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May 14, 2016

Chelsea offers Terry new one-year deal

Chelsea captain John Terry has been offered a contract for another season and the club is awaiting his response. The 35-year-old Terry is out of contract at the end of this season and in January said he would not be extending his stay. “The ...

FIFA appoints first female secretary general

May 14, 2016

FIFA appoints first female secretary general

FIFA’s corruption crisis was declared to be over by president Gianni Infantino on Friday as the scandal-battered governing body broke new ground by appointing its first female and first non-European secretary general. Senegalese United Nations official Fatma Samoura has no experience working in sports ...

Endo leads Gamba past Jubilo

May 13, 2016

Endo leads Gamba past Jubilo

Veteran Yasuhito Endo scored the winner with his first goal of the season as Gamba Osaka came from behind to secure a 2-1 home win over Jubilo Iwata on Friday in the J. League. Gamba, who had lost their last five games in all ...

May 13, 2016

Arsenal's Wenger says future undecided

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has not yet decided on his future, with his contract due to expire at the end of next season, the Frenchman said on Friday. He denied any knowledge of British media reports that he would be offered a new deal. ...

Whitecaps striker Kudo sidelined with broken jaw

May 13, 2016

Whitecaps striker Kudo sidelined with broken jaw

Vancouver Whitecaps striker Masato Kudo will be sidelined indefinitely after suffering a fractured jaw that will require surgery in a collision during a match, the Major League Soccer squad announced Thursday. The Japanese forward, who celebrated his 26th birthday last Friday, was injured in ...

Sunderland survives as Newcastle, Norwich are relegated

| May 12, 2016

Sunderland survives as Newcastle, Norwich are relegated

Sunderland completed its latest escape from relegation in the English Premier League on Wednesday — and consigned bitter northeast rival Newcastle to the second tier in the process. A 3-0 win over Everton guaranteed safety for Sunderland with a game to spare this season, ...

May 12, 2016

East Asian Football Federation to support Kumamoto earthquake relief efforts

The East Asian Football Federation will donate $20,000 to the Kumamoto Football Association to aid recovery efforts following the recent earthquakes that have rocked Kumamoto and surrounding areas in Kyushu, Japan Football Association president Kozo Tashima said Wednesday. Tashima, an executive board member of ...

Japan defeats Ghana in charity match

May 11, 2016

Japan defeats Ghana in charity match

Rio de Janeiro-bound Japan defeated Ghana 3-0 behind a trio of well-struck goals on Wednesday in a charity match dedicated to the victims of last month’s Kyushu earthquakes. Shinya Yajima bagged a brace and Cayman Togashi chipped in with one for Makoto Teguramori’s under-23 ...

United falls to West Ham after bus attack

May 11, 2016

United falls to West Ham after bus attack

Manchester United’s hopes of Champions League soccer took a hit on Tuesday in a 3-2 defeat at West Ham that followed an attack on the visiting team’s bus as it arrived for the match. Objects were thrown as the bus reached the stadium for ...