England’s players were instructed to perform the Nazi salute during the German national anthem.
When England played a football match against Germany in 1938, the players were ordered to perform a Nazi salute.
If you think English footy fans have it hard losing in the semis in far away away tournaments, imagine being French and losing the Tour de France on your home turf every year.
Brazil, the 1958 World Cup winners: Vicente Feola (coach), Djalma Santos, Zito, Bellini, Nilton Santos, Orlando, Gylmar, Garrincha, Didi, Pelé, Vava, Zagallo.
The 17-year-old prodigy thrilled the world and set the scene for Brazil's decades-long dominance of the World Game.
Arthur Wharton, Walter Tull, Hassan Hegazi, Mohammed Salim and Frank Soo each made footballing history and their stories deserve to be better known.
The Gold Coast is preparing to host the 2018 edition of the Commonwealth Games.
Investing in staging sport is ultimately a matter of turning the entire host environment into a stage.
Winners are definitely grinners – but what makes teams such as Spain so successful?
It is hard to imagine a World Cup in which Germany, Brazil, Italy, Argentina, the Netherlands, England, France and Spain did not appear, or in which one of them did not win. What is it that makes some…
Australia first qualified for the World Cup in 1974, when a group of part-timers under captain Peter Wilson (far right) went to West Germany.
Australia will soon begin its fourth football World Cup finals campaign – the third successive tournament it has qualified for – with group stage matches against Chile, the Netherlands and Spain. While…