PSG’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic leaves the pitch after the Champions League quarterfinal second leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Paris Saint Germain at the Camp Nou Stadium. Photo: Emilio Morenatti/AP

Paris St Germain’s then sports director Leonardo declared the club were ready for tougher competitions in Europe two years ago but Tuesday’s Champion(...)

Germany, Spain, Italy and Austria have each hosted Bid Inspection visits from a delegation of Ryder Cup Europe officials - led by Ryder Cup Director R(...)

Detail from ‘Lionel Messi and a Universe of Flowers’  by Takashi Murakami, which sold for £317,000 in a charity auction at Sotheby’s, London

The worlds of international soccer and fine art rarely collide, but last week in London, at a charity auction in Sotheby’s, one of the world’s most fa(...)

FC Barcelona have had their two-window transfer ban upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport after appeal (Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer)

Barcelona will not be allowed to sign any players in 2015 after the Catalan club’s appeal against their transfer ban was dismissed by the Court of Arb(...)

Barcelona’s Uruguayan forward Luis Suarez could debut against Real Madrid. Photograph: EPA

Luis Suarez’s debut for Barcelona is likely to come against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu on Saturday October 25th.The striker – who joined from Liverp(...)

Older African members of the Aspire Football Dreams program watch as younger players played the visiting FC Barcelona youth team, in Doha, Qatar, on January 27th, 2014. Photograph: Bryan Denton/The New York Times

A little more than a decade ago, Andreas Bleicher, then a director of one of Germany’s Olympic training centres, arrived in the tiny Persian Gulf nat(...)

 FC Barcelona Sport Director Andoni Zubizarreta, Luis Suarez and  Jordi Mestre  pose for the media during a press conference. The club had their transfer ban appeal tuned down by Fifa. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

Barcelona have announced they will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport after Fifa today upheld their transfer embargo until January 2016.The(...)

Thomas Vermaelen, Luis Suarez and Sergio Busquets  share a joke during the official presentation of the FC Barcelona prior to the Joan Gamper Trophy match between FC Barcelona and Club Leon at Camp Nou. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

“And now, please give a huge ovation for . . .” A month after Luis Suarez signed for FC Barcelona and two months before he can play a competitive game(...)

Eirtech Aviation managing director Niall Cunningham. Photograph: David Sleator

Los Angeles private equity firm Vance Street Capital has bought Shannon-based aircraft coating company Eirtech Aviation. Vance Street did not disclos(...)

Liverpool have confirmed that Luis Suarez will be leaving the club “after a transfer agreement was reached with FC Barcelona. The player now has permission to complete the usual formalities, which will then conclude the transfer”.

Liverpool have finalised the terms of a club-record fee with Barcelona for the sale of striker Luis Suarez. Official talks began over a week ago and w(...)