Soccer

Australia seeks age limit lift for Olympic soccer tournament

Football Federation Australia wants FIFA and the IOC to increase the age limit for the Olympic men's tournament in the wake of the Tokyo Games being pushed back to 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic

The Latest: Goalie gear-maker shifts to medical…

Canadian hockey goalie equipment manufacturer Brian's Custom Sports has begun producing medical supplies for hospitals in and around southwestern Ontario

Fans continue to question Bayern Munich's silence…

Bayern Munich fans are still pushing for their club to take its Qatari sponsor to task for human rights abuses in the country even though the the protests have stopped amid the coronavirus outbreak

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Game Zero: Spread of virus linked to Champions…

The biggest soccer game in Atalanta’s history may be one of the biggest reasons why Bergamo has become an epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic

The Latest: Clemson QB Lawrence restarts virus…

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend have restarted their efforts to raise money for those affected by the new coronavirus

The Latest: The coronavirus sweeps curling world

USA Curling says additional participants at a tournament this month in Laurel, Maryland, have tested positive for the coronavirus

Barcelona donates 30,000 masks to help fight…

Barcelona has delivered 30,000 masks to the Catalonia government to help fight the coronavirus pandemic

Pros, preps and weekend warriors go virtual amid pandemic

Video games have become a go-to hobby for millions self-isolating around the world, and athletes from preps to pros have eagerly grabbed the controls

NCAA says Clemson QB can resume coronavirus…

Quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend have been given the green light by the NCAA to resume their fundraising efforts for coronavirus victims after Clemson's compliance office told the quarterback to shut it down

New US Soccer leadership: Settling women's…

The new president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Soccer Federation say settling a lawsuit filed by women's national team players is a top priority

The Latest: Australia cancels track championships…

Athletics Australia has canceled its 2020 national track and field championships in a bid to help “flatten the curve” of the coronavirus pandemic

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Infantino eyes reboot for soccer to avoid crisis

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says the future of soccer could be fewer games and fewer top competitions to help avoid a financial crisis

The Latest: Packers helping provide $1.5 million…

The Green Bay Packers are establishing funds that will provide $1.5 million to assist efforts to respond to the coronavirus in Brown County, Wisconsin - which includes Green Bay - and the Milwaukee area

Former Real Madrid president dies from coronavirus

Former Real Madrid president Lorenzo Sanz died Saturday from the new coronavirus, his family said

Mexican soccer league president says he has…

The president of Mexico's Liga MX soccer league has announced he has tested positive for coronavirus

The Latest: Australian rules football suspends…

Only hours after the Australian government called for its citizens to cancel all non-essential travel, the Australian rules Australian Football League (AFL) announced it was postponing it season until May 31

Germany leads the way on soccer salary cuts as…

As European soccer's suspended season drags on, players are coming under pressure to take pay cuts

Olympic champions in hard-hit Bergamo surrounded…

Olympic champions Sofia Goggia and Michela Moioli are surrounded by death and despair in the Bergamo area of Italy

The Latest: Pro Motocross Championship delays…

The Pro Motocross Championship has pushed back the start its season until June 13 because of the coronavirus outbreak

MLS targets May 10 return, considers extending…

Major League Soccer is targeting a May 10 return to play and will consider pushing back its championship game by a month into December

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'Downton Abbey' creator turns to the beautiful game

With global soccer shut down these days, fans desperate for a fix of the beautiful game may find it from a rather unlikely source, the creator of the stately “Downton Abbey.”