Graham Dunbar
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Ronaldo’s Juventus drawn with Man United in Champions League
by Graham Dunbar - August 31, 2018 - 10:30am
Cristiano Ronaldo is going back to Manchester United and Paul Pogba will return to Juventus after the teams were drawn together in a Champions League group along with Valencia and Young Boys on Thursday (Friday in...
Real Madrid joined by fresh faces in Champions League draw
by Graham Dunbar - August 30, 2018 - 12:00pm
Titleholder Real Madrid and other European powers could be paired against some fresh faces in the Champions League draw on Thursday (Friday in Manila).
Mbappe, Modric on 10-man list for FIFA best player award
by Graham Dunbar - July 25, 2018 - 10:00am
World Cup stars Kylian Mbappe and Luka Modric will lead the challenge against a decade-long dominance of FIFA's best player award by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.
IOC leader happy with shrinking 2026 Winter Olympic contest
by Graham Dunbar - July 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
Despite two possible bidders dropping out in recent weeks, IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body is satisfied with the 2026 Winter Games hosting race.
A youthful France faces veteran-laden Croatia for World Cup
by Graham Dunbar - July 15, 2018 - 8:30am
France is the established power with a young team full of speed and skill. Croatia has the veterans that have shown they can never be counted out.
Mbappe, France to face Modric, Croatia for World Cup title
by Graham Dunbar - July 14, 2018 - 11:00am
Whether France wins its second title in 20 years or Croatia raises the trophy for the first time Sunday (Monday in Manila) at the Luzhniki Stadium in front of Russian President Vladimir Putin and nearly a billion...
North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup
by Graham Dunbar - June 14, 2018 - 1:10pm
North America will host the 2026 World Cup after FIFA voters overwhelmingly opted Wednesday for the financial and logistical certainty of a United States-led bid over a risky Moroccan proposal for the first 48-team...
World Cup spending, profits set to fall short of record sums
by Graham Dunbar - June 6, 2018 - 10:30am
The 2018 World Cup has cost Russia billions of dollars to stage and will make FIFA hundreds of millions in profit.
FIFA has hectic month of football politics before World Cup
by Graham Dunbar - May 12, 2018 - 4:00pm
Before the World Cup kicks off in Russia, expect a hectic month of football politics that could transform the face of the game.
IOC to challenge Russian doping cases at Swiss supreme court
by Graham Dunbar - May 4, 2018 - 2:12am
The International Olympic Committee plans to appeal to Switzerland's supreme court against rulings which cleared some Russian athletes of doping at the Sochi Games.
IOC says North Korea to have 22 athletes in 5 Olympic sports
by Graham Dunbar - January 21, 2018 - 4:10am
A Korean unity deal for the Pyeongchang Olympics will see 22 North Korean athletes cross the border with South Korea to compete and march together under a unification flag at the opening ceremony.
IOC member resigns amid claim he assaulted former girlfriend
by Graham Dunbar - January 6, 2018 - 5:00am
Under pressure in the Netherlands amid allegations he assaulted a former girlfriend in 2015, Camiel Eurlings resigned as an International Olympic Committee member on yesterday.
French president, LA mayor woo 2024-2028 Olympic host voters
by Graham Dunbar - July 11, 2017 - 2:33am
The president of France spoke of a world needing Olympic values. The mayor of Los Angeles said his home could again be the "ideal Olympic city."
LA, Paris arrive for Olympic meetings; 2024 deal must wait
by Graham Dunbar - July 10, 2017 - 5:29am
Bid leaders from LA and Paris arrived this weekend in the Olympic capital city Lausanne ahead of their Tuesday morning presentations to the full IOC membership. France's President Emmanuel Macron arrives Monday to...
Olympic panel praises 'outstanding' LA, Paris hosting plans
by Graham Dunbar - July 6, 2017 - 2:23am
Los Angeles and Paris have been praised by an International Olympic Committee panel for having "outstanding" plans to host the 2024 Summer Games.
FIFA's video review system under scrutiny again in Russia
by Graham Dunbar - June 26, 2017 - 4:19am
FIFA's new video review system is bringing turmoil to the Confederations Cup, with technology designed to deliver quick, clear decisions agitating players and leaving coaches and fans confused.
Rollercoaster of emotions awaits fans in St. Petersburg
by Graham Dunbar - June 24, 2017 - 10:44pm
Football fans can go on a roller-coaster ride at their World Cup games in St. Petersburg, and that's even before kickoff.
Video review causing confusion for FIFA in World Cup trials
by Graham Dunbar - June 19, 2017 - 2:45am
Video reviews are not giving FIFA a quick solution at the tournament it is using to fast-track the system for the 2018 World Cup.
3x3 basketball added to 2020 Tokyo Olympic program
by Graham Dunbar - June 10, 2017 - 11:15am
The IOC added 3-on-3 basketball to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic program on Friday (early Saturday in Manila) in an effort to give the games a more youthful and urban appeal.
North America mulls soccer World Cup bid in the Trump era
by Graham Dunbar - February 1, 2017 - 12:30pm
When Donald Trump was just a presidential candidate, there was a belief in soccer that the United States, Mexico and Canada would be a strong choice to team up for a North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup. That...
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