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Greenland, which has a population of 55,000 and around 3,000 soccer players, aims to become a member of FIFA and UEFA, national team coach Sepp Piontek has said.

Vyacheslav Koloskov faces a serious challenge from an unlikely source when he stands for re-election as president of the Russian Football Union on December 8.

The race to take over the troubled Russian Football Union (RFS) warmed up on Wednesday when the head of the Russian league, a harsh critic of the RFS boss, joined the list of candidates for the post.

The bitter battle for control of Russian football has heated up with the head of the league questioning the veteran federation boss about allegations that large sums were diverted from soccer into banks abroad.

Vyacheslav Koloskov, president of the Russian Football Union (RFS), has won a bitter struggle to keep control of the country's soccer for another five years.

The Nordic Golf Federation is to launch a campaign to have golf included in the 2008 Olympic Games.

The Extreme Sports Channel has extended its coverage beyond Europe after it signed a deal with pay-TV platform Showtime in the Middle East and Africa.

India will host a 16-nation soccer tournament from January 10 to 25 next year, the president of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has said.

The Extreme Sports Channel has extended its coverage beyond Europe after it signed a deal with pay-TV platform Showtime in the Middle East and Africa.