Soccer

Hiddink urges FIFA to pick best referees for…

FIFA should pick the best referees for the World Cup and not limit its list to one per nation, according to coaching great Guus Hiddink

Germany's Goretzka in demand after new diet-aided…

Germany coach Joachim Loew says he has offered Leon Goretzka advice on his club future as the midfielder is linked with a move away from Schalke

Planes provide glimpse into private Sochi…

Perhaps keeping the ball on the ground should be the order from air traffic control rather than coaches in this southern Russian coastal resort

Crew SC | Impact shows resilience on the road

Claudio Bravo fit again, says Chile coach

Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi says Claudio Bravo is fit again and could start in goal against Australia at the Confederations Cup on Sunday

Urruti scores, FC Dallas ties Dynamo 1-1 in Texas Derby

Maximiliano Urruti scored in the 59th minute and FC Dallas tied the Houston Dynamo 1-1 in the Texas Derby

Moor, Giovinco score, Toronto FC beats Revolution 2-0

Drew Moor scored early and Sebastian Giovinco struck late and Toronto FC overcame a tight schedule turnaround to beat the New England Revolution 2-0

Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand…

Portugal coach Fernando Santos could deny himself the pleasure of seeing Cristiano Ronaldo play against New Zealand on Saturday

Messi offers to pay $558,000 to avoid 21-month jail sentence

Lionel Messi has offered to pay an additional fine of 500,000 euros ($558,000) to ensure he avoids a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud that a judge is expected to suspend

Sochi club withdraws from league in blow to World…

The Russian city of Sochi's only professional soccer club says it's withdrawing from the league, in a move which calls World Cup legacy plans into question

Atlanta United's best defense? Offense

Russians hit the bar as beer ban lifted for…

Russia's soccer team couldn't hit the target against Portugal, but at least its fans could hit the bar

Sanchez scores early but Chile held by Germany to…

Alexis Sanchez has become Chile's all-time leading scorer as they were held by Germany to 1-1 in the Confederations Cup

Qatar stadium safety concerns raised by death…

An investigation into why a British man fell to his death on a Qatar World Cup site has raised concerns about the safety of a catwalk in a stadium roof

Where Europe meets Asia, Kazan offers rich…

Exotic Kazan offers fans rich history, diverse culture, beautiful buildings _ and even a beach

Abu Danladi breaks tie, Minnesota beats Portland 3-2

Abu Danladi broke a tie in the 64th minute and expansion Minnesota United beat the Portland Timbers 3-2

Sutter's last-second goal gives Orlando 1-1 tie with Seattle

Scott Sutter headed in a free kick on the last play of second-half stoppage time to lift Orlando City to a 1-1 tie with the Seattle Sounders