Former Ivory Coast star striker Didier Drogba steps down as AFI vice-president, accuses body of 'inaction'
"I hereby announce I have decided to resign from my post as vice-president of the AFI and from its executive committee," the former Chelsea attacker said in an open letter to the media.
Premier League: Jose Mourinho defends Harry Kane's goalscoring form in response to Paul Merson's criticism
Kane has scored seven goals in 10 games under Mourinho but struggled to make an impact against United — his first match since returning from hamstring surgery in January — and Mourinho said Merson was wrong to judge him based on one game.
FA Cup: Chelsea's domination and 2-0 win over Liverpool proves that Reds' captain Jordan Henderson is dearly missed
Notching back-to-back losses in all competitions, it seems like this Liverpool team is starting to believe that they only need to turn up for a win, and for that, they have been duly punished
Didier Drogba, Dwight Yorke among other former premier League stars to feature in Australia bushfire exhibition match
Former Premier League stars Didier Drogba, Dwight Yorke and Park Ji-Sung are among an initial group of international footballers confirmed for an exhibition match in Sydney in May to aid in the country's recovery from devastating wildfires.
Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba launches drive to plant 1 million trees in Ivory Coast amidst concerns over deforestation
Drogba said the numbers are alarming, referring to projections that the tropical West African nation would lose all its forest cover in half a century if corrective steps were not taken
Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Ivory Coast coach Ibrahim Kamara defends team selection after quarter-final exit, says tournament an internship for youngsters
Ivory Coast coach Ibrahim Kamara appeared confident that his side were on the right path for the future despite quarter-final exit against Algeria
Eden Hazard leaves Chelsea as bonafide legend after maturing from promising talent to seasoned leader
Eden Hazard may have left Chelsea but chants to his name will reverberate around Stamford Bridge for decades to come for he came as a rookie but leaves as a legend.
Special Olympics 2019: Ivory Coast legend Didier Drogba emphasises values of compassion and tolerance
After playing a 7-a-side match at the Zayed Sports City, Drogba felt overwhelmed by the generosity and the energy levels of athletes who have intellectual disabilities
Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi makes triumphant return to Australia after Bahrain drops extradition proceedings
Refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi made a triumphant return to Australia Tuesday, ending a two month ordeal that saw him jailed in Thailand and threatened with forced return to his native Bahrain.
Jose Mourinho believes modern footballers have fragile egos, says one of his players asked him not to criticise publicly
Jose Mourinho claims modern footballers have such fragile egos that one Manchester United player asked the Portuguese coach not to criticise him in front of his teammates
Eden Hazard scored his 100th and 101st Chelsea goals as Maurizio Sarri's men moved back into the Premier League top four by grinding out a 2-1 win at Watford.
Ivory Coast and Chelsea legend Didier Drogba announces retirement from football after 20-year career
Didier Drogba scored 164 goals in 381 appearances for Chelsea, winning four Premier League titles, four FA Cups and the 2012 Champions League, while he is also Ivory Coast's all-time record goalscorer with 65.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri faces Ruben Loftus-Cheek conundrum after midfielder's impressive outing against BATE Borisov
Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek's hopes of getting regular playing time in the Premier League are hindered by the club's wealth of talent in his position, says manager Maurizio Sarri.
FIFA World Cup tour diary: Chasing Didier Drogba, taxis playing Bollywood songs and other dilemmas for fans in Russia
The best bits and bobs from the sidelines of the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia
Over the years, football has consistently managed to hold a mirror to contemporary society. It has played a role in shaping conflicts, casualties, conciliation and culture in myriad ways. The ‘beautiful game’ has evolved in tandem with the changing world order while safeguarding remnants of the past. In the process, the sport has gradually become an instrument that can be channelised for mobilisation, unity, devotion and even fanaticism.
Intercontinental Cup 2018: Sunil Chhetri joins Lionel Messi as second highest international goal scorer among active players
Sunil Chhetri, who had come into the match with 62 goals, gave India the lead in the eighth minute before scoring the second goal in the 29th minute to put him on par with Messi.
FIFA World Cup moments: When Roger Milla and Cameroon danced their way into African hearts at Italia 1990
In 1990, Cameroon provided such a moment for all the African nations. Before the tournament began, nobody gave a chance to the two countries taking part in the World Cup - Cameroon and Egypt. However, a miracle was set to take place which was going to make the world take notice of some spirited men from Cameroon.
Champions League: Barcelona brush aside Chelsea, but Catalans must not rely on Lionel Messi's brilliance alone
Should Barcelona aim to reclaim their position at pinnacle of Europe, Ernesto Valverde’s side must showcase exalted performances in the next rounds
Beef for Didier Drogba, fish for Sergio Aguero: Nemanja Vidic reveals customised diet before facing rivals
Beef and chicken for Drogba, fish for Aguero — former Manchester United star Nemanja Vidic's meticulously planned pre-match diet, back in the day, certainly provides food for thought.
From AC Milan to Didier Drogba, football world celebrate George Weah's election as Liberian president
Despite numerous examples of the game's former stars entering politics, Weah is the first former player to succeed in being elected head of his country.