Soccer

City lacking usual spark amid injuries, fixture…

Sympathy is usually in short supply when it comes to Manchester City and the debate over workload and fixture congestion in soccer

FIFA president Infantino tests positive for COVID…

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has tested positive for COVID-19

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The Latest: Italian club Reggiana says 21 players…

Italian soccer club Reggiana says 21 players and six staff members have the coronavirus

The Latest: England cancels soccer friendly against Germany

England has canceled its women’s friendly match against Germany on Tuesday after a member of its backroom staff tested positive for the coronavirus

The Latest: Positive test halts Cal basketball…

California’s men’s basketball team is pausing workouts after an unidentified player tested positive for COVID-19

Barca gear up before Champions clash against Juve

Barca train ahead of their Champions League match against Juventus.

This Type of Athlete Wows at Conquering Pain

Want to fell less pain? You may want to try long-distance running. Research published in July comparing pain perception in endurance athletes, soccer players, and nonathletes suggests elite athletes overall have increased pain tolerance, higher pain thresholds, and lower pain intensity—but also that endurance athletes manage the best. In...

Man U's Rashford keeps pressure on government to…

Soccer star Marcus Rashford’s campaign to feed poor students has sparked a partisan political battle that makes scoring goals for Manchester United seem trivial by comparison

Ronaldo in doubt for Messi's visit to Juventus

The highly anticipated Champions League matchup of Cristiano Ronaldo against Lionel Messi likely won’t happen because Ronaldo has the coronavirus

Zambian female footballer's success in Chinese…

After clinching the top scorer award in the Women's Chinese Super League, Zambian footballer Barbra Banda is inspiring girls at home to follow in her footsteps.

Brazilian soccer great Pelé turns 80, isolated a…

Brazilian soccer great Pelé will turn 80 on Friday but the celebration will have to wait

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The Latest: Werder Bremen player tests positive…

German soccer club Werder Bremen says one of its players has tested positive for the coronavirus and the team’s training session has been canceled

Everton loses last unbeaten record in…

England’s top division is without an unbeaten team after six rounds of games for the first time in more than half a century

'Fake news': Pogba denies quitting France team…

File footage of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba who denies that he has quit the France national team over comments made by the country's President Emmanuel Macron.

Stampede kills 11 Afghans seeking visas to leave…

Afghan officials say at least 11 women were trampled to death when a stampede broke out among thousands of Afghans waiting in a soccer stadium to get visas to leave the country

UEFA adds third Chinese sponsor to soccer's Euro 2020

UEFA has signed a third Chinese sponsor for soccer’s next European Championship

Home of NBA's Nuggets, NHL's Avalanche renamed Ball Arena

The home of the NBA’s Denver Nuggets and the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche is being renamed Ball Arena as part of a global partnership with Kroenke Sports and Entertainment

Former Brazil striker Ronaldinho says he has…

Former Brazil striker Ronaldinho Gaucho announces on social media that he has tested positive for COVID-19 and is self-isolating

English women's soccer targets titles, player…

England’s soccer leadership has a couple of priorities for the women’s teams

Data-driven approach taking Midtjylland to heady…

FC Midtjylland has been one of the poster teams for analytics in European soccer

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Man United's revenue drops, debts rise amid pandemic

Manchester United's revenue has dropped by almost a fifth because the team did not play in the Champions League and because it was forced to close its stadium to fans during the coronavirus pandemic

Zidane confirms Ramos to return for Clasico…

Zinedine Zidane welcomes the return of captain Sergio Ramos for El Clasico and reacts defiantly to some reports saying that his job may be at stake.

2nd-tier soccer game postponed in Spain after positive tests

The Spanish second-division soccer match between Alcorcón and Ponferradina has been postponed after four coronavirus cases for Alcorcón were confirmed