Nigeria beat Libya 4-0 to reach U-23 AFCON qualifiers final round

(STL.News) Nigeria vs Libya saw the Dream Team VII progress to the next stage of the AFCON…

English soccer field invasions see players punched, pushed

LONDON (AP) — In an alleged moment of malice, a pitch invader punches a player. In an…

Adidas says women to get same WCup bonus as men

HERZOGENAURACH, Germany (AP) — Sportswear maker Adidas says it will give the same bonus to any…

Infantino: Male players can learn from better behaved women

ABERDEEN, Scotland (AP) — Striving to improve behavior at soccer matches, FIFA President Gianni Infantino sees…

US ties Japan 2-2 in Women’s World Cup tuneup

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Alex Morgan scored her 99th international goal, but Yuka Momiki responded with…

Jokic scores 36 points, Denver beats Thunder 121-112

DENVER / FEBRUARY 27, 2019 (STL.News) Nikola Jokic is making his presence felt down the stretch,…

Tottenham defends fans chanting an offensive term for Jews

LONDON/ FEBRUARY 27, 2019 (STL.News) Tottenham says only a total clampdown on anti-Semitism would make it…

Nantes files claim at FIFA against Cardiff over Sala deal

PARIS / FEBRUARY 27, 2019 (STL.News) A person with knowledge of the case says Nantes has filed…

Sala crash report says plane not licensed for commercial use

(AP) — Air accident investigators say the plane carrying soccer player Emiliano Sala was not licensed…

AMSTERDAM | Vandals paint swastikas on buildings in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Vandals suspected of being soccer hooligans from The Hague have painted graffiti including…

ZURICH | FIFA bans Chelsea from signing players in next two transfer windows for breaching rules

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA bans Chelsea from signing players in next two transfer windows for breaching…

ZURICH | FIFA bans Chelsea from signing players in 2 transfer windows

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA has banned Chelsea from signing players until the 2020 offseason transfer window…

PARIS | US draws Sweden again for 2019 Women’s World Cup

PARIS — The defending champion United States is again placed in a group with Sweden for…

St. Louis News: President Lewis Reed Response to Passage of MLS Resolution

The Board of Aldermen approved Resolution 180 with 26 aye votes, 2 no votes and 1…

FIFA Proposes Annual Club World Cup

As you read this, there is a challenge at the FIFA headquarters: a proposal to have…

Women’s soccer: Wait and see approach to FIFA strategy

FIFA’s new global strategy to grow the women’s game is prompting both praise and skepticism. Soccer’s…

SEATTLE | US and Sounders striker Clint Dempsey retires from soccer

SEATTLE — Former U.S. national team captain and Seattle Sounders striker Clint Dempsey has announced his…

PARIS | The Latest: French leader to soccer team: ‘Don’t change’

PARIS — The Latest on France celebrating team’s World Cup victory (all times local): 8:35 p.m.…

MOSCOW | The Latest: Embankment near stadium in Volgograd gives way

MOSCOW — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): ___ 1:15 a.m.…

PARIS | With flags, song, pride, French celebrate unifying victory

PARIS — It was a victory for all of France and the home crowd did it…

MANCHESTER, England | Manchester City signs Riyad Mahrez in record club deal

MANCHESTER, England  — Manchester City has signed Riyad Mahrez for a club-record 60 million pounds ($80…

NEW YORK | Marketing firm to pay more than $24M in soccer bribery case

NEW YORK – A Spain-based sports media company must pay a hefty penalty after its U.S.…

PARIS | Migration, outreach mean diversity is soccer’s new normal

PARIS — When France’s xenophobic fringes disparage the country’s diverse World Cup team as more African…

SAMARA, Russia | After so much humiliation, England a source of pride, unity

SAMARA, Russia — So often the source of letdowns and embarrassments, England’s soccer team is a…

MOSCOW | The Latest: Beckham-Ibrahimovic have friendly World Cup bet

MOSCOW  — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Soccer…

Mexico City – Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in celebration

MEXICO CITY — Soccer fans have converged on Mexico’s Angel of Independence to celebrate the national…

PARIS  | Platini vows to return to soccer after Swiss justice move

PARIS — Banned former UEFA President and FIFA vice president Michel Platini says he is planning…

TOKYO | AP Explains: American football’s niche following in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Japan has been absorbed for several weeks by a late hit during a…

Liberia president-elect says he will build on nation’s gains

MONROVIA, Liberia/December 30,2017(AP)(STL.News)— Liberia’s new president-elect says he will build on the institutional gains of the…

Soccer star Weah poised to win Liberia’s presidency

MONROVIA, Liberia/December 28, 2017(AP)(STL.News) —Former international soccer star George Weah was poised to win Liberia’s presidency with…