- Germany opens World Cup title defense against Norway Updated: Jul-26-15 6:02 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Holder Germany will open its World Cup title defense against Norway.
- The Latest: Conte says facing Spain 'very stimulating' Updated: Jul-25-15 5:51 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - The latest on Saturday's 2018 World Cup qualifying draw (times are local):
- Dempsey's 3 goals lift US over Cuba 6-0, into Gold Cup semis Updated: Jul-18-15 11:38 pm
BALTIMORE - Clint Dempsey walked away with the game ball for one of the few times in his career. With his first international hat trick, he boosted the United States to a 6-0 rout over Cuba on Saturday and into its eighth straight CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal.
- Germany captain Schweinsteiger heading for Man United Updated: Jul-11-15 9:29 am
MANCHESTER, England - Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger is leaving Bayern Munich to join Manchester United, ending his 17-year association with the Bundesliga giants.
- US top of FIFA rankings after winning Women's World Cup Updated: Jul-10-15 8:30 am
ZURICH - The United States has returned to the top of the FIFA women's rankings after winning the World Cup.
- Germany to play friendly matches against England, Italy Updated: Jul-10-15 8:08 am
BERLIN - Germany will play friendlies against England and Italy as part of its preparations for the European Championship next year.
- Adidas chief: Platini the best choice to succeed Blatter Updated: Jul-10-15 5:15 am
BERLIN - The chief executive of Adidas, a major FIFA sponsor, believes UEFA President Michel Platini would be the best choice of successor to Sepp Blatter at the head of world football's governing body.
- Big Euro teams to avoid small World Cup qualifying groups Updated: Jul-09-15 10:03 am
ZURICH - Commercial interests are set to be a factor in the European qualifying groups draw for the 2018 World Cup.
- Argentina takes FIFA rankings top spot from Germany Updated: Jul-09-15 4:18 am
ZURICH - Argentina takes top spot in the monthly FIFA rankings from World Cup winner Germany despite losing another tournament final.
- Brazil still trying to regroup a year after 7-1 loss Updated: Jul-08-15 11:57 am
SAO PAULO - Brazil is still trying to regroup a year after its worst loss ever.
- Women's World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US Updated: Jul-06-15 5:48 pm
NEW YORK - The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.
- World Cup moments distanced women from FIFA scandal Updated: Jul-06-15 5:32 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - For a few moments over the past month, the Women's World Cup seemed to push aside the FIFA scandal that is simmering a half planet away.
- Carli Lloyd becomes Captain America for US women Updated: Jul-06-15 3:08 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as "President of the United States."
- Keys to the US win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final Updated: Jul-05-15 11:53 pm
Keys to the United States' 5-2 win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final
- Eventful Copa America puts an end to Chilean suffering Updated: Jul-05-15 10:50 am
SANTIAGO, Chile - The Copa America ended with Chile celebrating a long-awaited triumph and Argentina left wondering how much longer its title drought will last.
- England beats Germany 1-0 in extra time to finish 3rd Updated: Jul-04-15 9:32 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta - Days after a gut-wrenching loss, England finished its deepest run in the Women's World Cup with an uplifting victory.
- Aussie coach has advice for defending Japan Updated: Jul-04-15 11:05 am
EDMONTON, Alberta - Perhaps, Australia coach Alen Stajcic was on to something when he said, "We're not the Netherlands," in responding to question regarding how his team might defend against Japan in the quarterfinals.
- Japan is back in the final after emotional 2011 win Updated: Jul-03-15 3:14 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Four years ago when Japan's players hoisted the Women's World Cup trophy, a nation rejoiced.
- World Cup field puts haves and have-nots on display Updated: Jul-02-15 8:02 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - One of the benefits of an expanded field of 24 teams at the Women's World Cup this year was that there were lots of fresh faces playing in Canada, teams like Ivory Coast, Ecuador and Cameroon.
- England wakes to more heartbreak for national soccer team Updated: Jul-02-15 9:59 am
MANCHESTER, England - England's national teams keep finding ways to make agonizing exits from major soccer tournaments.
- Coach: Pressure's off Japan in World Cup final against US Updated: Jul-02-15 2:42 am
EDMONTON, Alberta - The pressure is off now that Japan gets the opportunity to defend its Women's World Cup championship.
- Own goal gives Japan 2-1 win over England in World Cup semi Updated: Jul-01-15 11:54 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta - England defender Laura Bassett was inconsolable as she lay face down on the field, sobbing.
- Defense helps US team to the Women's World Cup final Updated: Jul-01-15 10:13 pm
MONTREAL - It used to be that the U.S. women's national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women's World Cup in Canada, the Americans are finding success with a locked-down defense.