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.
Police action in Croatia resulted in an 11 percent increase in the seizure of illegal drugs, and authorities are following new drugs that are emerging on the market.