WHEN it comes to watching World Cup football on TV, Singapore ranks very high as far as interest and following are concerned.

CROATIAN footballer Luka Modric ended Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi's decade-long domination of the sport's individual awards by being crowned FIFA's best player of the year on...


THIS season's UEFA Champions League kicked off all over Europe earlier this week, and as usual the world's most prestigious football club competition more than lived up to that lofty status...

You know the French take fashion seriously when a football club launches its new jersey at a high-end fashion retail store rather than at a stadium.


FOR almost any sport, many people choose to consume the action from the comfort of their living room via their TV sets, while some may prefer to watch at their favourite watering hole or restaurant...


THE groans among the 23,095-strong crowd at the National Stadium in Kallang on Thursday night were audible.

WORLD Cup summers are often the ones football-hungry fans love most, especially with less than a month separating the Cup final and the start of the start of the European club football season.

A TOTAL of S$25,000 has been raised for charity, thanks to the generosity of a group of 16 business leaders who took part in The Business Times-World Cup CEO Challenge.


A crazy own goal, a penalty kick awarded after a video replay, a goalkeeping blunder for the bloopers reel, and a Pussy Riot pitch invasion. And this was all just in the final itself.