Soccer

Analysis: Soccer out of touch suppressing on-field activism

European soccer's anti-discrimination group says it was wrong for the referee to book Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho for removing his jersey to reveal a handwritten “Justice for George Floyd” message during a Bundesliga game

Fortunes of Berlin clubs changed by Bundesliga's…

The Bundesliga’s break has changed the fortunes of the Berlin clubs

Future of stadiums, arenas promises high tech, low capacity

The coronavirus pandemic is slowly releasing its grip on the sports world

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Valencia 'surprised' at Atalanta coach's virus…

The coach of Italian soccer club Atalanta says he acquired COVID-19 and was concerned for his life mid-March

Spanish soccer league to resume full team training

The Spanish league says full team training sessions will resume Monday ahead of the first match to be played following the coronavirus stoppage

The Latest: Italian soccer considers allowing…

Italian soccer authorities are considering the possibility of allowing fans into stadiums starting next month

Mets' Alonso: 'I will not remain silent' on…

New York Mets star Pete Alonso is the latest high-profile athlete to speak out against racial injustice in the wake of the death of George Floyd

Ukraine's soccer restart disrupted by positive tests

The Ukrainian Premier League has restarted but one game was called off when an unspecified number of soccer players and staff tested positive for the coronavirus

Regulator freezes accounts of Mexico's Cruz Azul soccer team

Mexico's anti-money laundering agency has frozen the personal accounts of some of the top directors of first-division soccer team Cruz Azul, saying that "unusual movements were detected" in bank transactions

Icardi's arrival at PSG could push Cavani to look…

Prolific striker Mauro Icardi’s arrival at French champion Paris Saint-Germain on a four-year deal raises doubts as to record scorer Edinson Cavani’s future at the club

The Latest: No positive results in EPL latest…

There have been no positive results from the Premier League’s latest round of COVID-19 testing

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Premier League cleared by government to pursue…

The Premier League has been given government approval to press ahead with its June 17 restart although players will have to stay apart during goal celebrations and disputes to maintain social distancing

Federer tops highest-earning athlete list at more…

Roger Federer leads the annual Forbes ranking of highest-paid athletes with what the magazine says is $106.3 million in total earnings

Zoom wall takes in soccer match as Danish league resumes

Thousands of Danish soccer fans have logged into conferencing software Zoom and been transported into a stadium for a league game between AGF Aarhus and Randers that heralded the resumption of the country's pandemic-affected season

Coronavirus crisis restricts Heysel disaster…

Authorities and fans have marked the 35th anniversary of the Heysel Stadium tragedy where 39 people died during violence at the 1985 European Cup final between Liverpool and Juventus

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The Latest: West Indies cricket cutting pay by 50%

Cricket West Indies has announced a temporary 50% reduction in salaries of players and staff and funding across the region from July 1

Prince William urges men to open up on mental health issues

Britain's Prince William has admitted he’s found being a parent overwhelming at times and that the “life-changing” experience of having children brought back the trauma he experienced following the death of his mother, Princess Diana

Zoom calls, drive-ins: Danes get creative for…

Danish soccer teams will be competing for points on the field and to deliver the most innovative fan experience off it when league play resumes this week amid the coronavirus pandemic