October 15, 2019

Stuttering Spain draw with Sweden to qualify for Euro 2020

A stuttering Spain qualified for Euro 2020 as a stoppage-time strike by substitute Rodrigo cancelled out Marcus Berg's opener for Sweden in a 1-1 draw in Group F on Tuesday.
October 15, 2019

Italy maintain perfect record with easy win in Liechtenstein

Italy, already qualified for Euro 2020, maintained their perfect record in Group J and clocked up a record-equalling ninth international win in a row with a 5-0 thumping of Liechtenstein on Tuesday.
October 15, 2019

Swiss revive chances with win, leave Ireland to stew

Switzerland revived their hopes of qualifying directly for Euro 2020 and denied Ireland the chance to book their place early with a nervous 2-0 win in rain-soaked Geneva on Tuesday which threw their group wide open.
October 15, 2019

North Korea World Cup qualifier with South played to empty stands

Long-time foes North and South Korea played a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday, their first football match in the North in 30 years, but no fans were allowed in the stands and Pyongyang refused to broadcast the game live.
October 15, 2019

‘Large proportion’ of traders not ready for no-deal – watchdog

A "large proportion" of traders and businesses will not be ready for new customs and regulatory controls enforced under a no-deal Brexit, a watchdog has warned. 
October 15, 2019

World Cup winner Carli Lloyd keen to try NFL

Carli Lloyd, a twice winner of the women's World Cup, said on Tuesday that she was seriously considering a future as a pro kicker in the NFL.
October 15, 2019

De Gea goes off injured in Spain qualifier with Sweden

Goalkeeper David De Gea left the field injured on the hour mark of Spain's Euro 2020 qualifier with Sweden on Tuesday, shortly after the home side's opening goal.
October 15, 2019

Murray overcomes determined Coppejans in Antwerp opener

Former world number one Andy Murray began his European Open campaign with a battling 6-4 7-6(4) victory over unseeded Belgian Kimmer Coppejans in Antwerp on Tuesday.
October 15, 2019

LeBron draws social media ire over comments on Rockets GM’s Hong Kong tweet

LeBron James sparked anger on social media on Tuesday after the Los Angeles Lakers star suggested that Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey "wasn't educated" when he sent a tweet in support of protesters in Hong Kong earlier this month.
October 15, 2019

Anderlecht fined for naming Kompany as coach

Belgian giants Anderlecht were fined the maximum 5,000 euro (4,317.5 pounds) on Tuesday for allowing Vincent Kompany to coach their team without the required diploma, the Belgian football association said.
October 15, 2019

Fans absent as North and South Korea draw 0-0, China drop points

There were no fans and no goals as North Korea and South Korea drew 0-0 in World Cup qualifying on Tuesday while Marcello Lippi's China dropped their first points as they were held to a surprise goalless draw in the Philippines.
October 15, 2019

Bulgarian soccer chief quits after racist chants mar England game

Bulgarian soccer chief Borislav Mihaylov resigned on Tuesday after fans taunted England's black players with Nazi salutes and monkey chants during a Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia, prompting match officials to halt the game twice.