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  1. Iranian female soccer fan dies after setting herself on fire

    The Associated Press via Yahoo SportsSep 10 17:33 PM

    An Iranian woman detained for dressing as a man to sneak into a soccer stadium to watch a match has died after setting herself on fire upon learning she could spend six months in prison ...

  2. An Iranian woman arrested and detained for attending a soccer match in the country died this week after setting herself on fire once she discovered she could be jailed for the transgression ...

  3. FIFA officials will visit Iran, following the death of a female fan who set herself on fire in protest at her arrest for attending a match, world soccer's governing body told Reuters on Wednesday ...

  4. FIFA bans Russian fans organizer for social media posts

    Associated Press via Yahoo SportsSep 13 16:41 PM

    Russian fans organizer Alexander Shprygin has been banned from soccer for two years by FIFA for posting far-right content online. FIFA said Friday its ethics committee judges found Shprygin, ...

  5. Iran says 'blue girl' football fan admitted 'mistake'

    AFP via Yahoo SportsSep 14 11:00 AM

    Sahar Khodayari, dubbed "blue girl" because of the colours of the team she supported, Esteghlal FC, was reportedly detained when she tried to enter a stadium dressed as a man to watch ...

  6. Political tensions between China and Hong Kong reached the world of sports again on Tuesday, when thousands of Hong Kong soccer fans loudly booed and turned their backs as the Chinese national ...