Soccer

Boy, 12, arrested after Palace player Zaha gets…

A 12-year-old boy was arrested by police after Crystal Palace player Wilfried Zaha highlighted racist abuse he received ahead of Sunday’s Premier League match at Aston Villa

France kicks off fans' return to elite European soccer

For the first time since the coronavirus shut down sports and chased away spectators, fans have returned to elite European soccer

The Latest: Pop keeping eye on Japan, and Olympic…

San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich, the U.S. men’s basketball coach, says he is watching how Japan is handling the coronavirus

Norwich relegated, Liverpool drops home points…

Norwich is the first team to be relegated from the English Premier League as Liverpool drops points at Anfield for the first time this season

COVID-19 cases at Swiss soccer club raise league doubts

Swiss top-tier soccer club Zurich says it has more cases of coronavirus among its players and staff who are now in home quarantine

German club plans mass virus testing to fill stadium again

German soccer club Union Berlin is offering free coronavirus tests for more than 20,000 fans as part of a plan to hold games in a full stadium in September

England World Cup winner Jack Charlton dies at 85

Jack Charlton, an uncompromising central defender who played alongside his brother, Bobby, in England’s World Cup-winning side in 1966 before enjoying coaching success with Ireland, has died

Fans, coach Landon Donovan return to pitch for USL relaunch

Fans get to watch U.S. pro team sports in person for the first time in four months when Landon Donovan resumes his fledgling coaching career in a United Soccer League game

Madrid beats Alavés 2-0 for 8th straight win in…

Karim Benzema scored one goal and set up another to help Real Madrid beat Alavés 2-0

All 5 former winners in same half of Champions…

All five former Champions League winners were put into the same half of the draw and set up a possible semifinal pairing between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi

Nashville out of MLS is Back after 9 players test…

Nashville SC has withdrawn from Major League Soccer’s MLS is Back tournament in Florida after nine players tested positive for the coronavirus

New Euro soccer format a platform for CBS to…

American broadcaster CBS will get an early start on its Champions League deal by showing games next month when the pandemic-delayed competition resumes

The Latest: California CCAA moving all sports to…

he Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:The California Community College Athletic Association is moving all sports, even football, to the spring

Milan turns to Jay-Z's Roc Nation, Liverpool to…

AC Milan has decided returning to the pinnacle of football requires a new approach as its prepares to complete a ninth Serie A campaign without winning the Scudetto

Black Players for Change lead protest at MLS is Back tourney

A moving demonstration before the MLS is Back tournament opener in Florida was the effort of Black Players for Change, a group of MLS players that formed in the wake of George Floyd's death

MLS returns to action after poignant moment of…

Nearly 200 players took the field for an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence to protest racial injustice before Major League Soccer’s return to action Wednesday night

Ivy League suspends fall sports due to…

The Ivy League says will not play sports this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic

MLS to resume season minus 1 team amid growing…

A number of positive coronavirus tests and some postponed games mark the opening of the MLS is Back tournament starting Wednesday in Florida

New Zealander Erceg holds down North Carolina's…

Defender Abby Erceg holds down the defense for the North Carolina Courage, currently atop the National Women's Soccer League standings at the Challenge Cup tournament in Utah

MLS Nashville-Chicago match postponed after 5 positive tests

Major League Soccer has postponed the second match of the MLS is Back tournament after five Nashville players tested positive for COVID-19

European soccer clubs face $4.5B income drop over next year

European soccer clubs expect to lose $4.5 billion in revenue over the next year because of the coronavirus pandemic

Sports jumps on PPP bandwagon, but big leagues…

Hundreds of sports-related businesses got in line for the government-funded Payroll Protection Plan designed to cushion the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic

Mourinho delighted by Lloris-Son clash during…

Tottenham captain Hugo Lloris rushed to confront teammate Son Heung-min at halftime of the English Premier League match against Everton

2022 Qatar World Cup cuts jobs after 'efficiency exercise'

Organizers of the 2022 World Cup have become the latest Qatari state entity to make staff redundant

Refereeing criticism increases as Madrid nears…

Real Madrid is again being accused of benefiting from the referees as it gets closer to the Spanish league title

Liverpool makes triumphant Anfield return as…

Liverpool has won its first game at Anfield as the newly crowned English champion and moved in sight of a slew of records which would cap one of the best ever top-flight campaigns