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  • The Latest: Salah scores, but Russia beats Egypt for 2nd win

    The Latest: Salah scores, but Russia beats Egypt for 2nd win

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:00 AM EDT2018-06-19 09:00:32 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:13 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:13:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Switzerland's Steven Zuber, left, scores his side's first goal during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Switzerland's Steven Zuber, left, scores his side's first goal during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    Brazil's jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has made his debut as a football pundit.More >>
    Brazil's jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has made his debut as a football pundit.More >>
  • China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome

    China hopes for implementation of NKorea-US summit outcome

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-06-19 02:40:24 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-06-20 02:22:25 GMT
    Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday.More >>
    Chinese state media say North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will make a two-day state visit starting Tuesday.More >>
  • Early penalty helps Japan beat Colombia 2-1 at World Cup

    Early penalty helps Japan beat Colombia 2-1 at World Cup

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 14:20:48 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-06-19 19:06:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Japan's Yuya Osako, center, scores his side second goal during the group H match between Colombia and Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordavia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Japan's Yuya Osako, center, scores his side second goal during the group H match between Colombia and Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordavia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
    Yuya Osako had a surprise in store for those who figured the absence of Shinji Okazaki left Japan little hope of competing with Colombia at the World Cup.More >>
    Yuya Osako had a surprise in store for those who figured the absence of Shinji Okazaki left Japan little hope of competing with Colombia at the World Cup.More >>
  • Tick, Tock: Time running out for Messi to deliver World Cup

    Tick, Tock: Time running out for Messi to deliver World Cup

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:50 AM EDT2018-06-19 09:50:46 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-06-19 15:33:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Lionel Messi leaves after a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Lionel Messi leaves after a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    Time is running out for Lionel Messi to bring Argentina a World Cup title.More >>
    Time is running out for Lionel Messi to bring Argentina a World Cup title.More >>
  • Late header from Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

    Late header from Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:14:30 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 9:46 AM EDT2018-06-19 13:46:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). England's Harry Kane, left, celebrates his winning goal with England's Ashley Young during the group G match between Tunisia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Monday, June 1...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). England's Harry Kane, left, celebrates his winning goal with England's Ashley Young during the group G match between Tunisia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Monday, June 1...
    Harry Kane scored two goals, including an injury-time header, to give England a 2-1 victory over Tunisia at the World Cup.More >>
    Harry Kane scored two goals, including an injury-time header, to give England a 2-1 victory over Tunisia at the World Cup.More >>
  • Aussies undeterred by opening loss at the World Cup

    Aussies undeterred by opening loss at the World Cup

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:40 AM EDT2018-06-19 09:40:55 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 8:23 AM EDT2018-06-19 12:23:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Australia's Trent Sainsbury, center, kicks the ball in front of France's Kylian Mbappe during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Australia's Trent Sainsbury, center, kicks the ball in front of France's Kylian Mbappe during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2...
    Australia is confident against Denmark despite opening the World Cup with a loss to France.More >>
    Australia is confident against Denmark despite opening the World Cup with a loss to France.More >>
  • Engine bursts into flames on plane with WCup team, none hurt

    Engine bursts into flames on plane with WCup team, none hurt

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:10 AM EDT2018-06-19 08:10:30 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 6:03 AM EDT2018-06-19 10:03:21 GMT
    Officials say an engine of a Russian airplane carrying Saudi Arabia's soccer team to a World Cup host city caught fire during landing, but nobody was hurt.More >>
    Officials say an engine of a Russian airplane carrying Saudi Arabia's soccer team to a World Cup host city caught fire during landing, but nobody was hurt.More >>
  • FIFA charges Mexico after fans chant anti-gay slur

    FIFA charges Mexico after fans chant anti-gay slur

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:20:26 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-06-19 09:44:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer gestures during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Matthias Schrader). Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer gestures during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico after its fans used an anti-gay slur during the team's 1-0 win over Germany.More >>
    FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico after its fans used an anti-gay slur during the team's 1-0 win over Germany.More >>
  • The Latest: Saudis safe after in-flight drama at World Cup

    The Latest: Saudis safe after in-flight drama at World Cup

    Monday, June 18 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 13:20:10 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:14 AM EDT2018-06-19 08:14:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). South Korea goalkeeper Jo Hyun-woo claims a cross during the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). South Korea goalkeeper Jo Hyun-woo claims a cross during the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    Sweden and South Korea are drawing 0-0 at halftime at the World Cup.More >>
    Sweden and South Korea are drawing 0-0 at halftime at the World Cup.More >>
  • World Cup Episode 3: 'Please God, Give the Goal!'

    World Cup Episode 3: 'Please God, Give the Goal!'

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:30:20 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:24:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Sweden's Ola Toivonen grimaces during the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). Sweden's Ola Toivonen grimaces during the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    Soccer's Common-Sense Version of Instant Replay Proves the Tool Can Be Used Without the Delays That Make NFL and MLB Games Difficult to Watch.More >>
    Soccer's Common-Sense Version of Instant Replay Proves the Tool Can Be Used Without the Delays That Make NFL and MLB Games Difficult to Watch.More >>
  • Russia, Egypt match at World Cup could test close ties

    Russia, Egypt match at World Cup could test close ties

    Monday, June 18 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:20:13 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:43 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:43:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File). FILE - In this file photo from June 9, 2018, Egypt fans hold poster of striker Mohammed Salah during the team's final training session in Cairo before the World Cup.(AP Photo/Amr Nabil, File). FILE - In this file photo from June 9, 2018, Egypt fans hold poster of striker Mohammed Salah during the team's final training session in Cairo before the World Cup.
    World Cup clash between Egypt, Russia in World Cup could test relations between two old allies.More >>
    World Cup clash between Egypt, Russia in World Cup could test relations between two old allies.More >>
  • Russia has chance to make mark at World Cup with another win

    Russia has chance to make mark at World Cup with another win

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:50:22 GMT
    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-06-19 04:14:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Russia goalkeeper Andrei Lunyov attends Russia's official training on the eve of the group A match between Russia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, June 1...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Russia goalkeeper Andrei Lunyov attends Russia's official training on the eve of the group A match between Russia and Egypt at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, June 1...
    With or without Mohamed Salah in the lineup, Egypt should give Russia an indication if it has any shot at making a mark in this year's World Cup.More >>
    With or without Mohamed Salah in the lineup, Egypt should give Russia an indication if it has any shot at making a mark in this year's World Cup.More >>
  • World Cup telecasts experiencing quality issues Down Under

    World Cup telecasts experiencing quality issues Down Under

    Monday, June 18 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:00:50 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-06-19 00:02:05 GMT
    An Australian telecommunications company with streaming rights to the World Cup has allowed the SBS network to televise matches for 48 hours while it attempts to resolve a series of disruptions that have plagued...More >>
    An Australian telecommunications company with streaming rights to the World Cup has allowed the SBS network to televise matches for 48 hours while it attempts to resolve a series of disruptions that have plagued the service.More >>
  • Argentina coach plans major changes to team at World Cup

    Argentina coach plans major changes to team at World Cup

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:40:41 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 6:35 PM EDT2018-06-18 22:35:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Javier Mascherano, left, talks to coach Jorge Sampaoli during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Javier Mascherano, left, talks to coach Jorge Sampaoli during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli is planning major surgery to his team for the South Americans' next World Cup match.More >>
    Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli is planning major surgery to his team for the South Americans' next World Cup match.More >>
  • Mane vs Lewandowski: star power for Senegal, Poland

    Mane vs Lewandowski: star power for Senegal, Poland

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:30:23 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:35:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Senegal's Sadio Mane control the ball during Senegal's official training on the eve of the group H match between Poland and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Senegal's Sadio Mane control the ball during Senegal's official training on the eve of the group H match between Poland and Senegal at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    Senegal forward Sadio Mane and Poland captain Robert Lewandowski lead their nations into a World Cup match after stellar club seasons for Liverpool ad Bayern Munich.More >>
    Senegal forward Sadio Mane and Poland captain Robert Lewandowski lead their nations into a World Cup match after stellar club seasons for Liverpool ad Bayern Munich.More >>
  • Brazil in an unusual spot after a draw to open World Cup

