Tag: 2022 FIFA World Cup

Asian World Cup qualifiers to be moved from China to Dubai

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BEIJING — China’s COVID-19 travel restrictions will likely mean World Cup qualifying matches scheduled for the eastern city of Suzhou this week will be...

EURO 2020: Güneş ready to spring another surprise for Turkey

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Turkey coach Şenol Güneş is hoping to spring another surprise. Güneş...

EURO 2020: Switzerland looks to Xhaka for leadership

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GENEVA — A captain wearing the No. 10 shirt has an iconic status in international soccer. ...

EURO 2020: Russia back on home soil after 2018 World Cup run

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MOSCOW — Russia's run to the quarterfinals at its home World Cup three years ago was a breakthrough. Since then, momentum has stalled. ...

Brazil to host Copa America after Argentina is stripped

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SAO PAULO — Brazil will host Copa America for the second consecutive time after Colombia and Argentina were stripped of hosting rights for the...

5 substitutes option in soccer extended through 2022

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ZURICH — A pandemic-era rule giving competition organizers the option to let teams use five substitutes in a match was extended Friday through 2022. ...

Japan routs Myanmar 10-0 to advance to 3rd round

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CHIBA, Japan — Yuya Osako scored five goals as Japan routed Myanmar 10-0 to become the first Asian team to secure a place in...

Shorthanded Myanmar in Japan for World Cup soccer qualifiers

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Missing up to 10 players who are boycotting the World Cup qualifier against Japan on Friday has ratcheted up the degree of difficulty for...

EURO 2020: Fans rewarded for UEFA’s multi-country event

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GENEVA — It seemed ambitious nine years ago when UEFA said it would organize the 2020 European Championship in 13 different cities around the...

Yemen national soccer team coach dies from COVID-19

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SANAA, Yemen — Yemen’s soccer association said Sunday that the country's national team coach Sami al-Naash has died from COVID-19. ...