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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 07, 2012
When Football Meets Politics
It would be nice if football was separate from politics. In Asia as in elsewhere, though, that’s not the case.