SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Defending champion Brazil will face Spain for the Olympic gold medal in men's soccer on Saturday.
RIFU, Japan (AP) — Atsushi Muramatsu's handmade flyers are the size of a business card, written in several languages. “Welcome to Miyagi Stadium," one reads. "The gymnasium next door was the largest morgue for tsunami victims.”
TOKYO (AP) — The first hints that this was Italy’s year came when Italian band Maneskin won the popular Eurovision Song Contest in May.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Miles Robinson scored on a header in the 117th minute, and a United States junior varsity lineup upset a mostly front-line Me…
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Mikel Oyarzabal helped Spain into a second semifinal in a month. Brazil remains on track for a quick return to another final.
CAIRO (AP) — A malaria outbreak among Libya’s national indoor soccer team has claimed the life of one player while several others have been sickened following the team’s participation in the African Minifootball Cup in Nigeria, Libya’s sports ministry and its minifootball federation said.
LONDON (AP) — A British man who died 32 years after being caught in a crush of soccer fans at an overcrowded Hillsborough Stadium has been recorded as the 97th victim of the 1989 tragedy.
SEATTLE (AP) — Baseball was an integral part of Catie Griggs' life growing up just not when it came to her career.
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners hired Catie Griggs as the club’s new president of business operations on Tuesday.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes has become part of MLS club Sporting Kansas City's ownership group.
KASHIMA, Japan (AP) — The United States did what was necessary to advance at the Tokyo Olympics, it just wasn't exactly the high-flying offens…
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts:
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Players of Argentina’s Boca Juniors spent the night in a bus outside a Brazilian police station before being allowed to leave Wednesday following a brawl with security after their Copa Libertadores penalty shootout loss to local Atletico Mineiro.
TOKYO (AP) — A third athlete at the Olympic Village in Tokyo has tested positive for COVID-19, with the Czech Republic team reporting the case…
SEOUL, South Korea — The number of infected sailors on a South Korean destroyer on an anti-piracy mission off East Africa has soared to 247, the largest cluster for the country’s military during the coronavirus pandemic.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Shaq Moore scored 20 seconds in and the United States beat Canada 1-0 Sunday to win Group B at the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi and Barcelona are closer to signing a new deal that would keep the Argentina star at the Spanish club through the end of his playing career.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Former UVa star Daryl Dike scored twice and helped force an own goal, helping the U.S. rout Martinique 6-1 Thursday night …
LONDON (AP) — One of the England soccer players targeted with online racist abuse after his team’s loss in the final of the European championship condemned social media companies Thursday for doing too little to block “hateful and hurtful” messages on their platforms.
NEW YORK (AP) — The creators of the Apple TV+ comedy series “Ted Lasso” have gotten used to hearing lots of backhanded compliments.
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The head of El Salvador’s soccer federation said Wednesday he will ask CONCACAF to allow his country to play its Sept. 2 World Cup qualifier against the U.S. team in the United States.
TOKYO (AP) — Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics will put their medals around their own necks to protect against spreading the coronavirus.
LONDON — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the government plans to ban anyone guilty of online racist abuse from soccer matches as author…
LONDON (AP) — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the government plans to ban anyone guilty of online racist abuse from soccer matches as authorities continue to respond to the lawlessness connected to England’s loss in the final of the European soccer championship.