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Football 09 Jul 2019 | 5:44 AM

Brazil streets ahead but rest of South America far behind Europe

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Argentina’s long trophy drought, combined with sub-par organisation, is further evidence that Brazil’s dominance apart, the gulf between South American and European football is growing.

Community Sports 13 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

All in the cricket family

THE game of cricket, which began in England, gradually spread across the globe, starting first in countries that were part of the British Empire.

Other Sport 26 Apr 2019 | 7:13 AM

Sport-Match-fixing not doping poses greatest risk to sport

TORONTO (Reuters) - Two of the men that put the doping crisis in the global spotlight say the integrity of sport now faces a greater threat from match-fixing than drug cheats.

Other Sport 16 Apr 2019 | 12:00 AM

KL set to become a hub for the football industry in Asia

PETALING JAYA: Football is the world’s most popular sport. It is also a huge industry in which the famous clubs are global brands. We rightly think about football as a game, as entertainment, but we perhaps don’t give much thought to football as a business.

Football 13 Feb 2019 | 7:44 PM

Bundesliga revenues up 10 percent to $5 billion in 2017-18

BERLIN (Reuters) - Revenues for Bundesliga's top two divisions in 2017-18 rose by over 10 percent year-on-year to €4.42 billion (£3.88 billion), marking the 14th consecutive year of growth, the German Football League (DFL) said in its annual report on Wednesday.

Football 18 Jan 2019 | 6:47 AM

Thirty football clubs swallow up nearly half of European revenue

ZURICH (Reuters) - Europe's 710 top-tier football clubs pulled in a record 20.11 billion euros (£17.63 billion) in revenues between them in the 2017 financial year although almost half of that amount went to 30 of them, according to an annual UEFA report.