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Ivan Gazidis, Arsenal’s Chief Executive, Seeks a Major Trophy

Ivan Gazidis, Arsenal’s chief executive, discusses winning, pressure and what he wants his team to look like even after he and Manager Arsène Wenger are gone.

Soccer: Olympic Success Carries a Bonus for Koreans: Military Exemption

Male athletes from South Korea get to avoid a mandatory stint in the military if they win a medal at the Olympics.

Red Bulls 4, N.Y.C.F.C. 1: Red Bulls Swiftly Avenge Their First Loss to N.Y.C.F.C.

The Red Bulls built a three-goal lead by halftime and never looked back, defeating N.Y.C.F.C., 4-1. Bradley Wright-Phillips scored twice.

Jack Harrison’s U.S. Soccer Path Started With a Choice in England by His Mother

Harrison has begun to cause a stir for New York City F.C., the fulfillment of a dream that began when he was a boy and his mother withdrew him from Manchester United’s youth academy.

Lazio Inches Closer to a Title ... From 1915

An Italian committee is set to decide next month whether to award Lazio a championship title from the 1914-15 season, which was interrupted by the onset of World War I.

Testing a Replay System to Give Soccer Referees Another Set of Eyes

Soccer officials tested a video replay system at Red Bull Arena on Wednesday to get feedback on what it might look like for professional leagues in the future.

Special Report: 2016 European Championship: The 10 Best Goals of Euro 2016

Spectators at this tournament were blessed with some sublime moments of grace that changed games and enriched players' reputations.

Special Report: 2016 European Championship: The ‘Little’ Teams That Kept on Running

In the year of the unexpected at Euro 2016, it was heart and spirit that mattered.

Barcelona’s Support of Lionel Messi in Tax Fraud Case Is Criticized

The team’s campaign to support a star player has infuriated those trying to collect Spanish taxes and been described by a government agency as “completely wrong.”

Megan Rapinoe Makes Cut as U.S. Names Olympic Soccer Roster

Carli Lloyd, Hope Solo and Tobin Heath will be chasing their third straight gold medals in Rio, and the American team its fourth.

Global Soccer: Overturning of Suspension Came Too Late for French Soccer Team

France was threadbare at center back in the Euro final, in part because Mamadou Sakho was left off the roster after a doping-related suspension.

Project Raises $3 Million to Build 50 Soccer Fields in New York

New York City F.C., Adidas, the U.S. Soccer Foundation and New York City will contribute $750,000 apiece to build and maintain the fields in underserved neighborhoods.

Global Soccer: Paul Pogba, a Force of Nature for France

Built like a light-heavyweight boxer, with an immense stride and a big heart, Pogba has been a mercurial midfield force in the European Championships.

United States 1, South Africa 0: U.S. Women Win Olympic Warm-Up Against Backdrop of Wage Dispute

The friendly was the final match for the Americans before Coach Jill Ellis releases her roster for the Summer Games in Brazil.

On Soccer: Cristiano Ronaldo, Quiet Superstar, Can Win Portugal’s Heart With Euros Title

Cristiano Ronaldo has had years of success at Real Madrid but still seeks his first major title for Portugal, which faces France in the European Championships final on Sunday.

Global Soccer: Unlikely Heroes Have Made Their Mark for Portugal and France

France may complete a remarkable run of winning major titles as the host, and Portugal is on the brink of its first big title. Something has to give.

U.S. Women’s Soccer Players Renew Their Fight for Equal Pay

With the Rio Olympics fast approaching, the team is turning to the court of public opinion to press its case.

France 2, Germany 0: France Beats Germany to Reach Euro 2016 Final

Antoine Griezmann scored twice and France moved a step closer to winning another major soccer championship on home soil with its victory over Germany.

Portugal 2, Wales 0 | European Championships Semifinal: Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo Get Another Chance for Glory

Portugal, led by Ronaldo, advanced to the final of the European Championships, where it will play the winner of the France-Germany game on Sunday.

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