France links trouble outside stadium to thousands of fake tickets for match; U.K. calls footage and fan accounts of incident “deeply concerning.”
With a stunning rope-a-dope, the Spanish club knocked out Liverpool 1-0 to win European soccer’s top prize for the 14th time.
The club turned around a 2-0 deficit to beat Aston Villa 3-2 and clinch its fourth championship in five years.
The club is holding hope of a four-trophy season, but the toughest challenges lie ahead: leapfrogging Manchester City in the league and beating Real Madrid in Europe.
The landmark agreements with U.S. Soccer will pay players on both national teams the same game bonuses and World Cup prize money.
The Spanish champions scored three times after the 89th minute of regulation to win 6-5 over two games. Real Madrid will play Liverpool in the final on May 28.
A U.S.-led takeover of the club means more Premier League teams are controlled by American investors than British.
Karim Benzema and Luka Modric, with a combined age of 70, have led the club back to the Champions League semifinals in their soccer old age.
The club that set a women’s soccer attendance record is undefeated this season and helping Barça supporters get their trophy fix.
In its relentless bid to chase down the richest club in English soccer, Liverpool has kept up by never missing in the transfer market.
The Americans’ other opponents are Iran and a European team that has yet to be determined.
In a rare outburst, the president of the Norwegian soccer federation said the tournament was awarded to the Gulf nation with “unacceptable consequences.”
The country of two million people is now 90 minutes from a spot in the World Cup. But first, it has to beat Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal.
Four years after a disaster in Trinidad cost them a trip to the 2018 World Cup, the team can qualify for the 2022 tournament as early as Sunday.
The four-time world champions will miss the tournament for the second straight time after Thursday’s 1-0 defeat at home.
With initial bids due on Friday, Roman Abramovich’s club has attracted interest from billionaire-led groups in the U.S., U.K., and Saudi Arabia.
The U.K.’s action against the club’s Russian owner left Chelsea unable to sell tickets, merchandise and potentially the team itself, as it negotiates better terms with the government.
In a closely watched election, Cone beat the man she replaced two years ago after he resigned amid equal-pay lawsuit controversy.
The goalkeeper for the Stanford women’s soccer team helped lead the school to its third championship in 2019. University officials didn’t release a cause of death.
Soccer’s world governing body said it would prevent any national-team games from taking place on Russian soil and forbid Russia from competing under its own flag or using the Russian national anthem.