Against the backdrop of a brutal civil war, millions of Congolese turn to football to cope with the conflict.
by Didem Tali
by Enock Muchinjo
by Paul Williams
Sport17 Jan 2017 10:58 GMT
The African Cup of Nations tournament was expected to bring relief after the post-election crisis in Gabon.
Sport24 Dec 2016 11:53 GMT
Seventeen-year-old goalkeeper the hero for Milan who lift their first trophy since 2011 after a 4-3 win on penalties.
Football12 Dec 2016 21:34 GMT
Portugal and Real Madrid star caps off remarkable year where he won Euro 2016 and Champions League.
Brazil03 Dec 2016 14:01 GMT
Chapeco city expecting some 100,000 people - half its population - to descend on Conda Arena to remember the dead.
United Kingdom02 Dec 2016 17:58 GMT
Police officials say they have received more than 350 reports of abuse at British football clubs dating back decades.
Brazil01 Dec 2016 11:27 GMT
Thousands gathered at Atanasio Girardot Stadium in Medellin to pay tribute to players of the Brazilian football club.
Latin America30 Nov 2016 04:01 GMT
Six survivors taken to hospital after crash of airplane carrying players from Brazil's Chapecoense and journalists.
Colombia29 Nov 2016 15:42 GMT
A plane carrying the first division Brazilian football club went down in Colombia on its way to Medellin.
Sport29 Nov 2016 15:41 GMT
Top teams and players take to social media to express solidarity with Brazilian team after plane crash in Colombia.
Al Jazeera World22 Nov 2016 11:35 GMT
Two more stories of lives transformed by outstanding careers in football.
Al Jazeera World16 Nov 2016 06:56 GMT
The stories of Yaya Toure and Yacine Brahimi, whose lives have been transformed by their glittering careers in football.
by Martin Konecny
- Hugh Lovatt
by Remi Piet
by Zeynep Zileli
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