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East Timor Is Expelled From Asian Cup for Fielding Ineligible Brazilians
An investigation by the Asian Football Confederation found that officials of the East Timor soccer federation had falsified birth certificates to register the players.
East Timor Is Accused of Using Ineligible Players for Its Soccer Team
The impoverished Asian country of 1.2 million naturalized over a dozen Brazilians in 2015 in an effort to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.
We Have a Win-a-Trip Winner!
Must be something in the Notre Dame water! For the second time, a Notre Dame student has won my annual win-a-trip contest.
Palestinians Protest East Timor’s Use of Brazilian Players
The Palestinian soccer federation requested that FIFA investigate the eligibility of seven Brazilian-born players fielded in a World Cup qualifying match.
East Timor Fields Seven Ex-Brazilians in Tie With Palestine
A soccer team filled with naturalized players suffers a setback in World Cup qualifying.
Success Is No Longer Foreign to East Timor, but the Players Are
East Timor advanced to the second round of World Cup qualifying for the first time, but fans are raising questions about how the team was put together.
East Timor: Opposition Figure Is Named Prime Minister
East Timor’s president has chosen an opposition party member, Rui Maria de Araújo, as the nation’s new prime minister, his office announced Wednesday.
East Timor’s Prime Minister, Xanana Gusmão, Resigns
Mr. Gusmão, who was the young country’s first president, submitted his resignation Friday as part of a reshuffling expected to bring more opposition figures into power.
China Still Dominates, but Some Manufacturers Look Elsewhere
While China maintains its overwhelming dominance in manufacturing, multinational companies are looking for ways to limit their reliance on factories there. A look at Asia’s economic output and growth.
Peacekeepers Exit East Timor
The departure of the United Nations peacekeeping mission is a significant milestone in East Timor’s journey after its independence from Indonesia in 1999.
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