The best football I’ve ever seen has come in two of the last three European Championships – and that’s why Poland and Ukraine will provide a tense, unpredictable, exciting tournament ON the field.
Brought up playing the game in refugee camps, Afghanistan's cricketers will once again be competing with the world's best at this year's tournament.
Olympic President Jacques Rogge talks exclusively to Al Jazeera on London 2012, Qatar's 2020 bid and the mafia threat to the Games.
Andy Richardson describes the sadness at the deaths in Port Said and the fear of a bleak future to come inside Egypt's footballing community.
Equatorial Guinea, co-host of the Africa Cup of Nations, is a country with a limited footballing culture where the majority are busy just trying to get on with their lives.
English Premier League clubs are coping without their African stars playing at the Cup of Nations....with one exception. But managers should never complain about losing their players to this tournament.
All Blacks' Rugby World Cup victory parade signals an end of six weeks that have shown the life-affirming qualities of sport in a nation that has embraced the tournament.
Anticipation builds on the streets leading to Eden Park as New Zealand prepare to take on France for the biggest prize in the sport.
France coach has to deal with a rebellious set of players as Les Bleus prepare to take on the All Blacks in the World Cup final.
New Zealand at last begin to prove they are the best team in the world as they beat Australia to set up repeat of 1987 final against France.
Failure to reach a first Rugby World Cup final is a harsh and barely-deserved reality after France shut out 14-man Wales to scrape through by one point.