Russia's Olympic Committee (ROC) said on Saturday that eight of its athletes in the 2012 London Olympics were positive for doping following new tests of their samples given during the Games.
An alleged plot by FIFA President Gianni Infantino to oust the official who oversaw the salary offer he refused to accept has been dismissed as "ludicrous" by world soccer's governing body.
Manchester United hired Jose Mourinho as its third manager in three years on Friday, entrusting the highly successful Portuguese coach with the job of restoring the status of England's most prestigious club.
Ted Dumitru, the former South African national soccer team coach whose 40-year career took him from communist Romania to Turkey, Germany, the United States and across Africa, died Thursday. He was 76.
A long-range strike in the 90th minute from substitute Hao Junmin gave Shandong Luneng a 2-2 draw with Sydney FC, putting the Chinese side into the Asian Champions League quarterfinals on away goals.
Ken Tribbett scored a late equalizer, his first MLS goal, as Philadelphia Union come back for a 2-2 draw with Orlando City on Wednesday night.
Barcelona finished its season on a high by capturing the Copa del Rey title to add to its Spanish league trophy won just a week ago.
Louis van Gaal had little time to savor delivering Manchester United's first trophy since the Alex Ferguson dynasty ended three years ago.
Bayern Munich defeated Borussia Dortmund 4-3 on penalties in the German Cup final on Saturday to seal its 11th domestic double and give coach Pep Guardiola a winning send-off.
Kaka remains Major League Soccer's highest-paid player at just over US$7 million, and American goalkeeper Tim Howard will earn slightly more than US$2.5 million in his return to the league.