The Turkish Football Federation (TTF) has barred Fenerbahce from this season`s Champions League under pressure from UEFA in connection with a match-fixing investigation, the federation said yesterday. They will be arguably replaced by last season`s runner-up Trabzonspor.
The decision is a further blow for the Turkish league which is reeling from a court investigation of match-fixing allegations involving some of the country`s top clubs.
UEFA had written to the federation on Tuesday saying Fenerbahce must withdraw from the Champions League or the TFF should take the decision to bar them or face a disciplinary investigation the federation statement said.
Headquarters of the International Olympic Committee and the government of Switzerland thanks Georgian government for its decision to participate in the Sochi Winter Olympics 2014. The letter has been delivered to the government of Georgia by the ambassador of Switzerland to Georgia Gunther Bechler.
President of Georgia`s Olympic Committee Leri Khabelov has told Itar Tass news agency that Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili was expected to attend opening or closing ceremony of Sochi 2014 winter Olympics.
One of the most experienced and successful player of Georgian football Levan Kobiashvili has defected from the National Team of Georgia. Levan Kobiashvili disapproves the work of the Georgian Football Federation and explains the reason of his decision in the statement, which he posted on the facebook page.
President of the Georgian Wrestling Federation Mr. Luka Kurtanidze publicly apologized today to everyone, whom he had inflicted pain by his life and fight, he said at the opening ceremony of the European Wrestling Championship in Tbilisi Sports Hall today.
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Investigation on the scandal that occurred at the Georgian Wresting Federation continues. President of the GWF Luka Kurtanidze reportedly, beat vice president Temur Kazarashvili. Kazarashvili says he is not going to demand prosecution of the president; however, he plans to demand...
President of the Georgian Wrestling Federation Luka Kurtanidze remains on his position despite the scandal that occurred in the GWF two days ago. Luka Kurtanidze`s debates on the dismissal of the coaches of the national teams grew into a clash with the vice president, Temur Kazarashvili.
President of Georgian Wrestling Federation Luka Kurtanidze has voiced his ultimatum to his staff - he is going to take unilateral decisions in process of appointing coaches of both Greco-Roman and free-style wrestling teams of Georgia. He says all coaches will be dismissed.
Prime Minister of Georgia Bidzina Ivanishvili has confirmed that Georgia would participate in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. At today`s press conference, Ivanishvili announced that if Georgia wanted to regulate relations with Russia...