Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Thirty-four Australian Football League (AFL) players accused of using a banned supplement were cleared by a tribunal Tuesday, although the country's anti-doping watchdog insists what happened at the Essendon club was “utterly disgraceful.”
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Traditional heavyweights Germany and Portugal earned important wins to boost their hopes of qualifying for the 2016 European Championship on Sunday, while Romania and Northern Ireland hold a big edge in their group after victories.
Monday, March 30, 2015
Chris Pontius scored in stoppage time, lifting D.C. United to a 1-0 victory over the L.A. Galaxy, while Brazilian duo Kaka and Pedro Ribeiro scored for Orlando City in its comeback 2-2 draw with Montreal in week four of Major League Soccer on Saturday.
The Netherlands and Italy needed late equalizers to rescue draws in European Championship qualifying on Saturday. And a pair of goals plus an assist by Gareth Bale put Wales atop its group.
Broadcasters reporting on the Olympic and Asian Football Confederation qualifying match between Taiwan and host Myanmar were accused of using racial slurs in game coverage on Friday.2 Comments
Sunday, March 29, 2015
A Russian player was hit by a flare after 20 seconds in Montenegro before a brawl between the two teams' players eventually resulted in the European Championship qualifier being abandoned on Friday.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
Chile slumped to a 2-0 defeat against Iran on Thursday in its second-to-last warmup game before hosting the Copa America in June.
Striker Neymar scored his 43rd international goal and midfielder Willian set up two as Brazil beat France 3-1 on Thursday in another step in rebuilding its credibility.
Friday, March 27, 2015
Lukas Podolski came off the bench to save Germany's blushes with a late equalizer that secured the world champions' 2-2 draw in Wednesday's friendly against Asian champions Australia.
Nicklas Bendtner completed his first international hat trick with an injury-time winner as Denmark beat the United States 3-2 in a friendly on Wednesday.