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  • Argentine football players go on strike over unpaid wages

    Buenos Aires, Argentina - First division football players in Argentina are on strike over unpaid wages and have refused to take part in this weekend’s matches. Some players have complained they have not been paid for over four month.

     Argentine football players go on strike over unpaid wages
    Argentine football players go on strike over unpaid wages

    Buenos Aires, Argentina - First division football players in Argentina are on strike over unpaid wages and have refused to take part in this weekend’s matches. Some players have complained they have not been paid for over four month.

    02:32Mar 4, 2017

  • U-20 Cup of Nations: Africa excelling at youth level

    Pele once famously predicted an African country would win the World Cup before the year 2000. The Brazilian football legend may have gotten that forecast wrong, but young players from the continent are excelling.

    U-20 Cup of Nations: Africa excelling at youth level
  • Will the Pakistan Super League cricket final be held in Lahore?

    Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to decide whether or not this year's Super League cricket final can be held in Lahore. Fears over security are high because of a series of recent attacks in the city.

    Will the Pakistan Super League cricket final be held in Lahore?
  • Africa Cup of Nations: Zambia win their first U-20 match

    Zambia’s football fans have finally had the chance to see their country play in a big event on home soil. The southern African nation is hosting the under 20 Cup of Nations and their team started the tournament in the best possible way.

    Africa Cup of Nations: Zambia win their first U-20 match
  • Zambia set to host under-20 AFCON

    Zambia is getting ready to host the Africa under-20 Cup of Nations - its biggest ever sporting event. For a country with a rich footballing history, it's an opportunity that has been a long time coming. Al Jazeera's Andy Richardson reports.

    Zambia set to host under-20 AFCON
  • English Premier League: Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri sacked

    One of the Cinderella stories of the football has come to an end. Claudio Ranieri has become the fifth Premier League manager to lose his job this season, less than a year after winning the title. Al Jazeera’s Sohail Malik reports.

    English Premier League: Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri sacked
  • Football: Champion Leicester City battles EPL relegation

    English champion football team Leicester City will play in the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League for the first time on Wednesday, when players visit Spain's Sevilla.

    Football: Champion Leicester City battles EPL relegation
    Football: Champion Leicester City battles EPL relegation

    English champion football team Leicester City will play in the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League for the first time on Wednesday, when players visit Spain's Sevilla.

    02:33Feb 21, 2017

  • Niger’s traditional wresting takes a modern twist

    Traditional wrestling is one of Niger's most watched and culturally important disciplines. The sport combines ancient tradition with modern tactics and it's one this West Africa country excels at. Al Jazeera’s Farrah Esmail reports.

    Niger’s traditional wresting takes a modern twist
  • Germany's Kerber looks to cash in on tennis success

    World number two tennis player Angelique Kerber won two Grand Slam titles and a silver medal at the Rio Olympics last year. But despite establishing herself as one of the top players in the world, she has struggled to attract big-money sponsorship.

    Germany's Kerber looks to cash in on tennis success
  • Pakistan: Desert jeep rally draws off-racing fans

    The Cholistan Jeep Rally in Pakistan has become a popular attraction for fans of off-road racing. It began 12 years ago in the remote desert as a way to bring tourists to the region.

    Pakistan: Desert jeep rally draws off-racing fans
  • Basketball dreams for Gabon’s young stars

    The American sport with the fastest growth internationally is basketball. The game has strong roots in Europe, Asia and the Pacific, and the NBA now hopes to cultivate stars in parts of Africa.

    Basketball dreams for Gabon’s young stars
  • Super Bowl ads cash in on US politics

    At least 100 million people in the US watched Sunday's Super Bowl championship on television, but the spotlight was on more than just the game. This year, some companies laced their advertising with political messages.

    Super Bowl ads cash in on US politics