Former FIFA President and IOC Member Joao Havelange Dies at Age 100

Former FIFA President João Havelange has died at the age of 100 in Rio, having been hospitalized since July with pneumonia. Havelange became FIFA President...

Brazilians urged to forget World Cup disaster and look forward to Rio 2016

Brazilians are being urged to forget about the traumas of their side's 7-1 humiliation at the hands of eventual winners Germany in the 2014...

USOC set-up Disease Advisory Group to combat Zika virus threat at Rio 2016

A special Disease Advisory Group has been formed by the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) in order to "identify and establish" best practices in...

U.S. Soccer labor suit

Their move described a sudden escalation of a simmering labor fight, U.S. Soccer sued the union representing the world champion United States women’s national...

Terror threat could force Euro 2016 to move matches and play them in empty...

Matches at this summer’s European Football Championships in France could be played in front of empty stadiums or switched to different venues at short...

Opening World Cup matches set viewership records across the globe for 2014

Television coverage of the 2014 World Cup broke a whole host of viewing records during the first round of group matches in Brazil. According to FIFA,...

FIFA Presidential Candidate Sheikh Salman slams torture claims as “nasty lies”

FIFA Presidential candidate Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa has slammed accusations he was complicit in the torture and arrests of Bahraini athletes in 2011...

Exclusive: IAAF promise to monitor treatment of migrant workers in Doha building stadium for...

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has told insidethegames it is "monitoring closely" the situation surrounding the host venue of the Doha 2019...

Chinese Super League transfer record and pay

“China's transfer record kept tumbling” says the Xinhuanet website of the country’s state news agency, reporting that the Jiangsu Suning soccer club splashed out...

“Qatar is the centre of the world and a prime location for a World...

Only four hours flight away from more than two billion people, Qatar has already become a hotspot for teams from all over the world to...

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