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FIFA looks to start World Cup in Qatar 1 day earlier

Aug. 10, 2022 10:56 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Host nation Qatar is set to play in the opening game of its own World Cup tournament after all — and on a stand-alone day being added to the schedule barely 100 days before kickoff. Soccer's marquee tournament is now set start one day earlier than originally...

Person with knowledge of proposal says FIFA looking at plan to open World Cup a day early with host Qatar facing Ecuador

Aug. 10, 2022 05:38 AM EDT
ZURICH (AP) — Person with knowledge of proposal says FIFA looking at plan to open World Cup a day early with host Qatar facing Ecuador.

All-Star Game highlights MLS, Liga MX partnership, rivalry

Aug. 09, 2022 18:19 PM EDT

The LA Galaxy striker better known as Chicharito would like to get away from the us-against-them storyline and instead embrace both Major League Soccer and Mexico’s Liga MX. “We need to take the best out of each league," he said. "We need to take the best out of things and not...

More injury concerns for American forward Daryl Dike

Aug. 09, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — West Bromwich Albion's American forward Daryl Dike is facing another injury layoff at the English club, which could damage his chances of making the United States' World Cup team. The 22-year-old striker missed West Brom's 1-1 draw with Watford on...

Olivia Moultrie proud of stand she took to play in NWSL

Aug. 08, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — It's been a little more than a year since Olivia Moultrie signed with the Portland Thorns after suing to join the National Women's Soccer League at just 15 years old. For Moultrie, the lasting lesson of her legal odyssey is that women should have the same...

Ex-Manchester United star Ryan Giggs starts assault trial

Aug. 08, 2022 12:16 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Former Manchester United star Ryan Giggs, adored by fans throughout a 24-year career, has a more sinister side to his character, prosecutors said Monday as he went on trial on charges of assault and use of coercive behavior against an ex-girlfriend. Prosecutor Peter...

Viewer's guide for this year's World Cup in Qatar

Aug. 08, 2022 10:46 AM EDT

A last chance for Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Kylian Mbappé back on the biggest stage of all. Brazil bidding for a record-extending sixth title. One of the most eagerly anticipated World Cups in memory — as much for off-the-field reasons as those on it — is just around...

Today in History: August 8, Nixon announces his resignation

Aug. 08, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Aug. 8, the 220th day of 2022. There are 145 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 8, 1974, President Richard Nixon, facing damaging new revelations in the Watergate scandal, announced he...

Haaland shines for Man City, United loses under Ten Hag

Aug. 07, 2022 14:33 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Erik ten Hag pleaded for time after starting his Manchester United reign with a disappointing loss. Erling Haaland didn't need much time at all to show what kind of impact he will have at Manchester City. The two biggest offseason arrivals in Manchester had starkly...

Timbers and Dallas draw 1-1, Portland unbeaten in 10 games

Aug. 07, 2022 02:13 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Marvin Loria scored on the rebound of his penalty kick in stoppage time for the Timbers, but an own goal moments later pulled Dallas into a 1-1 draw with Portland on Saturday night. The tie extended Portland's undefeated streak to 10 games, the longest in...