Posts Tagged Men’s soccer

Wambach says US win caps historic gay marriage day

The United States team celebrates a 1-0 win over China in a quarterfinal match in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer tournament, Friday, June 26, 2015, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — That the United States capped Friday with a victory over China to advance to the semifinals at the Women’s World Cup had special meaning for forward Abby Wambach.

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Dempsey given minimum 2-year suspension from US Open Cup

CHICAGO (AP) — Seattle forward Clint Dempsey has been given a minimum two-year suspension from the U.S. Open Cup and a second fine for his conduct toward a match official during a game last week.

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FIFA: Blatter not making U-turn on pledge to leave office

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter has not made a U-turn on his plans to leave office, the governing body said Friday.

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Swiss court denies bail release for detainee in FIFA case

BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — Switzerland’s Federal Criminal Court has rejected a request for release on bail by one of the seven men arrested on corruption charges last month in a raid on FIFA’s luxury hotel in Zurich.

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Paraguay revokes immunity for soccer headquarters

ASUNCION, Paraguay (AP) — Paraguay’s president has signed a law repealing the immunity that the headquarters of South America’s soccer confederation enjoyed for nearly two decades.

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