Posts Tagged Soccer

Real Madrid and Microsoft launch digital platform

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid has announced a deal with Microsoft to launch a “large digital platform” that will unite the Spanish club’s fans across the world.

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Midfielder Nyarko, Fire agree to deal

CHICAGO (AP) — Midfielder Patrick Nyarko has agreed to a contract with the Chicago Fire and is staying with the club.

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Marseille president Vincent Labrune in custody

France's forward Andre-Pierre Gignac plays with the ball during a training session, at the Velodrome Stadium, in Marseille, southern France, Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. Sweden will face France in an international friendly soccer match, on Tuesday.  (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

PARIS (AP) — French police detained three officials on Tuesday for payments linked to the 2010 transfer of France international Andre-Pierre Gignac to Marseille, and launched an operation against suspected match-fixing in the second division.

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UEFA charges Croatia, Italy over match disorder

Flares are launched by Croatia supporters during the Euro 2016 qualifying soccer match between Italy and Croatia, at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. The match was temporarily suspended following the launch of flares and clashes with Italian riot police on the stands.  (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Croatia is facing UEFA sanctions for another case of racist behavior by fans in a European Championship match against Italy.

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Premier League TV rights sale under investigation

LONDON (AP) — English Premier League fans at home could have access to as many matches live on television as audiences abroad after an investigation was launched by Britain’s broadcasting watchdog on Tuesday.

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