Soccer

Seeking more respect, superstar Hegerberg out of World Cup

Ada Hegerberg is the best player in women's soccer but she will not be at the Women's World Cup

Premier League move most likely for 'special…

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Andre Villas-Boas believes a return to the Premier League is most likely for struggling Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale.

Union Berlin draws 2-2 at Stuttgart in Bundesliga playoff

Union Berlin twice came from behind to draw 2-2 at Stuttgart and take a big step toward Bundesliga promotion in the first leg of their playoff on Thursday

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Robben, Ribery and Rafinha bid farewell to Bayern

Bayern Munich bid farewell to a trio of club legends on Wednesday, with Arjen Robben, Franck Ribery and Rafinha all receiving a warm reception at Sabener Strasse.

Adidas: Spain's FA has no grounds for ending contract

Adidas says Spain's soccer federation has no grounds for terminating its contract with the sports apparel company, and will fight to keep the agreement in place

Infantino honoured with state medal by Russian…

Gianni Infantino was honoured with a Russian state medal by Vladimir Putin on Thursday.

PSG president targeted by French corruption probe

A French judicial official says Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has been placed under investigation for suspected corruption

'Versatile' Inzaghi would be a good fit at…

Former Juventus head coach Alberto Zaccheroni believes Lazio boss Simone Inzaghi's versatility would be a big strength if he replaces Massimiliano Allegri at Juventus.

Soccer god Maradona's rise and fall in Asif…

Soccer god Maradona's rise and fall while in Italy is the subject of Asif Kapadia's documentary, destined for HBO

The transfer market is crazy - Tuchel hoping to…

PSG head coach Thomas Tuchel has failed to give assurances over the future of both Neymar and Kylian Mbappe.

Montero scores on penalty kick, Whitecaps tie Red Bulls 2-2

Fredy Montero tied it for Vancouver with a penalty kick in the 61st minute and the Whitecaps held on for a 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls

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Barcelona's Royal Flush in the Copa del Rey

Barcelona are hoping to win an historic fifth-straight Copa del Rey crown when they take on Valencia on Saturday.

Behind the scenes - Lionesses' media day

The England women's national football team, the Lionesses, have been discussing the upcoming FIFA Women's World Cup with the media at St. George's Park.

FIFA keeps 32 teams for 2022 World Cup, scrapping…

FIFA scrapped plans to expand the 2022 Qatar World Cup to 48 nations, deciding Wednesday to stick with 32 countries due to the political and logistical complexities of using another Persian Gulf nation

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ACB Kit Launch

Pulisic could become a very important player for…

Maurizio Sarri believes Chelsea's new signing Christian Pulisic could become an important player at Stamford Bridge.

FIFA working on solution for World Cup ticketing…

FIFA says it is working toward a solution with the local organizing committee in France after some fans buying tickets for the Women's World Cup were not given seats together

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I've had no contact with other clubs - Sarri

Maurizio Sarri insists he has had no contact with any other clubs after reports linked him with a move to Juventus.

Mkhitaryan to miss Europa League final for…

Arsenal says Henrikh Mkhitaryan will be staying at home when the team plays Chelsea in the Europa League final because of concerns about political tension between his native Armenia and Azerbaijan, which is hosting the game

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5 things...Unbeatable Atalanta host Sassuolo

Atalanta have gone 12 games unbeaten in Serie A.

No coincidence English teams are in Euro finals…

Aitor Karanka says the Premier League is the best league in the world and that's why the European finals have four English teams

English Premier League broadcast rights rise to $12 billion

English Premier League broadcast rights have risen almost 8% to 9.2 billion pounds ($12 billion) for the next three seasons