Posts Tagged International soccer

US gives up another late goal in 1-1 tie at Switzerland

Switzerland's Goekhan Inler, left, challenges for the ball with US' Jozy Altidore, right, during the friendly soccer match between Switzerland and the US at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, March 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Keystone, Walter Bieri)

ZURICH (AP) — Leading by one goal at halftime against Switzerland, U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann warned his players: “never joke with an Italian referee.”

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Hawk-Eye goal-line technology headed for Women’s World Cup

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA says it will use Hawk-Eye to rule on goal-line decisions at the Women’s World Cup in Canada.

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No British soccer teams will play at Olympics in Rio

LONDON (AP) — Britain will not have soccer teams at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro because the English Football Association failed to gain support from the other three federations.

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Russia Football Union appoints new anti-racism leader

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Football Union has appointed its first dedicated anti-racism official in an effort to crack down on discrimination ahead of the World Cup.

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Former FIFA official Fernando loses appeal against life ban

GENEVA (AP) — A former FIFA executive committee member lost his appeal against a life ban for corruption in a long-running case of alleged bribery in a 2009 election.

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