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FIFA threatens sanctions over voting process for 'Best' awards

FIFA has threatened possible sanctions against some national federations over the voting process for its annual "The Best" awards following media coverage questioning the poll's integrity which the world governing body described as "unfair and misleading."

Forbes' highest-paid athletes 2019

It's no secret that professional athletes make a lot of money, but some make more than others. Check out how much some of the top-paid athletes made over the past year, as compiled by Forbes.

Liverpool sees off Bayern Munich as Messi inspires Barcelona

As the political uncertainty surrounding the UK's future relationship with Europe shows no sign of reaching a resolution, Liverpool, like all three of its Premier League rivals, just can't get enough of the continent's most prestigious tournament.

Luka Modric wins 2018 Ballon d'Or

Luka Modric has won the 2018 Ballon d'Or, becoming the first player other than Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to receive the award since 2007.

Is Russia 2018 last chance for Messi and Ronaldo?

The Russia 2018 World Cup is loaded with fascinating plot lines on and off the pitch. Names like Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Mohamed Salah lead a chorus of superstars striving to be crowned the kings of football.

Forbes' highest-paid athletes 2018

It's no secret that professional athletes make a lot of money, but some make more than others. Check out how much some of the top-paid athletes made over the past year, as compiled by Forbes.