Norway Outraged Over Arrest of Reporters Covering FIFA 2022 Opening in Qatar

Two Norwegian State Television (NRK) journalists were detained by security forces in Qatar for over 30 hours, authorities said Wednesday. The arrest was made as the two journalists, Halvor Ekeland and Lokman Ghorbani tried to report on worker issues ahead …

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French Soccer Star Karim Benzema Found Guilty in Sex Tape Blackmail Case

A French court on Nov. 24 found international soccer star Karim Benzema guilty of conspiring to blackmail a former teammate with a sex tape. The court in Versailles handed a one-year suspended jail sentence to Benzema and ordered him to …

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Afghan Youth Footballer Fell to Death From U.S. Plane Leaving Kabul

An Afghan national youth footballer fell to his death after trying to hold on to a United States military plane as it was leaving Kabul amid the Taliban takeover. “We learned with great regret that Zakia Anwari, one of the …

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Condemns Racial Abuse of Players in Euro 2020

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson condemned the racist abuse of the players in Euro 2020 after losing in the final against Italy. Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho, and Bukayo Saka, the three black players who missed penalty kicks against Italy, received …

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Parachuting Protester Injures Spectators at Euro 2020 Match

Several spectators were injured after a protestor parachuted into the stadium before France played Germany at the European Championship. Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) said that the victimes were immediately treated in the hospital. The incident happened when the …

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