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US to play Japan, Saudi Arabia in last World Cup warmups

Jun. 21, 2022 09:29 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States will play Japan and Saudia Arabia in its last two World Cup warmups. The 15th-ranked Americans will play No. 23 Japan in an exhibition on Sept. 23 at a European site that's yet to be announced, the U.S. Soccer Federation said Tuesday. Four days...

Americans win Curtis Cup at Merion for 3rd straight time

Jun. 12, 2022 19:30 PM EDT

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Top-ranked amateur Rose Zhang set the tone by routing Women's British Amateur champion Louise Duncan, and Rachel Heck completed an unbeaten week at Merion as the Americans won the Curtis Cup for the third straight time. The Americans had a 8 1/2-3 1/2 lead going...

Avery wins 2 matches, US takes 5-point lead in Curtis Cup

Jun. 11, 2022 22:05 PM EDT

ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Amari Avery won two more matches Saturday to help the United States take an 8 1/2-3 1/2 lead over Great Britain and Ireland in the Curtis Cup, with eight singles matches set for Sunday at Merion Golf Club. Avery, the 18-year-old Riverside, California, player...

US to open World Cup vs Wales, held to 0-0 draw by Uruguay

Jun. 05, 2022 20:53 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan, (AP) — Two months after the World Cup draw, the United States learned it will open the tournament against Wales on Nov 21. “It's full steam ahead, concentrating on Wales," U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter said after Sunday's 0-0 draw against Uruguay in a prep match. ...

Ukraine's World Cup quest ends with loss to Wales amid war

Jun. 05, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Ukraine's players wept in the rain while applauding their dejected supporters after missing out on qualifying for the World Cup by losing 1-0 to Wales in Europe's last playoff for the FIFA soccer showpiece on Sunday. The agonizing moment in a tight game came...

Ukraine misses out on qualifying for soccer’s World Cup after war-disrupted team loses 1-0 to Wales in playoff final

Jun. 05, 2022 13:57 PM EDT
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Ukraine misses out on qualifying for soccer’s World Cup after war-disrupted team loses 1-0 to Wales in playoff final.

Mystery solved: UK Queen shares secret with Paddington

Jun. 04, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Now we know what is in Queen Elizabeth II’s handbag. The long-time mystery was solved Saturday when the British monarch made the second star turn of her career, appearing in a mini-movie to kick off a concert celebrating her 70 years on the throne. The sketch...

Ukraine plans to restart football leagues in August amid war

Jun. 04, 2022 18:59 PM EDT

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Ukraine plans to resume competitive football in the country in August despite being under attack by Russia after President Volodymyr Zelenskyy gave approval. Andriy Pavelko, the president of Ukraine's football federation, revealed details to The Associated...

Backed from frontlines, Ukraine tries to seal World Cup spot

Jun. 04, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Far from battlefields and Russian invaders, the Ukrainian footballers exempted from military service are trying to complete the mission to lead their country to the World Cup. When they prepare to face Wales on Sunday in a playoff final, they will have a...

Ukraine soccer team fulfilling its duty in World Cup mission

Jun. 02, 2022 10:54 AM EDT

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Ukraine’s soccer players feel a duty to represent their nation’s identity on a global stage and give pride to people back home during Russia’s war on their homeland. Mission fulfilled so far. With Ukraine now just one win away from a...