Guinea was chosen to host the 2023 African Cup of Nations in an unscheduled vote on Saturday, with African football head Issa Hayatou describing the surprise decision as a display of "solidarity" with the Ebola-hit country.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick, Gareth Bale and Javier Hernandez added braces and Real Madrid rolled past Deportivo La Coruna 8-2 to emphatically end its two-game losing skid in the Spanish league on Saturday.
Our third of 16 #PaperChiefs action figures, Travis Kelce, is out Friday in the Chiefs Extra section of The Star's print edition. Tweet your most creative photos with the hashtag #PaperChiefs or email them to firstname.lastname@example.org for a chance to win upcoming prizes (we gave away a TV on Thursday, Sept. 18th). Check out our photo gallery of some of the best submissions so far:
UEFA President Michel Platini denounced FIFA's handling over a luxury gifts controversy on Friday and world football's governing body then disclosed it spent at least $140,000 on watches for officials at the World Cup.
UEFA's executive committee on Friday selected the 13 cities that will stage matches at the European Championship in 2020 when matches are being spread across the continent for the first time. Here is a list of the stadiums (capacity in parentheses):