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2018 FIFA World Cup hooligan threat 'overblown' and 'fake': Russian official

2018 FIFA World Cup hooligan threat 'overblown' and 'fake': Russian official

Since well-prepared Russian hooligans struck at Euro 2016 in France, one Russian legislator has called for hooliganism to be made legal and turned into a spectator sport.

FC Spartak fans mock BBC documentary with 'Blah Blah Channel' banner

FC Spartak fans mock BBC documentary with 'Blah Blah Channel' banner

The film was widely condemned in Russia for attempts to depict Russian sports community in a negative light.

Arsenal's Arsene Wenger downplays hooliganism problem in English game

Arsenal's Arsene Wenger downplays hooliganism problem in English game

Hooliganism is not a problem in English football, according to Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, despite a week in which disturbances at West Ham United`s League Cup tie against Chelsea tarnished the game`s glossy image.

Congress condemns Gir Somnath Dalit assault, calls for action against accused

Congress called for strict action against all the accused of the Gir Somnath Dalit assault incident.

Euro 2016: Hungary, Belgium, Portugal face disciplinary probes

Euro 2016: Hungary, Belgium, Portugal face disciplinary probes

The 2016 edition of quadrennial tournament is witnessing unprecedented fan violence, which is believed to be worst in the tournament's history.

Football: Wilmots, O`Neill shocked by `scourge` of hooliganism

Belgium coach Marc Wilmots and Republic of Ireland counterpart Martin O`Neill expressed horror Sunday at the hooligan "scourge

New Malaysian body targets match-fixing, hooligans

New Malaysian body targets match-fixing, hooligans

A new Malaysian football body will launch a drive to stamp out match-fixing and hooliganism when it takes over the running of domestic competitions next year, its chief executive told AFP.

Malaysia flares as Asia`s problem child

Malaysia flares as Asia`s problem child

 Hooliganism, match-fixing and humiliation on the field -- Malaysia has emerged as Asian football`s problem child, with the country`s most popular sport rapidly becoming a national embarrassment.