International Soccer

FIFA force pace on $25B Club World Cup, global league plan

Apr 23, 2018

FIFA is forcing the pace on talks over a $25 billion offer to revamp the Club World Cup and create a global national team competition

Germany wants to unite people hosting soccer's Euro 2024

Apr 23, 2018

Germany wants to host the 2024 European Championship and bring people closer together amid populist waves across the continent

FIFA signs Russian diamond miner as World Cup sponsor

Apr 23, 2018

FIFA has signed state-controlled diamond miner Alrosa as a fourth Russian sponsor, completing its slate of third-tier European backers for the World Cup

Soccer team back in top tier 6 years after criminal collapse

Apr 22, 2018

Swiss club Neuchatel Xamax is back in the top division six years after disbanding midseason due to bankruptcy under a Chechen owner later convicted of criminal mismanagement

FIFA queries Morocco World Cup bid, to make 2nd inspection

Apr 20, 2018

FIFA's inspection of Morocco's 2026 World Cup plans has ended with a demand for more details from the bid ahead of a second unexpected examination of infrastructure

Lawyers for Russian player say FIFA ends anti-doping case

Apr 20, 2018

Lawyers for Russia defender Ruslan Kambolov say FIFA has closed an investigation into suspected doping, eight weeks before the World Cup begins

Swiss prosecutor appeals for cooperation on FIFA case file

Apr 20, 2018

Switzerland's attorney general has a message for his foreign counterparts as his office pores over reams of seized documents and dozens of criminal cases linked to FIFA: 'Come to us'

Germany to host Peru in friendly game in September

Apr 20, 2018

Germany will host Peru in a friendly in Sinsheim on Sept. 9, three days after playing France in its opening game of the new Nations League in Munich

France veteran Malouda loses appeal in Gold Cup case

Apr 19, 2018

Former France winger Florent Malouda has lost his appeal against being ruled ineligible to play for French Guiana at the 2017 Gold Cup

Argentina says Aguero is recovering after surgery

Apr 19, 2018

Striker Sergio Aguero is recovering "correctly" after a surgery on his left knee and will start treatment soon, Argentina's football association (AFA) said.

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