International Soccer

Players boycotting social media over racism receive abuse

Apr 20, 2019

Footballers in England boycotting social media in a protest against racism were targeted with abuse about the 24-hour campaign

FIFA backs English players' social media boycott over racism

Apr 18, 2019

Soccer players in England are backing a 24-hour boycott of social media to demand a crackdown on racial abuse on the platforms

Joint Korean bid stays in 2023 Women's World Cup host race

Apr 17, 2019

FIFA says a potential joint bid from North and South Korea remains in the race for the 2023 Women's World Cup

FIFA bans convicted Brazilian soccer official Marin for life

Apr 15, 2019

Brazilian soccer official Jose Maria Marin has been banned for life by FIFA, 16 months after he was convicted of corruption charges in the United States

Salah's Egypt faces Congo, Uganda & Zimbabwe at African Cup

Apr 12, 2019

Mohamed Salah and host Egypt face Congo, Uganda and Zimbabwe in the group stage of an historic African Cup of Nations this year, the first time the tournament will field 24 teams and be held in the European summer

Fans choose Zizito as name of Copa America's capybara mascot

Apr 12, 2019

Fans chose Zizito as name of capybara mascot of this year's Copa America in Brazil

Swiss special counsel clears friend of FIFA head Infantino

Apr 12, 2019

A special counsel's office in Switzerland says it has closed an investigation into a regional prosecutor's links with FIFA president Gianni Infantino

Former France midfielder Florent Malouda fired on Twitter

Apr 11, 2019

Former France midfielder Florent Malouda has learned via Twitter that he was fired by Swiss soccer club FC Zurich

Chelsea fights FIFA transfer ban; verdict likely next week

Apr 11, 2019

Chelsea's lawyers are at FIFA challenging the club's one-year transfer ban for breaking youth transfer rules, with a verdict likely next week

Brazil to wear white shirt in Copa America opener

Apr 10, 2019

Brazil will wear white shirts for the first time in nearly 70 years when it plays its opening match of this year's Copa America

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