Former Nigeria football coach Stephen Keshi died Wednesday aged 54 of a suspected heart attack, his family said in a statement....
The leader of a German anti-immigrant party has hit out at football star Mesut Ozil for not singing the national anthem and accused him of peddling a political Islamic agenda....
Fresh strikes and violent protests hit France Thursday, but fears of transport chaos during the Euro 2016 football tournament eased as airport staff cancelled a walkout and a Paris subway strike had little impact....
France coach Didier Deschamps has played down speculation about Franck Ribery coming out of international retirement to represent his country at Euro 2016....
France's Sports Minister Patrick Kanner said Monday he doesn't believe yet "the conditions have been met" for Karim Benzema to return to the French national team....
Chinese Super League clubs wrapped up a record spending spree on Friday after football transfers worth a world-beating 331 million euros ($365 million) sent the sport into a spin....
South African international striker Kermit Erasmus has joined French Ligue 1 outfit Rennes on a 30-month deal from Orlando Pirates, the Brittany club said on Thursday....
Turkey's football authorities on Thursday adopted an action plan on fan behaviour to prevent a repeat of the whistling and shouting during a minute of silence for the Paris attacks victims that shocked observers....
Three suicide bombers who blew themselves up outside France's national stadium where Germany was playing France in a football friendly had wanted to enter the venue, French Sports Minister Thierry Braillard said Sunday....
German Football Association (DFB) boss Wolfgang Niersbach faces tough questioning at a crisis meeting on Monday over claims that bribes were paid in order to host the 2006 World Cup....
France's Ministry of Sports has ordered that football matches should no longer be played on May 5, the date of the 1992 Furiani stadium disaster....
Former Senegal captain Aliou Cisse has replaced Frenchman Alain Giresse, as coach of the Lions of Terranga, after their poor showing at the Africa Cup of Nations, the national Federation (FSF) announced on Thursday....
From Paris to Perth, Melbourne to Montpellier, sports stars, coaches and fans united in their tributes to the victims of this week's bloodshed in the French capital....
India's new football league kicked off Sunday with a spirited clash and a glitzy pyrotechnic opening ceremony that organisers hope will ignite the country's passion for the "beautiful game"....
UEFA announced on Thursday that it had opened probes against Monaco, Roma, Besiktas, Inter Milan, Liverpool and Russian club Krasnodar for suspected breaches of financial fair play rules....
Spain's dethroned world champions will give their all for coach Vicente del Bosque despite the fiasco of their title defence at the World Cup said veteran defender Sergio Ramos on Wednesday....
Karim Benzema scored twice as France beat 10-man Honduras 3-0 in a bruising World Cup clash Sunday in which goal-line technology decided a goal in international competition for the first time....
AFP World Cup briefs on Wednesday:...
Olivier Giroud believes he deserves to start for France in their World Cup opener against Honduras on Sunday after impressing in their three World Cup warm-up matches....
Defending champions Spain look set to win the World Cup thanks to the interlocking qualities of their squad, which will allow them to outgun Brazil, statisticians said Wednesday....
A first European win in a World Cup hosted in South America is highly unlikely, veteran Swiss coach Ottmar Hitzfeld believes....