Lee Wellings is the London-based Sports Correspondent. A journalist and broadcaster for over 20 years, he joined Al Jazeera in May 2011 from Sky, where he was Sports Editor. He has worked on many major sports news stories and events including the 2012 Olympics, and his exclusive interviews with major sports leaders include then-IOC President Jacques Rogge, UEFA’s Michel Platini and FIFA boss Sepp Blatter.
Europe13 Apr 2017 15:34 GMT
Playing video games was once confined to homes and arcades. Now it takes place in large venues and is streamed across the globe.
This year's eSport games took place in Paris, France.
US & Canada07 Mar 2017 06:57 GMT
The sport of Rugby League does not have a stronghold in Canada, but that is about to change. A team has been launched in Toronto that will play league matches in England, a transatlantic commute for away games. And they are already making an impact.
Rio 201604 Aug 2016 17:06 GMT
Following on from doping scandals, the murky world of sport needs a strong performance on the field at the 2016 Olympics.
Sport03 May 2016 14:27 GMT
A team which fought off relegation last season goes on to win Premier League, surprising experts and sports pundits.
Sport15 Dec 2015 21:02 GMT
From match-fixing to doping, 2015 has been a painful and turbulent year for sport - but there is a glimmer of hope.
Sport19 Aug 2015 11:20 GMT
Olympic champion Coe elected athletics' governing body's head with the sport in crisis over doping claims.
Sport08 Aug 2015 08:10 GMT
It's the most popular league in the world but when it comes to quality of football, EPL is not the best.
Sport21 Jul 2015 09:00 GMT
The entertainment provided by the FIFA saga could very well be turned into a Hollywood blockbuster.
Sport05 Jul 2015 17:15 GMT
Early Copa America exit a year after the humiliation against Germany in the World Cup, where is its football heading?
Sport21 Jun 2015 13:05 GMT
Over 30 million women play football. In the middle of the sea of crisis, why can't the next leader be female?
Sport06 Jun 2015 08:00 GMT
The 2015 World Cup has given the players a chance to impress the ever-growing audience and fans.
Sport12 May 2015 13:17 GMT
New law in Spanish football will help smaller clubs see more revenue coming in.
Is war coming to North Korea?
US wants to bring North Korea onto 'path of dialogue'
Critics blast US shipment of fighter jets to Israel
UK drone strike that killed Briton 'not transparent'
Syria's war explained from the beginning
France: Le Pen upstages Macron over workers' rights
'I will leave France if Le Pen becomes president'
'Maoist rebels' kill 25 soldiers in central India
Female Kashmiri students lead anti-India protests
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