    Brazil in an unusual spot after a draw to open World Cup

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:00 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:00:11 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:34:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Neymar gestures during the group E match against Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Neymar gestures during the group E match against Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    Five-time World Cup champion Brazil finds itself in unfamiliar territory after a draw to open the World Cup; the last time it didn't win its first match, Pele had just retired.More >>
    Five-time World Cup champion Brazil finds itself in unfamiliar territory after a draw to open the World Cup; the last time it didn't win its first match, Pele had just retired.More >>
  • 'Iranian Messi' feels at home at World Cup before Spain game

    'Iranian Messi' feels at home at World Cup before Spain game

    Monday, June 18 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:50:08 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:04:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Iran's Sardar Azmoun, left, and Morocco's Noureddine Amrabat, right, compete for the ball during the group B match between Morocco and Iran at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russi...(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Iran's Sardar Azmoun, left, and Morocco's Noureddine Amrabat, right, compete for the ball during the group B match between Morocco and Iran at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russi...
    Iran center forward Sardar Azmoun is feeling at home at the World Cup in Russia.More >>
    Iran center forward Sardar Azmoun is feeling at home at the World Cup in Russia.More >>
  • Japan team at World Cup troubled by earthquake, hotel alarm

    Japan team at World Cup troubled by earthquake, hotel alarm

    Monday, June 18 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-06-18 14:30:09 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:04:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Japan's head coach Akira Nishino, left, and Japan's Makoto Hasebe, right, attend the official press conference at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Japan's head coach Akira Nishino, left, and Japan's Makoto Hasebe, right, attend the official press conference at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018.
    Word of a deadly earthquake in Japan and an early-morning false alarm at a team hotel have given the Samurai Blue unsettling moments at the World Cup.More >>
    Word of a deadly earthquake in Japan and an early-morning false alarm at a team hotel have given the Samurai Blue unsettling moments at the World Cup.More >>
  • Portugal can eliminate Morocco from World Cup

    Portugal can eliminate Morocco from World Cup

    Monday, June 18 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-06-18 15:21:36 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-06-18 17:44:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his side's opening goal during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his side's opening goal during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal can send Morocco to an early World Cup exit on Wednesday.More >>
    Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal can send Morocco to an early World Cup exit on Wednesday.More >>
  • The Latest: Pogba goal for France now an Australia own goal

    The Latest: Pogba goal for France now an Australia own goal

    Monday, June 18 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-06-18 11:40:21 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:53:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). South Korea's Son Heung-min, center, stretch during South Korea's official training on the eve of the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, R...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man). South Korea's Son Heung-min, center, stretch during South Korea's official training on the eve of the group F match between Sweden and South Korea at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, R...
    Sweden starts with Marcus Berg and Ola Toivonen in attack in its opening game at the World Cup against South Korea.More >>
    Sweden starts with Marcus Berg and Ola Toivonen in attack in its opening game at the World Cup against South Korea.More >>
  • Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland at World Cup

    Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland at World Cup

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:09:58 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 8:32 AM EDT2018-06-18 12:32:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Brazil's Neymar reacts after failing to score during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Brazil's Neymar reacts after failing to score during the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    Brazil joins the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia after 1-1 draw against Switzerland.More >>
    Brazil joins the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia after 1-1 draw against Switzerland.More >>
  • Egypt goalkeeper declines beer-sponsored World Cup award

    Egypt goalkeeper declines beer-sponsored World Cup award

    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:09 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:09:57 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 3:20 AM EDT2018-06-18 07:20:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Egypt goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy clears the ball during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Egypt goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy clears the ball during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Voted man of the match, Egypt goalkeeper declines trophy sponsored by Budweiser on religious grounds.More >>
    Voted man of the match, Egypt goalkeeper declines trophy sponsored by Budweiser on religious grounds.More >>
  • Mexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0 at World Cup

    Mexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0 at World Cup

    Sunday, June 17 2018 1:09 PM EDT2018-06-17 17:09:48 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-06-18 06:42:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). Mexico's Hirving Lozano, celebrates scoring his side's opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). Mexico's Hirving Lozano, celebrates scoring his side's opening goal during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    Germany became the third defending champion in the last 16 years to lose its opening match at the World Cup, falling to Mexico 1-0.More >>
    Germany became the third defending champion in the last 16 years to lose its opening match at the World Cup, falling to Mexico 1-0.More >>
  • Police: Taxi driver who hit 8 Moscow pedestrians fell asleep

    Police: Taxi driver who hit 8 Moscow pedestrians fell asleep

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:49 AM EDT2018-06-17 08:49:27 GMT
    Monday, June 18 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-06-18 04:21:45 GMT
    (Viktoria Geranovich via AP). In this image taken from video provided by Viktoria Geranovich, a taxi driver, right, runs away from the scene after he crashed his taxi into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, ...(Viktoria Geranovich via AP). In this image taken from video provided by Viktoria Geranovich, a taxi driver, right, runs away from the scene after he crashed his taxi into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, ...

    Moscow police would not comment on whether the crash would affect security measures for the World Cup, which is being held in 11 Russian cities over the next month.

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    Moscow police would not comment on whether the crash would affect security measures for the World Cup, which is being held in 11 Russian cities over the next month.

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  • Mexico's Marquez in 'great shape' at fifth career World Cup

    Mexico's Marquez in 'great shape' at fifth career World Cup

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:49:52 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:22 PM EDT2018-06-18 02:22:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico's Rafael Marquez clashes with Germany's Marco Reus during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico's Rafael Marquez clashes with Germany's Marco Reus during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    Mexico defender Rafael Marquez is feeling "in great shape" after becoming only the third man in history to play at a fifth career World Cup.More >>
    Mexico defender Rafael Marquez is feeling "in great shape" after becoming only the third man in history to play at a fifth career World Cup.More >>
  • Panama coach blunt and honest before World Cup debut

    Panama coach blunt and honest before World Cup debut

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-06-17 15:59:44 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-06-18 01:41:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File). FILE - In this file photo from Oct. 10, 2017, Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez celebrates with Roman Torres, who scored his team's second goal, after a World Cup qualifying soccer match against Costa Rica in Panama City.(AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File). FILE - In this file photo from Oct. 10, 2017, Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez celebrates with Roman Torres, who scored his team's second goal, after a World Cup qualifying soccer match against Costa Rica in Panama City.
    Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez isn't in the business of sugarcoating the truth before his team's historic World Cup debut.More >>
    Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez isn't in the business of sugarcoating the truth before his team's historic World Cup debut.More >>
  • Parity comes to World Cup, where top nations fail to win

    Parity comes to World Cup, where top nations fail to win

    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:59:57 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-06-17 22:21:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Germany's Thomas Mueller walks off the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Mexico won 1-0.(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Germany's Thomas Mueller walks off the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Mexico won 1-0.
    Parity has come to the World Cup, where five of the top six nations in the FIFA rankings have played, and none has won.More >>
    Parity has come to the World Cup, where five of the top six nations in the FIFA rankings have played, and none has won.More >>
  • Russia's World Cup headache: Keeping it safe, keeping it fun

    Russia's World Cup headache: Keeping it safe, keeping it fun

    Sunday, June 17 2018 12:10 PM EDT2018-06-17 16:10:07 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:41:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, file). FILE - In the June 16, 2018 file photo a police officer patrols outside the stadium ahead of the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, file). FILE - In the June 16, 2018 file photo a police officer patrols outside the stadium ahead of the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia.
    A taxi crash near Red Square has raised concerns among some World Cup fans about security.More >>
    A taxi crash near Red Square has raised concerns among some World Cup fans about security.More >>
  • The Latest: Top teams have trouble winning at World Cup

    The Latest: Top teams have trouble winning at World Cup

    Sunday, June 17 2018 6:09 AM EDT2018-06-17 10:09:27 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:40 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:40:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Former soccer star Diego Maradona, center, watches the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Former soccer star Diego Maradona, center, watches the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.
    Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan that witnesses perceived as racist.More >>
    Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan that witnesses perceived as racist.More >>
  • Panama to make World Cup debut against strong Belgium team

