Tajikistan soccer season opens, Istiklol wins Super Cup

Tajikistan has started a new soccer season

The Latest: Grandmother of Baylor star Ursin dies…

The grandmother of Baylor junior guard Moon Ursin has died in the New Orleans area after being infected with the coronavirus

Serbia striker Prijovic arrested for flouting virus curfew

Serbia soccer player Aleksandar Prijovic has been arrested for flouting the curfew imposed to curb the coronavirus spread

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Fear grips Swedish soccer as virus delays start…

Saturday was supposed to mark the beginning of a new Swedish soccer season

Union: 30% pay cut for EPL players would harm…

English Premier League players have failed to reach an agreement with clubs to take 30% pay cuts during the coronavirus pandemic

Cheltenham defends decision to proceed with horse…

Cheltenham Festival organizers have defended their decision to go ahead with the meeting last month after fears were raised that the mass gathering of people for the annual horse racing event helped to spread the coronavirus more widely around Britain

Brescia ready to forfeit matches if Italian…

The president of Italian soccer club Brescia says he will forfeit his team's remaining Serie A matches if the league resumes

The Latest: MLS extends training moratorium…

The Latest on the effects of the new coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: Major League Soccer has extended its training moratorium through April 24 because of the virus outbreak

EPL suspended indefinitely, players to be asked…

The English Premier League has been suspended indefinitely following a meeting of the 20 clubs where a series of financial measures were discussed amid the coronavirus pandemic

Premier League stars face backlash over pay during pandemic

British health secretary Matt Hancock has asked Premier League players to “take a pay cut” as some clubs use a government scheme to furlough staff but continue to pay players in full

Law firm criticized by USSF asks to withdraw from…

The law firm whose arguments critical of American women's players led to the resignation of U.S. Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro has asked to withdraw from representing the federation in the lawsuit

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Spanish league wants mini-camp, testing before…

The Spanish league is putting together a detailed plan to get teams ready for when the league restarts

AP Source: MLS cutting pay of top executives…

Major League Soccer plans to cut the pay of some executives and front office personnel while the season is on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic

Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time…

Wimbledon has been canceled for the first time since World War II because of the coronavirus pandemic

Captain to chief negotiator: Chiellini works out…

Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini was the team's chief negotiator in working out a salary cut to help the club during the coronavirus crisis

Exposed to betting, lowly Swedish team gets death…

An amateur soccer team in Sweden was subjected to vicious online abuse after one of its practice games received unusually large exposure on betting sites amid the coronavirus pandemic

Barcelona won't reach record revenue because of…

Barcelona was on track for a record season in revenues

FIFA sees 'duty' to help as pandemic ravages soccer finances

FIFA is looking to use its vast financial reserves to provide assistance to a football industry ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic wiping out games and creating unexpected economic hardship in the world's biggest sport

The Latest: NJ Devils make donation for medical…

The owners of the NHL's New Jersey Devils are making a six-figure donation to the state’s largest health care system for medical equipment to ensure the safety and proper protection of all healthcare workers and first responders during the coronavirus pandemic

Messi says Barcelona players taking 70% pay cut

Lionel Messi says he and his Barcelona teammates are taking a 70% cut in salaries because of the shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic

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The Latest: US Open tennis site to house…

The site of the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York is going to be used for 350 temporary hospital beds and to prepare food packages during the coronavirus pandemic

Sports make political point for Belarus amid…

Longtime Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko is proudly keeping soccer and hockey arenas open even though most sports around the world have shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic

The Latest: Spanish league raises $740,000 for…

The Spanish league says more than 665,000 euros ($740,000) has been raised for the fight against the coronavirus outbreak with the help of athletes and musicians in Spain