Have you heard the one about the World Cup qualifier that stopped a war? Having covered the international break on every other continent, we headed to Africa for the final 218 World Cup qualifiers, where just making the tournament has more power and impact than anywhere else on the globe.
The English Football Association, once a vocal critic of the decision to let Qatar host the 2022 World Cup, on Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement with... Firstpost - SportsAlso reported by •Independent
Fifa has netted a fifth Chinese sponsor for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, despite the country's national team not qualifying for the tournament.
Football's... City A.M. - BusinessAlso reported by •New Zealand Herald
Their backs are against a wall but having to wait until November for a last-ditch attempt to qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup could benefit Canada's national... CBC.ca - SportsAlso reported by •Football FanCast