France coach Deschamps signs new contract until end of 2022

PARIS (AP) — France coach Didier Deschamps has extended his contract until 2022, giving him a chance to defend the World Cup title. Since taking charge after the 2012 European Champ...

Hamilton won’t rule out future move to Ferrari

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton appeared to open the door for a possible future move to Ferrari when he refused to deny meeting with its chairman Jo...

Hamilton cruises to victory at season-ending Abu Dhabi GP

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — World champion Lewis Hamilton cruised to victory from pole position at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, capping another stellar season with an 11th win and 84...

Marseille beats Brest 2-1 to move 5 points behind leader PSG

Substitute Nemanja Radonjic scored a fine last-minute winner as second-placed Marseille beat Brest 2-1 to move five points behind French league leader Paris Saint-Germain on Friday. ...

Ferrari chief happy to consider possibility of Hamilton move

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The prospect of six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton driving for Ferrari in the future may not be as far-fetched as it once seemed. Ham...

Ferrari’s Leclerc pledges to behave better at Abu Dhabi GP

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Charles Leclerc pledges to behave better at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix this weekend, vowing there will be no repeat of the crash which sent both Ferraris spinning ...

Neymar’s PSG return set to test coach Tuchel’s skills

PARIS (AP) — With Neymar returning from his latest injury, Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel’s man-management skills could be strongly tested. Neymar is set to play in Friday’s...

Ronaldo stuck on 99 goals but Portugal through to Euro 2020

PARIS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo will have to wait a little longer for his 100th international goal, scoring only once as defending champion Portugal secured its place at next year’s European Championsh...

Giroud nets winner as France beats Moldova 2-1 in qualifying

PARIS (AP) — Olivier Giroud scored the winning goal from the penalty spot as France beat Moldova 2-1 on Thursday to move ahead of Turkey in their European Championship qualifying group. ...

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TOP STORIES: SOC--EUROPEAN QUALIFYING ROUNDUP England can secure its spot at the 2020 European Championship with a draw at home to Montenegro, while anything but a ...

Cavani facing prospect of losing PSG starting spot to Icardi

PARIS (AP) — Unyielding support from his fans may not be enough to console Edinson Cavani amid the reality unfolding before him at Paris Saint-Germain. The club's all-time leading scorer looks like lo...

Puel revival goes on as Saint-Etienne beats Nantes to go 3rd

PARIS (AP) — Resurgent Saint-Etienne twice came from behind to win 3-2 at Nantes on Sunday and move into third place in the French league under new coach Claude Puel. Saint-Etienne h...

Icardi comes off the bench to score PSG's winner at Brest

PARIS (AP) — Mauro Icardi came off the bench to score the winner as lackluster Paris Saint-Germain won 2-1 at Brest in the French league on Saturday. Six minutes after replacing Edin...

European Soccer Weekend: Liverpool-City the pick of games

What to watch in the leading leagues in European soccer this weekend: ENGLAND Liverpool could finish the weekend with a nine-point lead at the top of the Premier Le...

After 2 sackings, Puel having some success at Saint-Etienne

PARIS (AP) — While his former club Leicester flies high in the Premier League, coach Claude Puel is turning Saint-Etienne's fortunes around in his quiet and determined way. Saint-Eti...