Posts Tagged International soccer

UEFA investigates Italian soccer head over racism

Italian national soccer team's new coach Antonio Conte, left, flanked by Italian Soccer Federation (FIGC) President Carlo Tavecchio, speak during a press conference for his presentation, in Rome, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

LONDON (AP) — The Italian football federation’s new president is being investigated by UEFA over an alleged racist comment and could be banned for three months.

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FIFA rejects Barcelona appeal against transfer ban

FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, from Uruguay, center, poses with Barcelona's sports director Andoni Zubizarreta, left, and Barcelona's vice-president Jordi Mestre during a press conference of his presentation at the Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Barcelona unveiled Suarez on Tuesday, an event delayed for over five weeks since his transfer from Liverpool due to his latest suspension for biting an opponent at the World Cup. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

ZURICH (AP) — Barcelona will be barred from signing any players in 2015 after FIFA rejected the club’s appeal against a one-year ban for breaching transfer regulations.

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10th European Cup in hand, Madrid turns to Liga

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal, left, and Fiorentina's Borja Valero  challenge for the ball during their friendly soccer match  in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Real Madrid is set to place an even greater emphasis on winning the Spanish league title after ending its quest for an elusive 10th European Cup last season.

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FIFA to host global summit on ethics in sports

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA will host a conference on ethical sports leadership organized by the Brussels-based World Forum for Ethics in Business.

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FIFA, Russia relations hit rough spot

GENEVA (AP) — Relations between FIFA and its next World Cup host, Russia, are under strain.

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