Soccer

This Type of Athlete Wows at Conquering Pain

Want to fell less pain? You may want to try long-distance running. Research published in July comparing pain perception in endurance athletes, soccer players, and nonathletes suggests elite athletes overall have increased pain tolerance, higher pain thresholds, and lower pain intensity—but also that endurance athletes manage the best. In...

Everton loses last unbeaten record in…

England’s top division is without an unbeaten team after six rounds of games for the first time in more than half a century

Home of NBA's Nuggets, NHL's Avalanche renamed Ball Arena

The home of the NBA’s Denver Nuggets and the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche is being renamed Ball Arena as part of a global partnership with Kroenke Sports and Entertainment

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Brazilian soccer great Pelé turns 80, isolated a…

Brazilian soccer great Pelé will turn 80 on Friday but the celebration will have to wait

The Latest: Werder Bremen player tests positive…

German soccer club Werder Bremen says one of its players has tested positive for the coronavirus and the team’s training session has been canceled

Man United's revenue drops, debts rise amid pandemic

Manchester United's revenue has dropped by almost a fifth because the team did not play in the Champions League and because it was forced to close its stadium to fans during the coronavirus pandemic

Mourinho rubbishes 'Spursy' tag despite West Ham…

Jose Mourinho claims Tottenham have played the best soccer with the ball in the Premier League this season and dismisses suggestions of the team being 'Spursy' after letting a 3-0 lead slip against West Ham United.

Stampede kills 11 Afghans seeking visas to leave…

Afghan officials say at least 11 women were trampled to death when a stampede broke out among thousands of Afghans waiting in a soccer stadium to get visas to leave the country

UEFA adds third Chinese sponsor to soccer's Euro 2020

UEFA has signed a third Chinese sponsor for soccer’s next European Championship

The Latest: NFL's Washington team not yet…

The Washington Football Team will allow only friends and family in attendance at FedEx Field on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys, even after Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan allowed teams to fill outdoor stadiums to 10% capacity

Ozil disappointed after being axed from Arsenal's…

Arsenal leave Mesut Ozil out of their Premier League squad, while Chelsea include former goalie Petr Cech as cover.

English women's soccer targets titles, player…

England’s soccer leadership has a couple of priorities for the women’s teams

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Data-driven approach taking Midtjylland to heady…

FC Midtjylland has been one of the poster teams for analytics in European soccer

Man United wins again at PSG; Messi scores in…

Marcus Rashford sprinted toward the corner flag inside an empty Parc des Princes and slid on his knees in celebration just like two seasons ago

Simeone eyes ending Bayern's European dominance

Diego Simeone backs his Atletico Madrid side to end Bayen Munich's winning streak in European competitions.

2nd-tier soccer game postponed in Spain after positive tests

The Spanish second-division soccer match between Alcorcón and Ponferradina has been postponed after four coronavirus cases for Alcorcón were confirmed

Santos ends contract with Robinho after sponsor complaints

Brazilian soccer team Santos has suspended a newly-signed contract with international star Robinho after a sponsor made reference to the player’s past sexual assault case

Who gets fans? New dividing line in Champions…

The coronavirus pandemic will bring a new divide to the Champions League this season because some teams will be playing in front of fans and some will be playing in empty stadiums

Man Utd and Liverpool want to join Euro league

Liverpool and Man United are in talks about a bombshell plot involving Europe's biggest football clubs.

One of the World's Most Famous Athletes Tests…

Cristiano Ronaldo posted a photo on Instagram on Monday showing him at the head of a long table occupied by Portugal's national men's soccer team. The team appeared to be dining inside a restaurant, and no one was wearing a mask. That proved concerning on Tuesday because the Portuguese Football...

Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19

Cristiano Ronaldo has become the latest international soccer soccer star to test positive for the coronavirus

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'It's really crazy': Late goals cap another wild…

A two-week break for international matches has done nothing to suppress the relentless surprises in this season’s Premier League

Klopp and Wijnaldum upset wtih nature of Van Dijk…

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp and midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum still angered by the tackle from Everton goalie Jordan Pickford that injured Virgil van Dijk.