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1 month ago

Sale of Chelsea by sanctioned Abramovich approved by UK govt

Roman Abramovich’s 19-year ownership of Chelsea is ending after the British government approved the sale of the Premier League club by the sanctioned Russian oligarch to a consortium fronted by Los Angeles Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly
1 month ago
Sale of Chelsea by sanctioned Abramovich approved by UK govt
1 month ago

Man City wins 6th EPL title in 11 seasons in dramatic finale

They scored three times in five minutes to come from behind to beat Aston Villa.
1 month ago
Man City clinches 6th Premier League title in 11 seasons
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US soccer’s equal pay agreement is significant

ABC News’ Janai Norman speaks with USA Today sports columnist and ABC News contributor Christine Brennan about the landmark labor deal on equal pay for U.S. women and men’s national soccer teams.
1 month ago
US soccer’s equal pay agreement is significant
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US women's soccer team will receive equal pay to men

The U.S. soccer men's and women's teams will receive the same pay and the same prize money, including in the World Cup.
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US women's soccer team will receive equal pay to men
1 month ago

US Soccer Federation strikes deal to pay men and women's teams equally

ABC News contributor and USA Today columnist Christine Brennan discusses the impact the historic agreement will have on women's sports.
1 month ago
US Soccer Federation strikes deal to pay men and women's teams equally
1 month ago

US Soccer equalizes pay in milestone with women, men

The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached milestone agreements to pay its men’s and women’s teams equally
1 month ago
US Soccer equalizes pay in milestone with women, men
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US women's soccer team to earn equal pay in landmark deal

The U.S. Women's National Team filed an equal pay lawsuit three years ago.
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US women's soccer team wins equal pay
2 months ago

Chelsea being sold to Dodgers owners for sports record $3BN

Chelsea is being sold to a consortium fronted by Los Angeles Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly
2 months ago
Chelsea being sold for $3B to LA Dodgers owners, investors
2 months ago

Ronaldo scores on return to United team after death of son

Cristiano Ronaldo has scored on his return to the Manchester United team after missing a game while grieving the death of his newborn son
2 months ago
Ronaldo scores on return to United team after death of son
2 months ago

FedEx Field in Maryland drops out as 2026 World Cup site

FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, has dropped out of bidding to host games at the 2026 World Cup, and the Washington area has merged its campaign with Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium
2 months ago
FedEx Field in Maryland drops out as 2026 World Cup site
2 months ago

New owner incoming, Chelsea into FA Cup final with Liverpool

Chelsea will play Liverpool in the FA Cup final after beating Crystal Palace 2-0
2 months ago
Chelsea reaches FA Cup final amid protracted sale of club
2 months ago

Coach apologizes for saying women 'more emotional than men'

The coach of Northern Ireland’s women’s team has apologized for saying girls and women are susceptible to conceding multiple goals in a short space of time because they are “more emotional than men.”
2 months ago
Coach apologizes for saying women 'more emotional than men'
3 months ago

Stop what you're doing and watch this incredible soccer throw

I didn't realize one could throw an object that far...
3 months ago
Stop what you're doing and watch this incredible soccer throw
3 months ago

Maradona's 'Hand of God' shirt for sale with $5.2 M estimate

The shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored the controversial “Hand of God” goal against England in the 1986 World Cup is for sale for the first time
3 months ago
Maradona's 'Hand of God' shirt for sale with $5.2 M estimate
3 months ago

Former US soccer star Hope Solo arrested

Hope Solo was arrested in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and is accused of driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest and child abuse. Police say her 2-year-old twins were in the car with her.
3 months ago
Former US soccer star Hope Solo arrested
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Hope Solo arrested on DWI, child abuse charges

Police say former U.S. women’s national team goalkeeper Hope Solo was arrested after she was found passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle in North Carolina with her 2-year-old twins inside
3 months ago
Hope Solo arrested on DWI, child abuse charges
3 months ago

