NFL investing $20m in new technology to prevent concussions

An impact absorbing helmet, a cushion for artificial turf and a rubberised tether that slows the speed that a head snaps back after a collision, were products named winners of a research challenge co-sponsored by the NFL. Dec 4, 2015

FIFA: US charges 16 new officials as corruption scandal widens

The corruption scandal engulfing footballs governing body has widened, after a number of past or present FIFA officials were among 16 further people charged by US authorities on 3 December. The indictments, released by the US Department of Justice in Washington, came just hours after the arrests of two FIFA officials in dawn raids at a luxury hotel in Zurich. Dec 4, 2015