Football

Ex-Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand launches bid to become pro boxer

Ex-Manchester United defender Rio...

September 19

LONDON — Former England football captain Rio Ferdinand confirmed Tuesday (Sept 19) he will train to become a professional boxer with the ultimate aim of challenging for a title...

Wayne Rooney banned from driving after drink-drive guilty plea

Wayne Rooney banned from driving...

September 18

STOCKPORT — Former England captain Wayne Rooney was on Monday (Sept 18) banned from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid work after pleading guilty...

No sand, no problem: Beach football thrives in landlocked Afghanistan

No sand, no problem: Beach football...

September 15

KABUL — At a makeshift beach in landlocked Afghanistan, children as young as eight, wearing baggy Real Madrid and Barcelona shirts with Ronaldo and Messi printed on the back,...

Belgian clubs and foreign money become a modern football mix

Belgian clubs and foreign money...

September 15

TUBIZE (Belgium) — There is something incongruous about the pregame razzmatazz at the Stade Leburton, about Michael Buffer’s catchphrase — “Let’s get ready to rumble!” —...