    Panama to make World Cup debut against strong Belgium team

    Sunday, June 17 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-06-17 15:19:50 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-06-17 21:21:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File). FILE - In this file photo from Oct. 10, 2017, Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez celebrates with Roman Torres, who scored his team's second goal, after a World Cup qualifying soccer match against Costa Rica in Panama City.(AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco, File). FILE - In this file photo from Oct. 10, 2017, Panama coach Hernan Dario Gomez celebrates with Roman Torres, who scored his team's second goal, after a World Cup qualifying soccer match against Costa Rica in Panama City.
    Panama was thrilled to earn its first berth to the World Cup but that excitement was tempered when the team drew Belgium for its opening match.More >>
    Panama was thrilled to earn its first berth to the World Cup but that excitement was tempered when the team drew Belgium for its opening match.More >>
  • Stunned Germany hopes to avoid early World Cup exit

    Stunned Germany hopes to avoid early World Cup exit

    Sunday, June 17 2018 3:09 PM EDT2018-06-17 19:09:54 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:53:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Germany's Thomas Mueller walks off the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Mexico won 1-0.(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Germany's Thomas Mueller walks off the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. Mexico won 1-0.
    Germany didn't play the way it usually plays, and coach Joachim Loew will have to figure out why.More >>
    Germany didn't play the way it usually plays, and coach Joachim Loew will have to figure out why.More >>
  • Overlooked Costa in position to leave his mark at World Cup

    Overlooked Costa in position to leave his mark at World Cup

    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:59 AM EDT2018-06-17 12:59:57 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:02:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Spain's Diego Costa celebrates his side's equalizing goal during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Spain's Diego Costa celebrates his side's equalizing goal during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Overlooked Diego Costa in good position to leave his mark at World Cup.More >>
    Overlooked Diego Costa in good position to leave his mark at World Cup.More >>
  • A 'milestone' World Cup win kicks off celebration for Mexico

    A 'milestone' World Cup win kicks off celebration for Mexico

    Sunday, June 17 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-06-17 19:59:57 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-06-17 20:01:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Mexico's Carlos Salcedo and Miguel Layun, kneeling on the ground, celebrate at the end of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17...(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Mexico's Carlos Salcedo and Miguel Layun, kneeling on the ground, celebrate at the end of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17...
    Mexican coach Juan Carlos Osorio says his team executed his game plan to near perfection in its World Cup-opening win over defending champion Germany.More >>
    Mexican coach Juan Carlos Osorio says his team executed his game plan to near perfection in its World Cup-opening win over defending champion Germany.More >>
  • Serbia captain dedicates World Cup goal to ailing official

    Serbia captain dedicates World Cup goal to ailing official

    Sunday, June 17 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-06-17 18:42:38 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-06-17 19:01:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Baker). Serbia's Aleksandar Kolarov celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group E match between Costa Rica and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Baker). Serbia's Aleksandar Kolarov celebrates scoring the opening goal during the group E match between Costa Rica and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Samara Arena in Samara, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018.
    Serbia captain dedicates game-winning goal in World Cup against Costa Rica to ailing federation sporting director.More >>
    Serbia captain dedicates game-winning goal in World Cup against Costa Rica to ailing federation sporting director.More >>
  • England reconnects with disaffected fans with image makeover

    England reconnects with disaffected fans with image makeover

    Sunday, June 17 2018 1:39 PM EDT2018-06-17 17:39:40 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-06-17 18:42:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant). England's Harry Kane, smiles as he answers a question at a press conference for the 2018 soccer World Cup, at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. England play Tunisia in a group G match Monday Jun...(AP Photo/Alastair Grant). England's Harry Kane, smiles as he answers a question at a press conference for the 2018 soccer World Cup, at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. England play Tunisia in a group G match Monday Jun...
    Whatever happens to England on the field at the World Cup, at least the reception facing the squad should be less brutal.More >>
    Whatever happens to England on the field at the World Cup, at least the reception facing the squad should be less brutal.More >>
  • Messi misses penalty, Iceland holds Argentina to 1-1 draw

    Messi misses penalty, Iceland holds Argentina to 1-1 draw

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:19:14 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-06-17 17:03:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Argentina's Lionel Messi covers his face at the end of the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Argentina's Lionel Messi covers his face at the end of the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.
    Lionel Messi had a penalty kick saved and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina at the World Cup.More >>
    Lionel Messi had a penalty kick saved and Iceland held on for a 1-1 draw against Argentina at the World Cup.More >>
  • Burdened Salah to lead Egypt against Russia at World Cup

    Burdened Salah to lead Egypt against Russia at World Cup

    Sunday, June 17 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-06-17 13:50:00 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-06-17 16:31:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Baker). Egypt's Mohamed Salah leaves the field after the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Baker). Egypt's Mohamed Salah leaves the field after the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Amid price hikes and growing discontent with the government back home, fans of Egypt's national team are counting on Mohamed Salah to ease their pain both on the field and off.More >>
    Amid price hikes and growing discontent with the government back home, fans of Egypt's national team are counting on Mohamed Salah to ease their pain both on the field and off.More >>
  • Ronaldo with chance to prove he can also thrive at World Cup

    Ronaldo with chance to prove he can also thrive at World Cup

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:28:59 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-06-17 16:13:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo gestures to the fans at the end of the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo gestures to the fans at the end of the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Cristiano Ronaldo is out to show he can also dominate on the biggest stage in world soccer.More >>
    Cristiano Ronaldo is out to show he can also dominate on the biggest stage in world soccer.More >>
  • UK police say almost all banned fans surrendered passports

    UK police say almost all banned fans surrendered passports

    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-06-17 14:49:35 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-06-17 14:50:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Tourists visit the Motherland Calls monument as the portrait of Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin is seen on the wall in front during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Volgograd, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. The monument commem...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Tourists visit the Motherland Calls monument as the portrait of Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin is seen on the wall in front during the 2018 soccer World Cup in Volgograd, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. The monument commem...
    British police 98 percent of fans banned from traveling to the World Cup have surrendered their passports.More >>
    British police 98 percent of fans banned from traveling to the World Cup have surrendered their passports.More >>
  • Maradona responds to report of racist gesture to Asian fan

    Maradona responds to report of racist gesture to Asian fan

    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-06-17 12:09:31 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-06-17 12:11:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Former soccer star Diego Maradona, center, watches the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Former soccer star Diego Maradona, center, watches the group D match between Argentina and Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.
    Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan at a World Cup game in Moscow that witnesses perceived as racist.More >>
    Diego Maradona has given his version of an exchange with an Asian fan at a World Cup game in Moscow that witnesses perceived as racist.More >>
  • Taxi hits pedestrians near Moscow's Red Square, injuring 8

    Taxi hits pedestrians near Moscow's Red Square, injuring 8

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-06-16 16:59:18 GMT
    Sunday, June 17 2018 4:00 AM EDT2018-06-17 08:00:42 GMT
    Preliminary information indicated the driver lost control of the vehicle. (Source: CNN)Preliminary information indicated the driver lost control of the vehicle. (Source: CNN)

    Police in Moscow say eight people have been injured when a taxi into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square.

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    Police in Moscow say eight people have been injured when a taxi into pedestrians on a sidewalk near Red Square.

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  • Birthday news: Salah fit for Egypt's next World Cup match

    Birthday news: Salah fit for Egypt's next World Cup match

    Saturday, June 16 2018 4:09 PM EDT2018-06-16 20:09:20 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:21 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:21:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Baker). Egypt's Mohamed Salah, center, watches his team during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Baker). Egypt's Mohamed Salah, center, watches his team during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Birthday cake for Salah at Egypt team hotel at World Cup.More >>
    Birthday cake for Salah at Egypt team hotel at World Cup.More >>
  • World Cup Day 2: Patriotic Duty _ Make Your Kid Play Soccer

    World Cup Day 2: Patriotic Duty _ Make Your Kid Play Soccer

    Saturday, June 16 2018 12:28 PM EDT2018-06-16 16:28:59 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:10 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:10:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's William, left, and Spain's Andres Iniesta fight for the ball during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's William, left, and Spain's Andres Iniesta fight for the ball during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Former World Cup and current Major League Soccer star Bastian Schweinsteiger explains how a strong commitment to youth development programs enabled Germany to reclaim its place as a soccer superpower.More >>
    Former World Cup and current Major League Soccer star Bastian Schweinsteiger explains how a strong commitment to youth development programs enabled Germany to reclaim its place as a soccer superpower.More >>
  • The Latest: Croatia beats Nigeria on own-goal, penalty kick

