Manchester rivals get big wins in Champions League

GENEVA (AP) — It was Manchester's night in the Champions League as United stunned Juventus with late goals and City routed Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday. Cristiano Ronaldo's brillian...

FIFA's 2022 World Cup expansion at risk from 28-day limit

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA President Gianni Infantino says the 2022 World Cup must be played in just 28 days even if it is expanded to 48 teams. That would likely require six games to be pla...

FIFA warns of World Cup ban for players in breakaway league

ZURICH (AP) — Soccer's biggest names would be banned from the World Cup if they played in a breakaway European Super League, FIFA President Gianni Infantino said Wednesday. Infantino...

Barcelona, Dortmund stay perfect in Champions League

GENEVA (AP) — Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund impressed again on Wednesday to join Juventus as the only teams with three straight wins midway through the Champions League group stage. ...

Germany's struggles continue with loss to France

GENEVA (AP) — Germany is looking at another early tournament exit after France handed Joachim Loew's struggling team its latest defeat on Tuesday — showing that the balance of power in European soccer...

Former FIFA official Prince Ali takes soccer charity global

GENEVA (AP) — Former FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali is taking his charity project worldwide to build on its work of bringing soccer to Syrian refugees in Jordan. The prince d...

Messi masterful as Barcelona renews love affair with Wembley

GENEVA (AP) — Lionel Messi and Neymar put on separate masterclasses in the Champions League on Wednesday, while Mohamed Salah lacked the spark to lift Liverpool. Messi scored twice, ...

Germany beats Turkey to host Euro 2024

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Germany will host soccer's 2024 European Championship after beating Turkey in a UEFA vote. Germany was the campaign favorite with a proven track record of ho...

Front-runner Germany faces Turkey in Euro 2024 hosting vote

GENEVA (AP) — Germany is favored to beat Turkey in Thursday's 2024 European Championship vote after four years as front-runner in a campaign that explicitly mixed soccer and politics. ...

Private jets, favors to son detailed in FIFA official's case

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA spent $11.7 million in less than three years on private jets, including luxury sight-seeing trips for a top official, a newly published legal document shows. Jerom...

WADA investigator says the agency got a bad deal from Russia

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Canadian lawyer who investigated the state-backed doping scheme by Russia when it hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics says the World Anti-Doping Agency rushed into accepti...

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...