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Sheikh Salman

UPSC Civil Services exam 2017: Son of farmer reaps result of his hard work

Sheikh Salman secured the 339th rank in the UPSC Civil Services 2017 exam and had to overcome financial challenges to make his dreams come true.

Apr 29, 2018, 06:42 AM IST

We deserve more FIFA World Cup slots, says Asian football boss

The expansion was a key election promise of FIFA president Gianni Infantino, who beat Sheikh Salman to the post in polls early last year.

Jan 11, 2017, 21:08 PM IST

Swiss football administrator Gianni Infantino wins FIFA presidential election

The 45-year-old defeated his closest rival Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa by 28 votes in the second round.

Feb 26, 2016, 22:44 PM IST

Asian soccer body says it supports FIFA candidate Sheikh Salman

Three of the five FIFA candidates claim support from Asian voters, but the AFC said it fully backed Sheikh Salman.

Nov 27, 2015, 21:48 PM IST

FIFA presidential elections: Seven candidates in race to succeed Sepp Blatter

The elections will take place on February 26 next year.

Oct 29, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

Human rights group wants Sheikh Salman barred from FIFA presidency race

Sheikh Salman is alleged to be involved in human rights abuses following the wave of pro-democracy demonstrations that swept that country in 2011.

Oct 27, 2015, 08:26 AM IST

Qatar F1 race hopes appear to remain distant

Qatar`s hopes of joining the Formula One calendar in the near future appear to have receded after commercial supremo Bernie Ecclestone indicated he was unlikely to add a third Middle Eastern race to the schedule just yet.

Apr 20, 2015, 14:12 PM IST

Sheikh Salman set to win AFC presidency unopposed

Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa of Bahrain is poised to retain his position as head of Asian football for another four years after no-one decided to oppose him at next month`s Asian Football Confederation (AFC) elections.

Mar 04, 2015, 20:56 PM IST