    The Latest: Croatia beats Nigeria on own-goal, penalty kick

    Saturday, June 16 2018 3:48 AM EDT2018-06-16 07:48:46 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:02:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Benedyk). In this June 15, 2018 photo Frane Ludovic poses for a photo in Kaliningrad after cycling from his hometown Zagreb in Croata to Kaliningrad to watch the soccer World Cup match between Croatia and Nigeria.(AP Photo/Martin Benedyk). In this June 15, 2018 photo Frane Ludovic poses for a photo in Kaliningrad after cycling from his hometown Zagreb in Croata to Kaliningrad to watch the soccer World Cup match between Croatia and Nigeria.
    Five friends from Croatia have ridden 1,500 kilometers (930 miles) from Zagreb to Kaliningrad for the World Cup.More >>
    Five friends from Croatia have ridden 1,500 kilometers (930 miles) from Zagreb to Kaliningrad for the World Cup.More >>
  • TV ratings down for World Cup opener

    TV ratings down for World Cup opener

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:40 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:40:16 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 7:01 PM EDT2018-06-16 23:01:40 GMT
    The overnight rating from major markets of Fox's World Cup opener between Russia and Saudi Arabia on Fox was less than half of the overnight for the first game of the 2014 tournament, hurt by a much earlier kickoff...More >>
    The overnight rating from major markets of Fox's World Cup opener between Russia and Saudi Arabia on Fox was less than half of the overnight for the first game of the 2014 tournament, hurt by a much earlier kickoff and less glamorous teams.More >>
  • Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C

    Technology helps France beat gritty Australia 2-1 in Group C

    Saturday, June 16 2018 8:08 AM EDT2018-06-16 12:08:56 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-06-16 22:21:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Bandic). France player celebrate after scoring their side's second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Darko Bandic). France player celebrate after scoring their side's second goal during the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018.
    Technology twice helped France at the World Cup in its 2-1 victory over Australia in Group C.More >>
    Technology twice helped France at the World Cup in its 2-1 victory over Australia in Group C.More >>
  • Brazil coach Tite adored for turning around national team

    Brazil coach Tite adored for turning around national team

    Saturday, June 16 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-06-16 20:39:06 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-06-16 21:23:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Felipe Dana). Brazil head coach Tite arrives to a press conference after Brazil's official training on the eve of the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Satu...(AP Photo/Felipe Dana). Brazil head coach Tite arrives to a press conference after Brazil's official training on the eve of the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Satu...
    Revered by his players and credited with turning Brazil's national team around, Tite knows he's not perfect.More >>
    Revered by his players and credited with turning Brazil's national team around, Tite knows he's not perfect.More >>
  • Anti-racism group blames local officials for eviction

    Anti-racism group blames local officials for eviction

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:49:06 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-06-16 20:50:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Russian police detane Gay rights activist Peter Tatchell, center, as he holds a banner that read "Putin fails to act against Chechnya torture of gay people" near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Russian police detane Gay rights activist Peter Tatchell, center, as he holds a banner that read "Putin fails to act against Chechnya torture of gay people" near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018...
    A prominent group that campaigns against racism and anti-gay abuse in sports has accused St. Petersburg authorities of having it evicted from its premises in the city.More >>
    A prominent group that campaigns against racism and anti-gay abuse in sports has accused St. Petersburg authorities of having it evicted from its premises in the city.More >>
  • Kickoff: Brazil, Germany face high expectations at World Cup

    Kickoff: Brazil, Germany face high expectations at World Cup

    Saturday, June 16 2018 8:19 AM EDT2018-06-16 12:19:02 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-06-16 20:31:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's soccer players Philippe Coutinho, right, and Gabriel Jesus practice during a training session in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Brazil will face Switzerland on June 17 in the group E for the soccer World Cup.(AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's soccer players Philippe Coutinho, right, and Gabriel Jesus practice during a training session in Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Brazil will face Switzerland on June 17 in the group E for the soccer World Cup.
    Brazil's quest for World Cup redemption is set to begin, along with Germany's title defense.More >>
    Brazil's quest for World Cup redemption is set to begin, along with Germany's title defense.More >>
  • Mexico coach spots weakness in Germany's defense

    Mexico coach spots weakness in Germany's defense

    Saturday, June 16 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-06-16 18:41:49 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-06-16 20:30:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico players listen to Mexico head coach Juan Carlos Osorio, left, during Mexico's official training on the eve of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow...(AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo). Mexico players listen to Mexico head coach Juan Carlos Osorio, left, during Mexico's official training on the eve of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow...
    Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio spots weakness in Germany's defense.More >>
    Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio spots weakness in Germany's defense.More >>
  • Cossacks to display 'military skills' in World Cup city

    Cossacks to display 'military skills' in World Cup city

    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:09:13 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-06-16 18:31:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File). FILE - In this file photo from May 13, 2018, Cossacks practice on the bank of the Don river near the World Cup stadium before a Russian league match between Rostov and Ural, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File). FILE - In this file photo from May 13, 2018, Cossacks practice on the bank of the Don river near the World Cup stadium before a Russian league match between Rostov and Ural, in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.
    A senior official in Russia's southern Rostov region says Cossack patrols in the World Cup city of Rostov will "display their military skills" and not replace the role of police.More >>
    A senior official in Russia's southern Rostov region says Cossack patrols in the World Cup city of Rostov will "display their military skills" and not replace the role of police.More >>
  • Egypt's El Hadary may be consigned to history by rising star

    Egypt's El Hadary may be consigned to history by rising star

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:19:24 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 1:21 PM EDT2018-06-16 17:21:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Baker). Egypt captain Essam El Hadary reacts during a press conference on the eve of the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena, Yekaterinburg, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Mark Baker). Egypt captain Essam El Hadary reacts during a press conference on the eve of the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena, Yekaterinburg, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018.
    A string of spectacular saves in Egypt's 1-0 loss to Uruguay earned goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy the man of the match distinction and an outpouring of admiration at home in what is a dream World Cup debut for the...More >>
    A string of spectacular saves in Egypt's 1-0 loss to Uruguay earned goalkeeper Mohamed Elshenawy the man of the match distinction and an outpouring of admiration at home in what is a dream World Cup debut for the 29-year-old.More >>
  • Ronaldo scores hat trick, Portugal draws 3-3 with Spain

    Ronaldo scores hat trick, Portugal draws 3-3 with Spain

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:10:46 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-06-16 15:11:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo scores his third goal with a free kick during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo scores his third goal with a free kick during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Cristiano Ronaldo completed a hat trick with a perfectly taken free kick in the 88th minute to give Portugal a 3-3 draw against Spain at the World Cup.More >>
    Cristiano Ronaldo completed a hat trick with a perfectly taken free kick in the 88th minute to give Portugal a 3-3 draw against Spain at the World Cup.More >>
  • Gimenez scores to lift Uruguay over Egypt 1-0 in Group A

    Gimenez scores to lift Uruguay over Egypt 1-0 in Group A

    Friday, June 15 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:18:33 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:51:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Uruguay's Jose Gimenez, center, heads the ball to score the opening goal during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Uruguay's Jose Gimenez, center, heads the ball to score the opening goal during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Jose Gimenez came to Uruguay's rescue by scoring the lone goal in a 1-0 victory over Egypt in Group A of the World Cup.More >>
    Jose Gimenez came to Uruguay's rescue by scoring the lone goal in a 1-0 victory over Egypt in Group A of the World Cup.More >>
  • Ivanovic poised to set record for Serbia at World Cup

    Ivanovic poised to set record for Serbia at World Cup

    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:19 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:19:31 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:24:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2018 file photo, Serbia defender Branislav Ivanovic during the international friendly soccer match between Serbia and Nigeria at The Hive Stadium in London.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2018 file photo, Serbia defender Branislav Ivanovic during the international friendly soccer match between Serbia and Nigeria at The Hive Stadium in London.
    Serbia's World Cup opener against Costa Rica will have added significance for Branislav Ivanovic.More >>
    Serbia's World Cup opener against Costa Rica will have added significance for Branislav Ivanovic.More >>
  • Croatia fans cycle all the way to Russia for World Cup

