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Messi banned from internationals for three months for 'corruption' outburst

Messi banned from internationals for three months for 'corruption' outburst

Argentina's Lionel Messi has been banned from international duty for three months and fined $50,000 after levelling accusations of "corruption"

Qatar urges FIFA talks on 48-team World Cup proposal

Qatar urges FIFA talks on 48-team World Cup proposal

Qatar World Cup organisers have told FIFA it was "important" to hold talks before any final decision was taken to expand the 2022 tournament to 48 teams.

Qatar to play in Copa America in Brazil

Qatar to play in Copa America in Brazil

The invitation was accepted by Qatar Football Association president Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Ahmed al-Thani, who is in Argentina attending the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) congress.

War in Iraq is key to Blair’s fall from grace

War in Iraq is key to Blair’s fall from grace

Tony Blair rode a wave of “Cool Britannia” optimism in his first heady years in office but is now criticised by many Britons who accuse him of leading the country into an unnecessary war in Iraq that shattered his legacy.