Algeria’s hopes of a second Africa Cup of Nations title remain on course after they left it late to defeat Nigeria 2-1 in the semi-finals.
Exclusive: WADA warn results of survey on doping in Spanish football show authorities have work to do
A survey in Spain which revealed 97.4 per cent of players do not know what substances are banned shows there is a "lot of work to be done" by the Spanish authorities regarding anti-doping in domestic football, according to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).
Football Federation of Burundi (FFB) vice-president Aimable Habimana has reportedly been arrested after bonuses meant for the team which participated in the Africa Cup of Nations allegedly disappeared.
Algeria set up an Africa Cup of Nations semi-final duel with Nigeria after edging past Ivory Coast in a penalty shootout.
Senegal and Nigeria became the first two countries to reach the semi-finals of the African Cup of Nations in Egypt with narrow victories over Benin and South Africa respectively.
Defending champions Russia beat Spain 3-2 to win the opening women’s Euro Beach Soccer League of the season at Nazaré in Portugal in what was an action replay of last year’s final.
Tunisia, 1-0 down to Ghana in their Africa Cup of Nations round-of-16 match until a 91st-minute own goal gave them the equaliser, advanced to a quarter-final against Ivory Coast after a penalty shootout on a night of high drama in Egypt’s Ismailia Stadium.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has strongly rejected criticism of the governing body’s handling of the sexual abuse scandal in Afghanistan football from the coach of the women’s team.
Hosts Brazil won the Copa América for the ninth time as they downed Peru 3-1 in the final at Rio de Janeiro's famous Maracanã.
Mexico won the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football Gold Cup for the 11th time as a superb second-half strike from Jonathan Dos Santos gave them a 1-0 win over hosts United States in the final in Chicago.
Madagascar’s astonishing run at the Africa Cup of Nations continued after they dumped out DR Congo on penalties in the last 16.
The United States retained the FIFA Women's World Cup as Megan Rapinoe's penalty and a superb strike from Rose Lavelle gave the Americans a 2-0 win over the Netherlands in the final in France.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino is hoping to bring his preference for expansion to the Women's World Cup as he claimed he wants the 2023 tournament to grow from 24 teams to 32.
Argentina won bronze at the Copa América after a 2-1 victory over Chile but star striker Lionel Messi was sent off and refused to attend the medal ceremony in São Paulo.
Egypt were tonight knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations last 16 by South Africa, who shattered home hopes by scoring five minutes from time at Cairo International Stadium.