Football


August 17, 2018 7:21:04 pm

Kevin de Bruyne will miss up to three months of action but will not need surgery after scans revealed the full extent of his knee injury.

In this Sept. 29, 2016 file photo, then Olympiakos' coach Paulo Bento holds the ball during the Europa League Group B soccer match between Olympiakos and APOEL at Georgios Karaiskakis stadium in Piraeus port, near Athens
August 17, 2018 10:34:59 am

Paulo Bento signed a four-year contract to take South Korea through the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo, right, controls the ball during a friendly match between the Juventus A and B teams, in Villar Perosa, northern Italy
August 17, 2018 10:22:35 am

Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to make his Juventus debut in Verona following his Serie A record 112 million euro move from Real Madrid.

August 17, 2018 1:13:46 am

Serie A matches involving Genoa and Sampdoria on Sunday have been postponed at the request of the two clubs in the wake of Tuesday's motorway bridge collapse.

August 16, 2018 11:25:41 pm

With the second round of Premier League matches upon us this weekend, a knee injury to Kevin De Bruyne has cast a rare cloud over the Etihad Stadium.

August 16, 2018 10:56:01 pm

Petr Cech struggled with Unai Emery's tactics, which involve playing out from the back, in the 2-0 loss to defending champions Manchester City

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August 16, 2018 10:35:31 pm

Defending champions India have won the title seven times and would start as a favourite when Bangladesh hosts the event for the third time from September 4 to 15

Top news LIVE updates: France wins FIFA World Cup 2018; PM Modi hopes Bengal govt will 'work' for farmers
August 17, 2018 8:38:31 am

The rankings were the first to be issued since France beat Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final on July 15 and also the first since FIFA replaced its much-criticised previous formula.

August 16, 2018 4:04:02 pm

Despite losing out on Cristiano Ronaldo, Casemiro insisted that the loss to Atletico did not mean his side had to go out and make urgent signings.

August 16, 2018 4:29:33 pm

Mesut Ozil announced his international retirement in July after Germany crashed out of the World Cup group stage in Russia.

August 16, 2018 12:46:06 pm

Everton had targeted then Watford manager Silva to replace Ronald Koeman last November but were refused permission to approach him.

Manchester City
August 16, 2018 12:34:46 pm

Kevin De Bruyne's injury will come as a major blow for City with the Belgian providing the most number of assists for the club for the last three seasons.

Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid
August 17, 2018 8:54:29 am

Real Madrid had a poor start under new manager Julen Lupetegui as Atletico Madrid lifted the UEFA Super Cup with a 4-2 win.

August 16, 2018 9:36:47 am

The deal, which runs from this season until 2021, gives Facebook exclusive free-to-air rights to 32 live matches each season, including the Champions League final and UEFA Super Cup, the European soccer body said in a statement.

Kevin De Bruyne
August 16, 2018 9:28:00 am

Kevin De Bruyne and his Manchester City teammates attended the premiere of a documentary series about the team hours after the midfielder injured his right knee in a training session.

Cristiano Ronaldo
August 16, 2018 9:14:24 am

After years of falling attendances and top players choosing to ply their trade elsewhere, there is a feeling that Serie A might be regaining some of its old allure.

Cristiano Ronaldo
August 16, 2018 9:05:13 am

With the new season of Serie A starting from Friday, all eyes are on Cristiano Ronaldo and whether the now, Juventus forward, can dominate in new, untested land.

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August 16, 2018 8:21:34 am

Ebenezer Cobb Morley was the founding member and the first secretary of the Football Association or FA in 1863, which is the oldest football body in the world

Atletico's Saul Niguez, second from right, celebrates with teammates after scoring his side's third goal during the UEFA Super Cup final soccer match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the Lillekula stadium in Tallinn, Estonia
August 16, 2018 6:53:03 am

Atletico Madrid's victory was over its crosstown rival Real Madrid had added significance after it lost two Champions League finals to Real in 2014 and 2016.

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Live
August 16, 2018 3:16:07 am

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid Highlights, UEFA Super Cup: Real Madrid couldn't make it four Super Cup wins in five years while Atletico Madrid won their third straight Super Cup title.