LONDON - With three exquisite touches of control, technique and finishing, Federico Chiesa ended 95 minutes of Italian frustration.This record-breaking team is off to the quarterfinals of the European Championship with a defense that finally allowed a goal after more than ...
Jun 27, 2021
SEVILLE, Spain - Romelu Lukaku was watching the documentary "The Last Dance" when he realized he had something in common with basketball great Michael Jordan."When I saw 'The Last Dance' and Michael Jordan talking about how he motivates himself, I ...
Jun 26, 2021
LONDON - Spain's group of young debutants beat Lithuania, 4-0, in a warm-up match for the European Championship on Tuesday.The Spain team was made up of players from the under-21 squad, as well as its coach, after ...
Jun 9, 2021
POLAND and Russia qualified for the 2020 European Championship on Sunday, while Gareth Bale's goal forced Croatia to wait after a 1-1 draw with Wales. Germany beat Estonia 3-0 despite playing with 10 men from the 14th minute. ...
Oct 14, 2019
MOST of the continent's major soccer powers are in cruise control as they close in on qualification for next year's European Championship.Some are likely to secure their place in the finals this week, with two or three ...
Oct 9, 2019
MOSCOW - Five Russian weightlifters, all of them world or European championship medalists, face doping charges which could herald a new wave of cases across a range of sports.The International Weightlifting Federation said on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) that evidence against the ...
Aug 14, 2019
TA' QALI, Malta - Alvaro Morata scored a goal in each half to lead Spain to a comfortable 2-0 win over Malta on Tuesday, its second consecutive victory in qualifying for the 2020 European Championship.Morata opened the scoring with a ...
Mar 27, 2019
KOLOMNA, Russia - A Russian speed skater banned from the Olympics for doping won gold Sunday at the European Championships.Olga Fatkulina took Russia to the women's team sprint title in 1 minute, 26.71 seconds, ahead of the Netherlands and ...
Jan 8, 2018
LYON, France - Cristiano Ronaldo upstaged Gareth Bale to propel Portugal into its second European Championship final, scoring a thumping header and then setting up Nani's goal in a 2-0 win over Wales on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).The goals ...
Jul 7, 2016
PARIS - Yes, it is cute but, no, it is not safe.Uefa explained on Tuesday why it does not want players' children to join in post-match celebrations at the European Championship.The scenes of toddlers in full Wales kit joining ...
Jul 5, 2016
BORDEAUX, France - Despite missing more penalties in one shootout than it had done in 40 years of taking spot-kicks after extra time, Germany still managed to end its curse against Italy.Thomas Mueller, Mesut Ozil and Bastian Schweinsteiger all missed in ...
Jul 3, 2016
NICE, France - Gary Cahill was lying face down on the field in disbelief. Dele Alli was squatting on the turf with his head in his hands. It was utter humiliation for England.First-time finalist Iceland embarrassed the inept stars of the ...
Jun 28, 2016
TOULOUSE, France - In undoubtedly his best performance in a Belgian shirt, Eden Hazard showed exactly why his coach made him captain of the team.Hazard was the driving force behind Belgium's 4-0 drubbing of Hungary in a round of ...
Jun 27, 2016
SAINT-ETIENNE, France - As spectacular as it was, Xherdan Shaqiri's beautiful bicycle kick goal just wasn't enough.The Switzerland forward scored the goal of the tournament against Poland on Saturday, jumping with his back to the net before ...
Jun 26, 2016
NICE, France - Zlatan Ibrahimovic chested the ball down, let it bounce and hit it. Wide.His 86th-minute attempt for an equalizer in Wednesday's 1-0 loss to Belgium at the European Championship showed the technique and flair that had ...
Jun 23, 2016
PARIS - If there can be a 1-0 rout in soccer, then this was it.Germany missed a series of clear chances during its narrow win over Northern Ireland on Tuesday. Still, the victory that ensured the 2014 World Cup winner topped ...
Jun 22, 2016
TOULOUSE, France - Gareth Bale made it three goals in three games as Wales overwhelmed Russia, 3-0, on Monday to reach the knockout stages of the European Championship for the first time.Playing in its first major tournament since the 1958 World ...
Jun 21, 2016
LILLE, France - To stay in the European Championship, Ireland must do something it hasn't done in more than two decades - beat Italy in a competitive match.Any other result in Wednesday's final Group E game at Stade Pierre ...
Jun 20, 2016
LYON, France - It's going to be a long three days for Albania as the small Balkan country waits to find out if it's to qualify for the knockout stages of the European Championship.Albania kept its hopes of ...
Jun 20, 2016
BORDEAUX, France - After a poor start to the European Championship, Belgium began living up to its promise on Saturday with a resounding 3-0 victory over Ireland.Romelu Lukaku scored two second-half goals as Belgium's much-vaunted attack finally ...
Jun 19, 2016
NICE, France - Alvaro Morata scored twice as defending champion Spain cruised to a 3-0 victory over Turkey on Friday to qualify for the knockout stages of the European Championship.Spain recorded the largest winning margin of the tournament so far with ...
Jun 18, 2016
Sorry, no results found for