Players in Spain's La Liga started a two-week strike Friday to demand payment of back wages. But the teams, several of which are in bankruptcy say they can't afford to pay.
American media have been paying a lot of attention to child footballer Leonel Angel Coira's 'contract' with soccer titans Real Madrid. But really, it's the equivalent of joining Little League.
Saturday's soccer match in London will feature the world's most popular football clubs, Barcelona and Manchester United, and draw a viewership more than triple that of the Super Bowl.
President Raúl Castro's economic reforms in Cuba appear set to deliver long-sought freedom, even if few can afford to go anywhere.
A Mexican teenager staged a hunger strike in her quest to see the royal wedding. Others have quit jobs and are camping out to get a glimpse of Prince William and Kate Middleton on Friday.
The 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cup hosting rights will be decided today in Zurich, Switzerland. Here's the short list for the 2018 World Cup bid:
Morgan Freeman and former President Bill Clinton lined up as the United States piled on the star appeal to back the promise of a revenue-rich tournament in an ethnically diverse nation.
In Sunday's World Cup final that pits Spain vs the Netherlands, the Red Fury have an edge in experience, Carles Puyol, and David Villa.