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Two children among five dead in Angola football stampede

Two children among five dead in Angola football stampede

Two children and three adults were killed in a stampede at a weekend football match in the Angolan capital Luanda, sparking an investigation, authorities said Monday.

France's World Cup keeper Lloris avoids jail over drink-driving

France's World Cup keeper Lloris avoids jail over drink-driving

France's World Cup-winning captain Hugo Lloris avoided jail but received a 20-month driving ban and a £50,000 ($65,000) fine on Wednesday for drink-driving in central London.

David Beckham to face trial over speeding offence

David Beckham to face trial over speeding offence

Former England football captain David Beckham pleaded not guilty on a technicality to a speeding offence in a loaned Bentley, and will face trial later this month.

VAR takes away cheating and trickery, bemoans Mesa

VAR takes away cheating and trickery, bemoans Mesa

Video assistant refereeing (VAR) has been introduced to football to ensure fairer results, but not everybody is happy about that.

Generation Amazing’s Russia trip 'showed power of sport'

Generation Amazing’s Russia trip 'showed power of sport'

Generation Amazing uses football for development projects to reach 1mn young people ahead of Qatar 2022.

He's back: Neymar rejoins PSG on China tour

He's back: Neymar rejoins PSG on China tour

Dozens of screaming fans welcomed Brazil star Neymar on Thursday as he flew in to China to rejoin Paris Saint-Germain after his disappointing World Cup.

Questions raised over funding of UK sporting meet

Questions raised over funding of UK sporting meet

Was a recent 'sports integrity' event that questioned 2022 World Cup decision funded by Qatar rivals?

FIFA president Infantino celebrates 'best World Cup' ever

FIFA president Infantino celebrates 'best World Cup' ever

Gianni Infantino said preconceived notions of the country had been changed by the positive experiences of more than one million fans who had visited.

SC's al-Khater calls for action against illegal streams

SC's al-Khater calls for action against illegal streams

Qatar-based beIN Media has the Middle East and North Africa rights to broadcast from the current tournament in Russia.

FIFA chief says 'we all fell in love with Russia'

FIFA chief says 'we all fell in love with Russia'

Football fever has spread throughout Russia, especially after the hosts' win against Spain last week to reach the quarter-finals.

Maradona fine after being treated by paramedics at World Cup

Maradona fine after being treated by paramedics at World Cup

Photos shared online showed Maradona, looking exhausted and sitting in an armchair while being treated by paramedics.

Carrillo wonder strike fires Peru to 2-0 win over Australia

Carrillo wonder strike fires Peru to 2-0 win over Australia

The Socceroos needed to win to have any chance of progressing but missed every chance that came their way.