International Soccer

Batshuayi's Dortmund season over; World Cup still possible

Apr 16, 2018

Borussia Dortmund striker Michy Batshuayi's World Cup participation for Belgium is still possible despite suffering an ankle injury in the side's Ruhr derby defeat to Schalke

Egypt goalkeeper el-Shennawy out of WCup with knee injury

Apr 16, 2018

Egypt goalkeeper Ahmed el-Shennawy has been ruled out of the World Cup with a serious knee injury

Being a soccer fan in Egypt is a risky, even deadly, passion

Apr 16, 2018

Being a soccer fan in Egypt has been a dangerous, sometimes even deadly, passion for years, but that may soon change

Neymar 'recovering well' after injury, on course for WCup

Apr 15, 2018

Brazil star Neymar says he is "recovering well" from a foot injury and is on schedule for the World Cup

FIFA wants to charge hosts of planned 24-team Club World Cup

Apr 13, 2018

FIFA wants to charge hosting fees for staging 24-team Club World Cup tournaments worth at least $3 billion each and planned to kick off in 2021

Peru captain could miss World Cup in doping appeal case

Apr 13, 2018

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero could miss the World Cup if the World Anti-Doping Agency's appeal to increase his ban for a positive doping test is successful

Arsenal overcomes Europa scare, Salzburg stages fightback

Apr 12, 2018

Arsenal overcame a scare against CSKA Moscow to reach the semifinals of the Europa League while Salzburg staged a stunning comeback to knock Lazio out with four goals in a 20-minute burst

Uruguay could demolish Centenario stadium for 2030 World Cup

Apr 12, 2018

Uruguay may demolish the historic Centenario stadium as part of its bid to host the 2030 World Cup

FIFA keen on expanding World Cup to 48 teams for Qatar 2022

Apr 12, 2018

FIFA President Gianni Infantino is keen on hastening the expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams for the 2022 tournament in Qatar in a move that might require the tiny Gulf nation to share games in the region

Serbia defender Nastasic doubtful for World Cup

Apr 12, 2018

Schalke and Serbia defender Matija Nastasic has been ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering cruciate ligament damage to his right knee

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