9:47 PM UEFA has lifted key financial fair play sanctions from Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain, with both clubs meeting spending limits imposed last year.
The United States has made formal requests to extradite the seven FIFA officials detained on US bribery charges in Switzerland, the Swiss Federal Office of Justice said on Thursday.
Owen Roberts Soccer can be a cruel, cruel sport. All the commitment, pain and passion in a game can all be wasted by one moment of cruel fate.
An injury time own goal from England defender Laura Bassett put Japan into the World Cup final with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.
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7:30 PM Defending champions Japan and the rival United States are gearing up for the Women's World Cup final in Vancouver on Sunday where both teams will have the added motivation of trying to avenge a past loss to the other.
6:19 PM An Indonesian tsunami survivor, found wearing a Portugal shirt nearly three weeks after his home was destroyed in the 2004 disaster, has joined Sporting Lisbon's academy, the club said on Thursday.
Michael Lynch Racing industry officials and experts say gender is not a key factor in why what seems a disproportionate number of female jockeys and trackwork riders are suffering fatal injuries.
Michael Lynch The soccer players' union has upped the ante in the war of words following the expiration of the collective bargaining agreement.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra United and Matildas playmaker Ashleigh Sykes says the push for better conditions for women's footballers won't get anywhere until it's "a constant in people's mind", not just during big events like the World Cup.
Sam Borden Last Tuesday, about 24 hours before he jammed his fingers into another man's nose, dropped his elbow across another man's neck and put another man's feet where one's ears are supposed to be, Rodrigue Nana considered, just for a moment, the basic notion of fear.
Eduardo Vargas scored twice as Chile downed fierce rivals Peru 2-1 on Monday to reach the Copa America final for the first time in nearly 30 years.
Germany coach Silvia Neid has slammed FIFA's decision to make rival teams share the same hotel on the eve of a match as her side prepare for Tuesday's semi-final against the US at the Women's World Cup.
Danielle Rendina Czech international Petr Cech has signed a four-year-deal with English Premier League Club Arsenal worth about £10m ($20 million), drawing a line under an impressive 11-year career with cross-town rivals Chelsea.