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After Stumbling to the Finish Line, Liverpool Struts Across It

LIVERPOOL, England — The goals arrived just as the nerves were fraying and the anxiety mounting, just as the 10,000 fans inside Anfield for...

The Captain of Everything

LIVERPOOL, England — Jordan Henderson had plenty of things on his mind. First and foremost, there was the wound on his thigh, a legacy...

In Spain, Title Race Could Be the Start of Something Better

From the other side of the Atlantic, the reluctance with which M.L.S. embraces its history is strange. Yes, of course, those original names —...

The Super League Thought It Had a Silent Partner: FIFA

Tucked away in the pages and pages of financial and legal jargon that constitute the founding contract of the Super League, the failed project...

Euro 2020 Rosters: France Calls Benzema; Germany Brings Back Müller

France Coach Didier Deschamps called in Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema for the first time since 2015, and Germany named two veterans it had dropped...

The Fall Guy

Andrea Pirlo was given a difficult task and failed at it. But if Juventus misses out on next season’s Champions League, it won’t be...

The Lost Days of Raúl Jiménez

Basso, on the other hand, was struck by the speed of it. “It was hard that first week, but the week after, it was...

A Barcelona Star on Style, Substance and Another Champions League Final

In many ways, the trajectory of Lieke Martens’s career has mirrored the growth of professional women’s soccer in Europe.In the past four years alone,...

Champions League Final Is Moving to Portugal

This month’s all-English Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea will be played in Porto, Portugal, a shift of one of soccer’s showcase...

Champions League Final Could Move to London or Portugal

European soccer’s governing body were holding talks with the British government on Monday to discuss moving this month’s Champions League final to London or...

The Making of a Goal Machine

As Bayern’s head of science and fitness, Broich knows Lewandowski better than anyone. He knows that Lewandowski can tolerate an extraordinary amount of stress...

For Super League , a Humbling Admission and a New War

Less than two weeks after they became partners in a European Super League that would have cast aside the structures and organizations that have...

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The French Open Gets Closer to Normal

On Wednesday, Osaka announced on social media that she would not attend news conferences during the French Open, saying they can be damaging to...

Here’s the Arctic Station That Keeps Satellites Connected

Arrayed across a plateau on an island in the high Norwegian Arctic, the 100 geodesic domes of the Svalbard Satellite Station look like abstract...