SOCCER

Ten killed as fire sweeps through Flamengo training centre in Rio

Ten killed as fire sweeps through Flamengo training centre in Rio

Published 08/02/2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - A fire swept through the training centre of Rio de Janeiro soccer club Flamengo on Friday, killing 10 people, including [more…]

Soccer: French League to pay tribute to Sala with minute’s applause

Soccer: French League to pay tribute to Sala with minute’s applause

Published 08/02/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - All Ligue 1 and 2 games this weekend will hold a minute’s applause before kickoff in memory of former Nantes player Emiliano [more…]

Body from plane wreckage identified as footballer Sala: UK police

Body from plane wreckage identified as footballer Sala: UK police

Published 08/02/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - A body retrieved from the wreckage of a crashed plane in the English Channel has been formally identified as Cardiff City’s Argentina-born [more…]

Rugby: Major League commissioner sees bright future for game in U.S.

Rugby: Major League commissioner sees bright future for game in U.S.

Published 28/01/2019

(Reuters) - Major League Rugby (MLR) Commissioner Dean Howes says the sport will be more visible than ever in the United States this year as [more…]

Former Australia captain Foster to lobby FIFA for Araibi

Former Australia captain Foster to lobby FIFA for Araibi

Published 28/01/2019

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Former Australia soccer captain Craig Foster will lobby officials at world governing body FIFA later on Monday for them to intervene on [more…]

Soccer: U.S. give manager Berhalter a winning start, beat Panama 3-0

Soccer: U.S. give manager Berhalter a winning start, beat Panama 3-0

Published 28/01/2019

(Reuters) - The United States beat Panama 3-0 on Sunday to give new manager Gregg Berhalter a winning start to his tenure. Djordje Mihailovic marked [more…]

Australia union seeks help for detained Bahraini refugee player

Australia union seeks help for detained Bahraini refugee player

Published 14/01/2019

DUBAI (Reuters) - The head of the Australian soccer players union wants the sport’s regional governing body to help secure the release of a Bahraini [more…]

AC Milan: Ibrahimovic returning to Galaxy

AC Milan: Ibrahimovic returning to Galaxy

Published 10/12/2018

Zlatan Ibrahimovic intends to be back with the Los Angeles Galaxy in 2019 after considering a return to AC Milan, sporting director Leonardo told reporters [more…]

Soccer: Sierra Leone’s disqualification from Nations Cup boosts…

Soccer: Sierra Leone’s disqualification from Nations Cup boosts…

Published 03/12/2018

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone have been disqualified from the preliminaries for the 2019 African Nations Cup finals, confirming places for Kenya and Ghana [more…]

Soccer: Referee banned by FA after rock, paper, scissors blunder

Soccer: Referee banned by FA after rock, paper, scissors blunder

Published 14/11/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Referee David McNamara has been handed a three-week ban by the English FA for asking two captains to play rock, paper, scissors [more…]