04/09/2018 - 10:19

In Morocco, American football isn’t a men-only affair

Under the scorching summer sun in Rabat, coach Ichtar Zahraoui bellows directions to “The Pirates”, young Moroccan men and women learning to play American football together on the gridiron. Focused…

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03/09/2018 - 11:20

‘Best day ever!’ Son scoops Asian gold to avoid military service

Tottenham Hotspur forward Son Heung-min was beaming from ear to ear after winning an exemption from almost two years of military service by leading South Korea to Asian Games gold…

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27/08/2018 - 09:24

Unified Korea team grab historic gold at Asian Games

Athletes from North and South Korea combined to win an Asian Games gold medal for the first time in their history with victory in the women’s 500 metres dragon boating on Sunday. The two…

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22/08/2018 - 09:39

Beckham to receive UEFA President’s award

Former England captain David Beckham is to receive the 2018 UEFA President’s Award in honour of his achievements in the game and his work since retiring as a player, European football’s governing…

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21/08/2018 - 09:52

Tributes pour in for former UN chief and Nobel laureate Kofi Annan

From his native Africa to the United States, tributes continued to pour in from around the world Sunday after UN chief, Nobel peace laureate, and “diplomatic rock star” Kofi Annan died…

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20/08/2018 - 09:52

In rebel-held Idlib, displaced Syrians bond through football

Beyond an olive grove in opposition-held northwestern Syria, rebel fighter Zakaria Abdelwahhab, 29, dashes across the astroturf towards the football, hoping to score a goal for his lost hometown. Seven…

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