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Even World Cup matches are susceptible when millions are at stake, says a book exposing the sometimes deadly side of betting.
May 19, 2010
This summer's World Cup finals promises to be the most diverse in its history. Simon Kuper examines how the tournament has broken down racial and ethnic barriers
March 6, 2010
With the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair starting on Tuesday, Simon Kuper guides you through his favourite writing in the overlooked genre of sports books.
February 27, 2010
Favourable labour laws mean footballers and agents dictate terms and even big clubs have become mere vessels for transporting the income of football to players.
January 23, 2010
The business knowledge of the Spanish giants is unbeatable, says Simon Kuper.
December 26, 2009
Remember when... The American cross came hard from the left. The Colombian defender Andres Escobar slid in to cut it out, but the ball hit his boot and flew into his own net.
July 4, 2009
As the roof closes for the first time, the two architects lean out of their seats to grasp each other's hands.
June 20, 2009
As the Honduras and El Salvador football teams meet this week, Simon Kuper looks back to when ill-feeling spilt over into a war.
June 6, 2009
Cristiano Ronaldo took time out from the Champions League final to settle a personal score.
May 29, 2009
Remember when... A tragedy that made an Italian football club a living monument.
May 9, 2009
No coach in football is as comfortable with stars as Chelsea's new manager Guus Hiddink.
March 9, 2009
When European club directors gather in the chill of Switzerland tomorrow they may set in motion a revolutionary change: a cap on footballers' wages.
February 8, 2009
Why do so many countries obsess with defeating one nation?
November 17, 2008
Business Extra: Saudi oil attack ramifications locally and globally
Organisers announce plans for five-day Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Festival
Can Abu Dhabi's palm trees help combat climate change?
Twitter users work out location of ISIS supporters
Nancy Ajram shares rare photo of family at daughter's christening