Saint-Etienne wins at Monaco to keep the pressure on Lyon

PARIS (AP) — Saint-Etienne beat struggling Monaco 3-2 Sunday to keep the pressure on local rival Lyon in the fight for third place in the French league. Third spot secures a place in...

WORLD SPORTS at 2300 GMT

TOP STORIES: ENGLISH ROUNDUP The English Premier League's thrilling title race is going down to the final day after yet another late winner from Liverpool. With Moh...

Cavani misses late penalty as French champion PSG draws

PARIS (AP) — Edinson Cavani missed a late penalty given after a video review as French champion Paris Saint-Germain's stuttering form continued in a 1-1 draw with Nice on Saturday. R...

Diacre defends leaving Katoto out of France's WCup squad

PARIS (AP) — They share the same age — 20 — and both are prolific scorers for Paris Saint-Germain. But unlike her male counterpart Kylian Mbappe, Marie-Antoinette Katoto is not going to experience any...

What to watch in Europe's leading soccer countries

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend: ENGLAND Manchester City is two wins away from retaining the Premier League trophy, but there's a...

WORLD SPORTS at 1330 GMT

TOP STORIES: ATH--SEMENYA RULING-COE DOHA, Qatar — IAAF president Sebastian Coe says it will apply its testosterone regulations to the 1,500 meters, ignoring advice...

PSG season ending in calamitous manner amid run of defeats

PARIS (AP) — A season which started with 14 straight league wins is ending in a calamitous manner for Paris Saint-Germain. While the French league title has already been secured, a s...

PSG's defense falls apart again in 3-2 defeat at Montpellier

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain's defense fell apart again, conceding a sloppy late goal in a 3-2 defeat away to Montpellier on Tuesday. Although PSG has already clinched the French...

Tuchel feeling the pressure as PSG's season ends poorly

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel faces a lot of questions ahead of next season, having fallen short of his predecessors at the club during a complicated first campaign in charge. ...

Lille moves a step closer to Champions League qualification

PARIS (AP) — As its prolific attack came to life in the second half, Lille routed Nimes 5-0 in the French league on Sunday to strengthen its grip on second place and automatic qualification for next s...

What to watch in Europe's leading soccer countries

What to watch in the leading soccer leagues in Europe this weekend: SPAIN Barcelona can clinch its 26th Spanish league title on Saturday. Lionel M...

Mbappe closing in on Messi in race for Europe's Golden Shoe

PARIS (AP) — The next weeks will decide if Kylian Mbappe can usher in a new era in European soccer by knocking Lionel Messi off his perch. The prolific Paris Saint-Germain striker is...

How Paris Saint-Germain won its 6th title in 7 seasons

Although Lille kept the French league title race going until five games before the end, there never really was any suspense. For some, it was like a repeat of a dull soap opera with the ending already...

Fognini beats Lajovic to win Monte Carlo Masters

MONACO (AP) — Fabio Fognini won the biggest title of his career after beating Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the Monte Carlo Masters final. The 13th-seeded Italian's first title of...

Lajovic stages comeback to reach Monte Carlo final

MONACO (AP) — Unseeded Serb Dusan Lajovic staged a remarkable comeback from 5-1 down to beat 10th-seeded Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-1 in the Monte Carlo Masters semifinals on Saturday. L...