2013-02-19Organised gambling rings and criminal groups have corrupted football, threatening the integrity of the world's most popular sport, officials said.
2011-07-15Current investigations into match-fixing and other corrupt practices in the Turkish football world upset fans and threaten to tarnish the reputation of the country’s national pastime.
2011-04-03SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) football team is suspended from all international competitions, football governing b...
2010-05-17ISTANBUL, Turkey -- Fans of the Fenerbahce football club on Sunday (May 16th) went on a rampage in the stadium after, in an upset, their team failed...
2010-05-10BELGRADE, Serbia -- Six people were injured, one of them seriously, in clashes after Saturday's football match between Partizan and Crvena Zvezda in...
2010-05-03ZAGREB, Croatia -- Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor vowed on Sunday (May 2nd) to tighten measures against football hooliganism in light of clashes Satur...
2009-10-09SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) -- Thousands of people attended the funeral Thursday (October 8th) of the soccer fan who was killed in the sou...
2009-09-30BELGRADE, Serbia -- Belgrade is observing a day of mourning Wednesday (September 30th) in memory of a French citizen, attacked by Serbian hooligans,...
2009-05-05Romania's latest match-rigging case casts a wide net, implicating business tycoons, government officials, and referees.
2009-04-29City leaders are considering innovative ideas to strengthen Split's case for an EU honour.
2009-04-22Thousands celebrated Easter in the Romanian capital at a holiday concert. Also in cultural news: Albania's national football team coach resigns, and a Serbian tennis player shares a doubles title at a Monte Carlo tournament.
2009-04-15The Romanian Football Federation fires Victor Piturca after a poor showing in the World Cup qualifiers. Also in cultural news: the 16th International Children's Theatres will take place in Serbia, and a Macedonian student wins the 16th World Children's Picture Contest.
2009-04-01The Serbian football team makes strides towards the 2010 World Cup finals. Also in the news: the 14th Vukovar Puppet Festival opens, and the Banja Luka cultural centre hosts an international exhibition of miniatures.
2009-01-28Serbia's Novak Djokovic bows out of the Australian Open. Also in the news: Croatia's Blanka Vlasic and Andras Haklits are their country's athletes of the year, and a British producer promotes the late Macedonian star Tose Proeski's English album.
2008-12-24Ivica Kostelic of Croatia won the men's World Cup slalom in Italy. Also in the news: rowing gold medallist Rumyana Neykova became Sportsperson of the Year in Bulgaria, and Serbian basketball star Vlade Divac wants to head his country's Olympic committee.
2008-11-26Serbian tennis star Ana Ivanovic launches UNICEF's campaign in her homeland. Also in cultural and sports news: a German sculptor plans to recreate the Colossus of Rhodes, and Tirana holds its 11th book fair.
2008-10-29Ana Ivanovic of Serbia won the Generali Ladies championship. Also in cultural news: FIFA rejects Kosovo's application for membership, and Bulgaria's national badminton team wins the Balkan Championship in Bucharest.
2008-09-17A thrashing of Estonia has inspired multiethnic support for BiH's football team and coach.
Ongoing efforts of political parties and NGOs help fuel peaceful transformation.