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Judge grants USWNT class status in discrimination lawsuit

Nov. 9, 2019 4:18 PM EST

The U.S. women's national team has been granted class status in its lawsuit against U.S. Soccer that alleges gender discrimination in compensation and working conditions. U.S. District Court Judge R. Gary Klausner's ruling Friday in Los Angeles expands the case beyond the 28 players who originally brought the...

Australian men, women soccer players close gender pay gap

Nov. 7, 2019 8:28 AM EST

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's football federation and players' union say they have agreed on a new collective bargaining agreement that closes the pay gap between the men's and women's national teams. The new four-year CBA announced on Wednesday ensures the Socceroos and Matildas receive a 24% share of an...

Blaser, Henry win their way onto World Cup skeleton team

Nov. 3, 2019 7:31 PM EST

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Andrew Blaser and Megan Henry are headed to USA Skeleton's World Cup roster for the first time, after both put together winning performances in the national team-trials series that ended Sunday. Blaser swept the four-race men's series, and Henry went 2 for 2 this weekend to earn...

Spurs' Son in tears after Everton's Gomes injury; Foxes 3rd

Nov. 3, 2019 6:21 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Everton midfielder André Gomes' serious injury and Tottenham forward Son Heung-min's tears overshadowed their teams' 1-1 draw in the Premier League on Sunday. Son was inconsolable after being sent off following his late challenge on the Portuguese midfielder, who received treatment on...

Liverpool ousts Arsenal 5-4 in shootout after 5-5 draw

Oct. 30, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — After 19 goals on a wild night at Anfield — nine in a penalty shootout — Liverpool ousted Arsenal in the League Cup to reach the quarterfinals. Arsenal was moments away from advancing in regulation time on Wednesday until Divock Origi's equalizer in the fourth minute of stoppage...

Uhlaender, Blaser win 2nd US skeleton trials races

Oct. 27, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Katie Uhlaender and Andrew Blaser won their second consecutive USA Skeleton national team trials races Sunday, strengthening their bids to compete on the World Cup circuit this winter. The four-race series continues next Saturday and Sunday at Mount Van Hoevenberg. Uhlaender and...

Uhlaender, Blaser win first US skeleton team trials races

Oct. 26, 2019 2:24 PM EDT

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Katie Uhlaender is one step closer to returning to the U.S. national skeleton team. The four-time Olympian — who did not race last season — won the first team trials race Saturday, giving her a leg up in grabbing one of the two available spots on the women's national...

Players to go on strike in Spanish women's soccer league

Oct. 23, 2019 1:59 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Players in the Spanish women's soccer league have decided to go on strike after failing to reach a deal with clubs over working hours and minimum wages, the latest fight by female athletes worldwide for greater equality with men. Around 200 players met in Madrid late Tuesday and voted in...

US women counter soccer federation's assertions on pay

Oct. 7, 2019 3:41 PM EDT

U.S. Soccer was misleading when it asserted some players for the women's national team made more money than their male counterparts, the women's team players said in court documents filed Monday. The players say in the documents that the men's pay would have been far greater if they'd had the same success on the...

Ledezma on roster for US Under-23 training camp

Oct. 4, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — PSV Eindhoven youth midfielder Richie Ledezma, eligible to play for the United States and Mexico, is among 25 players picked for the American Under-23 team's training camp ahead of an Oct. 15 exhibition against El Salvador in Miami. Ledezma, who played for the U.S. at this year's Under-20...