Soccer

Tired Tottenham looks to seize on Chelsea's slump in EPL

Tottenham's Jose Mourinho and Chelsea's Frank Lampard are grumbling managers ahead of their teams' meeting in the Premier League that could have big repercussions in the race for Champions League qualification

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Berhalter made almost as much as Ellis in his 1st…

Newly hired American men's soccer coach Gregg Berhalter earned nearly as much from the U.S. Soccer Federation in the fiscal year ending last March 31 as women's counterpart Jill Ellis

Pope tenderly kissed on forehead by man in…

Well-wishers at Pope Francis' weekly audience have thrust soccer T-shirts, flowers and many a wailing baby into his arms. On Wednesday, Francis received a long, tender kiss planted on his forehead by a man in one of the front-row seats reserved for ailing or disabled people

For Napoli fans, the team is a religion and…

Lionel Messi is preparing to play at Napoli for the first time and will undoubtedly be compared to former Napoli standout and fellow Argentina great Diego Maradona

Rory McIlroy delivers strong rejection to…

Rory McIlroy is the first player to publicly reject the idea of the Premier Golf League

Portugal leaders rally around racially abused…

The president and the prime minister of Portugal have added their voices to a national outcry over racist abuse aimed at a black FC Porto soccer player who walked off the field after hearing monkey chants

Messi demands calm after chaotic 2 months for…

Lionel Messi has addressed the problems at Barcelona after two months of poor play and conflicts inside the club

Reyna at 17 becomes youngest American in…

Gio Reyna became the youngest American to appear in the Champions League and assisted on the go-ahead goal, helping Dortmund beat Paris-Saint Germain 2-1 in the first leg of the round of 16

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Bundesliga clubs top 4 billion euros in revenue for 1st time

Germany’s Bundesliga remains in good financial health with the top-division clubs generating more than 4 billion euros ($4.33 billion) in revenue for the first time last season

Atlético Madrid's season on the line against…

Liverpool and Atlético Madrid appear to be heading in opposite directions entering their last 16 meeting in the Champions League on Tuesday

Transgender woman poised to make Argentine soccer history

Dozens of trophies, balls and cups sit on two worn, wooden shelves in the small home in a Buenos Aires suburb of Mara Gómez, who is poised to become the first transgender woman to play professional soccer in Argentina

Dictionary adds controversial definition for…

An alternative meaning for a controversial anti-Semitic epithet often used by fans of English soccer club Tottenham has been included in a list of new entries in a leading dictionary of British English

Gregg, former Man United player and Munich hero…

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg has died at the age of 87

Teammates appear to stop Marega leaving after racist abuse

FC Porto striker Moussa Marega, who tried to walk off the field after being the target of racist abuse from fans, has faced apparent attempts by his own teammates and opposition players to prevent him from leaving

US soccer men's union says women's pay should be…

The U.S. men's national team urged the U.S. Soccer Federation to sharply increase pay of the American women and accused the governing body of making low-ball offers in negotiations with the men

Cyprus court detains club president, referee in fixing probe

A Cypriot court on Wednesday ordered the detention of a soccer club president and a referee for eight days as police investigate allegations that the two men were involved in fixing the outcome of a second-division match

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Spurs boost Champions League bid, Arsenal ends…

Jose Mourinho's Tottenham has moved up to fifth place in the Premier League standings after Son Heung-min's stoppage-time strike secured a 3-2 victory at Aston Villa

Analysis: Man City stained by scandal, mired in uncertainty

Manchester City is facing considerable uncertainty after being banned from the Champions League for two seasons

Chinese women win again in Olympic qualifying tournament

The Chinese women's soccer team has won back-to-back games in the Olympic qualifying tournament after spending almost two weeks quarantined in an Australian hotel because of concerns over the coronavirus outbreak