Soccer

North Korea holds South Korea to 0-0 in World Cup…

North Korea held South Korea to a 0-0 draw in a World Cup qualifying soccer match played in an empty stadium in Pyongyang

England's Euro qualifier in Bulgaria marred by…

England's Football Association called on UEFA to take "very stringent" action after the country's European Championship qualifier against Bulgaria was stopped twice in the first half because of racist chants and Nazi salutes from the home supporters

Poland, Russia qualify for Euro 2020; Croatia…

Poland and Russia qualified for the 2020 European Championship on Sunday, while Gareth Bale's goal forced Croatia to wait after a 1-1 draw with Wales

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German club releases Turkish player over Instagram post

Turkish midfielder Cenk Sahin has been released by German soccer club St. Pauli following his Instagram post in support of his country's invasion of Kurdish-held regions in northern Syria

McCaffrey scores 2 TDs to lead Panthers past Bucs…

Christian McCaffrey scored two touchdowns and Carolina turned five interceptions by Jameis Winston into 17 points to give the Panthers a 37-26 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in London

Saudi soccer team visits West Bank for 1st time

Saudi Arabia's national soccer team has arrived in the West Bank for its first match in the Palestinian territories

NFL's Week 6 starts with Panthers-Buccaneers in…

Carolina Panthers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers get NFL off to early start with meeting in London

Norway ends Spain's perfect record; Italy at Euro…

Norway has ended Spain's perfect record with a 1-1 draw in their European Championship qualifier as Sergio Ramos overtook Iker Casillas' record of most appearances for Spain

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Eritrean soccer players who defected say they live in fear

Young Eritrean soccer players who defected say they live in fear after making asylum claims

Czechs stun England in Euro qualifying; France…

It was a night of European soccer to forget for England, and one to remember for Andorra

Police detain 31 fans ahead of Czech-England qualifier

Police detained 31 soccer fans before the 2020 European Championship qualifier between host Czech Republic and England in the Czech capital

AP Interview: Pop star close to being Swedish…

Swedish soccer player Kevin Walker was thrust into the national consciousness when he won the country's biggest reality talent show in 2013 and could soon become a league champion, too

Iran women attend FIFA soccer game for first time…

Thousands of Iranian women in merry jester hats and face paint blew horns and cheered Thursday at the first FIFA soccer match they have been allowed to freely attend in decades

Rampant Belgium becomes 1st team to qualify for…

Belgium became the first team to book a place in next year's European Championship with a record-tying 9-0 victory over San Marino

Niners quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo just wins

Jimmy Garoppolo just wins; the 49ers QB is 12-2 as a starter, including 4-0 this season

Seoul unsure if North Korea will air World Cup qualifier

South Korea doesn't know if North Korea will allow a live broadcast of the South's national soccer team playing a World Cup qualifier in Pyongyang next Tuesday

High-profile soccer wives in Twitter spat over…

The wives of two of English soccer's most high-profile players have become embroiled in a spat on Twitter about the leaking of information to a tabloid newspaper

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FIFA fines Hong Kong soccer body for China anthem protest

FIFA has fined Hong Kong's soccer federation 15,000 Swiss francs ($15,100) for fans disrespecting the Chinese national anthem before a World Cup qualifying game last month

Qatar's World Cup challenge magnified by track…

Now the world track and field championships are over in Qatar, the focus shifts to the country's staging of the World Cup in 2022

US women counter soccer federation's assertions…

Players for the U.S. women's national soccer team say in court documents that U.S. Soccer was misleading when it asserted some players for the women's team made more money than their male counterparts