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Football 11 May 2014 | 4:47 AM

Brazil deploys troops to secure borders for World Cup

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil began deploying 30,000 troops on Saturday to patrol its borders and beef up security for the World Cup football tournament that will kick off in 12 Brazilian cities next month, the Defense Ministry said.

Other Sport 29 Dec 2017 | 6:10 PM

Ice hockey without borders, Canada gives Korea an assist

SEOUL (Reuters) - What does it mean to represent your country at the Olympics? For Brock Radunske, the question has some nuance given the towering, blond-haired Canadian will be suiting-up for South Korea at the 2018 Winter Games.

Other Sport 08 Nov 2011 | 12:00 AM

Olympic run confined to Britain’s borders

b>LONDON:/bThe Olympic torch will visit famous sights such as Stonehenge on its journey around Britain before the London 2012 Games, organisers said yesterday.

Football 17 May 2019 | 6:30 AM

Qatar brings first new World Cup stadium to life as FIFA mulls expansion

DOHA (Reuters) - Qatar inaugurated the first of seven new World Cup 2022 stadiums on Thursday, just weeks before a crucial FIFA summit will decide whether to expand the tournament and potentially push it beyond the tiny Gulf state's borders to accommodate a larger format.

Badminton 19 Sep 2017 | 12:00 AM

Good friends Hoai Thanh and Chanida to renew rivalry on court

Shuttlers Vu Hoai Thanh and Chanida Srinavakul are from different countries and rivals on the court. Yet, they have forged a bond that transcends borders.

Badminton 22 Aug 2017 | 12:00 AM

Soniia will not be in charitable mood against Myanmar

NATIONAL No. 1 women’s singles shuttler Soniia Cheah is the new ambassador for Solibad – Badmin­ton Without Borders – which focuses on charity work.

Tennis 04 Jul 2016 | 11:39 PM

English sport fans forced to become British

LONDON (Reuters) - As Scotland's Andy Murray mounts his annual assault on the Wimbledon title and the Welsh football team prepare for the biggest match in their history, English sporting fans are looking over the borders for sporting heroes to follow.

Football 20 May 2015 | 3:47 AM

Palestinians stare down Israel as FIFA suspension vote looms

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - On top of land, settlements, resources and borders, Israel and the Palestinians can add another dispute to their long history of conflict -- football.

Other Sport 11 Apr 2011 | 12:00 AM

First time no Americans in top five going into final round

Golfers from beyond US borders are on the verge of owning all four major titles for only the second time in golf history by capturing their third Masters green jacket in four years.

Other Sport 22 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Real reputation in the spotlight

Penalty or no penalty? It is one of the oldest, most contentious debates in football, and though the referee's decision very late in their game against Valencia helped Real Madrid in their quest to win yet another Spanish league title, it was much less helpful to the megaclub's reputation within Spain's football-obsessed borders.