20 Sep 2022
Unflattering terms were used at a German Football Association human rights congress aimed at "intensifying the discussion" ahead of the World Cup. One speaker in particular made waves with an impassioned personal plea.
4 Jan 2022
Six French police officers are set for a disciplinary hearing over a failure to prevent a horrific femicide last year. Meanwhile, The Times of India calls to "punish hatemongers" after the appearance of an app targeting Muslim women. The UK's Prince Andrew tries to avoid trial for sex trafficking thanks to a deal his accuser signed with Jeffrey Epstein. And a hockey fan alerts a team staff member to a cancerous mole – saving his life and earning a scholarship.
2 Jul 2021
A cycling spectator who caused a mass pileup has told investigators she feels ashamed of her "stupidity." She is worried about the huge public interest in her case.
27 Jun 2021
Tokyo residents react to the decision taken by the organisers of the Olympics to allow an audience of up to 10,000 at events.
24 Jun 2021
No alcohol, no hugs, no cheers and no autographs: Tokyo Olympic organisers unveiled tough new rules for spectators at the pandemic Games on Wednesday, as they marked one month until the opening ceremony. Tokyo 2020 president Seiko Hashimoto says: "We are putting in a lot of effort to come up with a new way of celebrating." from press conference
29 Apr 2021
Apologies from Wall Street don't happen often. Yet JPMorgan's backing of the now doomed Super League forced it into a rare mea culpa. It might prove an enduring lesson as the battle for football's soul continues.
19 Feb 2021
Australian Open welcomes back spectators after a five-day lockdown was imposed to curb a Covid-19 outbreak from hotel quarantine in Melbourne.
Two Nigerians arrested by INTERPOL for €14.7 million COVID-19 scam, Pierre wins Italy Grand Prix and more
6 Sep 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Monday.
11 Sep 2019
An Iranian woman known as the "Blue Girl" set herself on fire after being handed a prison sentence for trying to enter a soccer stadium. Her death sparked outrage on social media, with some calling for a stadium boycott.