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Los Angeles, CA (Vocus) June 7, 2010

Today, LA Mayor Villaraigosa presented Ted Turner, Founder and Chairman of the United Nations Foundation, and the UN Foundations Nothing But Netsa global, grassroots campaign to end malaria in Africawith a certificate of recognition for the campaigns work to promote sending bed nets to save lives from malaria. The presentation was followed by a malaria-education workshop for local students at Gompers Middle School to encourage them to act locally to make a global impact.

With the World Cup starting next week, all eyes are on Africa, where malaria is a leading killer… Continue reading

FIFA News

FIFA has launched a second round of summits to bring together its member associations and discuss strategic matters for the future of the game. [read]

After just five matches in charge of the Saudi Arabian national team, the Saudi Arabia Football Federation have sacked head coach Edgardo Bauza. [read]

Ange Postecoglou has resigned as Australia coach just a week after leading the Socceroos to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. [read]

Renato Gaucho, an idol at Gremio and their current coach, sits down with ​FIFA.com​ to discuss his side's upcoming Copa Libertadores clash against Argentinian outfit Lanus. [read]

Unemployment, omissions, braces, height, a moustache and a volte-face feature as FIFA.com’s statistical pen reviews Argentina’s conquest of the 11th FIFA World Cup. [read]

Having tasted glory himself in 1966, former England goalkeeper Gordon Banks talks about helping to lay the path to Russia 2018 as part of the Final Draw and explains what the hosts’ players can expect [read]

The 2017 Copa Libertadores kicked off in January, with 47 teams in contention. Just two are left standing, Gremio and Lanus, who meet in the first leg of the final on Wednesday. [read]

Diego Forlan spoke to FIFA.com about the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 and his hopes for the hosts and women's football in South America after attending the tournament's emblem la [read]

With the eagerly awaited Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup™ in Moscow approaching, FIFA has revealed the high-profile draw assistants who will be lending a helping hand on 1 December.  [read]