• Panama forward Jorman Aguilar, left, takes a shot as USA defender Cameron Carter-Vickers covers during the first half of a CONCACAF Olympic qualifying soccer match Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in Commerce City, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

    Americans use 2nd-half surge to beat Panama 4-0

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Sluggish in the first half, the Americans needed some kind of catalyst.

  • Mora helps Cuba tie Canada, 2-2

    COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Arichel Hernandez Mora scored twice, including in the 87th minute, and Cuba tied Canada 2-2 on Tuesday night in Group A Pool Play of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament.

  • Sao Paulo says Osorio resigns to coach Mexico national team

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Juan Carlos Osorio of Colombia has quit as coach of Brazilian club Sao Paulo FC to take over Mexico’s national team.

  • South Sudan starts unlikely quest to reach 2018 World Cup

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A month after celebrating its first win in a competitive game, South Sudan will make its debut in World Cup qualifying on Wednesday as Africa’s lowest-ranked countries begin their quests to reach soccer’s biggest tournament.

  • After defying quit calls, Blatter mediates between FAs

    ZURICH (AP) — After defying pleas from FIFA sponsors to quit immediately, President Sepp Blatter is continuing regular business at soccer’s governing body, presiding over a dispute between football federations on Tuesday.

  • Lukas Podolski out of Germany’s final Euro 2016 qualifiers

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany forward Lukas Podolski has been ruled out of his country’s European Championship qualifiers against Ireland and Georgia with a left ankle injury.

  • From left, Italy's Andrea Pirlo, Sebastian Giovinco and Riccardo Montolivo arrive for a training session ahead of Saturday's Euro 2016 qualifying match against Azerbajian, at the Coverciano center, near Florence, Italy, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. (Maurizio Degl'Innocenti/ANSA via AP)

    Dutch on verge of missing out on Euro 2016

    PARIS (AP) — Qualifying for the largest-ever European Championship was supposed to be easy.

  • Chung says he is facing lengthy FIFA suspension

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — FIFA presidential contender Chung Mong-joon said Tuesday he is facing a 19-year suspension by the ethics committee of the world football body for alleged ethics breaches surrounding South Korea’s failed bid for the 2022 World Cup, and also for openly criticizing the committee.

  • Swiss court refuses to release FIFA suspect on bail

    ZURICH (AP) — A Swiss court has rejected a request by one of the imprisoned FIFA officials awaiting extradition to the United States to be released on bail.

  • Fire breaks out at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow

    MOSCOW (AP) — A small fire has broken out at the Luzhniki Stadium, the venue for the 2018 World Cup final.