Ukraine’s soccer restart disrupted by positive tests

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian Premier League restarted Saturday but one game was called off…

Soccer clubs contemplating options for season ticket holders

MADRID (AP) — Many soccer clubs in Europe are still contemplating how to reimburse their season…

Soccer executive warns of “100 clubs” going bankrupt

GENEVA (AP) — Soccer faces losing many clubs to bankruptcy because of the coronavirus pandemic. A…

Bundesliga’s clearance to restart offers hope across Europe

Germany’s decision that soccer can return this month provided encouragement for players and teams across Europe…

AP Interview: João Mário in lockdown limbo in Moscow

From lockdown limbo in Moscow, João Mário is trying to help fellow footballers who are struggling…

Across Europe, ideas differ over whether leagues can resume

England is scrambling to find a solution to the billion-pound question: How to restart the Premier…

Polish soccer league plans to restart on May 29

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s premier soccer league plans to restart on May 29 after the…

Empty stadiums for soccer games? It’s not quite that simple

It will soon be the new norm, a cold and often unnerving sight that soccer and…

UEFA wants new formats to settle leagues that can’t complete

UEFA is keener on leagues adopting new formats to determine final league places for European qualification…

Barcelona sells Camp Nou title to raise money to fight virus

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona will sell the title rights to its storied stadium for one…

Belarus postpones women’s soccer but men’s league continues

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — The start of the new women’s soccer season in Belarus has been…

Pandemic delays stadium renovations for Madrid and Barcelona

MADRID (AP) — For Barcelona and Real Madrid, the coronavirus pandemic has affected more than their…

Germany drops antitrust probe of Champions League TV rights

BONN, Germany (AP) — Germany has dropped antitrust proceedings against broadcasters Sky and DAZN over alleged…

AP Interview: Sports medicine leader promotes virus protocol

ROME (AP) — While soccer leagues around Europe are still debating whether and when to resume…

Belarusian club puts mannequins in stands as fans stay away

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — They don’t chant, they don’t move, and they mostly wear the wrong…

UEFA explores financial rule changes due to pandemic impact

UEFA is exploring changes to Financial Fair Play rules as clubs grapple with the sudden loss…

FIFA flexible to complete seasons, encourages pay-cut deals

FIFA is providing global coordination with competition organizers to provide flexibility to ensure coronavirus-derailed seasons can…

Premier League stars face backlash over pay during pandemic

The request to Premier League players from British health secretary Matt Hancock was direct: “Take a…

South American soccer players seek full pay amid coronavirus

SAO PAULO (AP) — As soccer players around Europe accept pay cuts amid the coronavirus pandemic,…

South American footballers seek full pay amid coronavirus

SAO PAULO (AP) — Stars in some big Europe leagues are taking deep pay cuts amid…