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Bulgaria

Bulgarian football chief quits after racism mars England game

Borislav Mihaylov steps down after after Bulgarian fans taunt black English players with Nazi salutes and monkey chants.

Bulgarian football chief quits after racism mars England game

Sport

Saudi football team criticised for occupied West Bank match

Activists decry kingdom's decision to request permits from Israeli government for match against Palestine in al-Ram.

Saudi football team criticised for occupied West Bank match

Football

Bulgarian PM urges football chief to resign after racist chants

Growing anger at country's football union after racist chanting by Bulgarian fans towards black England players.

Bulgarian PM urges football chief to resign after racist chants

Tennis

Teen tennis prodigy Gauff surges into top 100 of world rankings

The 15-year-old Cori Gauff gained 39 places to 71st in the latest standings released by the governing WTA.

Teen tennis prodigy Gauff surges into top 100 of world rankings

Athletics

Kenya's Kosgei sets women's marathon record in Chicago

Brigid Kosgei wins the Chicago Marathon in 2:14:04, shaving more than a minute from the previous mark.

Kenya's Brigid Kosgei breaks women's world marathon record

Sport

How a Scot and an Egyptian saved a scammed Nigerian footballer

After Al Jazeera reported on Afolabi's ordeal, pair worked to get aspiring footballer back on home turf from Mongolia.

How a Scot and an Egyptian saved a scammed Nigerian footballer

Athletics

Kenya's Kipchoge smashes two-hour marathon barrier

Famous runner becomes the first person to run the marathon in less than two hours, clocking in at 1:59:40.

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge finishes marathon in less than two hours

Football

FIFA bans Afghan official over sexual abuse scandal

Former federation general secretary banned for 5 years for failing to act on abuse allegations made by women players.

FIFA bans Afghan football official over sexual abuse scandal

Iran

'An extraordinary feeling': Iran women attend football match

For nearly 40 years, female spectators have been banned from entering football and other sports stadiums in Iran.

'An extraordinary feeling': Iran women attend football match

Football

Iran beat Cambodia 14-0 in historic match attended by women

More than 3,000 women attend FIFA World Cup qualifying match in Tehran to watch Iran beat Cambodia 14-0.

Iran beat Cambodia 14-0 in historic match attended by women

Iran

'Taking back what's ours': Iran's women to attend historic match

After decades of struggle, female football fans say their presence at World Cup qualifier is just the beginning.

'Taking back what's ours': Iran's women to attend historic match