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There are numerous cases in which politics have played a positive part in the history of sports. Like the famous example of the sporting boycott of South Africa during apartheid. But in many more cases politics are misused to force biased disputes between countries. There is a thin line between what’s lawful and what’s simply wrong. FERW aims to spot and prevent the abuse of power in the industry of sports.

Just over one in nine back football’s fit and proper test, finds major new...

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Just over one in nine (12 per cent) of the public back football’s current “fit and proper test”, which is administered by the Premier...

FERW calls on FIFA to work on fixing issues in Indian football

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FIFA Ethics and Regulations Watch (FERW) calls on FIFA to take stronger action in resolving issues in Indian football. Six I-League clubs, led by former...

Saudi sponsorship deal with Real Madrid would condone theft of UK intellectual property

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A sponsorship deal between Real Madrid and Saudi Arabia, revealed by the Times newspaper, is unacceptable, as it would condone the theft of UK intellectual...

UAE’s entry refusal of Asian football Confederation Vice President is “Wrong”

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Fifa Ethics and Regulations Watch (FERW) refuses the UAE’ entry denial of Saoud AL-Mohannadi, Vice President Asian football confederation, and Qatari Football Association and...

FERW: FIFA must impose sanctions on UAE and Saudi Arabia

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Zurich FIFA Ethics and Regulations Watch (FREW) called on Sunday for imposing sanctions on both the UAE and Saudi Arabia for their hostile behaviour towards...

FERW calls to stop targeting people for negative campaigns against Qatar 2022 World Cup

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FIFA Ethics and Regulations Watch (FERW) condemns organizations targeting people to participate in negative campaigning against the World Cup in Qatar. Two former England international...

FERW Condemns Saudi Channel Piracy World Cup Matches In Russia And Demands FIFA Intervention

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  Zurich- FIFA Ethics and Regulations Watch (FERW) denounced on Tuesday the alleged involvement of the Saudi TV channel (BeoutQ) in the piracy of the 2018...

FERW warns Man Utd of the reputation damage from Bin Salman takeover

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FIFA Ethics and Regulations Watch (FERW) sends a warning to Machester United who is reportedly preparing for another takeover bid of more than £3billion from...

Football fans continue to be short-changed when it comes to having a say about...

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"Football is nothing without fans" is a phrase that has been wheeled out regularly over the last year, since we have been locked out...

FERW supports FIFA in keeping football apolitical

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FIFA Ethics and Regulations Watch (FERW) strongly supports FIFA's stance on keeping football apolitical. In the past two weeks, the members of political parties Economic...

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