TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian Soccer Association is denying allegations that it targeted players involved in a legal challenge to the use of artificial turf at next summer's Women's World Cup.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police on Tuesday released facial images of two suspects who are wanted for the shooting death of Senzo Meyiwa, the national soccer team captain.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The shooting death of the beloved captain of South Africa's national soccer team during an apparent house robbery stunned a country long accustomed to violent crime, and police launched a manhunt Monday for the intruders.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chivas USA ceased operations on Monday after 10 troubled and unsuccessful years in Major League Soccer, with the league planning a new franchise for Los Angeles that will begin play in 2017 with new ownership and a new socc…
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The captain of South Africa's national soccer team was fatally shot at a friend's house during an attempted robbery on Sunday night, police said.
Luis Suarez set up Neymar's fourth-minute goal in the Uruguayan forward's first competitive debut for Barcelona following a four-month biting ban, but Real Madrid rallied to beat Barcelona 3-1 Saturday night in the first "clasico" of the season.
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Christie Rampone got a diamond necklace from USA Soccer for her 300th international appearance with the national team. Yet it's clear her memories are far more precious.
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — After the United States' path to the World Cup hit a snag four years ago, Carli Lloyd was happy to help send the team through smoothly this time.
MERRILLVILLE | Sometimes it's a good thing when teammates turn on each other like vipers.
Serbia received tougher sanctions than Albania when UEFA punished the Balkan rivals on Friday for the on-field violence sparked by a banner being flown by a drone over the stadium.
RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Eight people have been arrested in Latvia on suspicion of fixing a Champions League qualifying-round game last year.
The chants of "U-S-A! U-S-A!" can rev up again next summer.
FREIBURG, Germany (AP) — Financially disadvantaged, Freiburg deploys an array of coping strategies to stay in Germany's top division. Here, at a glance, is how one of the Bundesliga's most modest clubs makes ends meet:
FREIBURG, Germany (AP) — From a corner office of Freiburg's homely stadium, club chairman Fritz Keller gazes over one of the loveliest views in football. Autumn's reds, browns and golds streak the surrounding Black Forest. Buzzards wheel in t…
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Few might remember his knee surgery just three weeks before the World Cup, or the two goals he scored in a 2-1 victory over England in his first match in the tournament.
CAPIATA, Paraguay (AP) — They don't get much smaller than Paraguay's Deportivo Capiata — or bigger than Argentina's legendary Boca Juniors.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S women's soccer team is winning in a no-win situation. Of course, the Americans should beat Haiti by a bunch of goals. And, of course, the Haitians are going to park themselves in front of their own net to keep the sc…
LONDON (AP) — Long after drones became a key tool for militaries and spy agencies, authorities now realize the threat they can pose to sports events.
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Mizoram Football Association says a 23-year-old Indian soccer player has died after injuring his spine while celebrating a goal with somersaults.
Alex Morgan will be sidelined for four-to-six weeks because of a left ankle sprain and will miss the remainder of the CONCACAF Women's Championship.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to set a Spanish league record with 15 goals in the first eight games of a La Liga season as Real Madrid beat Levente 5-0, and Lionel Messi scored in Barcelona's 3-0 win over Elbar to reach 250 league goals and …
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Alex Morgan reinjured her left ankle, just four months after returning to action following a long layoff.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa is reluctant to step in as a last-minute host for next year's African Cup of Nations because the sport ministry fears Ebola and unplanned staging costs.
Where will the problematic African Cup of Nations be held next year?
MERRILLVILLE | When Great Britain expatriate Mike Rance came to the United States to coach soccer in Illinois, he was accosted with his share of first-generation players.
When John Achor was told he wasn't going to be Chesterton's varsity goalkeeper as a sophomore, he took his talents elsewhere.
HAMMOND | They introduced batting helmets in baseball to prevent beaning injuries.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. | Manchester United thrilled a record crowd with a brilliant opening goal – and even Cristiano Ronaldo's unexpected entrance proved futile for Real Madrid.
MOSCOW | Five months after the annexation of Crimea, Russia and Ukraine are now squabbling over soccer clubs in the region.
RIO DE JANEIRO | Just a few hours after arriving in Brazil, LeBron James sized up the World Cup final and said it trumps the NBA finals.
RIO DE JANEIRO | Germany won the World Cup. Host Brazil won a world of new friends.
IRAJA, Brazil | The protesters who many feared would wreck Brazil's World Cup party failed to show up. While the national team fell short of claiming the coveted championship, the country at least can say the tournament that wraps up with Sun…
RIO DE JANEIRO | With two quick and sublimely deft touches, Mario Goetze ended Germany's 24-year wait for another World Cup title.
RIO DE JANEIRO | Joachim Loew has shaped a talented German generation into an entertaining and successful team with a history of near misses. Germany needs to beat Argentina in Sunday's World Cup decider to finally make Loew a winner.
BRASILIA, Brazil | Robin van Persie and Daley Blind scored early goals to help give the Netherlands a 3-0 win over host Brazil in the third-place match at the World Cup on Saturday.
PORTO SEGURO, Brazil | For a man about to face one of the game's most prolific scorers, Benedikt Hoewedes is remarkably calm and composed ahead of the World Cup final.
It seems I've been reading or writing about how the interest level in soccer is rising and ready to take off in the United States since the days I still used a comb.
SAO PAULO | Goalkeeper Sergio Romero saved two penalties Wednesday to send Argentina into the World Cup final with a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands after the game finished in a 0-0 stalemate.
BERLIN | Germans awoke on Wednesday to discover the 7-1 demolition of Brazil in their World Cup semifinal was not a delightful dream but a scarcely believable reality.
SAO PAULO | It wasn't just a bad dream.
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil | With Neymar out injured, just about everyone in Brazil knew it would be tough against Germany.
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil | With Neymar out and Brazil's forwards ineffective throughout the World Cup, it will be up to the team's defenders and midfielders to keep Brazil in contention at the World Cup.
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil | Even without Neymar, Brazil's show must go on.
BRASILIA, Brazil | Gonzalo Higuain's first goal of this World Cup sent Argentina into the semifinals on Saturday with a 1-0 win over a disappointing Belgium.
FORTALEZA, Brazil | Luiz Felipe Scolari thinks Brazil may be at an advantage by playing in the World Cup quarterfinals against a Colombia team that likes to attack often.
A native Moroccan rug, purchased at an outdoor market for the price of about 6 dirhams, lies on the floor in Kate Johnson's room.
SAO PAULO | Turns out Jurgen Klinsmann was right: The United States isn't ready to win the World Cup.
SAO PAULO | Tim Howard left a lasting impression on Americans from coast to coast – and fans around the world, really – for his incredible, improbable saves in the loss to Belgium in extra time that sent the U.S. home from the World Cup to a …
AUSTIN, Texas | They turned out by the tens of thousands, some painted in red, white and blue, waving flags and chanting "I Believe!" in city parks, stadiums and sports bars from coast to coast on Tuesday to watch the U.S. national soccer tea…
RIO DE JANEIRO | A convicted match-fixer denied a report in a German magazine Tuesday that he predicted the result and details of a World Cup game.
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