    Croatia fans cycle all the way to Russia for World Cup

    Saturday, June 16 2018 6:18 AM EDT2018-06-16 10:18:56 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 10:21 AM EDT2018-06-16 14:21:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Benedyk). In this June 15, 2018 photo Frane Ludovic poses for a photo in Kaliningrad after cycling from his hometown Zagreb in Croata to Kaliningrad to watch the soccer World Cup match between Croatia and Nigeria.(AP Photo/Martin Benedyk). In this June 15, 2018 photo Frane Ludovic poses for a photo in Kaliningrad after cycling from his hometown Zagreb in Croata to Kaliningrad to watch the soccer World Cup match between Croatia and Nigeria.
    Croatia fans cycle all the way to Russia for World Cup.More >>
    Croatia fans cycle all the way to Russia for World Cup.More >>
  • Spain still behind De Gea after forgettable World Cup opener

    Spain still behind De Gea after forgettable World Cup opener

    Saturday, June 16 2018 8:19 AM EDT2018-06-16 12:19:24 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 8:29 AM EDT2018-06-16 12:29:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sergei Grits). Spain goalkeeper David De Gea looks to the ball when Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo scores his side's third goal during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russ...(AP Photo/Sergei Grits). Spain goalkeeper David De Gea looks to the ball when Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo scores his side's third goal during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russ...
    In the big picture of what the World Cup opener meant for Spain and earning a point, David De Gea was exactly right following the 3-3 draw with Portugal.More >>
    In the big picture of what the World Cup opener meant for Spain and earning a point, David De Gea was exactly right following the 3-3 draw with Portugal.More >>
  • Highly touted Belgium starts with World Cup newcomer Panama

    Highly touted Belgium starts with World Cup newcomer Panama

    Saturday, June 16 2018 6:38 AM EDT2018-06-16 10:38:52 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-06-16 12:10:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File). FILE - In this file photo from  June 1, 2018, Belgium players warm up during a training session at the Belgian Football Center in Tubize, Belgium.(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File). FILE - In this file photo from June 1, 2018, Belgium players warm up during a training session at the Belgian Football Center in Tubize, Belgium.
    The celebration after Panama qualified for the World Cup was wild and emotional, enough that Panama City essentially shut down in honor of reaching soccer's showcase event for the first time.More >>
    The celebration after Panama qualified for the World Cup was wild and emotional, enough that Panama City essentially shut down in honor of reaching soccer's showcase event for the first time.More >>
  • Reports: Cristiano Ronaldo strikes deal on tax fraud case

    Reports: Cristiano Ronaldo strikes deal on tax fraud case

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:58:33 GMT
    Saturday, June 16 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-06-16 12:10:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo gestures to the fans at the end of the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo gestures to the fans at the end of the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Spanish media reports that Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to plead guilty to tax fraud and pay a fine of 18.8 million euros ($21.8 milllion) in exchange for a prison sentence that would most likely...More >>
    Spanish media reports that Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to plead guilty to tax fraud and pay a fine of 18.8 million euros ($21.8 milllion) in exchange for a prison sentence that would most likely be suspended.More >>
  • No live chickens at the World Cup for Nigeria fans

    No live chickens at the World Cup for Nigeria fans

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:50 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:50:18 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 6:14 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:14:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, file). FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2013 file photo a Nigeria fan holds up a live chicken decorated in Nigeria's colors of green and white, ahead of the start of Nigeria's African Cup of Nations tournament final soccer match aga...(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, file). FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2013 file photo a Nigeria fan holds up a live chicken decorated in Nigeria's colors of green and white, ahead of the start of Nigeria's African Cup of Nations tournament final soccer match aga...
    A Russian official in the city of Kaliningrad says authorities forbade World Cup fans from bringing live chickens to matches.More >>
    A Russian official in the city of Kaliningrad says authorities forbade World Cup fans from bringing live chickens to matches.More >>
  • Costa Rica fans get surprise call about free World Cup trip

    Costa Rica fans get surprise call about free World Cup trip

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:48:30 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:00:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Luis Henao). In this June 14, 2018 photo Costa Rica fan Martin Gomez waves the a Costa Rican flag in the city of Samara, Russia, some 7,500 miles from his native home as he watched the opening ceremony to his first World Cup.(AP Photo/Luis Henao). In this June 14, 2018 photo Costa Rica fan Martin Gomez waves the a Costa Rican flag in the city of Samara, Russia, some 7,500 miles from his native home as he watched the opening ceremony to his first World Cup.
    Costa Rica fan Martin Gomez hung up the phone twice, thinking it was a prank call or a scam.More >>
    Costa Rica fan Martin Gomez hung up the phone twice, thinking it was a prank call or a scam.More >>
  • The Latest: Ronaldo 3, Spain 3: Star's hat trick earns draw

    The Latest: Ronaldo 3, Spain 3: Star's hat trick earns draw

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:48 AM EDT2018-06-15 10:48:16 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:44:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Head of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub speaks at the FIFA congress on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The congress in Moscow is set...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Head of the Palestinian Football Association Jibril Rajoub speaks at the FIFA congress on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The congress in Moscow is set...
    The head of the Palestinian Football Association faces FIFA punishment for urging fans to burn photos of Lionel Messi if Argentina played a World Cup warmup game in Jerusalem.More >>
    The head of the Palestinian Football Association faces FIFA punishment for urging fans to burn photos of Lionel Messi if Argentina played a World Cup warmup game in Jerusalem.More >>
  • Chin-stroking implies Ronaldo thinks he is the GOAT

    Chin-stroking implies Ronaldo thinks he is the GOAT

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:28:30 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-06-15 21:42:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring the opening goal by penalty during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring the opening goal by penalty during the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2...
    Cristiano Ronaldo stroked his chin as he celebrated a goal; perhaps because he thinks he is the GOAT or the greatest of all time.More >>
    Cristiano Ronaldo stroked his chin as he celebrated a goal; perhaps because he thinks he is the GOAT or the greatest of all time.More >>
  • Column: In Iceland, packing salt to face Messi at World Cup

    Column: In Iceland, packing salt to face Messi at World Cup

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:38 AM EDT2018-06-15 09:38:15 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 4:50 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:50:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Leicester). In this May 21, 2018 photo Iceland defender Birkir Mar Saevarsson trains in Reykjavik, Iceland, with his club team, Valur.(AP Photo/John Leicester). In this May 21, 2018 photo Iceland defender Birkir Mar Saevarsson trains in Reykjavik, Iceland, with his club team, Valur.
    Column: In Iceland, packing salt to face Messi at World Cup.More >>
    Column: In Iceland, packing salt to face Messi at World Cup.More >>
  • In World Cup's shadow, layoffs and anger at Russian factory

    In World Cup's shadow, layoffs and anger at Russian factory

    Friday, June 15 2018 7:48 AM EDT2018-06-15 11:48:24 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:05:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitriy Rogulin). The Red October factory buildings, right, are seen next to the new the World Cup stadium, left, on the banks of the Volga River in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. Workers at the Red October steelworks in Volgograd ...(AP Photo/Dmitriy Rogulin). The Red October factory buildings, right, are seen next to the new the World Cup stadium, left, on the banks of the Volga River in Volgograd, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. Workers at the Red October steelworks in Volgograd ...
    Worker protests over pay cuts, layoffs and working conditions at the Red October steelworks are threatening to cloud Volgograd's first World Cup match.More >>
    Worker protests over pay cuts, layoffs and working conditions at the Red October steelworks are threatening to cloud Volgograd's first World Cup match.More >>
  • Iran fans unfurl banner at World Cup in support of women

    Iran fans unfurl banner at World Cup in support of women

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-06-15 16:52:54 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:04:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). A poster to support Iranian women is displayed in the stands during the group B match between Morocco and Iran at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). A poster to support Iranian women is displayed in the stands during the group B match between Morocco and Iran at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Iranian fans at the national team's first match at the World Cup unfurled a banner protesting the Iran's ban on women attending soccer matches back home.More >>
    Iranian fans at the national team's first match at the World Cup unfurled a banner protesting the Iran's ban on women attending soccer matches back home.More >>
  • Croatia's golden generation keen to live up to expectations

    Croatia's golden generation keen to live up to expectations

    Friday, June 15 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:08:31 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:11:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). Croatia's Luka Modric points up during official training on the eve of the group D match between Croatia and Nigeria at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). Croatia's Luka Modric points up during official training on the eve of the group D match between Croatia and Nigeria at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    For Croatia's golden generation, the great expectations held key players outshines even those of the team's fanatical fans at the World Cup.More >>
    For Croatia's golden generation, the great expectations held key players outshines even those of the team's fanatical fans at the World Cup.More >>
  • Messi begins bid for 1st World Cup title against Iceland

