Africa: Durban’s King Zwelithini Stadium to Host the Historical CAF African Schools Football Championship Final On 05-08 April

– First of its kind Schools Football Competition heads to KwaZulu Natal in South Africa – Total of 44 000 African boys and girls participated in the inaugural event – Motsepe Foundation has donated USD 10 million in prizes – an endowment to contribute to the development of school football in Africa – Finals will … Read more

College football coach hospitalized after bicycle crash

Fox News Flash top sports headlines for March 19

Dartmouth head football coach Buddy Teevens was hospitalized on Thursday after a cycling accident in St. Augustine, Florida.  Teevens, 66, is an avid cyclist who was riding his bicycle when he was involved in a collision.  He’s been in the hospital since the accident and his family is with him, according to the school. They … Read more

Former UGA football star Jalen Carter sentenced to probation in crash that killed teammate and team staffer, his attorney says

CNN  —  Former University of Georgia football standout Jalen Carter was sentenced to probation on Thursday for his role in the January crash that killed his teammate and a team staffer. The crash happened hours after the Bulldogs’ national championship victory parade. Carter entered pleas of no contest Thursday to charges of racing and reckless … Read more

Napoli v Eintracht Frankfurt: Football fans throw chairs at Naples riot police

Eintracht Frankfurt fans have clashed with police in Italy ahead of their club’s Champions League last-16 match against Napoli. Footage showed them hurling chairs at riot police, who responded with tear gas. Naples authorities had banned residents of the German city from buying tickets for the match, after violence during the first leg in Frankfurt. … Read more

Africa: Global Football Legends, African Stars and Football Leaders to Attend CAF President Dr Motsepe’s Outstanding Achievement Awards Tonight

Some of the global football stars including international legends, African stars and Football Leaders will be amongst the important guests that will attend CAF President’s Outstanding Achievement Award 2022 in Kigali tonight (Tuesday). The event will be live at 18h00 local time (16h00 GMT/ 18h00 Cairo/ 19h00 CEAT) on various platform including key CAF Broadcast … Read more

EU lawmakers demand UEFA bans Belarus from football tournament – POLITICO

European Parliament lawmakers want Belarus excluded from football’s Euro 2024 qualifying competition. More than 100 MEPs, from all the major groups, called on European football’s governing body UEFA to expel the Belarusian national team from the Euro 2024 qualifiers over human rights abuses committed by President Alexander Lukashenko’s regime, according to a letter seen by … Read more

View Q&A with James Montague: Gary Lineker has transcended football amidst Britain’s culture war

The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not represent in any way the editorial position of Euronews. A 7 March tweet by England’s former striker turned football pundit Gary Lineker criticising the UK government’s new Illegal Migration bill turned into a heated public dispute that is still ongoing.  In … Read more

BBC row deepens over suspension of former football star and TV host Gary Lineker

The UK’s public service broadcaster, the BBC, faced an escalating crisis on Saturday over its suspension of former football star and programme host Gary Lineker for comments criticising the British government’s new asylum policy. As a growing number of players and presenters rallied to Lineker’s support, the national broadcaster faced allegations of political bias and suppressing … Read more

Lineker meets his Match? Football ace steps back from TV gig after Tory tweet row – POLITICO

LONDON — Top British TV host Gary Lineker will step back from presenting the flagship “Match of the Day” football show until a “clear position” is agreed on his social media usage, the BBC has announced, after a major row with Conservative MPs. The footballer-turned-sports presenter has been embroiled in a days-long row over his … Read more