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Brazil hit by fresh wave of football violence

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 14:54

Buses carrying Santos and Corinthians players were pelted with stones and aluminium cans as Brazilian football was tarnished by fresh waves of violence during the weekend.

Egypt court sentences 21 to death over football violence

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 15:35

An Egyptian court on Friday handed down death sentences for 21 people accused of taking part in soccer violence last year that killed 74.

In Egypt, football fans politicise sports

Last Updated: Monday, October 22, 2012, 08:28

Football fans clashed outside a stadium in the Egyptian capital on Sunday bringing traffic to a halt as a domestic tournament resumed months after a bloody clash left 70 people dead.

Soccer hooliganism turns deadly in Chile

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 02, 2012, 11:13

One man was killed and another badly wounded in a shooting attributed by Chilean police to a feud between rival factions of fans of the Colo Colo soccer club.

Death sparks fears of more fan violence in Brazil

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 27, 2012, 09:52

Escalating soccer violence in Brazil is sparking fears of a new wave of confrontations in South America`s biggest city.

Egypt to charge security officials in soccer violence

Last Updated: Friday, February 17, 2012, 23:57

More than 50 suspects will be referred to a criminal court to be charged for the violence and three Port Said security officials will be among them.

Egypt inquiry blames fans, police for stadium deaths

Last Updated: Monday, February 13, 2012, 09:51

An Egyptian parliamentary inquiry into the deaths of 74 people in a soccer stadium disaster has found both fans and lax security to blame for the incident.

Bradley committed to Egypt job despite turmoil

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 07, 2012, 09:09

Bob Bradley insisted he is “totally committed” to coaching Egypt’s national team despite the turmoil in the country.

3 players give up football after violence in Egypt

Last Updated: Thursday, February 02, 2012, 22:04

Three Egypt internationals and Al-Ahly players have retired from all football after witnessing the deadly clashes between fans at their league game against Al-Masry on Wednesday.

Egypt mourns soccer deaths, FIFA shocked at violence

Last Updated: Thursday, February 02, 2012, 18:26

FIFA president Sepp Blatter was left "shocked and saddened" after violent clashes in the Egyptian city of Port Said Wednesday night left at least 74 people dead and up to 1,000 injured.

TIMELINE - Soccer stadium disasters

Last Updated: Thursday, February 02, 2012, 18:25

At least 74 people were killed in a riot at a soccer match in the Egyptian city of Port Said on Wednesday.

Fans, not constructors responsible for Egypt deaths

Last Updated: Thursday, February 02, 2012, 09:05

In terms of global visibility there could hardly be a greater contrast between Wednesday`s soccer disaster in Egypt which claimed the lives of at least 73 people and the world`s worst recorded stadium disaster in which 340 people died in Moscow in 1982.