International Soccer

Neymar misses Brazil training session because of knee pains

May 29, 2019

Neymar sat out Brazil's training session on Wednesday, a day after he limped off the field with knee pains as the team began its Copa America preparations

Neymar loses Brazil captaincy to Dani Alves for Copa America

May 28, 2019

Brazilian star Neymar has lost his national team's captaincy for Copa America to veteran Dani Alves

Brazil's Marta injures left thigh in World Cup training

May 25, 2019

The Brazilian Football Federation says star forward Marta Vieira da Silva has a light left thigh muscle injury and will be in physical therapy for a week

Small blast in French city of Lyon wounds 7; cause unclear

May 24, 2019

French local officials say an explosion on a busy street in the city of Lyon has injured seven people

Former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista retires from soccer

May 23, 2019

Former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista is retiring from soccer

Messi, Aguero and Di Maria in Argentina's Copa America squad

May 21, 2019

Argentina included Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero and Angel Di Maria in its Copa America squad, while Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi was left out

UEFA investigators send Man City case to judges for verdict

May 16, 2019

UEFA says its club finance investigators have sent their Manchester City file to independent judges for a verdict

Violent fans banned from entering Brazil for Copa America

May 13, 2019

Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro says soccer fans with a record of violence have been banned from Brazil as the country prepares to stage the Copa America in June and July

Former Portuguese politicians charged for accepting gifts

May 10, 2019

Portugal's attorney general is charging two former secretaries of state and other former senior officials with accepting improper benefits after they allegedly received free trips from an energy company to attend an international soccer tournament

Japan coach Takakura goes with youth for women's World Cup

May 10, 2019

Japan head coach Asako Takakura has named her World Cup squad, going with a youthful team as the country aims to regain its winning form

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