21/05/2015 - 06:01

Football: FIFA chief’s Mideast peace bid fails

FIFA president Sepp Blatter saw his Mideast peace-making mission crumble on Wednesday after the Palestinians vowed to press efforts to have Israel suspended at the upcoming world football congress. After…

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20/05/2015 - 14:10

Football: Conditions not ripe for Israel-Palestine friendly: Rajoub

AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI Palestinian football chief Jibril Rajoub on Wednesday welcomed the idea of an Israel-Palestine “match for peace” but said conditions were not yet ready for such…

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20/05/2015 - 14:09

Football: Palestinians refuse to drop FIFA suspension bid

AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI The Palestinian Football Association will not drop its bid to have its Israeli counterpart suspended from FIFA, the organisation’s chief said Wednesday after talks with…

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20/05/2015 - 07:20

Volleyball: Colombia mine victims take stand by sitting

AFP PHOTO/RAUL ARBOLEDA Fabio Caviedes had never played volleyball before he stepped on a landmine in conflict-torn Colombia and lost his left leg. Now the 32-year-old former soldier is a…

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20/05/2015 - 07:15

Italian prisoners take rugby road to rehabilitation

AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS It is, according to former Italy international Walter Rista, a sport with respect for the rules written into its DNA. So what could be better…

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19/05/2015 - 14:30

Football: Israel slams Palestinian bid to oust it from FIFA

AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS Israel Football Association chief Rotem Kamer Tuesday condemned a Palestinian attempt to oust his country from world football governing body FIFA as “cynical” and counter…

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