Rik Sharma
England players celebrate after defeating Switzerland in the Euro 2024 quarterfinals, in Dusseldorf, Germany, on Saturday.
Jul 9, 2024
'Grinding' England hope for spark against Netherlands in Euros semi
Former England striker Alan Shearer called the team "rotten" after staggering past Slovakia.
Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes (left) fights for the ball against Czech Republic midfielder Antonin Barak during their Euro 2024 group stage clash on Tuesday in Leipzig, Germany.
Jun 19, 2024
Ronaldo's Portugal scrapes out Euro 2024 opening win
Earlier in the group's other clash, Turkey bested Georgia 3-1 in a pulsating match in Dortmund.
Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe waves to fans prior to a match in Toulouse in August 2023.
Jun 2, 2024
Mbappe the next prize for Real Madrid, the kings of Europe
The 25-year-old forward has been unable to win the Champions League with Paris Saint-Germain in seven years at the French club.
Jan 8, 2024
Barcelona edge brave Barbastro to reach Copa del Rey last 16
The record 31-time winners took a two-goal lead through Fermin Lopez and Raphinha, before Adria de Mesa pulled one back for the hosts.
Barcelona players celebrate Ronald Araujo scoring the side's winning goal against Real Sociedad on Saturday in San Sebastian, Spain.
Nov 6, 2023
Inconsistent Barca target early Champions League progress
The Spanish champions can guarantee progress with a fourth consecutive victory in Group H.
Spain midfielder Alexia Putellas and her teammates celebrate their UEFA Women's Nations League win over Switzerland in Cordoba, Spain, on Tuesday.
Sep 27, 2023
Spain celebrates World Cup win with record crowd for Switzerland romp
Spain beat Sweden 3-2 in Gothenburg last Friday and then crushed Switzerland to take a stranglehold on top spot in its Nations League group.
Japan Times
Dec 28, 2022
Pressure rising as Barcelona must cope without Robert Lewandowski in Catalan
The Polish striker is the division's top scorer but is suspended for three league games after being sent off in Barcelona's final match before the World Cup.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Nov 27, 2022
Lionel Messi nourishes dream of matching Diego Maradona's legacy
Maradona scored only 15 goals for Argentina in 41 competitive appearances — compared to Messi's 49 in 115 — but some led him to World Cup glory.


Akiko Trush says her experience with the neurological disorder dystonia left her feeling like she wanted to chop her own hand off.
The neurological disorder that 'kills culture'