• Odd-looking Ronaldo bust steals the show at airport ceremony

    FUNCHAL, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has an airport named after him, but it was his odd-looking statue that attracted attention in Wednesday’s ceremony honoring the Portugal star in his hometown.

  • Fasten your seatbelts: Cristiano Ronaldo Airport is here

    FUNCHAL, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo now has an international airport named after him.

  • Technology lends a hand as Spain beats France 2-0

    SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — Spain ended France’s seven-game unbeaten run as substitutes David Silva and Gerard Deulofeu scored second-half goals to secure a 2-0 win over the European Championship runner-up in a friendly at the Stade de France on Tuesday.

  • Ronaldo scores on return home as Portugal loses to Sweden

    FUNCHAL, Portugal (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored on his emotional return home, but Portugal squandered a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 to Sweden in a friendly on Tuesday.

  • World Cup qualifying in Europe: State of play in groups

    LONDON (AP) — As World Cup qualifying reaches the midway point in Europe, The Associated Press looks at the state of the groups. The winners qualify automatically while the second-place teams go into playoffs.