Europe

Borussia Dortmund player injured in bus blasts

Defender taken to hospital after blasts go off near team bus before Champions League home match against Monaco.

Sport

US, Mexico, Canada launch joint football World Cup bid

Trump's rocky relations with Mexico will not affect the football World Cup bid, says US Soccer Federation chief.

Africa

Burkina Faso-Nigeria friendly cancelled over UK visas

Seven Burkina Faso players failed to secure UK entry visas, forcing Monday's football match in London to be cancelled.

Africa

Issa Hayatou unseated as African football chief

Ahmad Ahmad becomes president of Confederation of African Football (CAF), beating Issa Hayatou who served for 29 years.

Football

PSG coach battles for survival after 'absurd' comeback

Coach Unai Emery fighting to stay on after PSG were humiliated 6-1 by Barcelona in the Champions League.

Football

Players strike halts start of Argentine football season

Players complain of unpaid wages for four months as opening games postponed despite government payout.

Human Rights

The healing powers of football in the DRC

Against the backdrop of a brutal civil war, millions of Congolese turn to football to cope with the conflict.

Africa

Seventeen killed in Angola stadium stampede

Panic grips crowd at league game in Angolan capital with scores wounded and children among the dead.

Sport

The turmoil engulfing Zimbabwe football

The Warriors crashed out of the 2017 AFCON at the group stages. The messy lead-up to the event predicted precisely that.

Football

Football's road to recognition in war-torn Afghanistan

Shaheen Asmayee will become the first Afghan club at an AFC event, but life was not simple for the players growing up.

Football

Mario Balotelli racially abused at football match

Ligue 1 to investigate after Italian striker Mario Balotelli accuses Bastia fans of making monkey noises as he played.