In a bid to distract attention from his domestic woes, curry favor with the U.S. and Gulf countries and restore Egypt to a leadership position in the region, Morsi chose a Cairo stadium to announce to his supporters that he was cutting diplomatic ties with the Syrian regime.
With three days left in the run-up to Iran' presidential election, a crucial victory on Tuesday in Iran's 2014 World Cup qualifier could bring thousands into the streets in celebrations that have in the past turned into anti-government protests.
Brazil secured their first victory against France since 1992 with a decisive 3-0 victory on Sunday in Porto Alegre. Sunday's victory represents sweet revenge for Brazil given that they were eliminated by France in the 2006 and 1998 World Cups.
The time has flown. In fact, I've hardly been home since several members of the One World Futbol Project and I experienced our first team ball delive...
Mega-events and campaigning for office in international sports associations empower activists and put nations at risk of reputational damage.
If there is one lesson Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan should have drawn from the popular revolts that toppled four Arab leaders and sparked civil war in Syria in the last two years, it is that police brutality strengthens protesters' resolve.
Brazil and England played to a memorable 2-2 draw at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro Sunday in a game where Brazil dominated possession and England fought back on the counter-attack.
What do soccer and fair trade have in common? Both have an enormous potential to improve the lives of millions of people, and combined they offer a unique recipe for positive change.
Given the wealth of experience enabled by playing alongside Lionel Messi and some of the best defenders in the world in European competition, Neymar's move to Barcelona now renders him better positioned to lead Brazil to a record sixth World Cup title on home soil in 2014.
A decision by European soccer body UEFA to grant Gibraltar the right of membership potentially opens the door to Kurdistan to seek association with the Asian Football Confederation in a move that would acknowledge demands for increased autonomy.
Saudi Arabia, under domestic and international pressure to grant women sporting rights, is creating separate stadium sections so that female spectators and journalists can attend soccer matches in a country that has no public physical education or sporting facilities for women.
There is increasingly little doubt that soccer, a historic nucleus of protest in Algeria, is signaling that popular discontent could again spill into the streets of Algiers and other major cities.
Soccer is emerging as a focal point of dissent in Saudi Arabia, an oil-rich kingdom that despite banning demonstrations by law is struggling to fend off the waves of change sweeping the Middle East and North Africa.
Assuming that Germans are in no way more nationalistic than Spaniards, Italians or Englishmen, what then are the reasons for this difference in tone and demeanor?
Imagine Steve Kroft, 60 Minutes anchor, being a critic of President Obama. Now, imagine Obama mandating the Washington Redskins change their starting...
Former manager Alex Ferguson often said that Beckham practiced with a discipline to achieve an accuracy that other players wouldn't care about.