Gianni Infantino, the president of FIFA, responded to criticism following his awkwardly timed photo taken on Monday during Pelé's memorial service. Photographers saw the FIFA president taking a picture at the ceremony at the Vila Belmir..
Brazil said a final farewell to Pelé on Tuesday, burying the legend who unified the bitterly divided country. Newly inaugurated President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva paid his respects at Vila Belmiro, the stadium where Pelé play..
Qatar secured five colored medals on the third day of the ninth Men's West Asian Weightlifting Championship and seventh Men's and Women's Qatar Weightlifting Cup. Fares Ibrahim claimed three gold medals in the 96 kg event in West Asian W..
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been sworn in as the new president of Brazil - the third time he has held the country's highest office. The veteran left-wing politician, known widely as Lula, also led the country between 2003 and 2010 - and defe..
Shogo Taniguchi, a Japanese defender, was yesterday introduced by Al Rayyan in the presence of the club's president, Sheikh Ali bin Saud bin Ahmed Al Thani. Nicolas Cordova, the Al Rayyan coach, was also present. The 31-year-old centre ba..
Pele, the magical Brazilian soccer star who rose from barefoot poverty to become one of the greatest and best-known athletes in modern history, died at the age of 82, his daughter said on Instagram on Thursday. He had been in and out of hospital i..
Russian forces shelled and bombed towns and cities in eastern and southern Ukraine on Tuesday, a day after Russia's foreign minister said Kyiv must accept Moscow's demands for ending the war or else suffer defeat on the battlefield. Those de..
China will stop requiring inbound travellers to go into quarantine starting from January 8, the National Health Commission says in a major step towards opening its borders, which have been largely shut since early 2020. China’s management of..
The death toll from a devastating winter blizzard that left much of the United States in a deep freeze has risen to at least 25 in a hard-hit region of western New York state, authorities said, as tens of thousands remain without power. During a n..