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Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have said they will participate in this month's Gulf Cup football tournament in Qatar, signalling a thaw in their bitter two-year feud.
Australia's football body announced its support for the re-election of under-fire Asian soccer chief Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al Khalifa on Monday, drawing criticism from a prominent campaigner who called it "sickening".
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.
The photo of Bahrainian footballer Hakeem al Araibi, his ankles draped in shackles as he arrived in Bangkok, Thailand on Monday, has become a global sensation. His detainment in the Asian country has, above all, brought a common but polemic practice to light.
The International Olympic Committee on Saturday joined in the chorus of support for a footballer with refugee status who has been detained in Thailand for nearly two months over his alleged role in Bahrain's Arab Spring protests.
Bahrain stand between South Korea and a place in the 2019 Asian Cup quarter-finals, but Paulo Bento is feeling bullish despite pressure.