Soccer

Putin asks FIFA for support on World Cup legacy

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he wants FIFA to help ensure last year's World Cup has an effective legacy

Not a problem! - Klopp on full-time handshake…

Liverpool boss insists there was no problem with Bayern Munich manager Niko Kovac after the two attempted to shake hands after their Champions League clash at Anfield.

Maurizio Sarri isolated at Chelsea after fans…

Maurizio Sarri looks isolated in his first season at Chelsea after fans turned on him with a volley of abusive chants during a 2-0 loss to Manchester United

Europa League an opportunity to be in Champions…

Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has praised the Europa League and believes it's an ideal opportunity for the club to return to the Champions League.

Saudis say crown prince doesn't intend to buy Man United

The Saudi government confirmed its sovereign wealth fund held sponsorship talks with Manchester United but says Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman doesn't want to buy English football's most successful club

Svitolina continues quest for hat-trick of Dubai…

Elina Svitolina swept aside Garbine Muguruza in straight sets to book her place in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships quarter-finals.

Bayern braced for Klopp reunion at Liverpool

Bayern Munich knows all too well how tough an opponent Juergen Klopp can be

Lacazette, Aubameyang and Guendouzi have dance…

Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Matteo Guendouzi practiced their goal celebrations as Arsenal trained ahead of their Europa League round of 32 clash with BATE Borisov.

Suspect in 2010 Cabanas shooting gets 20 years in Mexico

The man suspected of shooting former Paraguay national soccer team standout Salvador Cabanas in the head in 2010 has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in Mexico

Champions League higher level than Premier League…

Kevin De Bruyne insists Manchester City's record in the Champions League is not as bad as thought with the quality higher than that of the Premier League.

Amazon Peladao: a soccer tournament unlike any other

The Peladao soccer tournament in the Amazon, one of the world's largest, mixes passion for most popular sport on the planet with a beauty pageant

Icardi row can't be fixed through social media…

Inter boss Luciano Spalletti believes Mauro iccardi's dispute with the club can be resolved without social media.

Italian soccer team loses 20-0 after fielding only 7 players

A third-tier Italian soccer team had a day to forget when it lost 20-0 after being able to field only seven players, all of them teenagers

Sarri hasn't apologised - Rudiger

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has revealed that Maurizio Sarri hasn't apologised to the players for his public criticism of them in recent weeks.

Wolverhampton hangs on to beat Bristol City in FA…

Wolverhampton held on to beat Championship side Bristol City 1-0 to reach the quarterfinals of the FA Cup on Sunday

Stricker holds back tears as he's confirmed US…

An emotional Steve Stricker has been confirmed as the United States captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup.

City overcomes stubborn Newport to reach FA Cup…

Manchester City finally broke through Newport's stubborn defense in the second half beat the fourth-tier side 4-1 in the FA Cup on Saturday, although the result wasn't nearly as straightforward as the scoreline suggested

Kvitova battles past Brady

Petra Kvitova has reached the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships quarter-finals, after beating Jennifer Brady 7-5, 1-6, 6-3.

United says Mourinho firing cost $25M, revived by Solskjaer

Manchester United finances show firing former manager Jose Mourinho and his staff cost $25 million

Halep into Dubai quarters

Simona Halep booked her place in the quarter-finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships with a straight sets win over Lesia Tsurenko.

In France, footballers fight workplace bullying in court

French soccer players are turning to the courts to fight workplace bullying and the practice known in France by an English word, "le loft."

Sarri wants to be Chelsea manager 'for a long…

Maurizio Sarri insists he wants to be at Chelsea for a long time amid uncertainty over his position at the club.

World Cup-winning England goalkeeper Gordon Banks…

Gordon Banks, the goalkeeper who helped England win its only World Cup in 1966, dies at 81

Behind the Scenes at Ronaldo's favourite Madrid…

A look inside Cristiano Ronaldo's favourite restaurant in Madrid.

Sarri state: Humbling loss endangers Chelsea…

Maurizio Sarri's reign at Chelsea already looks like it's approaching the end, and he's not even completed a season

Sarri defends his criticism of Kante

Under pressure Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has defended comments he made about N'Golo Kante's abilities.

Real Madrid enjoying winning run as Champions…

Three-time defending champion Real Madrid appears to have hit its stride again just in time for the return of the Champions League

Hot or Not...Messi to haunt Sevilla again?

Take a look at the players who are in and out of form ahead of the next round of La Liga matches

Eriksen helps title-chasing Tottenham beat…

Christian Eriksen created the opener before scoring a goal himself as Tottenham beat Leicester 3-1 on Sunday to go five points from the top of the Premier League

Arsenal need Ozil to be consistent - Emery

Arsenal manager Unai Emery says Mesut Ozil needs to be consistent in training in order to recover his best form.