International Soccer

CAS bans soccer player for 4 years in cocaine case

Dec 18, 2017

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has banned Ecuadorean soccer Jose Angulo for four years after he tested positive for cocaine in the 2016 Copa Libertadores final

Egypt to play Portugal, Bulgaria in pre-WCup friendlies

Dec 17, 2017

Egypt to play Portugal, Bulgaria in pre-WCup friendlies in March

Kim Shin-wook scores twice, South Korea wins EAFF E-1 title

Dec 16, 2017

South Korea beat Japan 4-1 on Saturday to win the East Asian Championship after Kim Shin-wook scored two goals.

FIFA suspends Brazilian soccer president Marco Polo del Nero

Dec 16, 2017

Marco Polo del Nero was suspended as president of Brazil's soccer confederation on Friday, two years after he was indicted in the United States on charges of racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy

South American football ex-boss Figueredo is released

Dec 15, 2017

A former head of the South American football confederation has been released after more than 2 1/2 years in either jail or house arrest

France will host Ireland in World Cup on May 28 in Paris

Dec 15, 2017

France will host Ireland at Stade de France on May 28 as part of its World Cup warmup program

FIFA worried about government interference in Spain

Dec 15, 2017

FIFA says it will send a delegation to Spain to investigate concerns that the government is meddling in the independence of the country's national soccer federation

Valencia seeks poise under pressure of surprise title hunt

Dec 15, 2017

Valencia has found the coach, the talent, and the ambition _ but does it have the poise of a champion?

WADA shares Moscow lab evidence with Olympic sports bodies

Dec 14, 2017

World Anti-Doping Agency investigators are sharing evidence from a Moscow laboratory database with international sports bodies who must decide on prosecuting Russian athletes for doping

Flamengo fans detained in Rio before Copa Sudamericana final

Dec 13, 2017

Authorities in Rio de Janeiro said that about 50 Flamengo fans were detained on Wednesday after they set off firecrackers outside the hotel where players of Argentina's Independiente were staying

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