- In FIFA crisis, politicians must turn up the heat for change Updated: Oct-02-15 7:54 am
PARIS - Here's a cheery thought for those despairing of the unrelenting disaster that is FIFA. In Chinese, the word "crisis" is formed from two characters: "danger" and "opportunity." As grim as things look at the top of football, there may still be a chance to salvage a brighter future from the scorched earth of Sepp Blatter's reign.
- No poverty, hunger in 15 years? UN sets sweeping new goals Updated: Sep-21-15 12:11 am
A season of goal-setting begins this month as the United Nations launches a new 15-year plan to fight grinding world poverty, improve health and education and quell climate change.