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Drop in US TV audience for Champions League final

Jun. 8, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

The Champions League final drew its lowest ratings in six years on U.S. television, but TNT's broadcast was the most-watched final on cable TV. Nielsen ratings show Liverpool's 2-0 win over Tottenham on June 1 averaged 1.508 million viewers. The total was down from the 2.004 million that watched last year's game...

The Latest: Brazil soccer chief backs Neymar in rape case

Jun. 4, 2019 12:40 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the FIFA meetings ahead of the Women's World Cup (all times local): ___ 6:30 p.m. The head of Brazil's soccer body has publicly supported star player Neymar after he was accused of rape. Rogerio Caboclo, the Confederation of Brazilian Football president, says Neymar is "the...

Liverpool celebrates Champions League win with bus parade

Jun. 2, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of fans welcomed Liverpool back to Merseyside as the team paraded its Champions League trophy through the city center on Sunday. Manager Juergen Klopp and his players flew home to Liverpool John Lennon Airport before boarding an open-top bus emblazoned with...

Salah joy, Liverpool beats Tottenham to win 6th European Cup

Jun. 1, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — No tears of pain this time, just redemption for Mohamed Salah. Only 108 seconds were needed to banish the Champions League final heartbreak of a year ago. Once Salah dispatched his early penalty against Tottenham, Liverpool was on the path to a sixth European title with a 2-0 victory on...

TNT uses UK feed for 1st half of Champions League final

Jun. 1, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — TNT's first Champions League final used a commentary team from Britain's BT Sport during the first half Saturday rather than the international feed scheduled to air. BT Sport's commentary team of Darren Fletcher, Jermaine Jenas and Steve McManaman referred to upcoming programming slated to...

The Latest: Liverpool wins Champions League

Jun. 1, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the Champions League final between Tottenham and Liverpool (all times local): 10:57 p.m. Liverpool has defeated Tottenham 2-0 in the Champions League final to win its sixth European title. Mohamed Salah opened the scoring by converting a penalty kick in the second minute and...

Liverpool wins the Champions League beating Tottenham 2-0 in the final

Jun. 1, 2019 4:58 PM EDT
MADRID (AP) — Liverpool wins the Champions League beating Tottenham 2-0 in the final.

Unlikely heroes may miss final as Kane, Salah set to return

May. 31, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Lucas Moura and Divock Origi have been the unlikely heroes for Tottenham and Liverpool in the Champions League this season. They kept alive their team's hopes of winning the European title with crucial goals and decisive performances. Without them, the English sides probably wouldn't have...

Salah seeking redemption in Champions League final

May. 30, 2019 5:24 AM EDT

His left shoulder in a sling, Mohamed Salah stood in a line at the airport in Kiev with the rest of Liverpool's disappointed players as they made their way back from the Champions League final last year. Heads were down. No one really wanted to talk. It was a fairly melancholic scene. Salah had more reason to be...

Unprecedented security plan set for Champions League final

May. 28, 2019 10:41 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spain will deploy unprecedented security measures for Saturday's "high risk" Champions League final in Madrid, officials said Tuesday. Spanish authorities said the police operation prepared for the final between Liverpool and Tottenham will be the biggest ever for a sporting event in the...