UEFA Champions League

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos, left, fouls Liverpool's Mohamed Salah during the Champions League Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
May 27, 2018 - 2:27 pm
CAIRO (AP) — A heartbroken Egypt shared a rare moment of unity on Sunday: An outpouring of sympathy and love for Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah, and loathing for Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos. The defender was accused by many Egyptian fans in the soccer-crazy nation of deliberately injuring Salah in...
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Real Madrid's Gareth Bale walks away with his medal after winning the Champions League Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
May 27, 2018 - 1:05 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Straight after a third successive Champions League title was secured, Cristiano Ronaldo was talking about Real Madrid in the past tense. Real's biggest star hinted he was unsure he'd stay with the club. Its best player in the Champions League final, Gareth Bale, looks more...
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Real Madrid players celebrate with the trophy after winning the Champions League Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
May 26, 2018 - 9:46 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With his back to goal but eyes on the incoming cross, Gareth Bale connected with the ball while leaping in the air and sent a scissor-kick arcing into the top of the net. Fusing athleticism and technique, it was a mesmerizing sight to behold from the Real Madrid forward. Rarely...
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Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos, left, fouls Liverpool's Mohamed Salah during the Champions League Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
May 26, 2018 - 7:29 pm
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid (all times local): 2:20 a.m. Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp was unhappy with the tackle by Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos that injured his star forward Mohamed Salah. Klopp described the arm-tangling...
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FILE - In this Feb. 11, 2017 file photo, Liverpool fans at the Kop sing "You'll Never Walk Alone" during the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield, Liverpool, England. The famous tune will be sung Saturday by 16,000-plus Liverpool fans at Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File)
May 24, 2018 - 3:44 pm
Gerry Marsden walked into Liverpool's ODEON cinema for a Laurel and Hardy film. It was raining when he started to leave, so he decided to stay for the second part of the double feature and watch the comedy duo one more time. And with that, a part of soccer history was born. Rodgers and Hammerstein'...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 file photo, Liverpool owner John Henry and his wife Linda Pizzuti arrive ahead of the English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England. John Henry is preparing for his first Champions League final as Liverpool owner. The game on Saturday May 24, 2018 against Real Madrid comes eight years after Henry led a takeover by the Boston Red Sox ownership group of a club on the brink of financial collapse. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)
May 24, 2018 - 10:57 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Preparing for the pride and angst of watching Liverpool contest the biggest game in club football, John Henry is ready to take stock of the often-fraught, eight-year journey as owner. The perilous plight of the club he inherited: The early mistakes as the Boston Red Sox...
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FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, PSG head coach Unai Emery claps, during the League One soccer match between Caen and Paris Saint-Germain at the Michel d'Ornano stadium in Caen, western France. The last time Arsenal unveiled a new manager, social media didn’t exist. On Wednesday, May 23, 2018 the north London club announced the appointment of Unai Emery on Twitter. (AP Photo/David Vincent, File)
May 23, 2018 - 1:08 pm
LONDON (AP) — Unai Emery is the biggest change to come to Arsenal in 22 years, but the club's new head coach wants things to look very much the same when the Gunners are playing. The 46-year-old Spaniard became the Premier League club's first managerial hire since 1996 when the club ended weeks of...
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Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane walks along the pitch during a training session during the open media day at the team's Veldebebas training ground in Madrid, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Real Madrid will play the Champions League final match against Liverpool on Saturday 26. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
May 23, 2018 - 6:26 am
MADRID (AP) — Despite his successes as coach of Real Madrid, Zinedine Zidane doesn't see himself as a great tactician. Instead, he prides himself on being a manager of egos. Zidane, who will be trying to win his third straight Champions League title as Madrid coach on Saturday against Liverpool,...
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In this photo released by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), Brazil's soccer player Neymar takes physical and medical tests at the Granja Comary training center ahead of the 2018 FIFA WCup, in Teresopolis, Brazil, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. (Lucas Figueiredo/CBF via AP)
May 22, 2018 - 3:39 pm
TERESOPOLIS, Brazil (AP) — Brazil's goalkeeping coaches have no hesitation in anointing Alisson as the team's No. 1 for the World Cup, and are even comparing him to Germany's Manuel Neuer. Goalkeeping coach Claudio Taffarel, who played three World Cups for Brazil and won the trophy in 1994, said...
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May 22, 2018 - 11:50 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Gazprom is a major Champions League sponsor but don't expect to see its logo on the streets of Kiev. Ahead of the final on Saturday, the presence of Russia's state gas company angered some Ukrainians, so the logos were hurriedly removed from a UEFA-branded "Champions Festival"...
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