- Blatter: 'Liberating' to leave FIFA, expects 2016 election Updated: Jun-27-15 9:18 am
GENEVA - Sepp Blatter says his decision to leave FIFA was "liberating" and he expects the election to replace him will be in early 2016.
- Japan beats the Netherlands to reach World Cup quarterfinal Updated: Jun-24-15 1:33 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Japan coach Norio Sasaki apologized for the stressful, flurry of a finish.
- Veteran Christine Sinclair helps lead Canada to quarterfinal Updated: Jun-22-15 6:48 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Christine Sinclair grabbed her water bottle and began spraying in triumph as the dejected Swiss walked off the field a few feet away.
- Belanger's goal in 52nd minute lifts Canada past Swiss 1-0 Updated: Jun-21-15 11:39 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - John Herdman flew to Quebec in November 2012 for a coaching conference and another matter he considered rather pressing: To bring Josee Belanger back to the national team for a World Cup run at home.
- Liberia soccer chief announces run for FIFA presidency Updated: Jun-18-15 4:18 pm
LONDON - Liberia's soccer chief launched a bid on Thursday to succeed Sepp Blatter, pledging to eradicate corruption and ensure fans trust FIFA again by being a unifying leader who stops power being concentrated at the top.
- Cameroon downs Switzerland 2-1 to advance to knockout stage Updated: Jun-16-15 7:31 pm
Madeleine Ngono Mani came off the bench to score one of two second-half goals as Cameroon became only the second African team to advance to the knockout stage of the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 win over Switzerland in Edmonton, Alberta, on Tuesday.
- Swiss federal prosecutor to address FIFA World Cup bids case Updated: Jun-15-15 4:29 am
BERN, Switzerland - Switzerland's federal prosecutor will talk about his criminal investigation of FIFA's 2018 and 2022 World Cup bid contests for the first time on Wednesday.
- Rooney within 1 goal of record after clinching Slovenia win Updated: Jun-14-15 5:00 pm
Wayne Rooney went within one goal of Bobby Charlton's England scoring record on Sunday by clinching a 3-2 victory over Slovenia in European Championship qualifying.
- Humm, Bachmann lead Switzerland past Ecuador 10-1 Updated: Jun-12-15 9:09 pm
Fabienne Humm and Ramona Bachmann both had second-half hat tricks as Switzerland earned its first women's World Cup victory with a 10-1 victory over Ecuador on Friday at Vancouver, British Columbia.
- Blatter spokesman De Gregorio to leave FIFA immediately Updated: Jun-11-15 8:32 am
- Swiss attorney general seizes evidence from FIFA offices Updated: Jun-10-15 2:00 pm
BERN, Switzerland - The Swiss attorney-general's office says it has seized more evidence from FIFA headquarters for its investigation into the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests.
- Miyama's penalty kick lifts Japan past Switzerland 1-0 Updated: Jun-09-15 12:16 am
Aya Miyama scored on a penalty kick in the 29th minute as defending Women's World Cup champion Japan opened with a 1-0 win over newcomer Switzerland in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Monday night.
- Sepp Blatter has a sanctuary in hometown of Visp Updated: Jun-06-15 2:56 am
VISP, Switzerland - Nestled in the Swiss mountains, the little town of Visp is far from the hustle and bustle of Zurich and the home of FIFA.
- The Latest: Irish FA publishes full contract with FIFA Updated: Jun-05-15 6:10 pm
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- FIFA corruption: Could Russia, Qatar lose their World Cups? Updated: Jun-05-15 8:55 am
If there is enough evidence of wrongdoing, FIFA has the power to strip the World Cup from both Russia and Qatar.
- What next for the 7 men detained in the FIFA raids in Zurich Updated: Jun-03-15 11:55 am
ZURICH - One week after an American investigation of soccer corruption erupted at FIFA, seven men remain detained in Zurich prison cells.
- Blatter's 17-year rule in soccer marked by growth, scandal Updated: Jun-02-15 10:45 pm
GENEVA - Sepp Blatter governed the biggest sport on Earth for nearly two decades, for years untouched personally by allegations of corruption, but never sharing the game's popularity.