Iran says it's been banned from hosting international soccer

Iran's soccer federation says it has been told it will not be hosting any international matches on Iranian soil

In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery

Manchester United plays at Liverpool on Sunday sitting 27 points behind the leaders

NBC hopes 'free' makes Peacock stand out in…

NBCUniversal is launching a new streaming service that will have a large part available for free, an approach it hopes will resonate with people who aren't interested in traditional TV

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Debate in Malmo rages over battered Ibrahimovic statue

Two bronze feet are all that's left of a statue of Zlatan Ibrahimovic unveiled in October outside the stadium of Malmo's soccer team to honor a local hero

Cyprus FA suspends all matches after ref walkout over attack

The Cypriot soccer federation says it has suspended all matches after a referee walkout because of a bombing attack against a colleague's car

Ahead in the clouds: Alibaba plans to change the…

Chinese tech giant Alibaba wants to be a game-changer at the Olympics with its cloud computing and other services

Dortmund promotes American 17-year-old Reyna to first team

Borussia Dortmund has promoted American teenager Gio Reyna to its first team

Top young US men's players uncertain for Olympic soccer

If the U.S. qualifies for this year's Olympic men's soccer tournament, it might decide that Christian Pulisic is better off remaining with Chelsea than going to Tokyo

Humble Aguero still the standard bearer for strikers in EPL

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero breezed into English soccer in the offseason of 2011 and has left an imprint few other players can match

Bundesliga, Amazon want to predict what happens next

Statistics on sports broadcasts give context to what happened

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Madrid beats Atlético in shootout, wins Spanish…

Real Madrid has beaten Atlético Madrid in a penalty shootout to win the new-look Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia

Aguero record EPL foreign scorer, City routs…

Sergio Aguero scored a hat trick and set two records as he lifted Manchester City back to second in the English Premier League on Sunday with a 6-1 rout at Aston Villa

Problems mount for Mourinho as Liverpool looks to add to woe

Things have gone flat for Tottenham under Jose Mourinho nearly two months since his high-profile arrival at the London club

Valverde questioned after another late collapse…

Barcelona had once again played great yet still managed to let it slip away

Old-fashioned No. 9's are back in fashion in…

Traditional No. 9’s are back in fashion in Serie A

US soccer defender Dest leaving Ajax training camp in Qatar

Amsterdam soccer club Ajax says United States defender Sergiño Dest is leaving its winter training camp in Qatar amid high tensions in the Middle East. Ajax says Dest asked to leave the camp because “he did not feel comfortable

Berhalter optimistic US will train in Qatar…

United States coach Gregg Berhalter is optimistic his team will train in Doha at some point before that nation hosts the 2022 World Cup

XFL to unveil rules innovations when it kicks off…

The XFL will debut in February with options for extra points worth one, two or three points

Bulgarian dies after attack by Greek soccer fans, hit by car

A Bulgarian man has died in Thessaloniki after being attacked by fans of Greek soccer club PAOK and hit by a car

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'Shame on you': Balotelli slams Lazio fans for…

Mario Balotelli has slammed Lazio soccer fans after the Italian forward was once again the target of racist chants in Brescia’s 2-1 home defeat on Sunday

Australia star Kerr makes incident-filled debut…

Sam Kerr has failed to score on her debut for Chelsea in the Women’s Super League but the Australia star certainly made her presence felt. Kerr missed two great chances but had a role in Chelsea’s first two goals in its 3-1 win over Reading

Frosty encounter as England defender Stones meets…

The journeymen players of fourth-tier English team Port Vale got a chance to meet in person some of the world’s superstar footballers when they were invited into the locker room of English champion Manchester City