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Other Sport 06 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Homeless World Cup to show positive power of the sport

The inaugral Homeless World Cup kicks off today in the Austrian city of Graz when 144 homeless footballers representing 18 different countries parade in the opening ceremony before competition begins tomorrow for the title.

Football 10 Nov 2018 | 7:03 AM

Homeless World Cup to honour memory of late co-founder

LONDON (Reuters) - As more than 500 soccer players gather in Mexico City next week for the 16th Homeless World Cup, the tournament will take place against the backdrop of the death last month of its co-founder Harald Schmied at the age of 50.

Other Sport 14 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Homeless man arrested for stealing arms of Pele statue

A 19-year-old homeless man confessed to sawing the arms off a bronze statue of Pele and selling them to a scrap metal yard, police said on Thursday.

Football 27 Sep 2018 | 6:20 PM

City's Kompany pledges testimonial cash to the homeless

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany says he will donate all money made from his testimonial season to help the homeless in the North West city.

Tennis 05 Jun 2018 | 12:57 AM

French Open run leaves Kasatkina homeless

PARIS (Reuters) - Russian youngster Daria Kasatkina's stirring run to the French Open quarter-finals left her temporarily homeless in Paris on Monday.

Other Sport 23 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Downward spiral likely to continue for ‘homeless’ Kelantan

PETALING JAYA: Kelantan, already down on their luck, are staring at a fifth straight defeat in the Super League when they takeon KL Plus FC at the KL Football Stadium in Cheras tonight.

Football 29 May 2014 | 6:57 AM

World Cup opponents march for Sao Paulo's homeless

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Several thousand demonstrators marched peacefully in Sao Paulo on Wednesday to demand more low income housing for residents they say were displaced to make way for a World Cup stadium.

Football 07 Jun 2019 | 12:00 AM

‘Homeless’ Timor Leste won’t lose heart in away battles

KUALA LUMPUR: For any football team, the presence of fans surely adds extra zing for the players to perform better.

Diving 11 Jun 2015 | 12:26 AM

Divers may be ‘homeless’ when they get back

SINGAPORE: Diving has contributed eight gold medals at this SEA Games. Yet the national divers may return home with no venue to train in after this.

Football 15 May 2014 | 1:37 AM

In shadows of World Cup stadium, neighbours left empty-handed

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - For Sao Paulo's most popular football team, the World Cup has provided a new home after 100 years playing in rented stadiums. Thousands of neighbours, however, say it has left them homeless.