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US passenger killed when big wave hits Antarctic cruise ship

Dec. 02, 2022 11:24 AM EST

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A U.S. woman was killed and four other passengers injured when a massive wave struck the Viking Polaris cruise ship while it was sailing toward the port of Ushuaia in southern Argentina on an Antarctic cruise, authorities said. The 62-year-old woman...

Messi, Argentina try to avoid World Cup upset vs. Australia

Dec. 02, 2022 10:07 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Australia’s players speak in glowing, almost reverential terms about Lionel Messi. “He just does things that, you know, no one else can do,” forward Mathew Leckie said. Milos Degenek went even further. “Probably,” the Socceroos defender...

Arabs unite in celebration as Morocco advances in World Cup

Dec. 01, 2022 15:36 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — First Qatar was out, exiting the World Cup with the worst record of a host country. Then the Saudi national team's run ended, despite a historic upset against Argentina last week. Finally Tunisia was eliminated, after a dramatic victory against already-qualified France. ...

Klinsmann leads FIFA team analyzing World Cup on the road

Dec. 01, 2022 14:35 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The black SUV packed with soccer fans wearing Lionel Messi shirts pulls up alongside a World Cup -branded vehicle, both inching forward in late-night traffic after leaving Argentina’s game against Poland. Two men in the Jeep Wrangler with Bahrain license plates...

Messi fans from Asia cheer on Argentina at World Cup

Dec. 01, 2022 13:20 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — On their way to Argentina's decisive game against Poland, Mohit Daga and Aayush Verma approached the stadium carrying a massive painting of their heroes Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona with the World Cup trophy. Daga had spent 17 days painting it. It weighed 5...

Australia aims for World Cup 'shock' against Argentina

Dec. 01, 2022 11:49 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Australia center forward Mitchell Duke plays in the Japanese second division. Midfielder Ajdin Hrustic of Hellas Verona — the last-placed team in Italy’s Serie A — is the team’s lone player based in Europe’s top five leagues. After unexpectedly...

Martino out as Mexico coach after World Cup elimination

Dec. 01, 2022 11:06 AM EST

AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — After the debacle of missing the round of 16 at the World Cup for the first time in 44 years, Mexico said Thursday that Argentine coach Gerardo “Tata” Martino will not return for the next tournament. Martino was hired in January 2019 and finished his...

Saudi Arabia exits World Cup with newfound confidence

Dec. 01, 2022 06:48 AM EST

LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — From a generational-defining win over Lionel Messi and Argentina to the recent reports that Cristiano Ronaldo could soon be on his way to play soccer in the kingdom, Saudi Arabia has caused a sensation at the World Cup. The Green Falcons have nothing to be...

Lewandowski celebrates 'happy defeat' as Poland advances

Nov. 30, 2022 19:29 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Robert Lewandowski left the field with a huge smile on his face after blowing kisses to fans and hugging teammates. You’d never know his team just lost a crucial World Cup game 2-0 to Argentina. But Poland scraped into the knockout stages of the...

Mexico beats Saudi Arabia 2-1 but falls short at World Cup

Nov. 30, 2022 17:59 PM EST

LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — For a long time after the final whistle, Luis Chavez crouched on the field in anguish. He had just scored in Mexico's furious attempt to stay alive at the World Cup, but the 2-1 victory Wednesday over Saudi Arabia wasn't enough. Because of Argentina's 2-0...