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Infantino Kicks Off Talks on World Cup Expansion

FIFA president Gianni Infantino wrapped up the first of 11 executive meetings with federation representatives Wednesday by saying those gathered in Paris were all in favor of expanding the World Cup.

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Champions League: Leicester March into Last 16 with Real, Spurs Out

Leicester kept their Champions League dreams aflame Tuesday, cruising into the last 16 with a 2-1 win over Belgium's Club Brugge, where they were joined by Real Madrid -- but not a crestfallen Tottenham.

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Russia Squad Fear Home World Cup Humiliation

Soul-searching following Russia's miserable performance at the 2016 Euro led to one inescapable conclusion: the squad has a long way to go to avoid humiliation on home turf at the 2018 World Cup.

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Bale to Reportedly Miss El Clasico Due to Ankle Injury

Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale will miss his side's blockbuster clash with Barcelona next weekend due to an ankle injury, Spanish media reported on Wednesday.

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Mourinho in It for the Long Haul at Man United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will need time like his storied predecessor Alex Ferguson to turn the club into a dominant force again, he said on Wednesday.

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Football: English Former Players Allege Sex Abuse

Former Tottenham Hotspur striker Paul Stewart and two other ex-players have come forward to allege sexual abuse at the hands of youth coaches when they were children.

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City Hunt Gladbach Win on Pep's Return to Germany

Pep Guardiola takes his Manchester City side back to Germany on Wednesday, hunting a win at Borussia Moenchengladbach to put the Citizens in the last 16 of the Champions League.

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Gerrard Destined for Management, Says Carragher

Jamie Carragher believes it is just "a matter of time" before former Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard becomes a manager.

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Putin Signs Anti-Doping Law

President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday signed a law that introduces prison terms for coaches and medical staff who coerce athletes into using banned performance-enhancing drugs. 

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FIFA Chief Wants Video Refs for Next World Cup

FIFA president Gianni Infantino says he is in favor of introducing video refereeing for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, after previously expressing fears it would break up games too much.

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