Posts Tagged Asia

Ali Krieger gives US team insight into Germany

United States' Ali Krieger (11) and China's Liu Shanshan (2) battle for the ball during the first half of a quarterfinal match in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)

MONTREAL (AP) — The Germans are going to have to be vigilant about giving too much away with their on-field chatter on Tuesday night. Defender Ali Krieger will be listening.

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IOC wants Tokyo organizers to finalize plans for new stadium

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo organizers of the 2020 Olympics have been asked to finalize plans for the main stadium by the International Olympic Committee after it was confirmed that building costs have almost doubled.

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Dutch FA terminates Hiddink’s contract as coach

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch football federation terminated the contract of national team coach Guus Hiddink on Monday, ending his second stint in charge after just one disappointing season.

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Former Coach recalls first Chinese NHL draft Song Andong

Andong Song, center, of China, shakes hand withe team executives after being chosen 172nd overall by the New York Islanders during the sixth round of the NHL hockey draft, Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Sunrise, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

BEIJING (AP) — Song Andong made sports history last week as the first Chinese player selected in the NHL draft. To his old coach, though, he’s just a nice kid who keeps his head and shows the proper respect.

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A look at the teams that made the semifinals

Germany's Leonie Maier (4), Simone Laudehr (6) and Melanie Behringer (7) react after defeating France on penalty kicks in a quarterfinal match in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Montreal, Canada. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

MONTREAL (AP) — A look that the four teams playing in the semifinals at the Women’s World Cup.

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