1 could ''crash and burn''
Martin Whitmarsh fears F1 could ''crash and burn''

Former McLaren team principal Martin Whitmarsh says he is saddened by the current state of Formula One and fears it may "crash and burn" before eventually recovering.

President Mukherjee greets Qatar's emir on accession anniversary

President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday extended his greetings to the government and the people of Qatar on the occasion its emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani's accession, to be celebrated on June 25.

Miami Dolphins chief, Qatar eye F1 takeover: Report
Miami Dolphins chief, Qatar eye F1 takeover: Report

The owner of the Miami Dolphins NFL team is to join up with Qatar in a bid to take over Formula One, the Financial Times reported Wednesday.

Arrested Al-Jazeera journalist arrives back in Qatar

 Jailed Al-Jazeera journalist Ahmed Mansour arrived back in Qatar on Tuesday, blaming his controversial two-day detention in Germany on pressure from the Egyptian government.

Prince Charles overseas trips cost Britain almost £1m: Accounts

 Official trips by Prince Charles and his wife Camilla cost the British public almost £1 million last year but total net royal funding remained constant, official accounts revealed Wednesday.

Qatar `kafala` reforms face fresh delay

Qatar`s pledge to abolish its controversial "kafala" labour system by the end of 2015 has received a major setback after Doha`s main consultative body expressed serious doubts about proposed reforms.

Qatar group to push sports integrity in US even as World Cup award faces probes
Qatar group to push sports integrity in US even as World Cup award faces probes

FIFA`s granting of rights to Qatar to host the World Cup in 2022 is a focus of U.S. and Swiss probes into alleged corruption at soccer`s governing body, but that isn`t stopping a group financed by the tiny nation from coming to Washington this week to talk about cleaning up sports. 

Qatar vast gas reserves 'to last 138 years': Report

 Qatar's gas reserves are so vast it can maintain production at current rates for another 138 years, according to an official report published today.

FIFA scandal: Arab League slams `hateful campaign` against Qatar
FIFA scandal: Arab League slams `hateful campaign` against Qatar

The Arab League on Sunday condemned what it called the "hateful campaign" against Qatar`s controversial hosting of the 2022 World Cup, amid a corruption scandal rocking football`s governing body FIFA.

Terrorism not benefiting any Middle East nation: Rouhani
Terrorism not benefiting any Middle East nation: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned against growing terrorist activities in the Middle East, saying terrorism will benefit no country in the region.

Brazil`s Ricardo Teixeira denies taking Qatar bribe
Brazil`s Ricardo Teixeira denies taking Qatar bribe

A former president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), Ricardo Teixeira, denied taking bribes to vote for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup, calling the allegation "nonsense."

World Muslim body lends support to Qatar over 2022 World Cup
World Muslim body lends support to Qatar over 2022 World Cup

The world`s largest Muslim organisation has thrown its weight behind Qatar`s hosting of the 2022 World Cup, hitting back at Western criticism of the Gulf Arab state`s dealings with FIFA amid a corruption probe into world soccer`s governing body.

Vladimir Putin's confrontation with West ''artificial'': Khodorkovsky

 Russian President Vladimir Putin`s confrontation with the West is "artificial" and aimed at protecting Russia`s ruling elite and distracting attention from a corrupt system, a former Russian oil tycoon said on Wednesday.

Taliban hands over Tajik soldiers captured last year

The Taliban has handed over four Tajik soldiers whom it captured in Afghanistan last year, Tajikistan`s State Committee for National Security confirmed Tuesday.

Gulf states attack `hateful campaign` against Qatar
Gulf states attack `hateful campaign` against Qatar

Foreign ministers from the Gulf states on Thursday hit out at the "hateful campaign" directed against Qatar`s controversial hosting of the 2022 World Cup.

Swiss authorities say FIFA has handed over more IT data
Swiss authorities say FIFA has handed over more IT data

Switzerland`s Office of the Attorney General said football`s governing body FIFA had handed over more IT data on Wednesday, including, according to one source, records from FIFA President Sepp Blatter`s office.

Swiss authorities say FIFA has handed over IT data
Swiss authorities say FIFA has handed over IT data

Switzerland`s Office of the Attorney General said soccer`s governing body FIFA had handed over IT data on Wednesday.