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American Sebastian Soto loaned to Porto by Norwich City

Jul. 03, 2021 22:32 PM EDT

American forward Sebastian Soto was loaned to Porto for the 2021-22 season by Norwich City of England's Premier League. The 20-year-old from Carlsbad, California, will be part of Porto B in the Portuguese second tier, Norwich said Saturday. Soto...

The Latest: SKorea sees biggest daily virus jump in 6 months

Jul. 01, 2021 22:57 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea has reported 826 new cases of the coronavirus, its biggest daily jump in about six months, as fears grow about another huge wave of the virus in the greater capital area. The Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency said Friday that...

Kings of Europe: Chelsea beats City to win Champions League

May. 29, 2021 19:39 PM EDT

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — As Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta cradled the European Cup before thrusting it into the air to the backdrop of fireworks, Pep Guardiola and his distraught Manchester City players stood way behind the winner’s rostrum and looked on in anguish. ...

Pulisic 1st American man to play in a Champions League final

May. 29, 2021 19:33 PM EDT

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Christian Pulisic became the first American man to play in a Champions League final on Saturday. He came away with a winner's medal, too — and almost a goal. The Chelsea forward came on as a substitute in the 66th minute...

In time for summer, Europe sees dramatic fall in virus cases

May. 29, 2021 02:54 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — When Italy won the Eurovision Song Contest with an over-the-top glam-rock performance, the victory signaled more than just a psychological boost for one of the countries hardest hit by COVID-19: Held before a live, indoor audience of 3,500, the annual kitsch fest confirmed that...

Wealth prevails as Chelsea, Man City contest European final

May. 28, 2021 13:08 PM EDT

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Looming over Liberdade Square, the giant European Cup replica that supporters of Chelsea and Manchester City crane their necks to photograph is a reminder of the prize being sought in Saturday's Champions League final. And the footballing heritage...

Talking points ahead of the Champions League final

May. 28, 2021 06:52 AM EDT

Manchester City and Chelsea meet in an all-English Champions League final in Porto on Saturday. Here are some of the talking points in the match: GUARDIOLA VS. TUCHEL It's a meeting of two of the sharpest minds in soccer, seven years after Guardiola...

Hoppe on US roster for Switzerland friendly, Yedlin returns

May. 20, 2021 11:34 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Schalke forward Matthew Hoppe and Bayern Munich youth team defender Justin Che were among 27 players selected Thursday for a training camp ahead of the United States’ exhibition against Switzerland in St. Gallen on May 30. Galatasaray defender DeAndre...

Atlanta United mutually terminates contract with López

May. 18, 2021 20:56 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United has mutually agreed to terminate the contract of 38-year-old striker Lisandro López after the death of his father. Lopez returned home to Argentina after his father's death and is reportedly contemplating retirement. He played just four...

Turkish tourism video sparks outcry, unequal treatment claim

May. 14, 2021 12:25 PM EDT

ISTANBUL (AP) — A video promoting tourism in Turkey amid the pandemic has caused an uproar on social media for showing tourism employees wearing masks that read “Enjoy, I’m vaccinated.” The video, in English, was published Thursday on the social media accounts of...