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28 September 2015
Once a year, long-distance athletes from all over the world run 246 kilometers from Athens to Sparta, participating in what is considered the world's "most grueling race"—the Spartathlon.
4 September 2015
"It’s a matter of some irony that despite this history of inhumane servitude...Jamaica would develop in the 21st century into a country that fetishizes brands and branding."
26 August 2015
A dispute between a Mexican football coach and a sports reporter who criticized him has resulted in physical assault and sparked a debate about the freedom of speech.
7 August 2015
The 2015 Indian Ocean Island Games in Réunion have been plagued by incidents which escalated into a diplomatic row between Madagascar and France.
22 July 2015
16 July 2015
Trinidad and Tobago's national football squad secured a place in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals, but the country's politicians seem determined to spoil the celebration with politicking.
11 July 2015
"If the government wants Indonesian football teams to win more international games, then it should follow what other countries are doing."
23 June 2015
Australia's Matildas gave a stunning performance against Brazil (1-0) to reach the quarter finals of football's Women's World Cup in Canada.
19 June 2015
‘The Outsiders': Hungarian Photographer Tamas Paczai Captures Football Fever at Kyrgyzstan vs Australia World Cup Qualifier
Some fans perched on light towers, others scaled fences. An estimated 10,000 more fans crowded outside the gates. Then there was the mob on the rooftop of an adjacent building.
18 June 2015
Daniel Alarcón, executive producer of Radio Ambulante, talks to other journalists about the latest FIFA scandal and its effect on Copa América, the most important football tournament in South America.
17 June 2015
"I can see #AUS going far in this World Cup. They're playing some of their best ball and I love it. "
‘The Worst Crowd Control I Have Ever Seen': Football Match Versus Australia Highlights Kyrgyzstan's Public Order Problems
"Here we observe the elemental lawlessness, disorganisation and all-out anarchy in this country."
15 June 2015
The comedy keeps on coming as funny man John Oliver challenges beleaguered ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner to a game of one-upmanship in "shit-talking videos".
12 June 2015
How many more inadvertently ROFL-inducing videos will Jack Warner release? This one's in reaction to John Oliver's roast of the ex-FIFA VP on Trinidad and Tobago television.
Before a star player was injured in the opening game, Japan was the overwhelming favorite to win this year's FIFA Women's World Cup. Can Nadeshiko Japan still pull it off?
On June 11, 2010, South Africa hosted the biggest sporting event in the world. It was the first time it ever happened on the African continent.
11 June 2015
Nigeria might be a developing nation, but she's got a great female football team. The team, ranked at 33rd in the world, drew 3-3 with 5th-ranked Sweden.
10 June 2015
The British comedian's barbs at Warner, who threatened last week to reveal an "avalanche" of secrets related to FIFA and Trinidad and Tobago's government, were less side-splittingly funny than usual.
6 June 2015
There has been much discussion about the United States' motivation behind the FIFA arrests - so is it a power grab or is it about doing the right thing?