Posts Tagged International soccer

European clubs, leagues propose May-June 2022 WCup

In this photo taken on Nov. 9, 2014, construction work is under way at the Khalifa Stadium in Doha, Qatar. It is one of the venues being redeveloped as Qatar prepares to host the 2022 World Cup. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — European football’s club and league organizations on Tuesday proposed a May-June World Cup for Qatar in 2022.

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What’s next in World Cup bid corruption case

GENEVA (AP) — Russia and Qatar appear to be the big winners on the day American prosecutor Michael Garcia lost his appeal against FIFA.

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Former World Cup winner Thierry Henry retires

In this Saturday April 3, 2004 file photo Arsenal's Thierry Henry, second from left, shoots for a goal minutes after he came on in the second half of the FA Cup semi-Final between Manchester United and Arsenal at Villa Park, Birmingham, England. Thierry Henry has announced his retirement following a 20-year career. The 37-year-old Henry, a member of the France teams that won the 1998 World Cup and 2000 European Championship, will take up a media role as a consultant for Sky Sports channel. (AP Photo/John D McHugh, File)

PARIS (AP) — In announcing the end of a distinguished 20-year career, Thierry Henry made it clear where he felt more cherished.

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FIFA dismisses Garcia’s appeal of World Cup probe

GENEVA (AP) — Ethics prosecutor Michael Garcia’s appeal against the handling of his World Cup bid investigation was dismissed by FIFA on Tuesday.

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Damarcus Beasley retires from US national team

In a July 1, 2014 file photo United States' DaMarcus Beasley goes for the ball during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Belgium and the USA at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil.  Beasley, the first American to play in four World Cups, says he is retiring from the U.S. national team after 14 years.   (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

CHICAGO (AP) — DaMarcus Beasley, the first American to play in four World Cups, said Monday he is retiring from the U.S. national team after 14 years.

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