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Europe

Famous Swiss ski race cancelled because of snow

Wengen’s Lauberhorn course swamped by heavy snow falls leading to World Cup events being called off.

Sport

FIFA must take action on Israeli settlement clubs

Following the UN vote on illegal Israeli settlements, FIFA can no longer postpone action on settlement clubs.

by Aubrey Bloomfield

Sport

Cricket beyond boundaries

Away from the glamour and glitz, cricket is played by those less abled and less privileged than their idols.

Witness

State of Play: E-Sports in South Korea

As e-sports boom globally, Lee Jae-dong reveals what it takes to be a champion in S Korea where gamers are celebrities.

Cricket

Court in India sacks cricket body chief

Supreme Court dismisses Anurag Thakur and his deputy for not making reforms recommended by anti-corruption panel.

Sport

AC Milan beat Juventus to win Italian Super Cup

Seventeen-year-old goalkeeper the hero for Milan who lift their first trophy since 2011 after a 4-3 win on penalties.

Football

Ronaldo beats Messi to bag fourth Ballon d'Or

Portugal and Real Madrid star caps off remarkable year where he won Euro 2016 and Champions League.

Witness

Samoa's Rugby Super Women

Rugby player Tafale is caught between tradition and her Olympic dreams as she strives to make it onto the national team.

Sport

Maasai Olympics kick off in Kenya

Biennial event is promoted by conservationists to curb lion hunting and spot talent among southern Kenya's Maasai tribe.

Sports doping

1,000 Russian athletes involved in 'systematic' doping

World Anti-Doping Agency says "unprecedented cover-up" allowed for "institutionalised" doping among top-level athletes.

Child rights

Time to speak out against the abuse in English football

When abuse can't be spoken, it speaks in another language.

by Richard Seymour