Soccer

Muslim ban drove soccer player Summer Bales into…

Team abandons FA Cup qualifier after racial abuse

An FA Cup qualifier between Haringey Borough and Yeovil was abandoned when the home team walked off the field after one of its players was racially abused

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Spanish soccer league tries again to stage game…

The Spanish soccer league is trying again to take a regular season game to Miami despite abandoning plans last season after facing opposition from other soccer bodies

Megan Rapinoe enjoys whirlwind, focuses on soccer pay fight

Megan Rapinoe leading pay equity fight in soccer, picking up awards along the way

The Wonderwall: Minnesota United has steep backing behind it

The Wonderwall: Minnesota United has steep backing behind it for debut in MLS playoffs

Soccer star Rapinoe, boxer Shields win…

Soccer star Rapinoe, boxing champ Shields honored as sportswomen of year by Billie Jean King's Women's Sports Foundation

Korean derby drawn in women's Olympic soccer qualifying

There will be another Korean derby game in international soccer in qualifying for the 2020 Olympic women's tournament

Barcelona coach wants Real Madrid to play in Catalan capital

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde says his team wants to play its Spanish league "clásico" match against Real Madrid at home despite a planned separatist rally in the Catalan capital on the same day

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Ellington tops Somers, keeps control in NCCC boys soccer race

Ex-soccer star Gascoigne cleared of sexual assault on woman

Former England soccer star Paul Gascoigne has been cleared of sexually assaulting a woman on a train after he kissed her on the lips

South Korean soccer team tells of 'rough' match…

South Korea's national soccer team describe rough play and strange conditions for their World Cup qualifier against North Korea in Pyongyang

Bulgaria arrests 6 soccer fans following racist…

Bulgarian police arrested six soccer fans and identified 15 people linked to making racist gestures, including Nazi salutes, during a European Championship qualifying match against England

League wants to move Barcelona-Madrid game to…

The Spanish soccer league wants Barcelona's game against Real Madrid to be moved out of the Catalan capital to avoid coinciding with a planned separatist rally

UEFA punishes Lazio for fans' racism at Europa League game

UEFA has punished Lazio for fans' racist behavior by closing one end of Stadio Olimpico for its Europa League game against Celtic

Canada beats US 2-0, ends 34-year, 17-game…

The U.S. men's soccer team lost to Canada for the first time in 34 years, allowing second-half goals to Alphonso Davies and Lucas Cavallini in a 2-0 defeat in the CONCACAF Nations League

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Palestinians, Saudis play to draw in historic match

A historic soccer match between the Palestinian and Saudi national teams has ended in a 0-0 draw

President of Bulgarian soccer resigns after fan racism, loss

Criticized around Europe for the racist behavior of Bulgarian fans and under pressure from the country's prime minister following a run of poor results, the president of the country's soccer federation has resigned

North Korea holds South Korea to 0-0 in World Cup…

North Korea held South Korea to a 0-0 draw in a World Cup qualifying soccer match played in an empty stadium in Pyongyang