Posts Tagged International soccer

Garcia urges less secrecy in FIFA corruption cases

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA prosecutor Michael Garcia wants more details published about football corruption cases.

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FIFA judge Eckert sets WCup probe verdicts target

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA ethics judge Joachim Eckert is unlikely to reach final decisions in the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding corruption probe until early next year.

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US women beat Mexico 4-0 in final warmup

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Hope Solo extended her shutout record to 73, and Amy Rodriguez, Tobin Heath, Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe scored to help the U.S. women’s soccer team beat Mexico 4-0 in an exhibition game Thursday night in chilly conditions.

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Ukraine calls on football bodies to suspend Russia

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Ukraine’s football federation called on FIFA and UEFA on Thursday to suspend 2018 World Cup host Russia from international football over the Crimea crisis.

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FIFA orders officials to return expensive watches

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — FIFA’s ethics investigator ordered football officials on Thursday to return 65 luxury watches given as World Cup gifts or risk disciplinary action.

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