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Bale declined to play: Zidane

Real Madrid boss ­Zinedine ­Zidane has denied ­disrespecting Wales star Gareth Bale, as he discussed the expected transfer of the 30-year-old forward from the La Liga giants on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/23 18:23:40

Ronaldo will not face rape charges

Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo will not face any charges over an alleged rape in Las Vegas a decade ago, after US prosecutors said Monday they did not have enough evidence to proceed.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/23 18:18:40

Dinamo Bucharest coach Eugen Neagoe suffers heart attack

Dinamo Bucharest coach Eugen Neagoe suffered a heart attack during his club's match against Universitatea Craiova in the Romanian league on Sunday but later was stable in hospital.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/7/22 19:58:41

FIFA African soccer takeover stymied

FIFA's plan to take over the running of African soccer is set to face a possible roadblock with an executive committee member of the Confederation of ­African Football (CAF) saying he will challenge the decision in court.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/7/22 19:58:41

Atlanta United blank Wayne Ronney-less DC United 2-0

Pity Martinez scored the eventual winner and Brad Guzan earned his 10th shutout as Atlanta United FC beat the Wayne Rooney-less DC United 2-0 on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/22 19:38:40

Liverpool fall 2-1 to Sevilla in friendly

Alejandro Pozo delivered the late dagger in 10-man Sevilla's 2-1 friendly win over Liverpool in Boston Sunday, a defeat made worse for the European champions when they saw Yasser Larouci stretchered off.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/22 19:28:40

Arsenal's Saka ready to 'take on the world'

After impressing in a starting role for Arsenal in their 3-0 win over Fiorentina on Saturday, 17-year-old Bukayo Saka said he is ready to "take on the world" as part of an exciting next generation of talent.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/7/21 18:08:40

Real Madrid poised to move Welsh star Bale: Zidane

Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane says the La Liga giants are poised to offload Gareth Bale in the coming days.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/21 18:08:39

Algeria sink Senegal to claim Africa Cup of Nations

Played in the searing heat of the Egyptian summer, against a backdrop of chaos in the regional governing body CAF and enlarged to an unwieldy 24 teams, this year's Africa Cup of Nations defied logic and, on the pitch at least, turned into a surprising success.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/7/21 17:08:39

Suning kick-starts cooperation with Premier League

Suning.com will continue to invest big in sports, said deputy CEO Su Weiming during a press conference to kick-start the copyright cooperation between the Chinese retailgiant and the English Premier League on Friday in Shanghai.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/7/21 16:53:42

Koreas to face off in World Cup qualifiers

North and South Korea will face off in World Cup qualifiers after being drawn in the same group Wednesday, while arch rivals Iran and Iraq will also meet.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/18 16:48:41

Ighalo boosts Golden Boot hopes at Nations Cup as Nigeria finish third

Odion Ighalo boosted his chances of winning the Golden Boot at the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after he netted Nigeria's winner to ensure his side third place in the tournament with a 1-0 victory over Tunisia.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/18 16:13:40

After quick exit, Egyptian fans' dilemma: jeer or cheer for Algeria

After Egypt's humiliating exit from the Africa Cup of Nations, their loyal fan base's loyalties are divided between supporting their "Arab brothers" embodied in Algeria for this Friday's final - or not.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/18 16:13:40

Summer transfer spree makes soccer history

The summer transfer frenzy has kicked into full effect with the arrival of Antoine Griezmann at Barcelona from Atletico Madrid and more big names are expected to change clubs ahead of the new season beginning in Europe next month.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/7/18 15:23:40

Are clubs right to turn to former players?

The new soccer season brings with it almost as many changes in the dugout as in the playing staff.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/7/18 15:13:40

Young British soccer players learning overseas

"You want our best learning from our best rather than them going over and helping the Germans develop, perhaps," was a quote from England manager Gareth Southgate.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/7/18 14:38:40

Fans' criticism hurts: Arsenal director

Arsenal director Josh Kroenke admits criticism from furious fans has been "hard to take," but he insists the club's owners will stick to their guns.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/17 19:28:40

Cameroon sack Seedorf, Kluivert after Cup failure

Cameroon have sacked Dutch coach Clarence Seedorf after their disappointing performance at the Africa Cup of ­Nations, with his departure coming after the country's sports minister had demanded his exit.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/7/17 19:23:41