Soccer

Ukraine's soccer restart disrupted by positive tests

The Ukrainian Premier League has restarted but one game was called off when an unspecified number of soccer players and staff tested positive for the coronavirus

Bayern beats Fortuna 5-0 to take 10-point…

Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich took a confident step closer to an eighth straight German title with a 5-0 demolition of Fortuna Düsseldorf in an empty stadium

Regulator freezes accounts of Mexico's Cruz Azul soccer team

Mexico's anti-money laundering agency has frozen the personal accounts of some of the top directors of first-division soccer team Cruz Azul, saying that "unusual movements were detected" in bank transactions

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Video game look? Spanish league considering…

The Spanish soccer league could use virtual crowds when the competition resumes in empty stadiums next month

The Latest: No positive results in EPL latest…

There have been no positive results from the Premier League’s latest round of COVID-19 testing

Federer tops highest-earning athlete list at more…

Roger Federer leads the annual Forbes ranking of highest-paid athletes with what the magazine says is $106.3 million in total earnings

Zoom wall takes in soccer match as Danish league resumes

Thousands of Danish soccer fans have logged into conferencing software Zoom and been transported into a stadium for a league game between AGF Aarhus and Randers that heralded the resumption of the country's pandemic-affected season

Coronavirus crisis restricts Heysel disaster…

Authorities and fans have marked the 35th anniversary of the Heysel Stadium tragedy where 39 people died during violence at the 1985 European Cup final between Liverpool and Juventus

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The Latest: West Indies cricket cutting pay by 50%

Cricket West Indies has announced a temporary 50% reduction in salaries of players and staff and funding across the region from July 1

Prince William urges men to open up on mental health issues

Britain's Prince William has admitted he’s found being a parent overwhelming at times and that the “life-changing” experience of having children brought back the trauma he experienced following the death of his mother, Princess Diana

'We have to touch each other': Sports in the COVID-19 world

Miami Heat All-Star Bam Adebayo says he isn't sure how the NBA will keep everyone healthy if the league resumes this pandemic-interrupted season

The Latest: Iowa AD looking at different football…

Iowa athletic director Gary Barta is not ruling out having a full stadium for home football games

Title IX major factor for colleges looking at sports cuts

Colleges mulling whether to cut sports amid the coronavirus pandemic must ensure they remain compliant with the federal civil-rights law known as Title IX

Zoom calls, drive-ins: Danes get creative for…

Danish soccer teams will be competing for points on the field and to deliver the most innovative fan experience off it when league play resumes this week amid the coronavirus pandemic

NWSL returning to play with summertime tournament…

Pro soccer returns to America next month when the National Women’s Soccer League plays a 25-game tournament in a near-empty stadium in Utah

The Latest: NBA reminding teams players overseas…

The NBA is reminding its teams that players currently outside the U.S. have been cleared to return

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The Latest: Iowa St AD sees football games with…

Iowa State athletic director Jaime Pollard is telling Cyclones fans that football home games will be played at no more than 50% capacity at Jack Trice Stadium, pending a change in state and local health guidelines

Women's Super League in England canceled because…

The top women’s soccer league in England has been canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak

Atlético Madrid forward João Félix has minor k…

Atlético Madrid says forward João Félix has sprained his left knee