Breaking News: World Cup host Qatar used ex-CIA officer to spy on FIFA

The tiny Arab nation of Qatar has for years employed a former CIA officer to help spy on soccer officials as part of a no-expense-spared effort to win and hold

MATCHDAY: Denmark can seal World Cup spot; England, Portugal in action

GROUP A Serbia looks to keep the group lead ahead of Portugal when it hosts last-placed Azerbaijan. The Serbians are coming off a victory in their trip to Luxembourg, which will

Breaking News: All-English CL final moves to Porto with 12,000 fans

The all-English Champions League final will be held in Porto with 12,000 fans from Chelsea and Manchester City, UEFA confirmed today (Thursday). The May 29 showpiece was moved from Istanbul to

Obituary | Maradona, soccer icon who led Argentina to glory, dies at 60

Diego Maradona, arguably the best soccer player ever whose wild swings in fortune came to personify the flux of his home nation Argentina, has died. He was 60. Maradona suffered a

Gareth Bale to fly to England on Friday on return to Tottenham: BBC

Jose Mourinho was keen to take the credit Wednesday for Real Madrid signing Gareth Bale. The Tottenham manager was coyer on the team's moves to bring the forward back to

Bayern proves organizations do win championships

There's something fitting about a German club winning the first major team sports trophy of the COVID-19 era. Maybe a lesson in there, too. Because of the way their countrymen handled

Football | A generation apart, Lewandowski and Mbappé seek first CL title

LISBON — Robert Lewandowski had already been playing for nearly a decade when Kylian Mbappé started his career. The Bayern Munich and Poland striker had scored more than 100 goals by

A semi-private viewing of Ronaldo as Italian soccer resumes

TURIN — Cristiano Ronaldo bellowed out a loud expletive when he missed a chance at the end of the first half in Italy's first soccer match in more than three

Football | Solskjaer stays at the wheel in his dream job at Man United

In his 99 days as interim manager at Manchester United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer delivered a record-breaking set of results, restored the team’s identity and swagger, and

World Cup 2018 | Syria to make Macau its ‘home’ for qualifiers in China group

Syrian National Football team will play all of their “home” matches for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in Macau, as proposed by Macau Football Association (MFA) and the Asian

Syria to make Macau its ‘home’ for 2018 WC qualifiers in China group

Syria’s National Football team will be playing all of their “home” matches for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers in Macau, as proposed by the Macau Football Association (MFA) and

Euro 2016| Portugal leaves it late again to beat Poland on penalties 

The Portuguese have been level after 90 minutes in every game this tournament, a run that continued today as Ronaldo and his teammates drew 1-1 with Poland after extra time, before

Champions League Final: Ronaldo fails to shine but scores the winner

Ronaldo's decisive spot kick in the shootout gave Real Madrid a 5-3 victory on penalties over city rival Atletico Madrid, following a 1-1 draw after extra time today's final . Pictures of

Football | Ivory Coast wins African Cup in shootout against Ghana

Ivory Coast goalkeeper Boubacar Barry saved the day, and then he scored the winner. The 35-year-old veteran blocked a penalty attempt from opposing goalkeeper Razak Braimah and then stepped up to

Football | Australia rising in Asia, on and off the field

Australia's victory over South Korea in the Asian Cup final over the weekend capped a remarkable period for a nation which is only just awakening to the possibilities that membership

Football | Asian Cup : Australia beat UAE 2-0 to reach final

  Australia remained on course for its maiden Asian Cup title after defeating United Arab Emirates 2-0 in a semifinal at Newcastle Stadium on a wet day. Playing in Newcastle for the first

Football | Arsenal, West Ham, Villa stem flow of upsets in FA Cup

Arsenal, West Ham and Aston Villa redressed the balance for Premier League teams after a flow of upsets in the FA Cup, securing narrow wins over awkward lower- league opposition to advance

Football | Bookmaker-funded Ginola campaign could breach FIFA rules

  Even if David Ginola gains the nominations required by Thursday's deadline to stand against Sepp Blatter, his improbable bookmaker-funded campaign could be scuppered by FIFA's gambling rules. Ginola's campaign is being

Football | Asian Cup : Japan, Iraq advance to Asian Cup quarterfinals

Keisuke Honda and Shinji Kagawa scored as Japan weathered a determined Jordan to win their final group match 2-0 and advance to the Asian Cup quarterfinals yesterday. Iraq also qualified from

Football | Asian Cup: Iran beats UAE 1-0

  Substitute Reza Ghoochannejhad scored an injury-time goal to lift Iran to a 1-0 win over UAE and top spot in Group C at the Asian Cup yesterday. Despite a free-flowing game, and

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