The US Treasury on Wednesday accused Rafael Marquez, captain of Mexico's national football team and a former FC Barcelona player, of being a ‘front person’ for a major drug trafficking organization.
Qatar's national football team will be permitted to play in the preliminary qualifying rounds of the 2022 World Cup despite being given an automatic berth in the finals as tournament hosts, the Asian Football Confederation has said.
Longer periods of stoppage time are likely at the Confederations Cup as world football governing body FIFA seeks ‘more playing time’ amid the testing of video reviews to help referees.
China's footballers may be struggling on the pitch but its companies are proving to be a big player, signing sponsorship deals with FIFA as the giant Asian nation looks to boost its chances of hosting the World Cup.
At least 1,000 people were injured, seven seriously, after a bomb scare triggered a stampede among Juventus fans assembled to watch the Champions League final in Turin, police said Sunday.
Manchester United and Manchester City on Thursday pledged £1 million ($1.3m, 1.2m euros) to an emergency fund set up after the terror attack in the city that left 22 people dead.