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  • Retired swimmers struggling with life after sport

    In a series of reports, Al Jazeera is looking at the theme of life after sport, and the challenges facing elite athletes as they conclude their professional careers. The sport of swimming has had several high profile examples.

    Retired swimmers struggling with life after sport
    Retired swimmers struggling with life after sport

    In a series of reports, Al Jazeera is looking at the theme of life after sport, and the challenges facing elite athletes as they conclude their professional careers. The sport of swimming has had several high profile examples.

    02:17Jun 29, 2017

  • Verdict to be announced over 96 killed in 1989 Liverpool stadium disaster

    Familes of victims killed in one of football's worst stadium disasters will learn on Wednesday whether those responsible for the tragedy will be brought to justice.

    Verdict to be announced over 96 killed in 1989 Liverpool stadium disaster
  • Greenland aim for FIFA recognition

    A football team with big ambitions are putting their skills on show at the world island games. Greenland are using the event to push their case for FIFA recognition. More than 2,000 athletes have converged on the Swedish territory of Gotland.

    Greenland aim for FIFA recognition
  • Taekwondo opens door to inter-Korean cooperation

    South Korea's new president has proposed that his country and North Korea form a unified team to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Moon Jae-in says sport can help to ease tensions between the countries and open the path to peace.

    Taekwondo opens door to inter-Korean cooperation
  • Island Games 2017 kick off in Sweden's Gotland

    More than 2,000 athletes have converged on a remote Swedish territory for the World Island Games 2017. Twenty-three islands are represented. For many taking part it was a mission just to get to Gotland.

    Island Games 2017 kick off in Sweden's Gotland
  • FIBA 3x3 World Cup gets under way in France

    World’s best players of 3x3, an urban version of basketball that was recently added to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, are in the French city of Nantes for the 2017 FIBA 3x3 Wold Cup.

    FIBA 3x3 World Cup gets under way in France
  • Football: Russia set to host Confederations Cup

    The Confederations Cup is set to begin in Russia. The hosts are hoping to get past a build-up dominated by concerns over hooliganism, fan racism and corruption. Al Jazeera’s Sana Hamouche reports.

    Football: Russia set to host Confederations Cup
    Football: Russia set to host Confederations Cup

    The Confederations Cup is set to begin in Russia. The hosts are hoping to get past a build-up dominated by concerns over hooliganism, fan racism and corruption. Al Jazeera’s Sana Hamouche reports.

    02:33Jun 17, 2017

  • South Africa’s growing craze for ‘spinning’

    'Spinning' is a motorsport that is increasingly popular in South Africa.

    South Africa’s growing craze for ‘spinning’
  • Jamaican Usain Bolt races in final event on home soil

    About 30,000 fans packed a stadium in Jamaica’s capital, Kingston, to watch eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt race on home soil for the last time.

    Jamaican Usain Bolt races in final event on home soil
  • Tennis in Africa: Two sisters in Mali dream big

    Africa has never had a tennis grand slam singles champion. Kevin Curren was the last African finalist at a major and that was more than 30 years ago. But two young players in Mali are hoping to change that.

    Tennis in Africa: Two sisters in Mali dream big
  • Tiger Woods blames bad reaction to prescription drugs for arrest

    The golf superstar says alcohol wasn't a factor in his arrest in Florida for driving under the influence (DUI). Tiger Woods has apologised to fans after the incident, which he says was caused by a bad reaction to prescription drugs.

    Tiger Woods blames bad reaction to prescription drugs for arrest
  • Uganda's cricket team dream of reaching the World Cup

    Uganda are aiming to reach the biggest tournament in world cricket. Right now they're hosting an international tournament for third tier teams that one day hope to qualify for the World Cup.

    Uganda's cricket team dream of reaching the World Cup