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The future is now

Son Heung-min is part of a new wave of players aiming to enhance South Korea’s status at the World Cup, no longer content with merely being Asia’s most successful performer on soccer’s biggest stag...

Updated : 2014.04.13 19:24

Bayern, Atletico storm into semifinals

MUNICH (AP) ― Bayern Munich woke up against Manchester United only after falling behind.Mario Mandzukic, Thomas Mueller and Arjen Robben scored second-half goals for a 3-1 victory Wednesday night tha...

Updated : 2014.04.10 20:16

Chelsea takes lead in EPL

LONDON (AP) ― Chelsea reclaimed the lead in England ― at least for a day ― Atletico Madrid remained in front in Spain and Bayern Munich’s record 53-game unbeaten run in the Bundesliga ended with a...

Updated : 2014.04.06 20:08

[Photo News] World Cup Trophy Tour

Updated : 2014.04.04 20:27

Juventus, Basel grab wins in Europa League

Juventus scored late to beat Lyon 1-0 and take a big stride toward the Europa League semifinals while Benfica and FC Basel also won to move within sight of a second straight appearance in the last fou...

Updated : 2014.04.04 20:17

World Cup roster '90 percent' complete: head coach

The South Korean men's football team for this year's FIFA World Cup is nearly set with about two months remaining, the national head coach said Friday.   "Our final roster is more than 90 percent complete," Hong said during the media showcase of the FIFA World Cup Trophy in Seoul on Frid...

Updated : 2014.04.04 19:04

Chelsea loses but stays top; Spain’s leading 3 win

LONDON (AP) ― While Spain’s top three all won, none of the England’s leading sides could produce a victory on Saturday.Chelsea remains top of the Premier League despite losing 1-0 at lowly Crystal ...

Updated : 2014.03.30 20:20

Hiddink appointed new Netherlands coach

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) – Guus Hiddink will take over as Netherlands coach after the World Cup, when Louis van Gaal is stepping down, the country's football association announced on Friday.Hiddink will lead the Netherlands until the end of the 2016 European Championship in France and ...

Updated : 2014.03.28 19:56

Madrid slips in race as Barca rolls

BARCELONA (AP) ― Real Madrid lost 2-1 at Sevilla on Wednesday to slip behind Atletico Madrid and Barcelona in the race for the Spanish league title Wednesday.Cristiano Ronaldo put Madrid in charge wi...

Updated : 2014.03.27 20:10

5 things to know about the Premier League

Chelsea's advantage at the top of the Premier League has been skewed in recent weeks by playing more game than its three title rivals.After the upcoming set of midweek matches, the top-four picture wi...

Updated : 2014.03.24 21:11

Messi’s hat trick guides Barca

LONDON (AP) ― Living up to the “clasico” billing, Lionel Messi upstaged Cristiano Ronaldo on his own turf to reassert Barcelona’s title credentials on Sunday.Messi scored a hat trick, including tw...

Updated : 2014.03.24 20:38

Chelsea rolls as ref ejects wrong player

LONDON (AP) ― While Bayern Munich is close to wrapping up the Bundesliga title, the English Premier League remains unpredictable and full of drama.Arsene Wenger’s 1,000th match in charge of Arsenal ...

Updated : 2014.03.23 19:59

Pirlo puts Juventus into Europa League quarters

Andrea Pirlo’s sumptuous free kick earned Juventus a place in the Europa League quarterfinals, where the competition favorites were joined in an attractive lineup by Sevilla after its penalty-shootou...

Updated : 2014.03.21 19:27

World Cup stadium cost add-ons pile up in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AFP) ― The cost of Brazil’s World Cup is edging ever higher, amid new estimates indicating Rio and Sao Paulo authorities must find more cash for temporary installations.Rio’s state government earlier this week revealed in Brazil’s Official Journal that it expected to sp...

Updated : 2014.03.21 19:27

Kim Shin-wook stretches scoring streak as Brazil World Cup nears

There are several South Korean footballers plying their trade in Europe and Asia, but the hottest player for the country today is based in the domestic league.Kim Shin-wook, a striker for Ulsan Hyunda...

Updated : 2014.03.17 20:16