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Neymar gets treatment at hotel as Brazil wins at World Cup

Nov. 28, 2022 16:44 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Neymar stayed at the team hotel for physiotherapy treatment on his right ankle Monday while Brazil defeated Switzerland 1-0 to advance to the round of 16 at the World Cup. The Brazil forward was the only player who did not go to Stadium 974 for the team’s...

Ecuador frets over Valencia ahead of Senegal at World Cup

Nov. 28, 2022 09:16 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Enner Valencia has scored Ecuador's last six World Cup goals, so there's no understating how worried his country is after he was carried off the field on a stretcher against the Netherlands. Ecuador hopes that the 33-year-old striker's troublesome knees are OK...

Argentina-Mexico World Cup Spanish TV gets 8.9M US viewers

Nov. 28, 2022 06:39 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Argentina’s 2-0 win over Mexico was the most-watched Spanish-language World Cup group stage broadcast in U.S. history, drawing 8.9 million viewers on Telemundo television and the streaming services of Telemundo and Peacock. The game, which started at 2 p.m. EST...

World Cup Viewer's Guide: Ronaldo gets rematch with Uruguay

Nov. 27, 2022 14:41 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Ronaldo gets his rematch four years after Uruguay knocked his Portugal team out of the World Cup. The match Monday gives Cristiano Ronaldo a chance to avenge Portugal's loss in the round of 16 to Uruguay in 2018, even if it doesn't carry the same stakes....

Neymar working '24 hours a day' to return at World Cup

Nov. 27, 2022 11:44 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Neymar is working “24 hours a day” to try to recover from his ankle injury and play again at the World Cup, Brazil teammate Marquinhos said Sunday. Neymar damaged ligaments in his right ankle in the team’s 2-0 opening win over Serbia on Thursday and will...

After 1st-round defeats, Cameroon, Serbia need World Cup win

Nov. 27, 2022 05:26 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — After failing to score and losing their opening games, both Cameroon and Serbia need their strikers on target when they meet Monday at the World Cup. “The highest level is unforgiving,” Cameroon coach Rigobert Song said after his team's opening 1-0 loss to...

Police: Brazil school shooter wore swastika, planned attack

Nov. 26, 2022 18:00 PM EST

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A former student armed with a semiautomatic pistol and a revolver who killed four people and wounded 12 in two schools in Brazil had a swastika pinned to his vest and had been planning the attacks for two years, police said. The shootings took place Friday...

Biggest World Cup crowd in 28 years sees Messi play

Nov. 26, 2022 17:55 PM EST

LUSAIL, Qatar (AP) — Lionel Messi played in front of 88,966 spectators on Saturday when Argentina beat Mexico 2-0, the largest attendance at a World Cup match in 28 years. The Lusail Stadium north of Doha, which will stage the final on Dec. 18, hosted the most people at the World...

Neymar shows swollen ankle, plans to return at World Cup

Nov. 26, 2022 15:18 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Neymar is planning a World Cup comeback despite posting a photo of his ankle still looking very swollen on Saturday. Neymar is undergoing treatment for damaged ligaments in his right ankle after getting hurt in Brazil's 2-0 opening win over Serbia on Thursday....

Brazil with plenty of options to replace Neymar at World Cup

Nov. 26, 2022 13:09 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — With Neymar out for at least another match at the World Cup, Brazil coach Tite must now start thinking about a replacement — and this time he has plenty of options. Brazil is not as Neymar-dependent as it used to be, and Tite could go several different ways to...