LIMASSOL, Cyprus — Teenager Lamine Yamal scored to help Spain defeat Cyprus 3-1 and remain in first place in its European Championship qualifying group on Thursday.
Aris Limassol won in the qualifying round of the Champions League, which was held on the neutral ground of Mezokovezd, and is celebrating its historic qualification for the next stage of the top inter-club competition.
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian soccer player who was charged in a recent match-fixing scandal said Monday he is leaving the South American country to play in Cyprus.
Two soccer players were banned for life from stadiums and fined €32,000 for match fixing, the judge of the athletic court of the Cyprus Football Association (CFA) ruled on Wednesday.
NICOSIA — Neil Lennon is out as coach of Omonia Nicosia in Cyprus after less than eight months on the job.
LONDON — Manchester United overcame an early deficit to beat Omonia Nicosia 3-2 in the Europa League on Thursday and begin the healing process after a humiliating derby loss in the Premier League.
Greece dropped its first points in the Nations League going down 1-0 to Cyprus at Larnaca on Saturday.
BIRMINGHAM, England — On a beautiful day in Birmingham, Tuvalu's beach volleyball team of Saaga Malosa and Ampex Isaac had fans and officials roaring in approval for both their skills and smiles.
THESSALONIKI – Greece's alleged crackdown on soccer clubs being used as hooligan bases to plan violence against rivals brought only an eight-month suspended sentence for the owner of one who kept his open.
LARNACA — Croatia and Russia stayed level at the top of Europe Group J in World Cup qualifying on Friday after the Croatians beat Cyprus 3-0 and Russia edged Slovakia 1-0 on Friday.
SPLIT, Croatia — Slovakia beat Cyprus 2-0 to overtake Slovenia for third place in the group.