International Soccer

Brazil to play El Salvador in friendly in Maryland

Aug 3, 2018

Brazil will meet El Salvador in a friendly on Sept. 11 at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland

Scolari shrugs off Brazil critics after joining Palmeiras

Aug 3, 2018

Former Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says critics will not bother him on his return home to work at Sao Paulo-based giants Palmeiras

Japan forward Muto joins Newcastle

Aug 2, 2018

Forward Yoshinuro Muto has joined Newcastle after being granted a work permit, becoming the first Japanese player for the English Premier League club

Egypt names Aguirre as national coach despite investigation

Aug 2, 2018

Egypt named Javier Aguirre as the new coach of the national team on Thursday despite his involvement in a match-fixing investigation in Spain

UEFA increases Nasri's doping ban to 18 months

Aug 1, 2018

Former France midfielder Samir Nasri's doping ban has been increased from six to 18 months following an appeal from UEFA's ethics and disciplinary inspector

Football Federation Australia unhappy at FIFA-backed report

Aug 1, 2018

Football Federation Australia appears on course for a confrontation with FIFA after rejecting "some crucial aspects" of a review backed by the world body into the structure of football's governing congress in the country

Colombian FIFA Council member probed over ticket resales

Jul 31, 2018

Colombian trade authorities say FIFA Council member and president of Colombia's football federation Ramon Jesurun is being investigated for alleged embezzlement and resale of tickets for World Cup qualifying matches

Peru soccer chairman under pressure to resign after scandal

Jul 31, 2018

The chairman of Peru's football federation is under pressure to resign after being linked to allegations of illicit favors to a judge

On nature's side: Vegan soccer club is now carbon neutral

Jul 31, 2018

An English soccer team has become the first professional sports team in the world to be certified carbon-neutral by the United Nations.

Pussy Riot members who disrupted WCup re-arrested in Moscow

Jul 30, 2018

Four members of the Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot who disrupted the World Cup final have been detained just after being released from jail in Moscow

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