Soccer

Cyprus police arrest soccer player amid match-fixing probe

Cyprus police have arrested a 30-year-old soccer player in connection with a probe into alleged match-fixing in the country's second-tier league and cup games

Brazilian broadcast executive gets probation in…

A federal judge in Brooklyn has sentenced Brazilian broadcast executive Jose Margulies to two years' probation

Vassilev becomes 2nd-youngest American in Premier League

American forward Indiana Vassilev became the second-youngest American to play in England's Premier League when he appeared as a substitute in the second half at Brighton

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English 2nd-tier soccer game stopped for homophobic chants

A game in English soccer's second tier between Millwall and Reading was briefly stopped due to apparent homophobic chants

US Olympic qualifying roster minus 5 from World…

Twenty players have been named to the U.S. women's soccer team that will play for a spot in the Tokyo Olympics

Bradley to have surgery, likely sidelined about 4…

Toronto midfielder Michael Bradley needs surgery on his right ankle and likely will be sidelined about four months

Man United set to be without Marcus Rashford for…

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer expects striker Marcus Rashford to be out for a few weeks with a back injury

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

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

Protests or not, politics and Olympics are…

Some athletes are criticizing the International Olympic Committee for prohibiting political protests on the medal podium

Gio Reyna youngest American to play in Bundesliga…

Gio Reyna has become the youngest American to play in the Bundesliga when he made his league debut for Borussia Dortmund on Saturday

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

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Man City held by Palace as EPL's big teams drop…

Manchester City has dropped points in a 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace after a late own-goal from Fernandinho

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

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

Bayern Munich fans accuse club of turning blind eye to Qatar

Bayern Munich fans fed up with the club’s longstanding links with Qatar are taking a stand against the club’s lack of action in response to allegations of human rights abuses in the country

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

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

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Bundesliga, Amazon want to predict what happens next

Statistics on sports broadcasts give context to what happened

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