Soccer

FILE - In this Saturday, June 11, 2016 file photo Russian supporters attack an England fan at the end of the Euro 2016 Group B soccer match between England and Russia, at the Velodrome stadium in Marseille, France. A Russian lawmaker has proposed an unorthodox solution to the country’s football hooliganism woes ahead of next year’s World Cup, legalize it and turn it into a spectator sport. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, File)
March 05, 2017 - 9:00 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian lawmaker has proposed an unorthodox solution to the country's problems with football hooliganism ahead of next year's World Cup — legalize it and make it a spectator sport. Organized groups of Russian fans, many with martial arts training, fought English fans on the streets...
Read More
FC Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique arrives for a press conference at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in Sant Joan Despi, Spain, Friday, March 3, 2017. Enrique will leave the Spanish champions at the end of this season. The coach made the surprise announcement following the team's 6-1 win over Sporting Gijon in the Spanish league on Wednesday March 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
March 03, 2017 - 8:48 am
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Freed from fretting about the future, Luis Enrique wants to put a happy ending to his three years in charge at Barcelona. The coach said Friday he was "relieved" to be stepping down after the season, two days after he made the surprising announcement. "In a certain sense I...
Read More
FILE - In this March 13, 2013, file photo, Dominican Republic players celebrate their 3-1 win over the United States in a second-round game of the World Baseball Classic in Miami. The fourth edition of the World Baseball Classic, which opens Monday, March 6, 2017, when South Korea hosts Israel in Seoul, figures to be the most lucrative. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
March 03, 2017 - 4:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The World Baseball Classic returns Monday for its fourth edition, growing slowly yet still far from rising to the prominence of soccer's World Cup or the Olympics. South Korea hosts Israel at the opener of the 16-nation tournament in Seoul, and the Dominican Republic starts its...
Read More
March 01, 2017 - 2:49 am
A Tibet women's soccer team has been denied U.S. visas to participate in a tournament in Dallas. Cassie Childers, a coach and executive director for Tibet Women's Soccer, said that 16 members of the team were told at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India, that they "have no good reason to visit the...
Read More

Pages