The science of why people prefer to watch games with teams that are close in ability levels rather than a game where one team is far better than the other.
For years, women footballers have resorted to everything from strikes to lawsuits to fight for gender equity. Why is it taking so long to close the pay gap?
It's time Africa's top administrators tried to find out why top African players are choosing to represent European countries, so that they can work to rectify the situation.
Fans have shown they're willing to watch major sporting events on devices other than traditional TVs, but the technology is letting them down.
The best team to lift the trophy was Brazil's star-studded 1970 team.
A mix of alcohol, heightened emotions and toxic masculinity are to blame for surges in family violence perpetrated by sports fans.
If any game comes down to a penalty shootout then there's one spot a player should aim for to stand a better chance of scoring a goal.
England's on-field performances have been matched by some fairly forgettable songs over the years.
Africa is a deeply divided continent along ideological, ethnic and territorial lines. Religion and football can produce consensus.
African governments and football associations need to do some serious recalculating for the Qatar world cup in 2022.
Most people follow fixed time periods when it comes to recovery. The latest research calls this into question.
It's easy to get caught up in World Cup fever. But if watching the beautiful game inspires you to get out and play, injury prevention is vital.
Made up almost entirely of West Germans, the roster of Germany's national soccer team reflects divisions that remain almost 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Sports fans are of two types: purists and partisans. The attitudes of both can affect the game. An expert explains which one you are and what that means.
FIFA has never been free of political interference and controversies since its inception in 1904.
Scandal-plagued FIFA says it's committed to reform. Changing the way World Cup hosts are selected would be a start.
After a series of debacles, many metropolitan areas no longer want their leaders to vie for these opportunities.
Many clubs sign players as young children and make them agree to not play anything else. The evidence suggests they're making a big mistake.
Your guide to how the French extravaganza compares to the other big events in sport.
The performance of England's football team this summer could affect the way people vote. It's happened before.