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Shakhtar Donetsk's Taison banned for one game for reacting to racist abuse

Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Taison has been handed a one-match ban by the Ukrainian FA for his reaction to racist abuse by traveling Dynamo Kyiv fans.

Al Janoub: Zaha Hadid's Qatar 2022 World Cup legacy

The Al Janoub Stadium is one of the first stadiums completed for the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. The 40,000-seat Al Janoub features new air-cooling technology to combat Qatar's notorious temperatures.

Dutch soccer set for widespread protests against racism

Qatar defends World Cup stadium cooling method

Jose Mourinho and Tottenham: A match made in heaven ... or hell?

Two-time Champions League winner Jose Mourinho has been appointed head coach of struggling Tottenham Hotspur, taking over from Argentine Mauricio Pochettino.

Mark Sampson: Ex-England women's coach charged with racist language

Former England women's manager Mark Sampson has been charged with alleged racist language by the English Football Association.

'Wales. Golf. Madrid. In that order': Gareth Bale pokes fun at critics

He's won four Champions League titles with Real Madrid and scored over a hundred goals for the club. But Gareth Bale is facing a backlash from the club's fans after celebrating with a flag that suggests he prefers appearing for Wales and playing golf ahead of starring for Real.

Jose Mourinho named as new Tottenham Hotspur manager

Jose Mourinho has been named Tottenham Hotspur's head coach after the surprise sacking of Mauricio Pochettino.

Jose Mourinho and Tottenham: A match made in heaven ... or hell?

Man Utd's debt rise is worrying sign for struggling club

If you thought the situation for Manchester United on the pitch was troubling, fans looking for consolation in the club's financial situation may want to look away now.

Mauricio Pochettino sacked by Tottenham Hotspur

Enrique back as Spain boss, months after daughter's death

Qatar World Cup coverage has been unfair, says 2022 chief executive

The chief executive of Qatar's 2022 World Cup organizing committee says the country has been surprised by the "severity" of the criticism it has received since winning the right to host the 2022 tournament.

Qatar World Cup coverage has been unfair, says 2022 chief executive

The chief executive of Qatar's 2022 World Cup organizing committee says the country has been surprised by the "severity" of the criticism it has received since winning the right to host the 2022 World Cup.

Dutch football match halted after 'Black Pete' chants

Record crowd watches Arsenal beat Tottenham in Women's Super League

Ronaldo scores 99th international goal as Portugal qualifies for Euro 2020

Cristiano Ronaldo scores hat-trick to move within two goals of historic landmark

Thierry Henry to coach MLS side Montreal Impact

Former Arsenal and Barcelona striker Thierry Henry has been appointed as the new head coach of Major League Soccer side Montreal Impact in Canada.

'I came, I saw, I conquered': Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirms LA Galaxy exit

Frankfurt's captain banned for seven weeks for barging over opposition coach

Eintracht Frankfurt captain David Abraham has been handed a seven-week suspension and a $27,500 (€25,000) fine for barging into an opposition team's manager.

Meet the teen soccer prodigy with two million Instagram followers

He's only 16, but already plays for one of the world's biggest soccer clubs and has more than two million followers on social media.

Flaming lion hologram lights up soccer stadium's reopening

You'd be forgiven for thinking it was a scene from a futuristic sci-fi movie -- a giant, flaming lion leaping across the roof of football ground in front of thousands of spectators.

Fiery lions and disappearing rappers: Holograms in sports events

Argentinian soccer team Estudiantes de la Plata re-opened their stadium with a holographic lion to prowl the pitch. But they're only the latest to use holograms, from esports to concerts.

Bernardo Silva suspended and fined $64,000 over 'racist' tweet

Chelsea wins race for Aussie soccer star Sam Kerr

Ronaldo 'is not a problem,' says Juve coach

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri says the team's star player Cristiano Ronaldo "is not a problem" after substituting the Portuguese international for a second consecutive game.

Frankfurt's David Abraham sent off for barging over opposition coach as Bundesliga match ends in chaos

Two red cards, a mass brawl, and a coach lying flat on the floor by the touchline -- it wasn't your average end to a football game.

Sterling dropped by England after row with teammate

Brazilian Taison sent off after reacting to racist abuse

Record crowd sees England's Lionesses beaten

Braving the cold and driving rain, a record home crowd for an England women's football international saw the Lionesses beaten 2-1 by Germany at Wembley Stadium Saturday.

Liverpool beats champion Man City in epic title showdown

Toxic soccer matches: Stabbings, fascist salutes and banners mocking Mussolini

Stabbings, fans appearing to make Nazi salutes as well as supporters mocking former Italian leader Benito Mussolini combined to produce a toxic atmosphere in a leading European football game Thursday.

Lewandowski double as Bayern wins 'Der Klassiker'

Ex-NFL kicker Morten Anderson backs Carli Lloyd's switch from soccer

She's scored 118 goals for the United States women's national soccer team (USWNT), won two consecutive World Cup titles and clinched two Olympic gold medals.

Alex Morgan: Pregnant USWNT star plans to play at Olympics

US soccer striker Alex Morgan says she plans to return to the national team in time for the 2020 Olympics despite being due to give birth to her first child just three months before.

Brescia fans criticize Balotelli after he was racially abused

Goalscoring etiquette: Ramsey nabs goal from Ronaldo

Juventus reached the last 16 of the Champions League with two games to spare thanks to Douglas Costa's superb goal, but as so often is the case, all the talk centered on Cristiano Ronaldo's performance.

Copa Libertadores final moved from Chile to Peru because of civil unrest

Social unrest in the Chilean capital of Santiago has forced the final of the Copa Libertadores to be moved to Lima in Peru.

Champions League: All the action as it happened

Italian youth soccer team scales back plans to play in blackface after criticism

Champions League: As it happened

Joao Mario calls for stronger racist abuse punishments

Liverpool braced for two games in 24 hours on different continents

Everton investigates racist behavior of supporter

Everton is investigating a supporter's alleged racist behavior during the club's English Premier League match against Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday.

Bayern Munich sack struggling manager Niko Kovac

Bayern Munich has parted ways with manager Niko Kovac after just 18 months in charge, as Saturday's 5-1 hammering at the hands of Eintracht Frankfurt proved to be an embarrassment too far for the club's board.

Chelsea and Ajax share crazy eight-goal thriller

Verona handed partial stadium ban over racist abuse towards Mario Balotelli

German giants Bayern Munich humbled at Frankfurt

German giants Bayern Munich slumped to a humiliating 5-1 defeat at Eintracht Frankfurt Saturday to heap the pressure on coach Niko Kovac after a stuttering start to its Bundesliga title defense.

Balotelli suffers racist abuse in Serie A