Soccer

Neymar banned for two games, Alvaro investigated…

Neymar receives two-match ban for striking Alvaro Gonzalez, while the Brazilian's accusation that the defender used racist language towards him is being investigated by Ligue 1.

The Latest: Bayern Munich offers free virus tests…

Bayern Munich has offered free coronavirus tests to fans with tickets for next week’s Super Cup in Hungary

Werner says he made the right decision to join…

Werner happy with decision to join Chelsea

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FIFA open to help fund anti-corruption agency for sports

FIFA President Gianni Infantino says it would help fund a global agency to tackle corruption in sport

Mourinho refuses to comment on Bales transfer…

Mourinho tightlipped over Bale speculation

Czech Republic forward Ondrasek moves from Dallas…

Czech Republic forward Zdenek Ondrasek agrees to leave FC Dallas to join Viktoria Plzen in the Czech league

Mourinho woe, Ancelotti joy: Everton opens with…

Tottenham's Jose Mourinho has recorded an unwelcome first some 20 years into his managerial career

Liverpool wins wild opener, Arsenal coasts as EPL…

Liverpool was given a fright by promoted Leeds before clinching a 4-3 win with a late penalty from Mohamed Salah to complete his hat trick in the first match of the champions' title defense in the English Premier League

Alex Morgan joins influx of top Americans in…

Tottenham secured the biggest signing yet in a summer of high-profile acquisitions in the Women’s Super League by bringing in United States striker Alex Morgan on a one-season deal

The Latest: Sporting Kansas City player tests positive

An unidentified player for Sporting Kansas City has tested positive for COVID-19

Swiss court puts Qatari on trial in soccer case…

A criminal trial opens Monday in the Swiss investigation of FIFA and international soccer officials

EPL denies Newcastle's claim Saudi-led takeover was rejected

The English Premier League has contested Newcastle’s assertion that a Saudi-led takeover of the club had been rejected, saying it could still proceed if further information on the proposed new owners is provided

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Women's World Cup winner Nagasato joins men's…

Women’s World Cup winner Yuki Nagasato is joining Japanese men’s club Hayabusa Eleven on loan from the Chicago Red Stars in the NWSL

The Latest: President of Italian club Napoli…

The president of Italian soccer club Napoli has tested positive for the coronavirus

Newcastle accuses EPL of inappropriately rejecting Saudi bid

Newcastle has accused the Premier League’s leadership of acting inappropriately in rejecting a takeover bid involving a Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund and said it would be considering “all relevant options available.”

PREMIER LEAGUE 2020-21: Rodriguez, Havertz among…

Premier League clubs have been busy in the transfer market in an unusually short offseason because of the pandemic-induced late finish to last season

The Latest: Real Sociedad player Willian Jos…

Real Sociedad striker Willian José says he has tested positive for the coronavirus and is out of the team’s opening game in the Spanish league

American stars Heath, Press join Man United Women in England

Tobin Heath and Christen Press have become the latest high-profile American arrivals in the Women’s Super League after signing for Manchester United

Radrizzani replaces chaos with caution on Leeds…

Leeds is preparing for its first Premier League match in 16 years and owner Andrea Radrizzani says the club's ambition is to be “just behind the top six” within five years

Organizers, IOC trying to remove doubts over…

The International Olympic Committee and Japanese organizers are trying to remove public doubts that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will take place next year despite the COVID-19 pandemic

McKennie opens his 1st news conference with…

Weston McKennie opened his first news conference as a Juventus player with a bit of cultural flair by speaking in Italian

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Egypt investigates disappearance of Africa Cup trophy

Egyptian soccer authorities are investigating the disappearance of several trophies, including the Africa Cup of Nations trophy the Pharaohs were awarded in 2010 after winning the tournament three times in a row

The Latest: Spanish league hopes for fan return…

Spanish league president Javier Tebas says he expects fans back in the country’s soccer stadiums by next February if vaccine trials are successful

Nations League: Record-breaker Fati stars in…

The 17-year-old Barcelona forward Ansu Fati became Spain’s youngest-ever goalscorer in the 4-0 Nations League win over Ukraine