• 18.05.2022 /
    More than 30 stadia in Africa are currently deemed unfit by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), and many countries are forced to play national matches abroad. Steve Menary provides an overview of the challenges arising from unfit stadiums in both Africa and the Caribbean region.
  • By Osasu Obayiuwana, journalist
    08.10.2019 /
    A change of leadership brought hopes of better times to the African Football Confederation (CAF). 30 months later, its problems seem to go broader and deeper than ever. Osasu Obayiuwana reports from a soccer-mad continent on an uncertain course.
  • Photo: COLOURBOX
    24.08.2018 /
    An audit looking into the use of public funds for the IAAF U18 World Youth Championships shows that half of the $35 million invested has disappeared. Kenyan sports minister is summoned to parliament for an explanation.
  • Photo: TED Conference/Flickr
    20.08.2018 /
    Ghana and FIFA have reached a compromise moving forward after an exposé revealing widespread corruption in the Ghana Football Federation left the federation in crisis.
  • Semenya. Photo: GovernmentZA/Flickr
    21.06.2018 /
    Caster Semenya, a South-African middle-distance runner and two-time Olympic champion, will go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport questioning the fairness of IAAF´s new rules on women with hyperandrogenism.
  • Photo: Steve Menary
    01.03.2018 /
    The North American bid has taken clear lead in front of Morocco’s before the FIFA decision on the World Cup 2026 hosting. For weighty financial and political reasons, FIFA seems strongly in favour of an American world cup.
  • Photo: Government ZA/Flickr
    28.02.2018 /
    A ministerial investigation into corruption and mismanagement in the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC), seeping through to various of the country's sports federations, is currently being carried out.
  • Photo: Mark Botham/Flickr
    07.04.2017 /
    Despite signs of improvement, African football is suffering due to bad or corrupt refereeing and a system that has so far proved unable to secure proper education and remuneration of referees.

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