Saudi Arabia seeks Spanish help ahead of World Cup

Saudi Arabia's attempts to prepare for the World Cup are not confined to arranging friendlies or hiring world-famous coaches

Ricciardo drifts around Melbourne circuit

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo teamed up with Formula Drift driver Mike Whiddett to take a unique spin around Melbourne's Albert Park street circuit.

Johnson: Putin glorifying hosting World Cup is sickening

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says it is sickening to think of President Vladimir Putin "glorifying" in Russia hosting the World Cup

Germany's Leno wary of South Korea's Son ahead of…

Germany goalkeeper Bernd Leno has highlighted South Korea's Heung-Min Son as one of his team's main threats at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Spain experimenting with its forwards ahead of World Cup

Spain enters the final stage of its World Cup preparations with coach Julen Lopetegui experimenting up front

NWS: Area could see 3-6 inches more overnight

After facing Gary Madine, Holland and Italy will…

England's Harry Maguire reflects on facing Gary Madine in the Sheffield derby during his League One days - joking that Holland and Italy will be an easier task.

Japan coach Halilhodzic ready to give young players a chance

Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic says many spots on the national team remain open for the World Cup and it's time for the next generation to step up

I played 160 games by the time I was 20! - Maguire

Harry Maguire encourages young Premier League stars to experience lower league football as he was able to play 160 first-team matches by the age of 20.

FIFA urges Russia to hasten work on delayed World…

FIFA says a World Cup stadium in the Russian city of Samara requires "a huge amount of work" to be ready on time

Five things we are watching at the Austin City Council

I've not booked a holiday during World Cup, I'm…

Germany goalkeeper Bernd Leno hopes to see Manuel Neuer fit for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, but is ready to replace the Bayern Munich gloveman, who is still recovering from a foot injury.

Iraqi fans celebrate lifting of 3-decade FIFA ban

Iraq hosts friendly soccer tournament, days after FIFA lifted 3-decade ban on international competitions in Iraq

NWS changes snow totals; 6 to 9 inches expected

Highlights from Match of Friendship

Football greats including Diego Maradona gather for a light hearted match in Basel to countdown to the World Cup

Egypt looking wobbly ahead of Portugal, Greece warmups

Egypt's first World Cup warmup will be against Portugal, a match that could have two of the most prolific scorers in soccer going up against each other

Rules for awarding 2018 Cascadia Cup announced

2018 NFL Draft Preview: Wide Receivers

Brandon Marianne Lee highlights the top wide receivers entering the 2018 NFL Draft

England weak in key areas as World Cup approaches

At least half of England's starting lineup for its opening match of the World Cup remains uncertain with less than three months to go until the tournament

Williams shows glimpses but beaten in Miami

Serena Williams showed flashes of the shot-making that has made her a 23-time grand slam singles champion, but she was still clearly rusty as he comeback continued with defeat at the Miami Open.

Joint World Cup bidders: Trump hasn't sparked…

Organizers of the North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup insist FIFA members have not expressed concern about President Donald Trump's harsh words about foreigners or the U.S. Justice Department prosecuting corrupt soccer officials

Bolt still hopeful of United career

Athletics legend Usain Bolt seems to still harbour a desire to one day play for Manchester United. The Jamaican will now participate in a trial with Borussia Dortmund.

Brazil to play Austria in final warmup game for World Cup

Brazil to play Austria in final warmup game for World Cup, week before tournament opener

WTA Miami: N.Osaka bt S.Williams (6-3 6-2)

Naomi Osaka scores a comfortable win over the returning eight times champion