Soccer

Former MLS player helping Spain in fight against coronavirus

Toni Dovale has a different routine than most Spanish soccer players during the coronavirus pandemic

Olympians become trainers to help those stranded…

Many professional athletes are doing their bit to boost public health during the coronavirus pandemic

Qatar says it's working to protect laborers from coronavirus

The Qatari government says it has implemented widespread measures to protect immigrant workers from the coronavirus, after a German documentary highlighted that ongoing construction of World Cup infrastructure raised the risk of infections

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Southampton becomes 1st EPL club to defer player…

Southampton have become the first Premier League club to announce an agreement with players to defer part of their salaries during the coronavirus pandemic

UEFA explores financial rule changes due to pandemic impact

UEFA is exploring changes to Financial Fair Play rules as clubs grapple with the sudden loss in revenue caused by the coronavirus pandemic abruptly halting competitions across Europe

European competitions could wait for domestic…

Finishing off domestic soccer seasons could take precedence over completing the Champions League

US prosecutors allege bribes in 2018, 2022 World Cup votes

Prosecutors revealed new details of alleged bribes paid to FIFA executive committee members to gain their votes for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup

Liverpool reverses plan to furlough staff after backlash

Liverpool has reversed a decision to apply its furloughed non-playing staff for the British government’s job retention scheme during the coronavirus pandemic

The Latest: 3 Rangers minor leaguers in…

Three minor league players in the Texas Rangers organization are in self-isolation after exhibiting symptoms consistent with the coronavirus

England soccer star Walker sorry after 'lockdown…

England defender Kyle Walker is facing disciplinary action from Premier League team Manchester City after appearing to break lockdown conditions during the coronavirus pandemic

With 1 goal, first-ever MLS game was filled with…

Monday marks the 24th anniversary of the first Major League Soccer match

MLS 25th anniversary remains quiet milestone amid pandemic

Major League Soccer's milestone 25th season is on hold, postponed by the coronavirus pandemic after the teams had played just two games

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Spanish players criticize league's call for…

Soccer players in Spain are critical of the Spanish league’s decision to ask clubs to put the footballers on government furloughs during the coronavirus crisis

Ex-Honduran leader caught in FIFA scandal dies in U.S.

A former president of Honduras convicted in the FIFA soccer bribery scandal has died in the United States

Tajikistan soccer season opens, Istiklol wins Super Cup

Tajikistan has started a new soccer season

The Latest: Grandmother of Baylor star Ursin dies…

The grandmother of Baylor junior guard Moon Ursin has died in the New Orleans area after being infected with the coronavirus

Union: 30% pay cut for EPL players would harm…

English Premier League players have failed to reach an agreement with clubs to take 30% pay cuts during the coronavirus pandemic

Serbia striker Prijovic arrested for flouting virus curfew

Serbia soccer player Aleksandar Prijovic has been arrested for flouting the curfew imposed to curb the coronavirus spread

Cheltenham defends decision to proceed with horse…

Cheltenham Festival organizers have defended their decision to go ahead with the meeting last month after fears were raised that the mass gathering of people for the annual horse racing event helped to spread the coronavirus more widely around Britain

Fear grips Swedish soccer as virus delays start…

Saturday was supposed to mark the beginning of a new Swedish soccer season

EPL suspended indefinitely, players to be asked…

The English Premier League has been suspended indefinitely following a meeting of the 20 clubs where a series of financial measures were discussed amid the coronavirus pandemic

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Premier League stars face backlash over pay during pandemic

British health secretary Matt Hancock has asked Premier League players to “take a pay cut” as some clubs use a government scheme to furlough staff but continue to pay players in full

Brescia ready to forfeit matches if Italian…

The president of Italian soccer club Brescia says he will forfeit his team's remaining Serie A matches if the league resumes

Spanish league wants mini-camp, testing before…

The Spanish league is putting together a detailed plan to get teams ready for when the league restarts