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FIFA recommends plan to move Qatar World Cup to winter

...restrictive laws on homosexuality and drinking."The negativity is always going to be around," Hassan al Thawadi, secretary general of the Qatar 2022 Supreme Committee, said after the meeting. "The most important thing is, with these events...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-02-24/fifa-recommends-plan
Players withdraw complaint over artificial turf at Women's World Cup

...players are doing what FIFA and CSA have proven incapable of: putting the sport of soccer first," he said.FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke issued a statement saying that over the past several months he had met with players and the technical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-21/players-withdraw-com
Camera knocks out Tiger tooth

...among those who escorted him from the tent to the snowmobile and there was no such incident," Nicola Colli, the secretary general of the race organizing committee, told The Associated Press. "When he arrived he asked for more security and we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-20/camera-knocks-out-tiger-toot
Overtime

...FIFAIn Zurich, top female players have taken their protest over artificial turf at the World Cup in Canada to FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke.United States forward Abby Wambach says they talked "openly, candidly" ahead of Monday's Ballon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-12/overtime
OPEC keeps oil output on hold despite low prices

...scale back production by more than 1 million barrels a day ? too little to make a sizable dent in supply.OPEC Secretary General Abdul lah Al-Badry suggested all members were on board with the decision to stick to the present output level...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-27/opec-keeps-oil-output-hold
Nurse who had Ebola being released from Emory hospital

...workers are needed in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea to fight the epidemic. Kim was in Ethiopia with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who has spoken out against mandatory quarantines for health care workers, and said Ebola-related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-10-28/nurse-who-had-ebola-being-re
US draws tough group for Women's World Cup

...play it artificial turf continues to hang over the event.At a news conference held in advance of the draw, FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke was adamant that the event would go on as planned, dismissing claims by a group of players who say...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-06/us-draws-tough-group
Class of '64: Annapolis produced admirals, CEOs - and this writer

...Atmospheric Administration, and superintendent of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy.Others served as NATO assistant secretary general; deputy director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, deputy undersecretary of defense; and two as deputy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-10-04/class-64-annapol
A flavor out of favor: Dog meat fades in South Korea

...not an industry with a long-term future," Shin said. "New generations don't eat a lot."Choi Young-im, secretary general of an association of dog farmers, said dog meat, which used to be most popular after beef, pork and chicken...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/food/2014-08-28/flavor-out-favor-dog-meat-fade
Italian player bitten by Luis Suarez says penalty is too harsh

...see the hundreds of Uruguay fans who had gathered the previous night to welcome him home.In Rio de Janeiro, FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said a third biting incident in Suarez's career was "unacceptable.""I think he should find a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-06-27/italian-player-bitte