    Messi begins bid for 1st World Cup title against Iceland

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:52:11 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-06-15 19:01:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Lionel Messi plays the ball during a training session of Argentina on the eve of the group D match against Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Lionel Messi plays the ball during a training session of Argentina on the eve of the group D match against Iceland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Lionel Messi will be the headliner of the Group D match between Argentina and Iceland at Spartak Stadium in Moscow.More >>
    Lionel Messi will be the headliner of the Group D match between Argentina and Iceland at Spartak Stadium in Moscow.More >>
  • Trump says he 'worked hard' on World Cup bid, thanks Kraft

    Trump says he 'worked hard' on World Cup bid, thanks Kraft

    Friday, June 15 2018 9:38 AM EDT2018-06-15 13:38:26 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:33:27 GMT
    President Donald Trump tweets that he 'worked hard' to bring World Cup to North America, thanks Patriots owner Kraft.More >>
    President Donald Trump tweets that he 'worked hard' to bring World Cup to North America, thanks Patriots owner Kraft.More >>
  • No team but 2 referees for US at World Cup in Russia

    No team but 2 referees for US at World Cup in Russia

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:38 AM EDT2018-06-15 10:38:35 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:33:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). In this May 16, 2018 photo American soccer referees Mark Geiger, left, and Jair Marrufo are interviewed in New York. While the United States is missing from soccer's showcase for the first time since 1986, it is the only natio...(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan). In this May 16, 2018 photo American soccer referees Mark Geiger, left, and Jair Marrufo are interviewed in New York. While the United States is missing from soccer's showcase for the first time since 1986, it is the only natio...
    While the United States is missing from soccer's showcase for the first time since 1986, it is the only nation with two referees working the tournament.More >>
    While the United States is missing from soccer's showcase for the first time since 1986, it is the only nation with two referees working the tournament.More >>
  • Nigeria captain says his team has had warm welcome in Russia

    Nigeria captain says his team has had warm welcome in Russia

    Friday, June 15 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-06-15 16:59:44 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 1:23 PM EDT2018-06-15 17:23:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Nigeria's John Obi Mikel attends a press conference on the eve of the group D match between Croatia and Nigeria at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Nigeria's John Obi Mikel attends a press conference on the eve of the group D match between Croatia and Nigeria at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Nigeria's coach and captain have brushed aside fears of racism in World Cup stadiums and say that the country's young players have enjoyed a warm welcome in Russia.More >>
    Nigeria's coach and captain have brushed aside fears of racism in World Cup stadiums and say that the country's young players have enjoyed a warm welcome in Russia.More >>
  • Peru coach says Guerrero fit for World Cup, ready to play

    Peru coach says Guerrero fit for World Cup, ready to play

    Friday, June 15 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-06-15 12:51:20 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-06-15 16:01:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Peru's Paolo Guerrero warms up on the pitch during Peru's official training on the eve of the group C match between Peru and Denmark at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Peru's Paolo Guerrero warms up on the pitch during Peru's official training on the eve of the group C match between Peru and Denmark at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018.
    Peru coach Ricardo Gareca will not commit to playing recently reinstated striker Paolo Guerrero in their World Cup opener against Denmark on Saturday.More >>
    Peru coach Ricardo Gareca will not commit to playing recently reinstated striker Paolo Guerrero in their World Cup opener against Denmark on Saturday.More >>
  • The Latest: No guarantees Guerrero will start for Peru

    The Latest: No guarantees Guerrero will start for Peru

    Friday, June 15 2018 5:58 AM EDT2018-06-15 09:58:19 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-06-15 14:04:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Peru head coach Ricardo Gareca reacts during Peru's official press conference on the eve of the group C match between Peru and Denmark at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2...(AP Photo/Martin Meissner). Peru head coach Ricardo Gareca reacts during Peru's official press conference on the eve of the group C match between Peru and Denmark at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2...
    Peru coach Ricardo Gareca will not commit to playing recently reinstated striker Paolo Guerrero in their World Cup opener against Denmark.More >>
    Peru coach Ricardo Gareca will not commit to playing recently reinstated striker Paolo Guerrero in their World Cup opener against Denmark.More >>
  • Putin and Russia get their 1st win at the World Cup

    Putin and Russia get their 1st win at the World Cup

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:17 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:17:56 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-06-15 09:41:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). Russia's Denis Cheryshev celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). Russia's Denis Cheryshev celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June...
    Substitute Denis Cheryshev scores two goals to lead host Russia over Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opening match of the World Cup.More >>
    Substitute Denis Cheryshev scores two goals to lead host Russia over Saudi Arabia 5-0 in the opening match of the World Cup.More >>
  • Saudi women in Russia to support team, reinforce new image

    Saudi women in Russia to support team, reinforce new image

    Thursday, June 14 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-06-14 16:00:13 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-06-15 08:50:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). Saudi Arabia fans wait for the start of the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). Saudi Arabia fans wait for the start of the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018.
    Saudi women in Russia to support their team in the World Cup, but also reinforce image of a new Saudi Arabia.More >>
    Saudi women in Russia to support their team in the World Cup, but also reinforce image of a new Saudi Arabia.More >>
  • Spain ready to leave World Cup coaching woes in the past

    Spain ready to leave World Cup coaching woes in the past

    Thursday, June 14 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-06-14 18:22:38 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 4:30 AM EDT2018-06-15 08:30:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Spain head coach Fernando Hierro, top centre, touches his forehead as gives instructions to his players during Spain's official training on the eve of the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup ...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Spain head coach Fernando Hierro, top centre, touches his forehead as gives instructions to his players during Spain's official training on the eve of the group B match between Portugal and Spain at the 2018 soccer World Cup ...
    Spain can't wait to get the ball rolling and put its coaching woes in the past.More >>
    Spain can't wait to get the ball rolling and put its coaching woes in the past.More >>
  • Russian hopes, fears tied up in Putin's showcase World Cup

    Russian hopes, fears tied up in Putin's showcase World Cup

    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:58:00 GMT
    Friday, June 15 2018 3:29 AM EDT2018-06-15 07:29:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). FIFA President Gianni Infantino, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin stand for the athem prior to the match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia,...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). FIFA President Gianni Infantino, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin stand for the athem prior to the match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia,...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin claims soccer and politics have nothing to do with each other, yet the World Cup he kicked off is about much more than sports.More >>
    Russian President Vladimir Putin claims soccer and politics have nothing to do with each other, yet the World Cup he kicked off is about much more than sports.More >>
  • Tiny Iceland faces Messi, Argentina in big World Cup debut

    Tiny Iceland faces Messi, Argentina in big World Cup debut

    Thursday, June 14 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-06-14 19:08:08 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:09 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:09:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Lionel Messi, right, and Sergio Aguero talk to a team assistant during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.(AP Photo/Ricardo Mazalan). Lionel Messi, right, and Sergio Aguero talk to a team assistant during a training session of Argentina at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Bronnitsy, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018.
    The smallest nation ever to play at a World Cup has a big start against Lionel Messi in Moscow on Saturday.More >>
    The smallest nation ever to play at a World Cup has a big start against Lionel Messi in Moscow on Saturday.More >>
  • The Latest: Spain, Portugal hoping to focus on soccer

    The Latest: Spain, Portugal hoping to focus on soccer

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:27 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:27:42 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-06-14 23:02:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). People stroll along pedestrian Nikolskaya Street where soccer fans from participating countries were gathering to chant, wave flags, and celebrate on the eve of the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June...(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell). People stroll along pedestrian Nikolskaya Street where soccer fans from participating countries were gathering to chant, wave flags, and celebrate on the eve of the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June...
    The French Football Federation has set up 'Casas Bleues' to provide hospitality for backers of Les Bleus who have traveled to Russia for the World Cup.More >>
    The French Football Federation has set up 'Casas Bleues' to provide hospitality for backers of Les Bleus who have traveled to Russia for the World Cup.More >>
  • USA! USA! Wait, We Didn't Make The World Cup?

    USA! USA! Wait, We Didn't Make The World Cup?

