ISIS

FIGHTLAND

From Muay Thai Champ to ISIS Chump, the Life and Death of Valdet Gashi

The strange case of Valdet Gashi, the Muay Thai champ who threw in the towel to go and fight for ISIS.
Alexander Reynolds
10.18.16
fans

"ISIS, where are you?"—English Hooligans Fight With French Youth in Marseille

English hooligans clashed with French youth, riot police in and around an Irish pub in Marseilles. It's not the first incident of crowd trouble from English fans in the city.
VICE Sports
6.10.16
FIGHTLAND

Polish MMA Event Accidentally Plays ISIS Nasheed During Aziz Karaoglu’s Walkout

The biggest fight of Karaoglu’s career has been marred thanks to some sloppy judging and an unforgiveable backstage error.
Jake Hughes
5.31.16
Champions League

Reports: 12 Dead, 8 Wounded in Terrorist Attack on Real Madrid Fans in Iraq During UCL Final

Four gunmen came in and shot the Real Madrid supporters right before the penalty kicks.
Liam Daniel Pierce
5.29.16
FIGHTLAND

Philippine President Claims Terrorist Group Plotted To Kidnap Manny Pacquiao

Benigno Aquino III has said that Abu Sayyaf, a terrorist group heavily linked to ISIS, have included the former boxer among a number of high-profile targets.
UK Sports Staff
4.28.16
PROHIBITION

How Football Survives on Islamic State’s Turf

Football is effectively banned in areas controlled by the Islamic State group. Nevertheless, the sport survives among defiant locals – and even some foreign jihadis.
Quentin Müller
4.5.16
soccer

Suicide Bomber Kills 30 in Iraqi Soccer Stadium, ISIS Reportedly Claims Responsibility

The mayor of Hilla, a small village south of Baghdad, was among the victims.
Liam Daniel Pierce
3.25.16
Super Bowl 50

It Could Happen Here: Super Bowl 50 As Terror Target

In the wake of last year's ISIS suicide bombing outside the Stade de France in Paris, a Super Bowl terror attack is no longer unthinkable. How will officials secure the game?
Ty Schalter
2.2.16
ISIS

Australian Rugby Team Isis Red Devils Doesn't Want to Change its Name

A rugby team named the Isis Red Devils is feeling pressure to change its name.
Sean Newell
12.2.15
Paris

France and England Will Play on Tuesday, And More Updates On Paris Attacks

Here's what we know about the Paris attacks.
Sean Newell
11.14.15
Australia

Cricket Tour, World Cup Qualifying In Jeopardy Due to Murder Claimed by ISIS in Bangladesh

ISIS claimed responsibility for an Italian aid worker's murder in Bangladesh on Tuesday.
Aaron Gordon
10.1.15
ISIS

ISIS Involvement Suspected In Construction Worker Kidnapping at Baghdad Stadium Site

Turkish constructions workers were kidnapped at 3 a.m. by armed gunmen in military uniform while building a stadium in Baghdad.
Sean Newell
9.2.15
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