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Iraqi football legend Radhi dies after battling Covid-19

Iraqi football legend Radhi dies after battling Covid-19

Ahmed Radhi, one of Iraq’s most celebrated footballers, has died as a result of complications arising out of Covid-19, the Iraqi health ministry said.

Beaches and football as Europe relaxes virus restrictions

Beaches and football as Europe relaxes virus restrictions

Beaches in France and Italy were open Saturday for the first weekend since the easing of coronavirus lockdowns while football fans awaited the return of major league action ...

Copa America postponed from 2020 to 2021: official

Copa America postponed from 2020 to 2021: official

The Copa America due to kick off in June in Argentina and Colombia was on Tuesday postponed by a year to 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic, organisers CONMEBOL said.

Detained Ronaldinho 'did not know' passport was fake, lawyer says

Detained Ronaldinho 'did not know' passport was fake, lawyer says

Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho did not deliberately use a fake passport and should be released by authorities in Paraguay, his lawyer said.

VAR taking the fun out of football, Premier League fans tell survey

VAR taking the fun out of football, Premier League fans tell survey

More than two-thirds of Premier League fans believe the introduction of VAR has taken the fun out of football, according to a YouGov survey.

Football fever coming to Doha

Football fever coming to Doha

A free festival of football will welcome fans from around the globe as Doha hosts the FIFA Club World Cup™ for the first time.

Messi claims record sixth men's Ballon d'Or, Rapinoe wins women's award

Messi claims record sixth men's Ballon d'Or, Rapinoe wins women's award

Lionel Messi claimed a record sixth men's Ballon d'Or award on Monday, beating Liverpool's four leading nominees to claim soccer's most prestigious individual trophy.

Philippines apologises over SEA games mess

Philippines apologises over SEA games mess

Southeast Asian Games host the Philippines apologised on Sunday after some arriving athletes were left stranded for hours at the airport ...

Gulf Cup to be a fine show of entertainment and football

Gulf Cup to be a fine show of entertainment and football

The preparations for the spectacular 24th Arabian Gulf Cup are in full swing with as many as 900 personnel and 500 volunteers getting ready to host thousands of football fans from across the region.

‘We’re excited to host the world in 2022’

‘We’re excited to host the world in 2022’

With three years to go until Qatar 2022 kicks off, the secretary-general of the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has said the country and region are excited to host fans from all over the world.

SC and Goal Click team up to showcase Qatari football culture

SC and Goal Click team up to showcase Qatari football culture

To mark three years to go until the start of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) and Goal Click have teamed up to tell the untold, inside story of Qatari football ...

Racists must be 'kicked out' of stadiums: FIFA boss

Racists must be 'kicked out' of stadiums: FIFA boss

Racists must be ‘kicked out’ of stadiums, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Thursday, as he pressed for a worldwide ban on spectators who abuse black footballers.