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Southeast Asia's African Football Slaves
February 15, 2018
Southeast Asia's African Football Slaves
Hoping to become football stars, young West Africans are coming to Southeast Asia in droves. Some will never make it home.
Southeast Asia's African Football Slaves
Football Leaks: The Kazakh Connection
January 03, 2017
Football Leaks: The Kazakh Connection
A Kazakh family is at the center of a scandal that unveiled murky deals in the global world of football.
Football Leaks: The Kazakh Connection
Weather Issues Might Yet Shift 2022 World Cup
October 31, 2014
Weather Issues Might Yet Shift 2022 World Cup
If human rights abuses can’t persuade FIFA, the heat might do the job.
Weather Issues Might Yet Shift 2022 World Cup
Could Qatar Lose the World Cup?
September 25, 2014
Could Qatar Lose the World Cup?
Is FIFA finally ready to yank the World Cup away from its controversial 2022 host nation?
Could Qatar Lose the World Cup?
Brutal Migrant Labor and Heat: Qatar Unfit to Hold the World Cup
October 03, 2013
Brutal Migrant Labor and Heat: Qatar Unfit to Hold the World Cup
Ahead of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, the world should heed lessons from the past.
Brutal Migrant Labor and Heat: Qatar Unfit to Hold the World Cup
Potential Winter World Cup 2022 Debate Rages
April 02, 2013
Potential Winter World Cup 2022 Debate Rages
Lawyers and soccer associations are still sorting out the implications of a World Cup in Qatar’s summer heat.
Potential Winter World Cup 2022 Debate Rages
Thailand’s Makudi to Run for AFC Presidency
March 01, 2013
Thailand’s Makudi to Run for AFC Presidency
Thailand’s Worawi Makudi wants to head the Asian Football Confederation. Will his past get in the way?
Thailand’s Makudi to Run for AFC Presidency
Rival Indonesian Football Leagues to Merge?
February 22, 2013
Rival Indonesian Football Leagues to Merge?
Indonesia’s pro football leagues must shape up or risk suspension from international competition.
Rival Indonesian Football Leagues to Merge?
Southeast Asia Football Rising?
January 15, 2013
Southeast Asia Football Rising?
Southeast Asia has a passion for football but few indigenous stars. Teerasil Dangda could help change that.
Southeast Asia Football Rising?
FIFA Set to Suspend Indonesia
December 14, 2012
FIFA Set to Suspend Indonesia
Years of mismanagement and corruption has forced the world soccer body to crack down on Indonesia.
FIFA Set to Suspend Indonesia
A Red Card For Iraqi Football?
October 19, 2012
A Red Card For Iraqi Football?
FIFA has declared that the country is not safe to host official international games.
A Red Card For Iraqi Football?
Qatar and the World Cup: The 'Heat' is On
September 26, 2012
Qatar and the World Cup: The 'Heat' is On
Some are concerned that Qatar’s 2022 World Cup held in the summer with high temperatures could be a problem.
Qatar and the World Cup: The 'Heat' is On
July 19, 2012
A 'Yellow Card' for Asian Football Head?
John Duerden notes a mixed victory for Mohamed Bin Hammam, whose lifetime ban was overturned.
A 'Yellow Card' for Asian Football Head?
FIFA and Asian Football Official Collide Over Ethics
July 17, 2012
FIFA and Asian Football Official Collide Over Ethics
In a bid for the FIFA presidency, corruption and bribery charges are leveled, reports John Duerden.
FIFA and Asian Football Official Collide Over Ethics
Football Drops Headscarf Ban
March 07, 2012
Football Drops Headscarf Ban
Football’s governing body had argued that wearing the hijab was a safety problem. It’s had a change of heart.
Football Drops Headscarf Ban
Lebanon Makes History
March 02, 2012
Lebanon Makes History
Football is a rare unifying force for Lebanon. Thanks to South Korea, the World Cup finals could be as well.
Lebanon Makes History
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