Conakry (AFP) – Guinea have appointed their caretaker coach Mohamed Kanfory Bangoura on a permanent basis and charged him with qualifying them for their first World Cup. Bangoura, known commonly as Lappe Bangoura, was chosen ahead of highly-rated Belgian coach Paul Put and German journeyman Gernot Rohr. Show More Summary
Here's what to expect during the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series Portsmouth and how to follow the racing action.
Under Armour, Gatorade, DHL, Equinox and Geico ink pacts to sponsor the ICC, which features top soccer clubs Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Chelsea.
Amman (AFP) – Line’s dream is about to become a reality, the 14-year-old Jordanian girl will make history later this year when she takes part in her first ever football world cup. FIFA’s U-17 Women’s World Cup will kick off on September 30 in Jordan, the first time a Middle Eastern country hosts an international women’s football competition. Show More Summary
FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has finally withdrawn his shocking announcement of retirement after his team's loss against Chile in the Copa America Finals. It was a heartbreaking news to the world of football, both for the fans and well-known personalities, but the athlete has reportedly changed his decision and is now going for the 2018 World Cup.
With the 2016 UEFA European Championship now over, beaten finalists France can turn their attention towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Les Bleus qualified automatically for this summer’s tournament as hosts and will need to advance...Show More Summary
The red and green ticker tape has long since been picked up from the grass of the Stade De France and the streets of Lisbon, and so what now for Portugal? Well, in short, rest. Whatever your opinion of this Portugal team and their performances...Show More Summary
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Afghanistan's attempts to gain more ODI fixtures leading into the September 2017 cut-off for 2019 World Cup qualification may gather steam with a proposal in the works to secure annual bilateral matches against India and teams touring India beginning next
Probably the most iconic England football shirt in history, worn by Geoff Hurst when he scored a hat-trick in the 4-2 World Cup final victory over West Germany in 1966, failed to net a buyer at auction on Tuesday. The long-sleeved red...Show More Summary
UCLA signee Mallory Pugh was named to the U.S. Olympic women’s soccer team Tuesday, but it’s still unclear if she’ll suit up for the Bruins this season. Pugh is also currently on the U.S. roster for the U-20 World Cup in the fall, according to UCLA head coach Amanda Cromwell, and U.S. Soccer is...
No moths were harmed in the making of this quiz. Cristiano Ronaldo, one of the world’s greatest players, and his native Portugal just won the 2016 Euro Cup this weekend. But while the pundits rave about Ronaldo’s outrageous playmaking...Show More Summary
The United States Women's national soccer team have announced their 18-woman squad for the 2016 Olympics. Head coach Jill Ellis has been tasked with leading the World Cup winners to glory in Rio, Brazil, following three successive Olympic...Show More Summary
Fourteen players who helped the United States win the Women’s World Cup last summer in Canada were named Tuesday to an Olympic squad that will seek a fourth consecutive gold medal in Rio de Janeiro. There were no surprises on Coach Jill Ellis’s roster, only a touch of intrigue surrounding midfielder Megan Rapinoe, who has […]
CNET takes you inside RoboCup 2016. See all the goals, fouls and cutting-edge robotics at this festival of mechanised soccer.
After a tournament is before a tournament. With the busy international calendar seemingly getting more jam-packed each year, national teams need to perform a quick turnaround after major championships are concluded. In Germany's case,...Show More Summary
Max Holden has stepped up to the England Under-19s captaincy as mass changes are made from the squad that contested the World Cup earlier this year
The shirt worn by Sir Geoff Hurst in England's 1966 World Cup victory is expected to fetch up to £500,000 at auction later.
Euro 2016 violence and what it means for the 2018 World Cup in Russia - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Euro 2016 in France has seen a return of football hooliganism which had been largely absent from recent international competitions. Show More Summary
The BBC's Piers Edwards explains the little-known story behind the African boycott to the 1966 World Cup, the only World Cup in history to have been snubbed by an entire continent.