Soccer

Pioneering black footballer Regis, who defied racists, dies

Jan 15, 2018

Cyrille Regis, a pioneer for black soccer players in England who endured racist abuse while forging a career with West Bromwich Albion and playing for England's national team, dies at 59

French federation suspends referee who kicked Nantes player

Jan 15, 2018

The French soccer federation has suspended referee Tony Chapron until further notice after the official kicked a player during a league match

Ryan Giggs lands 1st coaching job with Wales national team

Jan 15, 2018

Wales has handed Ryan Giggs his first his coaching job since ending an illustrious playing career

3 candidates named for Italian soccer federation vote

Jan 15, 2018

Three candidates have stepped forward to replace Carlo Tavecchio as president of the Italian soccer federation

Barcelona forward Dembele injured again, out 3 to 4 weeks

Jan 15, 2018

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele injured again, out 3 to 4 weeks

Dortmund signs Swiss defender Manuel Akanji from Basel

Jan 15, 2018

Borussia Dortmund has signed Swiss defender Manuel Akanji from Basel

World Cup ref banned by FIFA had 6-year match-fixing history

Jan 15, 2018

A FIFA investigation linked a referee accused of match-fixing a World Cup qualifier to "numerous publicly documented scandals" since 2010

At halfway point, Barcelona cruising and Madrid reeling

Jan 15, 2018

At halfway point in Spain, Barcelona is cruising and Madrid is reeling

Expletives dot the weekend TV comedy, sports landscape

Jan 15, 2018

Expletives dotted the weekend television landscape, on "Saturday Night Live" and in a post-soccer match interview.

PSG winger Lucas expects to leave, is open to Premier League

Jan 15, 2018

Brazilian winger Lucas expects to leave Paris Saint-Germain and has hinted at a move to the Premier League

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