Qatar and FIFA criticized harshly ahead of World Cup draw

A Norwegian soccer official has delivered a scathing criticism of World Cup host Qatar and FIFA to an audience of executives on the eve of the tournament’s draw
3 months ago
Qatar and FIFA criticized harshly ahead of World Cup draw
3 months ago

Finding solace on the soccer field

Barça Soccer Academy is giving a 9-year-old refugee a place to be a kid while his father fights Russian troops in Ukraine.
3 months ago
Finding solace on the soccer field
3 months ago

Soccer star defies medical odds, named 'Man of the Match' upon return

Christian Eriksen, who collapsed from cardiac arrest at the European Championships, led the Danish national team out in the same stadium for the first time, a mere 291 days later.
3 months ago
Soccer star defies medical odds, named 'Man of the Match' upon return
3 months ago

UAE authorities order arrests over rare riot at soccer match

Public prosecutors in Abu Dhabi are calling for the arrest of “all rioters” after a soccer game in the United Arab Emirates erupted into violent scuffles between angry fans of opposing teams
3 months ago
UAE authorities order arrests over rare riot at soccer match
4 months ago

Major League Soccer teams up with Black-owned banks

Dr. Bernice King talks about the efforts to close the racial wealth gap as Major League Soccer teams up with Black-owned banks for $25 million loan.
4 months ago
Major League Soccer teams up with Black-owned banks
4 months ago

Abramovich pushes to sell Chelsea as lawmakers target owner

Pressure is growing on Roman Abramovich to sell Chelsea.
4 months ago
Chelsea for sale? Doubts over Abramovich's ownership grow
4 months ago

FIFA announces no international matches to be played in Russia

The announcement comes after Poland and Sweden announced they would not play in the World Cup qualifiers against Russia.
4 months ago
FIFA announces no international matches to be played in Russia
4 months ago

US women’s national soccer team celebrates landmark victory

The team reached a groundbreaking settlement with the U.S. Soccer Federation for $24 million. The federation also promises pay equity between men and women players on national teams
4 months ago
US women’s national soccer team celebrates landmark victory
4 months ago

US women's team players see settlement as turning point

U.S. women soccer players have reached a landmark agreement.
4 months ago
American women players settle suit vs US Soccer for $24M
4 months ago

USWNT players talk settlement in gender discrimination suit

Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan and U.S. Soccer Federation President Cindy Parlow Cone discuss the impact this historic settlement could have on future players and the sport.
4 months ago
USWNT players talk settlement in gender discrimination suit
4 months ago

USWNT and US Soccer Federation reach agreement in gender discrimination lawsuit

The historic settlement includes an agreement to pay $22 million to the players and a commitment that the federation will provide equal pay for its female players moving forward.
4 months ago
USWNT and US Soccer Federation reach agreement in gender discrimination lawsuit
5 months ago

USMNT celebrates after win against El Salvador

Antonee Robinson of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team caught big air while celebrating a goal during the game.
5 months ago
USMNT celebrates after win against El Salvador
8 months ago

6-year-old soccer star

Jaxon Cook shows off his skill on the soccer field, scoring from outside the box.
8 months ago
6-year-old soccer star
8 months ago

Female soccer players evacuated from Afghanistan to Qatar

Qatar says female soccer players have been evacuated from Afghanistan on a flight to Doha
8 months ago
9 months ago

National player alleges sexual abuse in Australian soccer

Soccer authorities in Australia have urged players to make formal complaints in any cases of sexual misconduct after one of the country’s leading international goal scorers alleged she’d been groomed and harassed by senior players early in her career
9 months ago
9 months ago

Women’s soccer coaches fired amid allegations of misconduct

Paul Riley, a prominent head coach, faces accusations of sexual coercion from several players. Separately, head coach Richie Burke was also fired after he allegedly verbally abused players.
9 months ago
Women’s soccer coaches fired amid allegations of misconduct
9 months ago

