Cricket-crazed Indians face a fresh attempt to spur their interest in soccer with a new football league that seeks to tap the potential audience provided by a nation of 1.2 billion people.
Chelsea was warned it can’t influence whether its goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois plays against the London soccer club in a Champions League semifinal with Atletico Madrid, the team where he’s on loan.
Defending champion Bayern Munich will play Real Madrid in the semifinals of European soccer’s Champions League. Atletico Madrid meets Chelsea.
Santos, the Brazilian soccer team that developed Pele and Barcelona forward Neymar, said it is gaining from new financing that’s allowed it to sign players who would normally be too expensive.
U.S. employers probably added more workers to payrolls in March than the 175,000 a month earlier as the jobless rate fell.
Manchester United, having one of its worst Premier League seasons, will play defending champion Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarterfinals. Real Madrid was drawn against Borussia Dortmund.
The following is the draw for the quarterfinals of European soccer’s Champions League.
U.S. retail sales probably rose in February as consumer spending stabilized, data in the coming week may show.
Arsenal Chief Executive Officer Ivan Gazidis said he opposes an immediate European ban on investors acquiring player-transfer rights from teams because it would leave some clubs struggling financially.