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Prince William told British PM to imagine FIFA voter naked

Sep. 19, 2019 8:51 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister David Cameron has recalled being told by Prince William to imagine an American FIFA voter naked to ease nerves at a presentation for England's World Cup bid in a process that was mired in wrongdoing. Cameron and the prince led an English delegation to Zurich in...

Dutch soccer player Kelvin Maynard killed in Amsterdam

Sep. 19, 2019 6:47 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police say that a man killed in an overnight shooting was former professional soccer player Kelvin Maynard. Police in Amsterdam confirmed his identity Thursday morning. The 32-year-old Dutchman died Wednesday night after being shot in the city. Maynard was a defender for...

Sounders, FC Dallas battle to scoreless tie

Sep. 19, 2019 2:02 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer said it was two points lost for the Sounders. His coaching counterpart, Luchi Gonzalez, saw it as one big point gained for FC Dallas. Stefan Frei made three saves for his first shutout since July as both Seattle and Dallas picked up a crucial point in the...

Red Bulls snap 3-game losing streak with 2-0 win at Portland

Sep. 19, 2019 1:49 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Kyle Duncan scored his first MLS goal in the opening minutes and Daniel Royer added a penalty kick in stoppage time to give the New York Red Bulls a 2-0 victory over the Portland Timbers on Wednesday night. The Red Bulls (13-13-5), jockeying for home-field advantage in the playoffs...

A museum in Bolivia pays homage to President Evo Morales

Sep. 19, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

ORINOCA, Bolivia (AP) — From the air, it stands like a concrete fortress amid the humble adobe and brick homes in the remote town of Orinoca high up in the desert of the Bolivian altiplano. It's one of the biggest museums in this Andean country and it was built by President Evo Morales in his birthplace to...

Martinez scores twice, Atlanta shuts out Cincinnati 2-0

Sep. 18, 2019 10:10 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Josef Martinez scored two goals six-minutes apart in the second half to help Atlanta United FC secure a 2-0 win over FC Cincinnati Wednesday night. Martinez gave Atlanta (16-11-3) the lead in the 59th minute on a shot 12 yards out from the center of the box, assisted by Gonzalo Pity...

PSG, Man City shine in Champions League; big names struggle

Sep. 18, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester City succeeded where storied rivals failed in their opening Champions League games. Even with its star forwards absent, PSG eased to a 3-0 win Wednesday over 13-time European champion Real Madrid, which missed the influence of suspended defender Sergio...

Review: From god to devil: Doc tells Maradona's mythic tale

Sep. 18, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

Who's that amazingly expressive actor they got to play Diego Maradona? The one you can't take your eyes off of, whose every facial muscle can project joy, pain, sadness, humor or anger from miles away, and sometimes all at once? Oh wait — this is a documentary, and this is Maradona himself, one of the most...

Hong Kong cancels China national day fireworks amid protests

Sep. 18, 2019 9:14 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — An annual fireworks display in Hong Kong marking China's National Day on Oct. 1 was called off Wednesday as pro-democracy protests show no sign of ending. The city issued a terse statement saying the show over its famed Victoria Harbour had been canceled "in view of the latest situation...

Uncertainty over South Korea's World Cup visit to Pyongyang

Sep. 17, 2019 9:48 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's soccer association is unsure whether its World Cup qualifier against North Korea next month will take place in Pyongyang or on a neutral ground. The Seoul-based KFA said it hadn't yet received any information from its counterpart in Pyongyang regarding logistics for...