Carli Lloyd breaks record in one of final games

Lloyd notched her ninth hat trick for the U.S. Women’s National Team, breaking a U.S. record set by Mia Hamm.
9 months ago
Carli Lloyd breaks record in one of final games
10 months ago

FIFA pledges action after racist abuse of England in Hungary

FIFA says it will take “adequate actions” once it has investigated.
10 months ago
FIFA probes racist abuse of England players in Hungary
10 months ago

Goals: Megan Rapinoe launches 'The Call In' book club

Megan Rapinoe is such a fan of #MeToo pioneer Tarana Burke that the soccer star chose Burke's upcoming memoir, “Unbound,” for her new online book club before she had even read it
10 months ago
10 months ago

Gerd Müller, 'the best striker in history,' dies at 75

The Bayern Munich and former West Germany soccer great was known as "Der Bomber"
10 months ago
1 year ago

England’s European championship loss exposes deeply rooted racism

Three young Black English athletes were tasked with taking the last three penalty kicks in the neck-and-neck final against Italy. When they failed, they were attacked with racist comments.
1 year ago
England’s European championship loss exposes deeply rooted racism
1 year ago

Italy erupts as Europe's soccer champions come home to Rome

Fans jammed Rome's streets to cheer Europe's soccer champions on a victory tour of the city in an opened-topped bus
1 year ago
1 year ago

Italy wins Euro 2020, beats England in penalty shootout

Italian soccer’s redemption story is complete
1 year ago
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Italy explodes in joy after winning European soccer title

Italians celebrated the European Championship soccer title as a new beginning not only for their youthful national team but for a country that’s been yearning to return to normalcy after being hit hard and long by the coronavirus pandemic
1 year ago
1 year ago

Italy defeats England in UEFA Euro final

Italy defeated England 3-2 in penalty kicks to take the win.
1 year ago
Italy defeats England in UEFA Euro final
1 year ago

Argentina soccer fans celebrate Copa America victory

Thousands of fans took to the streets in Buenos Aires after Argentina beat its historic rival Brazil in the Copa America soccer final.
1 year ago
Argentina soccer fans celebrate Copa America victory
1 year ago

The Latest: Italians celebrate Euro 2020 victory in Rome

Celebrations erupted in downtown Rome as thousands of people took to the streets after Italy beat England in a penalty shootout to win the European Championship at Wembley Stadium in London
1 year ago
1 year ago

Counting the cost: England fans gear up for Euro 2020 final

There were no doubt a few hangovers across England after the national soccer team beat Denmark in the semifinals of the European Championship on Wednesday night
1 year ago
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UEFA declines Munich application for rainbow-colored stadium

German soccer clubs are banding together to display rainbow colors during the country’s match against Hungary at the European Championship after UEFA rejected host city Munich’s plan to do the same
1 year ago
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England players Mount and Chilwell to isolate at Euro 2020

England players Mason Mount and Ben Chilwell will have to remain in isolation until Monday after their contact with a coronavirus-infected opponent at the European Championship
1 year ago
1 year ago

Eriksen to be fitted with implanted heart monitoring device

The soccer star suffered a cardiac arrest during a Euros game.
1 year ago
Eriksen to be fitted with implanted heart monitoring device
1 year ago

Slovakia's Vavro tests positive for coronavirus at Euro 2020

Slovakia coach Stefan Tarkovic says defender Denis Vavro and a member of the team’s coaching staff have tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of the European Championship match against Sweden
1 year ago
Slovakia's Vavro tests positive for coronavirus at Euro 2020
1 year ago

Greenpeace apologizes, local police slam Euro 2020 protester

Greenpeace has apologized and Munich police are investigating after a protester parachuted into the stadium and injured two people before Germany’s game against France at the European Championship
1 year ago
1 year ago

Doctor: Eriksen 'was gone' before being resuscitated

Denmark team doctor Morten Boesen says Christian Eriksen's heart stopped and ”he was gone” before being resuscitated
1 year ago