CORDOBA, Spain (AP) — A third-division game in Spain was abandoned Saturday after Serbian defender Dragisa Gudelj suffered a cardiac arrest. Doctors performed CPR on the field to resuscitate the 25-year-old Gudelj. The player was conscious when he was put in an ambulance and taken to a hospital in Cordoba. The club later said Gudelj was in stable condition and undergoing tests in an intensive care unit. It also said the defender had wanted to return to the match. Cordoba and Racing Ferrol were l
Sunday's match is Ukraine's first of the Euro 2024 qualification campaign and will be played against a background of the continuing war in the country following Russia's invasion in February 2022. Zinchenko, who joined the Gunners from Manchester City last July, appreciated the solidarity he was shown by colleagues and also the wider support of the country as a whole. "I love them all so much, but unfortunately on the pitch there are no friends, so let's see what is going to happen tomorrow," Zinchenko said.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Former soccer star Robinho was ordered to hand over his passport while Brazilian judicial authorities determine whether he should serve his nine-year sentence for rape in Brazil. Robinho was convicted in Italy in 2017 for his part in the group sexual assault in Milan that took place four years previously, when he was playing for Serie A team AC Milan. Italy’s top court upheld the Brazilian's sentence in 2022, after which Italian prosecutors issued an international arrest wa