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FIFA rejects Barcelona appeal against transfer ban
FIFA rejects Barcelona appeal against transfer ban


Associated Press

ZURICH (AP) -- FIFA has rejected Barcelona's appeal against one-year transfer ban as punishment for repeatedly breaching transfer regulations in signing youth players. The ban on...full story
updated 2014-08-20 07:01 PM
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FILE - In this May 6, 2014 file photo, Juventus coach Antonio Conte and his daughter celebrate at the end of a Serie A soccer match against Atalanta after Juventus clinched its third straight and 30th overall Serie A title, at the Juventus stadium, in Turin, Italy. On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 the Juventus' website announced that Conte terminated his contract with three-time Serie A champion by mutual consent in a shock move just as the Turin club begins preparations for next season. Conte had one year remaining on his contract with Juventus. (AP Photo/Massimo Pinca, file) FILE - In this April 23, 2014 file photo, Juventus' coach Antonio Conte talks to journalists during a news conference at Benfica's Luz stadium in Lisbon. On Tuesday, July 15, 2014 the Juventus' website announced that Conte terminated his contract with three-time Serie A champion by mutual consent in a shock move just as the Turin club begins preparations for next season. Conte had one year remaining on his contract with Juventus. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, file) American League shortstop Derek Jeter, of the New York Yankees, steps to the plate during the first inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Saibi High School's Tomohiro Anraku delivers a pitch against Mishima High School in their baseball qualifying game in Saijo, southwestern Japan, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Anraku, who many consider the future of Japanese baseball, took the mound and pitched a complete-game shutout an 8-0 win in the qualifying tournament for the summer tourney. The 17-year-old Anraku, who experienced pain in his right elbow last year, is no stranger to the type of marathon pitching performances that are legendary in Japanese high school baseball. Japan's High School Baseball Federation is considering introducing measures such as a tiebreaker and pitch counts limits in order to protect the health of the country's future stars. (AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORYJAPAN OUT, CREDIT MANDATORY American League shortstop Derek Jeter, of the New York Yankees, waves as he is taken out of the game in the top of the fourth inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) American League shortstop Derek Jeter, of the New York Yankees, singles during the third inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) American League catcher Kurt Suzuki, of the Minnesota Twins, celebrates with American League pitcher pitcher Glen Perkins, of the Minnesota Twins, after their 5-3 victory inning in the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) American League catcher Kurt Suzuki, of the Minnesota Twins, waves before the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) In this July 15, 2014 photo, a stack of traditional Jewish caps bear the words Israel Lacrosse inside a hotel room used for storage of the Israeli Lacrosse team's gear, in Commerce City, Colo. In its first tournament appearance, the Israeli lacrosse team is handily defeating opponents in the Lacrosse World Championship, even as its players' minds are on their homeland. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) Miguel Cabrera, of the Detroit Tigers, celebrates after hitting a home run during the first inning of the MLB All-Star baseball game, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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