    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:48:00 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-06-14 22:21:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Victor Caivano). Performers display the 2018 soccer World Cup logo and the colors of Russia and Saudi Arabia prior to their group A match which opens the tournament at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Victor Caivano). Performers display the 2018 soccer World Cup logo and the colors of Russia and Saudi Arabia prior to their group A match which opens the tournament at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018.
    U.S. National Team star Landon Donovan likes Mexico with a U.S. team to cheer at World Cup, but worries a generation of American kids may not give soccer a second look.More >>
    U.S. National Team star Landon Donovan likes Mexico with a U.S. team to cheer at World Cup, but worries a generation of American kids may not give soccer a second look.More >>
  • Russian official urges love at World Cup after backlash

    Russian official urges love at World Cup after backlash

    Thursday, June 14 2018 8:57 AM EDT2018-06-14 12:57:44 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:02:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Women look over from the Krymsky Bridge, adorned with banners of the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. A senior Russian lawmaker advised Russian women Wednesday to be vigilant during any r...(AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano). Women look over from the Krymsky Bridge, adorned with banners of the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. A senior Russian lawmaker advised Russian women Wednesday to be vigilant during any r...
    Russian lawmaker urges love at World Cup after backlash to colleague's comments that advised against it.More >>
    Russian lawmaker urges love at World Cup after backlash to colleague's comments that advised against it.More >>
  • Scalpers still operating at World Cup despite crackdown

    Scalpers still operating at World Cup despite crackdown

    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:07 AM EDT2018-06-14 10:07:40 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:02 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:02:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Soccer fans from different countries gather at the main ticket office in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Scalpers are still very visible at the World Cup, despite FIFA and Russia's claims they've cracked do...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Soccer fans from different countries gather at the main ticket office in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Scalpers are still very visible at the World Cup, despite FIFA and Russia's claims they've cracked do...
    Scalpers are still operating at the World Cup despite claims of a crackdown by FIFA and Russia on illicit ticket sales.More >>
    Scalpers are still operating at the World Cup despite claims of a crackdown by FIFA and Russia on illicit ticket sales.More >>
  • Whirlwind World Cup awaits Fox's lead voices Strong, Holden

    Whirlwind World Cup awaits Fox's lead voices Strong, Holden

    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:47 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:47:41 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 1:10 PM EDT2018-06-14 17:10:30 GMT
    How the World Cup will resonate with American viewers is one of the big questions facing Fox's lead broadcast team of John Strong and Stuart Holden.More >>
    How the World Cup will resonate with American viewers is one of the big questions facing Fox's lead broadcast team of John Strong and Stuart Holden.More >>
  • North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

    North American trio beats Morocco to host 2026 World Cup

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 2:37 AM EDT2018-06-13 06:37:15 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-06-14 15:42:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrives at the FIFA congress on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The congress in Moscow is set to choose the host or hosts for the...(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). FIFA President Gianni Infantino arrives at the FIFA congress on the eve of the opener of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The congress in Moscow is set to choose the host or hosts for the...

    FIFA is preparing to choose between Morocco and a joint North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup.

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    FIFA is preparing to choose between Morocco and a joint North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup.

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  • The Latest: Moscow workers set for World Cup day off

    The Latest: Moscow workers set for World Cup day off

    Thursday, June 14 2018 6:08 AM EDT2018-06-14 10:08:00 GMT
    Thursday, June 14 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-06-14 11:20:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). A worker cleans the area in front of Fisht Stadium ahead of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Sochi, Russia, on Thursday, June 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). A worker cleans the area in front of Fisht Stadium ahead of the 2018 soccer World Cup in Sochi, Russia, on Thursday, June 14, 2018.
    Some workers in Moscow will mark the World Cup with a day off in a push to ease the Russian capital's notorious traffic jams.More >>
    Some workers in Moscow will mark the World Cup with a day off in a push to ease the Russian capital's notorious traffic jams.More >>
  • Atlanta's hot soccer scene featured in winning World Cup bid

    Atlanta's hot soccer scene featured in winning World Cup bid

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:37 PM EDT2018-06-13 22:37:27 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 10:19 PM EDT2018-06-14 02:19:01 GMT
    (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File). FILE - In this June 2, 2018, file photo, the roof of Mercedes-Benz Stadium is open as Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez celebrates his goal against the Philadelphia Union on a penalty kick...(Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File). FILE - In this June 2, 2018, file photo, the roof of Mercedes-Benz Stadium is open as Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez celebrates his goal against the Philadelphia Union on a penalty kick...
    Atlanta's burgeoning soccer scene has prominent role in North America's successful bid to land the 2026 World Cup.More >>
    Atlanta's burgeoning soccer scene has prominent role in North America's successful bid to land the 2026 World Cup.More >>
  • Height effect: Argentina sizes up Iceland at World Cup

    Height effect: Argentina sizes up Iceland at World Cup

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:01:12 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:03 PM EDT2018-06-13 22:03:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Brynjar Gunnarsson, File ). FILE - In this Monday Oct. 9, 2017 filer, Iceland's captain Aron Gunnarsson celebrates at the end of the World Cup Group I qualifying soccer match between Iceland and Kosovo in Reykjavik, Iceland. Icelandic footbal...(AP Photo/Brynjar Gunnarsson, File ). FILE - In this Monday Oct. 9, 2017 filer, Iceland's captain Aron Gunnarsson celebrates at the end of the World Cup Group I qualifying soccer match between Iceland and Kosovo in Reykjavik, Iceland. Icelandic footbal...
    Relatively short Argentina is putting special emphasis on height during training for its World Cup opener against towering Iceland, the tournament's tallest team.More >>
    Relatively short Argentina is putting special emphasis on height during training for its World Cup opener against towering Iceland, the tournament's tallest team.More >>
  • The Latest: Argentina looking up at towering foe Iceland

    The Latest: Argentina looking up at towering foe Iceland

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:37 AM EDT2018-06-13 11:37:23 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:17:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Members of Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hold giants portraits representing imprisoned Russian journalists, on the Place de la Republique, in Paris, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. French non-profit Reporters Without Borders set ...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Members of Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hold giants portraits representing imprisoned Russian journalists, on the Place de la Republique, in Paris, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. French non-profit Reporters Without Borders set ...
    Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) displayed the pictures of seven journalists jailed in Russia on a Paris plaza in a show of protest, one day before the World Cup kicks off.More >>
    Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders (RSF) displayed the pictures of seven journalists jailed in Russia on a Paris plaza in a show of protest, one day before the World Cup kicks off.More >>
  • 2026 FIFA World Cup coming to North America, Cincinnati could host match

    BREAKING: 2026 FIFA World Cup coming to North America. Cincinnati could host World Cup match

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 8:03 AM EDT2018-06-13 12:03:21 GMT
    A "United" bid from the U.S., Canada and Mexico is bringing the 2026 FIFA World Cup games to North America. Cincinnati is in the running to be a host city. (Photo: United 2026 Twitter account)A "United" bid from the U.S., Canada and Mexico is bringing the 2026 FIFA World Cup games to North America. Cincinnati is in the running to be a host city. (Photo: United 2026 Twitter account)

    We will find out Wednesday if Cincinnati is in the running to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

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    We will find out Wednesday if Cincinnati is in the running to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup.

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  • Germany looks to become 1st repeat Cup champ in half-century

    Germany looks to become 1st repeat Cup champ in half-century

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 12:45 PM EDT2018-06-12 16:45:27 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 7:11 AM EDT2018-06-13 11:11:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Tyrin, File). FILE - This June 28, 2017, file photo shows the refurbished Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, where the opening match and final of the World Cup will be played when the soccer world gathers at 12 stadiums in 11 cities ac...(AP Photo/Denis Tyrin, File). FILE - This June 28, 2017, file photo shows the refurbished Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, where the opening match and final of the World Cup will be played when the soccer world gathers at 12 stadiums in 11 cities ac...
    Russia World Cup opens with Germany looking to be first team to repeat as champion since Brazil in 1962.More >>
    Russia World Cup opens with Germany looking to be first team to repeat as champion since Brazil in 1962.More >>
  • US has FIFA edge over risky Morocco in 2026 World Cup vote

    US has FIFA edge over risky Morocco in 2026 World Cup vote

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 1:07 PM EDT2018-06-12 17:07:21 GMT
    Wednesday, June 13 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-06-13 10:30:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar, file). FILE - In this Saturday March 17, 2018 file photo, a giant screen displays the logo of Morocco 2026 before a press conference to promote Morocco's bib for the 2026 soccer World Cup in Casablanca, Morocco. The 2026 W...(AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar, file). FILE - In this Saturday March 17, 2018 file photo, a giant screen displays the logo of Morocco 2026 before a press conference to promote Morocco's bib for the 2026 soccer World Cup in Casablanca, Morocco. The 2026 W...
    North America bid has FIFA edge over Morocco in voting for 2026 World Cup.More >>
    North America bid has FIFA edge over Morocco in voting for 2026 World Cup.More >>
  • Salah mending but still questionable for World Cup opener

