Soccer: Japanese coach Kinoshi underpins hopes of Serbia, Stojkovic

Soccer: Japanese coach Kinoshi underpins hopes of Serbia, Stojkovic

Serbia’s Japanese coach Katsuhito Kinoshi, right, and manager Dragan Stojkovic are pictured after a football match against Norway in Oslo in September 2022. (Photo courtesy of the Football Association of Serbia/Kyodo) TOKYO (Kyodo) — Japanese coach Katsuhito Kinoshi will be on the Serbia bench alongside manager Dragan Stojkovic when they take on World Cup favorites … Read more

2023 PDC World Darts Championship: Watch the draw live on Sky Sports on Monday Darts News

Watch the draw for the 2023 PDC World Darts Championship live on Sky Sports News and the Sky Sports Darts YouTube channel on Monday – Beau Greaves, Fallon Sherrock and Lisa Ashton will discover their first-round opponents; Peter Wright is the defending champion Last Updated: 24/11/22 7:31pm Lisa Ashton, Beau Greaves and Fallon Sherrock will … Read more

Boisterous soccer fans gather to cheer on Canada’s World Cup run

The Wanderers club hosts one of several viewing parties during the FIFA tournament Denton Froese, right, gasps as Canada misses a penalty kick in its FIFA World Cup match versus Belgium on Wednesday. At HFX Sports Bar & Grill, more than 100 people took in Canada’s first World Cup game in 36 years. Luke Dyment … Read more

Iran arrests outspoken player amid World Cup scrutiny

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran has arrested a prominent former member of its national soccer team over his criticism of the government as authorities grapple with nationwide protests that have cast a shadow over the team as it competes in the World Cup before a global audience. The semiofficial Fars and Tasnim news … Read more

Soccer’s Black Friday 2022 gift guide: Club-branded microwaves, rubber ducks and the last trace of Ronaldo at Man United

There may be an unseasonal World Cup happening, but we can’t obscure the fact that Thanksgiving and the Black Friday sales are upon us once again. That can only mean one thing: Football clubs around the world start filling their online stores with a tasteful selection of the branded merchandise with Christmas just a month … Read more

Qatar World Cup backlash an important moment for soccer, says ESPN’s Shaka Hislop

The furor surrounding the World Cup in Qatar has seen the plight of migrant workers and LGBTQ+ rights in the tiny Persian Gulf nation thrust firmly into the world spotlight. For ESPN commentator and former World Cup star Shaka Hislop, the backlash is an important moment for the sport. “History provides these moments that we … Read more

The Qatar World Cup backlash is an important moment for soccer, says ESPN’s Shaka Hislop

The furor surrounding the Qatar World Cup has seen the plight of migrant workers and LGBTQ+ rights in the tiny Persian Gulf nation thrust firmly into the world spotlight. For ESPN commentator and former World Cup star Shaka Hislop, the backlash is an important moment for the sport. “History provides these moments that we have … Read more

Sustainability and soccer combine at FIFA World Cup as SA company helps compost waste

The Socceroos have fought hard to reach the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, but there’s another Australian team also making a difference at the event. Key points: South Australian-invented BiobiN will help compost thousands of tonnes of organic waste at the FIFA World Cup Compost generated from the waste will be used on farms … Read more

‘What’s in the water in Brampton?’: A suburb powers Canada soccer

When Canada plays its first match in the 2022 World Cup on Wednesday, it will be a crowing achievement for a country that has long been an afterthought in international soccer. The last, and only, time Canada played in the world’s most popular sporting event was in 1986. It arrived in Mexico that summer as … Read more