• Japan, Italy, Portugal advance in U20 World Cup

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Italy, Japan and Portugal advanced to the knockout stage of the Under-20 World Cup on Saturday.

  • Portugal’s European Championship hero dropped from squad

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal is going to the Confederations Cup without Eder, its goal-scoring hero in the final of the European Championship, and rising star Renato Sanches.

  • Monaco confident of keeping coach Jardim long term

    MONACO (AP) — Monaco vice president Vadim Vasilyev is confident that coach Leonardo Jardim will commit to a long-term contract and that most of the club’s players will be kept following an inspirational season.