Saudi Arabia’s role in the killing of a journalist is creating uncomfortable dynamics for sports officials eager to feed the kingdom’s growing appetite for sports events.
Cool rather than chaotic, Liverpool beat Napoli by 1-0 to claim its place in the knockout round of Europe’s most exclusive club competition.
The Bahraini man, Hakeem al-Araibi, had been granted refugee status in Australia, but was detained in Thailand after a request from his home country to extradite him.
The best women’s soccer player in the world discusses her career, her crowning achievement and the controversy that overshadowed her big moment.
In buying a Spanish club, Ronaldo, a two-time World Cup winner with Brazil, is hoping to set a model for a post-career life.
The game, moved from Argentina after fan violence forced a postponement, retained its drama but not all the color of a true South American championship.
The head of the country’s soccer federation, a coach and three administrators were relieved of their duties as authorities investigate accusations of sexual abuse of female players
A 2-0 loss to Chelsea actually puts Liverpool atop the Premier League, at least for the moment. And perhaps there will be a real battle for the title.
The Americans, seeking their second straight World Cup title and fourth over all, will open the tournament against Thailand on June 11 in Reims.
A list of requirements was created as part of the search for a new national team coach, and that guide led them directly to Gregg Berhalter.
The government is investigating allegations that players on the national team were abused, including by the head of Afghanistan’s soccer federation.
The athlete made history on Monday as the first woman to win the Ballon d’Or. Critics saw the question as yet another example of sexism in sports.
Modric, the Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder, ended a 10-year streak in which either Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi took home the award. The results were leaked online before the announcement.
The long-rumored hiring is now a done deal, ending a search that began with a World Cup qualifying humiliation and dragged on for more than a year.
The decision to move the Copa Libertadores final to Spain is a failure of leadership, organization and governance. But it also is a precedent teams and fans may come to regret.
The Red Bulls won the second game of their conference final, 1-0, but closed their 23rd straight season without an M.L.S. title.
The South American championship, delayed twice because of fan violence in Argentina, will take place at the home of Real Madrid on Dec. 9.
P.S.G. moved to second place in a tight Group C, while Messi scored one goal and set up another in Barca’s win over PSV.
Villa, who turns 37 next week, said he would continue his playing career abroad.
Fellaini scored in stoppage time in United’s 1-0 win over Young Boys to ensure a berth in the tournament’s knockout stages.
Fan violence caused a game to be postponed, and on Tuesday the South American soccer federation said the game would be held outside the country.
Citing its own disqualification in 2015 as precedent, Boca Juniors plan to ask Copa Libertadores organizers to declare them champions.
A final between Boca Juniors and River Plate was to be a showcase for Argentine soccer, and for the South American game. Then bus windows were smashed, and the vision fell apart.
Josef Martinez, Franco Escobar and Hector Villalba all scored as Atlanta United won the first leg, 3-0, at home.
The second leg of the Copa Libertadores final in Buenos Aires, delayed a day after the Boca bus was attacked Saturday, was called off again.
River Plate fans attacked the Boca Juniors’ team bus, injuring players and forcing the postponement of the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final until Sunday.
South American soccer leaders are behind the proposal, which is under study by world soccer’s governing body.
When the city rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors meet in Saturday’s Copa Libertadores final, all of Argentina will be watching. But on both sides, dreams of victory are matched only by fear of defeat.
Sarachan, who said it was his last game as the interim coach of the national team, deployed the youngest lineup since the U.S. began keeping records.
Building stadiums and roads has proved far easier than building a team for the tiny Gulf nation. But the 2022 World Cup is coming, and soon enough the scores the matter.
The Netherlands scored twice from the 85th minute on, forcing a tie that capped a disappointing year for Germany.
Mr. Schlee won a contest, though he was skeptical about the rules: The design had to include the blue, green, white and yellow of the Brazilian flag.
Mr. Schlee won a contest, though he was skeptical about the rules: The jersey design had to use the blue, green, white and yellow of Brazil’s flag.
Eating wild food is part of our family life, but our kids also value fitting in and being liked in the ever-changing adolescent theater of normalcy.
A roster full of promise, but without a permanent coach, looks shapeless, lifeless and directionless in an exhibition game against the English national team.
A billion-dollar offer to buy England’s national stadium, which will host a friendly against the United States this week, forced England to confront the idea that it doesn’t need one.
The move makes Dinnage, the global head of Discovery Channel’s Animal Planet, one of the most high-profile women in sports.
The Women’s World Cup kicks off in June, and Carli Lloyd, 36, is focused on playing her way back into the U.S. starting lineup. “There’s a lot that can change in seven months,” she said.