Soccer

Despite doping ban, Russian athletes prepare for…

Many Russian athletes will still be competing at the next Olympics despite another doping ban

Joshua set to defend heavyweight titles at…

Anthony Joshua wants to start his second reign as world heavyweight champion with a fight in his home city of London

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3 arrested after home-made bombs detonated at Brazil stadium

Brazilian police have arrested three people after home-made bombs were detonated at Mineirão Stadium on Sunday as the Cruzeiro soccer team was being relegated for the first time

Messi's hometown offers emotional trip to his…

Soccer wasn't always Lionel Messi's favorite activity

Man arrested on suspicion of racism at Manchester…

Police are questioning a soccer fan who was arrested after being seen on camera at Manchester City's stadium appearing to racially abuse Manchester United players by imitating a monkey

Timeline of Russia's doping cases and cover-ups

The World Anti-Doping Agency has banned Russia from the Olympics and other major sporting events for four years but many athletes will likely be allowed to compete as neutral athletes

Russia faces next wave of punishment in endless doping saga

Russia faces a fresh wave of international condemnation in its never-ending doping scandal on Monday

Man City beaten 2-1 by United in blow to title…

Manchester City fans hurled objects at Manchester United midfielder Fred as their Premier League title defense faded further with a 2-1 loss in the city derby on Saturday

Kids hurt in Albanian quake meet footballers Ronaldo, Buffon

Two Albanian boys who jumped from their apartments during an earthquake that killed relatives have met their football idols

Italian sports daily under fire for Black Friday headline

A leading Italian sports daily is under fire for a headline reading “Black Friday” and featuring two black players on the cover

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UEFA to boost Women's Champions League with new group stage

UEFA is changing the Women's Champions League format to raise the quality, profile and value of women’s soccer

Messi, US captain Rapinoe win Ballon d’Or awards

Lionel Messi won a record sixth Ballon d’Or while World Cup winner Megan Rapinoe earned the women’s prize in Paris

Playing catch up: Premier League round to air live in UK

Television viewers in the Premier League’s home market will get to watch a full round of games live for the first time this week

Miedema scores 6 to lead Arsenal to record 11-1…

Vivianne Miedema scored a double hat trick to lead Arsenal to a record Women's Super League 11-1 victory over Bristol City on Sunday

Emery fired by Arsenal after team’s worst run in…

Unai Emery has been fired by Arsenal, 18 months after succeeding Arsene Wenger as manager of the Premier League club

Jury clears match commander in Hillsborough soccer disaster

The man in control of police operations at the 1989 Hillsborough Stadium tragedy was cleared by a jury of gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool fans in Britain’s worst sports disaster

AP Interview: Boxing champ Klitschko proud to be Ukrainian

AP Interview: Former heavyweight boxing champion turned philanthropist and management thinker Wladimir Klitschko praises his home country of Ukraine in a year when it has had a starring role in politics and on television in the United States

Man City owners expand worldwide portfolio with Mumbai deal

Manchester City’s Abu Dhabi ownership has expanded its portfolio of worldwide soccer clubs to eight by buying a majority stake in Indian Super League team Mumbai City FC.City Football Group says it has acquired 65% of the Indian club

Stastny's OT goal caps comeback, Vegas beats Predators 4-3

Max Pacioretty tied it with less than a second left in regulation and Paul Stastny scored at 1:52 of overtime to give the Vegas Golden Knights a 4-3 comeback victory over the Nashville Predators

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