• The Canadian Press

    1 in 5 players at Women's World Cup abused online, FIFA says

    ZURICH, Switzerland (AP) — Players at the Women's World Cup were 29% more likely to receive online abuse than those at the men's tournament in 2022, said a report published on Monday. One in five players (152) at the Women’s World Cup received “targeted discriminatory, abusive or threatening messaging,” according to FIFA and global players’ association FIFPRO. They released data from FIFA's Social Media Protection Service (SMPS), which tries to help shield players, teams and officials from onlin

  • The Canadian Press

    Empoli draws with Lecce in Serie A game of costly defensive errors

    ROME (AP) — Empoli drew at home to Lecce 1-1 and extended the visitor's winless run to 10 matches in Serie A on Monday. It was the fourth game in a row Lecce drew and it moved to 17 points, five ahead of Empoli, which sat one place above the relegation zone. It could have been different for Lecce after it took the lead in the 64th minute thanks to a goalkeeping error by Etrit Berisha. Zambian winger Lameck Banda tried his luck from almost 30 meters out, and although the shot appeared to pose lit

  • Kansas City Star

    Now 1st in the East, KC Comets hold big season goals: ‘Competing for a championship’

    The Kansas City Comets soccer team ranks first in the MASL Eastern Conference standings. Here’s an update on the squad.

  • PA Media: Sport

    Mateo Kovacic says Manchester City must ‘give more’ while Erling Haaland injured

    Haaland and Jeremy Doku were both unavailable at the weekend, while Kevin De Bruyne has not yet returned from injury.