FIFA to upgrade flights, raise prize money for Women's WCup

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — In a concession to women's football, FIFA will start funding business-class flights for some 2019 Women's World Cup teams' travel to France. FIFA officia...

No Ronaldo? No problem for Madrid, Juventus in Champs League

GENEVA (AP) — Real Madrid managed to win easily in the Champions League without Cristiano Ronaldo. So did Juventus, after its superstar signing was tearfully sent off within 30 minutes. ...

Heck yeah: Teenage American golfer shines in 2nd major test

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — When 16-year-old Rachel Heck finally hits the professional golf tour, the current world No. 2, Ariya Jutanugarn, plans to give her a lot of respect. Am...

Angela Stanford wins at Evian for 1st career major title

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, Switzerland (AP) — Angela Stanford ended her long wait for a first major title when her 3-under 68 was enough to win the Evian Championship by one shot Sunday after long-time leader A...

Olson takes 2-shot lead after 3rd round of Evian major

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Chasing a first major title, Amy Olson fired a bogey-free 65 to take a two-shot lead after the Evian Championship third round on Saturday. The American...

Europe captain Bjorn excited to see Tiger Woods in Ryder Cup

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Europe's Ryder Cup captain Thomas Bjorn says Tiger Woods returning to the United States team after a six-year absence will make golf's best event even better. ...

Torres takes early 2-stroke lead at Evian Championship

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Tour rookie Maria Torres shot a 2-under 69 Friday to take a two-stroke clubhouse lead in the second round of the Evian Championship. With players still...

Head of French golf major skeptical about Ryder Cup effect

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — The head of France's only golf major says hosting the Ryder Cup won't help his country produce a star player. Asked at an eve-of-tournament news confer...

Evian bids farewell to September, and hopefully its weather

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — The Evian Championship will bid farewell to September, and hopefully its bad weather, when the final women's golf major of the season starts Thursday. ...

Giroud's stunning strike gives France 1st Nations League win

GENEVA (AP) — It took a stunning goal for World Cup champion France to get its first win in international soccer's newest competition on Sunday. Not from superstar Kylian Mbappe — wh...

Soccer's new complex competition kicks off Thursday

GENEVA (AP) — Soccer's newest competition kicks off this week in Europe with few knowing all the details of a complex format. The UEFA Nations League certainly will get off to a good...

FIFA hires 2 top lawyers away from UEFA

GENEVA (AP) — In an unusual move between two of soccer's most powerful organizations, FIFA has hired a pair of top lawyers away from UEFA. FIFA, soccer's world governing body, is run...

UEFA president likes British co-host bid for 2030 World Cup

MONACO (AP) — UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says Britain should host the World Cup in 2030. Ceferin says it "would be a wise idea" for the federations to work together rather tha...

UEFA sets 2019 Super Cup target to start using video review

MONACO (AP) — UEFA plans to start using video review to help referees at next year's Super Cup. UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says the often-controversial technology is unlikely ...

Ronaldo's Juventus drawn with Man United in Champions League

MONACO (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is going back to Manchester United and Paul Pogba will return to Juventus after the storied teams were drawn together in a Champions League group on Thursday. ...