Football great Pele celebrates his 80th birthday on October 23.
The draw for the European section of 2022 World Cup qualifying will take place in Zurich on December 7, world governing body FIFA has announced.
The England and Wales Cricket Board is to make an “unthinkable” round of redundancies as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, with World Cup winner Chris Woakes accepting that centrally contracted players may be next to feel the pinch.
England snatched victory from the jaws of defeat to level their one-day international series against Australia while hours later Dominic Thiem produced a dogged fightback to overcome Alexander Zverev in the US Open final.
Nicolas Anelka’s international career was effectively ended after he was given an 18-match suspension by the French Football Federation for his World Cup altercation with coach Raymond Domenech.
England made history – something the Three Lions are yet to recreate – on this day in July 1966.
English footballers are not as bad at taking penalties as many people assume, according to new research from an unlikely source: Germany.
A football fan who travelled across the globe to watch his beloved Scotland team play has had a “fitting tribute” paid to him.
Former England batsman turned musician Mark Butcher has described the impact of England’s World Cup win on the future of the sport as “impossible to measure”.
American rapper Snoop Dogg has called for the pay gap between the USA men’s and women’s soccer teams to be ended after the women won their fourth World Cup on Sunday.
Scotland captain Rachel Corsie says they will bounce back from their gut-wrenching World Cup exit at the Parc des Princes in Paris.
Scotland captain Rachel Corsie says she “can’t imagine a bigger game” than Wednesday’s clash with Argentina as their hopes of World Cup progression teeter on the brink.
Manchester United forward Lizzie Arnot says “amazing” Aberdeen-raised Olympic hero Dame Katherine Grainger has inspired Scotland’s women ahead of their maiden World Cup.
Three UK are doing their bit to support England at the Women’s World Cup having launched a light-hearted campaign for a lioness emoji.
A World Cup and English Premier League football legend has appeared in court in Aberdeen facing money laundering charges.
Aberdeen’s Rachel Corsie described Scotland’s Hampden experience as “incredible” after they beat Jamaica 3-2 in their final match before next month’s World Cup in France.
Scotland’s women beat Jamaica 3-2 in their final match before next month’s World Cup in France.
Shelley Kerr believes it would be a “watershed moment” for Scottish women’s football if her side can attract a crowd of more than 10,000 for their friendly against Jamaica at Hampden Park tonight.
Scotland women’s defender Frankie Brown has revealed her excitement to be back at La Manga – and this time preparing for a World Cup.
Love Island has been hailed a “stand-out success” by ITV as the broadcaster reported its highest share of viewing for its range of channels in more than 10 years.
Streaming lag that affects major sporting events such as the World Cup could be a thing of the past, according to the BBC.
Football fans tuning in to watch England’s run to the semi-finals of the Fifa World Cup helped the BBC’s iPlayer service score its best July performance on record.
One of the people who helped develop World Cup-bound midfield maestro Kim Little has labelled her “Scotland’s Pele”.
Aberdeen's Rachel Corsie didn’t know “what to do” as Scotland’s women’s place at the “pinnacle of football” – the World Cup – was confirmed.
Scotland's women have qualified for the World Cup in France next year.
Enrique Iglesias jokingly called his twins “tough to entertain” as he shared a rare video of his eight-month-old children.
While the contestants on Love Island were busy coupling up on ITV2, for a while this summer it seemed England were destined to crack on with the World Cup trophy.
England’s semi-final clash with Croatia had one of the top five biggest ever UK TV audiences for an England World Cup match, new figures show.
Instagram has revealed some of the stats on how its community embraced the World Cup, revealing that Cristiano Ronaldo gained the most new followers during the tournament.
France’s victory over Croatia attracted the smallest UK TV audience for a World Cup final since current records began.