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Man City Lose Appeal to CAS over Financial Fair-Play Investigation

Manchester City have lost their appeal against the decision of UEFA to refer the English champions to its adjudicatory chamber over alleged Financial Fair Play violations, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Friday.

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Loew Says New-Look Germany Not among Euro 2020 Favorites

Germany head coach Joachim Loew insisted Friday his fledgling team can not be considered among the favorites for Euro 2020 as they look to wrap up qualification against Belarus this weekend.

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Miami La Liga Match Scuppered by Spanish Court

Attempts to stage a Spanish La Liga match in Miami were foiled on Friday by a Madrid court which ruled the Villarreal v Atletico Madrid tie scheduled for December 6 cannot be played in the United States.

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Drogba Kicks Off 'Million Trees' Project in Ivory Coast

Football legend Didier Drogba helped launch a drive Friday to plant a million trees to halt deforestation in Ivory Coast.

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Football Diplomacy with Qatar Hints at Saudi 'Peace' Effort

A Saudi-led bloc's decision to play a football tournament in rival Qatar could herald a rapprochement after a two-year stand-off, and signal Riyadh is tempering its muscular approach that stoked regional crises.

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Injured Egypt Superstar Salah to Miss Cup of Nations Qualifiers

African superstar Mohamed Salah will not play for Egypt against Kenya on Thursday in 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying because of a lingering ankle injury.

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Zverev Denies Illegal Phone Use at ATP Finals

Alexander Zverev denied he was using his phone illegally during his ATP Finals round-robin defeat to Stefanos Tsitsipas at London's O2 Arena.

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Spanish TV Will Not Bid for Super Cup Rights Due to Saudi Rights Record

Spain's public broadcaster RTVE said Thursday it will not bid for the rights to the Spanish Super Cup being held in Saudi Arabia because "human rights are not respected" in the country.

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Thierry Henry to Coach Montreal Impact

Ex-Arsenal star Thierry Henry has been appointed coach at MLS franchise Montreal Impact on a two-year contract, the Canadian club announced Thursday.

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Iraqis Aim to Rekindle Protests with Iran Football Match

For Iraqis opposed to the Baghdad government and its sponsor Tehran, there is even more than football at stake when Iraq faces Iran in a World Cup qualifier on Thursday.

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