    Salah mending but still questionable for World Cup opener

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-06-12 16:55:24 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-06-12 18:38:30 GMT
    Salah dribbles for the first time since Champions League shoulder injury, but playing in Egypt's World Cup opener against Uruguay remains uncertain.More >>
    Salah dribbles for the first time since Champions League shoulder injury, but playing in Egypt's World Cup opener against Uruguay remains uncertain.More >>
  • Morocco casts doubt on NAmerican profit pledge for 2026 WCup

    Morocco casts doubt on NAmerican profit pledge for 2026 WCup

    Monday, June 11 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-06-11 07:33:37 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 1:41 PM EDT2018-06-12 17:41:35 GMT
    A few African federations have pledged to support the joint United States-Canada-Mexico candidacy instead of their Confederation of African Football colleague Morocco. (Source: Raycom Media, File)A few African federations have pledged to support the joint United States-Canada-Mexico candidacy instead of their Confederation of African Football colleague Morocco. (Source: Raycom Media, File)

    A few African federations have pledged to support the joint United States-Canada-Mexico candidacy instead of their Confederation of African Football colleague Morocco.

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    A few African federations have pledged to support the joint United States-Canada-Mexico candidacy instead of their Confederation of African Football colleague Morocco.

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  • 11 dead as boats collide in Russian city hosting World Cup

    11 dead as boats collide in Russian city hosting World Cup

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 6:28 AM EDT2018-06-12 10:28:07 GMT
    Tuesday, June 12 2018 8:38 AM EDT2018-06-12 12:38:26 GMT
    11 people killed when barge collides with paddleboat near Volgograd in Russia, a World Cup host city.More >>
    11 people killed when barge collides with paddleboat near Volgograd in Russia, a World Cup host city.More >>
  • Ghana official suspected of corruption resigns from FIFA

    Ghana official suspected of corruption resigns from FIFA

    Monday, June 11 2018 4:15 AM EDT2018-06-11 08:15:19 GMT
    Monday, June 11 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-06-11 13:48:45 GMT
    Under investigation in Ghana for alleged corruption, FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi has resigned from the world soccer body.More >>
    Under investigation in Ghana for alleged corruption, FIFA Council member Kwesi Nyantakyi has resigned from the world soccer body.More >>
  • The Latest: FIFA presidential election period set to open

    The Latest: FIFA presidential election period set to open

    Sunday, June 10 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-06-10 14:02:36 GMT
    Sunday, June 10 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-06-10 19:55:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar, file). FILE - In this Saturday March 17, 2018 file photo, a giant screen display the logo of Morocco 2026 inside of the reception before a press conference to promote Morocco's bib for the 2026 soccer World Cup in Casablan...(AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar, file). FILE - In this Saturday March 17, 2018 file photo, a giant screen display the logo of Morocco 2026 inside of the reception before a press conference to promote Morocco's bib for the 2026 soccer World Cup in Casablan...
    FIFA has formally let both 2026 World Cup host candidates go on the ballot paper for Wednesday's vote.More >>
    FIFA has formally let both 2026 World Cup host candidates go on the ballot paper for Wednesday's vote.More >>
  • Prospect of 2022 Qatar World Cup jumping to 48 teams fading

    Prospect of 2022 Qatar World Cup jumping to 48 teams fading

    Sunday, June 10 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-06-10 13:52:42 GMT
    Sunday, June 10 2018 12:27 PM EDT2018-06-10 16:27:58 GMT
    Talks on exploring a 48-team World Cup in 2022 have been taken off the agenda at FIFA's annual congress on Wednesday.More >>
    Talks on exploring a 48-team World Cup in 2022 have been taken off the agenda at FIFA's annual congress on Wednesday.More >>
  • AP Interview: Hope Solo says don't vote for US World Cup bid

    AP Interview: Hope Solo says don't vote for US World Cup bid

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    Hope Solo now wants her country to lose one of its biggest soccer contests: FIFA's vote on the 2026 World Cup host.More >>
    Hope Solo now wants her country to lose one of its biggest soccer contests: FIFA's vote on the 2026 World Cup host.More >>
  • Dining Russian-style at the World Cup

    Dining Russian-style at the World Cup

    Thursday, June 7 2018 8:41 AM EDT2018-06-07 12:41:10 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze, Pool, File). FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, serves food to then-Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, center, during dinner at Prigozhin's restaurant outside Moscow, Rus...(AP Photo/Misha Japaridze, Pool, File). FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, serves food to then-Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, center, during dinner at Prigozhin's restaurant outside Moscow, Rus...
    For many fans of food and football, a World Cup in Russia is unfamiliar territory.More >>
    For many fans of food and football, a World Cup in Russia is unfamiliar territory.More >>
  • Israel in uproar over Argentina pre-World Cup friendly snub

    Israel in uproar over Argentina pre-World Cup friendly snub

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 3:20 AM EDT2018-06-06 07:20:00 GMT
    Thursday, June 7 2018 5:41 AM EDT2018-06-07 09:41:49 GMT
    Israel was eagerly awaiting a sold-out international match against Lionel Messi's Argentina. (Source: AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)Israel was eagerly awaiting a sold-out international match against Lionel Messi's Argentina. (Source: AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

    Israel's headline-seeking sports minister is facing a barrage of criticism after Argentina called off a World Cup warmup match in Jerusalem because of pro-Palestinian protests.

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    Israel's headline-seeking sports minister is facing a barrage of criticism after Argentina called off a World Cup warmup match in Jerusalem because of pro-Palestinian protests.

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  • WORLD CUP: Shootout decides World Cup match for 1st time

    WORLD CUP: Shootout decides World Cup match for 1st time

    Wednesday, June 6 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-06-06 10:20:14 GMT
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    (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this July 8, 1982 file photo, West Germany's Klaus Fischer scores the third goal and equalizes, in the World Cup semifinal soccer match against France, in Seville, Spain. West Germany defeats France in a penalty shoot out aft...(AP Photo/File). FILE - In this July 8, 1982 file photo, West Germany's Klaus Fischer scores the third goal and equalizes, in the World Cup semifinal soccer match against France, in Seville, Spain. West Germany defeats France in a penalty shoot out aft...
    Penalty shootout makes its World Cup debut in Spain at 1982 tournament.More >>
    Penalty shootout makes its World Cup debut in Spain at 1982 tournament.More >>
  • Fail: This hall of fame plaque looks nothing like Brandi Chastain

    Fail: This hall of fame plaque looks nothing like Brandi Chastain

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:21:11 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:21:11 GMT

    Unfortunately, the plaque bearing Brandi Chastain's likeness looks nothing like her. In fact, it’s not a flattering image of her at all.

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    Unfortunately, the plaque bearing Brandi Chastain's likeness looks nothing like her. In fact, it’s not a flattering image of her at all.

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  • Stephon Clark shooting inspires children's book

    Stephon Clark shooting inspires children's book

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:40 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:40:28 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 2:01 AM EDT2018-06-20 06:01:48 GMT

    The authors of a new children’s book want to help parents talk to kids about police-involved shootings and racism.

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    The authors of a new children’s book want to help parents talk to kids about police-involved shootings and racism.

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  • 'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

    'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 1:20 AM EDT2018-06-19 05:20:32 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:44:01 GMT
    (U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...(U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Rio Grande Valley Sector via AP). In this photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a U.S. Border Patrol agent watches as people who've been taken into custody related to cases of illegal entry into the...
    An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their...More >>
    An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking cries of small Spanish-speaking children being processed by U.S. officials stoked the uproar over the policy of separating immigrant children from their parents.More >>
  • Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-06-19 16:00:59 GMT
    Wednesday, June 20 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-06-20 05:43:32 GMT
    (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...(Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP, File). FILE - This is a Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2008 file photo, showing a general view of the Human Rights Room (Room XX) at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. Diplomats say the United...
    The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution.More >>
    The Trump administration is poised to announce its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution.More >>
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