Professional Soccer

Ronaldo, Messi, Rapinoe nominated for FIFA awards

Jul 31, 2019

Five-time winners Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi among 10 candidates for the FIFA best player award, while United States forward Megan Rapinoe favored for women's award

Caleb Ewan posts 2nd Tour stage win in suffocating heat

Jul 23, 2019

Caleb Ewan beat his sprinting rivals in suffocating heat to win Stage 16 of the Tour de France on Tuesday

Newcastle hires Steve Bruce as coach to replace Benitez

Jul 17, 2019

Newcastle has hired Steve Bruce to replace Rafael Benitez as manager of the Premier League team

Court upholds Albanian club's 10-year UEFA ban for fixing

Jul 12, 2019

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has upheld Skenderbeu's 10-year ban from UEFA competitions for widespread fixing of domestic and European matches

FIFA women's world rankings list for July

Jul 12, 2019

FIFA women's world rankings list for July

FIFA gets tougher on racism in disciplinary code update

Jul 11, 2019

FIFA is doubling its minimum ban for racist incidents to 10 games, and will start inviting players to make victim statements at disciplinary hearings

FIFA launches program to safeguard children from abuse

Jul 10, 2019

FIFA has launched a program teaching soccer bodies worldwide how to safeguard children from abuse

Players hope World Cup successes turn into greater support

Jul 8, 2019

Equity emerged as central them at the Women's World Cup. And not just pay equity

US wins 4th World Cup title, 2nd in a row, beats Dutch 2-0

Jul 8, 2019

The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Rose Lavelle added a goal in the 69th

Rapinoe fuses politics, pay and tech with World Cup win

Jul 8, 2019

A Women's World Cup stirred by heated debates on politics, pay and technology saw the narratives fused in the final by the undisputed star of the tournament

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