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Qatar hoping to show its soccer passion as World Cup host

Nov. 11, 2022 18:13 PM EST

Qatar made a promise to fans 12 years ago when it started campaigning to host the World Cup: We love soccer just like you, so come and enjoy it with us. The message acknowledged there would be skeptics that a tiny emirate whose team had never been to a World Cup — never played a...

US soccer president tells CNN more misconduct cases reported

Oct. 08, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

The U.S. Soccer Federation received three new reports of misconduct in the sport this week after details of systemic emotional abuse and sexual misconduct in the National Women's Soccer League were revealed in an independent investigation, U.S. Soccer Federation President Cindy Parlow Cone told...

Thorns fire execs, Louisville apologizes following report

Oct. 05, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

The Portland Thorns have dismissed a pair of team executives in the wake of an investigation into misconduct in the National Women's Soccer League. The Thorns' move Wednesday came a day after owner Merritt Paulson removed himself from a decision-making role with the team. ...

Abuse in women's pro soccer league was systemic, report says

Oct. 03, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

An independent investigation into the scandals that erupted in the National Women's Soccer League last season found emotional abuse and sexual misconduct were systemic in the sport, impacting multiple teams, coaches and players, according to a report released Monday. “Abuse in the...