Soccer

FIFA's handling of racism case sparks Russia…

FIFA has closed a racism investigation that involved a Spain player and an England opponent from the Under-17 World Cup final

Future uncertain at Borussia Dortmund ahead of crunch games

In a post-Klopp world, Peter Stoeger has yet to show he can revitalize Borussia Dortmund

Tremors spark panic again

Cossacks on horseback enlisted to guard World Cup in Russia

About 200 Cossacks will be drafted in to provide security at World Cup games in Russia

Charterers of ship stranded in UAE trying to send crew home

Neymar says he'll be well rested when World Cup starts

Brazil's Neymar expects to reach the World Cup in Russia in better shape than he was before his foot injury

FIFA charges World Cup host Russia for fan racism

FIFA has charged World Cup host Russia with fan racism less than two months before the tournament begins

Russian prosecutors reveal plot to disrupt World Cup

Russia's chief prosecutor says law enforcement agencies have thwarted an alleged plot by right-wing soccer fans to derail events of the World Cup this summer

OCC takes action following Hennessey earthquakes

AP Exclusive: Morocco World Cup bid masks…

A FIFA task force arrived in Morocco on Monday to assess a World Cup bid that obscures one potential impediment to hosting the 2026 soccer showpiece: Homosexuality is a criminal offense in the north African country

Ambitious Wolves dreaming big after sealing EPL return

Wolverhampton Wanderers has sealed a return to the English Premier League after a six-year absence in a promotion push that has been funded in China, masterminded in Portugal and realized in an industrial city in central England

GHS's Johnson signs with Bethany

Carroll equalizes late as West Ham holds Stoke to…

Andy Carroll scored a 90th-minute equalizer soon after coming off the bench to earn West Ham a 1-1 draw against Stoke, which was denied a vital win in its bid to escape relegation from the English Premier League

Mourinho set to drop big names after latest…

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will drop some of the high-profile players who gifted the English Premier League title to Manchester City at the weekend.

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Bizarre penalty helps Mainz in Bundesliga relegation battle

Pablo de Blasis scored twice - the first a penalty during the interval - for Mainz to beat relegation rival Freiburg 2-0 amid fresh protests against Monday night games in the Bundesliga

Brazil vs Croatia at Anfield in World Cup warmup in June

Brazil and Croatia will meet in Liverpool two weeks before their opening World Cup matches in Russia

Rooster thrown on soccer field in Russia to abuse coach

A rooster was thrown onto the field in Russia's second-tier soccer league as an apparent act of homophobic abuse against a coach

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Egypt goalkeeper el-Shennawy out of WCup with knee injury

Egypt goalkeeper Ahmed el-Shennawy has been ruled out of the World Cup with a serious knee injury

South Africa backs Morocco for 2026 World Cup

The South African soccer federation has promised Morocco "unqualified support" in its bid to host the 2026 World Cup