Qatar’s World Cup is eight years away, but already hundreds of Nepali labourers have been worked to death.
There were questions about whether the Hermit Kingdom would be prepared to host such a sporting event. Turkmenistan is not known for its windsurfing, but is known for its reluctance to allo...
Football is a supreme instrument of soft power and can unite people as little else can. But allegations of Fifa corruption have tarnished the image of the beautiful game. Can anything be done to save it?
On 3 July 2011, the Palestinian football team played Afghanistan in the Faisal Al-Husseini International Stadium in the West Bank. It was their first ever World Cup qualification match on home soil an
Yes, says former English FA chairman David Bernstein in a critical evaluation of his previous organisation, and the viewpoint is echoed in Brazil
FIFA, world football’s governing body, is not a perfect multinational corporation. It would be quite naïve to envisage that the World Cup should have the capacity to bring world peace, fix global inequality…
At least eight people were killed by a missile, apparently targeting what Israel’s military later described as a single terrorist.