Western media have been eulogizing a Syrian footballer-turned-militant, who was killed during clashes with government forces, despite clear evidence indicating his support for Takfiri terror outfits such as Daesh and al-Qaeda.
The Thai foreign minister has suggested resolving the case of jailed Bahraini footballer with refugee status in Australia by sending him to a third country or his requested country of asylum instead of extraditing him to Bahrain, where he has to serve a 10-year sentence related to the uprising of 2011 against the ruling Al Khalifah regime.
A body has been recovered from the wreckage of the plane that was carrying Argentina-born professional soccer player Emiliano Sala and pilot David Ibbotson, the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) in Britain said late on Wednesday.
Iranian documentary 'Beyond the Fence', directed by Arman Qolipour, made it to the competition program of 36th BUFF, international film festival for children and young people scheduled for March 23-29 in Malmö, Sweden.
Bahraini footballer Hakeem Ali al-Araibi has launched an open-ended hunger strike in protest against an “unfair decision by a Thai court to arrest” him and prevent him from returning to his place of residence in Australia.
Iranian midfielder Omid Ebrahimi has joined professional Qatari football club Al Ahli, which is currently playing in the Persian Gulf kingdom’s first tier of football league competition – known as Qatar Stars League.
The Turkish legendary footballer Hakan Sukur, who left behind some lasting moments in the country’s football history, now faces charges that could put him behind bars for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.