Women's soccer

September 28, 2017 - 9:12 am
The U.S. Women's National Team Players Association is donating $16,000 to help get the union for players in the National Women's Soccer League off the ground. The NWSL Players Association represents more than 160 players who are not paid by the U.S. and Canadian soccer federations. Those...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2016, file photo, U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo takes the ball during a women's Olympic football tournament match against New Zealand in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. American goalkeeper Hope Solo is looking to resume playing and says she had had offers to play overseas. Solo was handed a six-month suspension and her contract with U.S. Soccer was terminated following the Rio de Janeiro Olympics last year, after she called Sweden's team "cowards" for their defensive style of play against the Americans. (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio, File)
August 07, 2017 - 6:40 pm
AMSTERDAM (AP) — American goalkeeper Hope Solo is looking to resume playing and says she has had offers to play overseas. Solo was handed a six-month suspension and her contract with U.S. Soccer was terminated last year following the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after she called Sweden's team "cowards"...
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Vivianne Miedema, number 9, of the Netherlands celebrates with teammate Lieke Martens after she scores her side's fourth goal during the Women's Euro 2017 final soccer match between Netherlands and Denmark in Enschede, the Netherlands, Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Post)
August 06, 2017 - 1:04 pm
ENSCHEDE, Netherlands (AP) — Striker Vivianne Miedema scored twice Sunday as The Netherlands beat Denmark 4-2 to win its first Women's European Championship title. Nadia Nadim gave Denmark an early lead from the penalty spot before Miedema and then Lieke Martens scored to put the host nation in...
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United States defender Julie Ertz (8) scores a goal past Brazil goalkeeper Barbara, left, as Brazil defender Adnressinha (17) defends during the second half of a Tournament of Nations women's soccer match Sunday, July 30, 2017, in San Diego. The United States won, 4-3. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
July 30, 2017 - 11:15 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Julie Ertz came in off the bench and scored in the 89th minute and the United States overcame a late two-goal deficit to beat Brazil 4-3 on Sunday night in the Tournament of Nations. The United States was in danger of losing for the fourth time this year before the three-goal...
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FILE - In this Feb 12, 2010 file photo, North Korea's Song Chol Ri carries the flag during the opening ceremony for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Seven months ahead of the Pyeongchang Olympics, many in South Korea, including new liberal President Moon Jae-in, hope to use the Games as a venue to promote peace with rival North Korea. To do so, the North’s participation is essential, but an ongoing nuclear tension and a lack of winter sports athletes in North Korea could ruin the attempts at reconciliation. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
July 08, 2017 - 11:45 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tears and hugs after North and South Korean women won the 1991 team table tennis world championships. A standing ovation when athletes from the two Koreas marched together to open the 2000 Sydney Olympics. A selfie taken by a South Korean gymnast with her North Korean...
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FILE - In this Feb 12, 2010 file photo, North Korea's Song Chol Ri carries the flag during the opening ceremony for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Seven months ahead of the Pyeongchang Olympics, many in South Korea, including new liberal President Moon Jae-in, hope to use the Games as a venue to promote peace with rival North Korea. To do so, the North’s participation is essential, but an ongoing nuclear tension and a lack of winter sports athletes in North Korea could ruin the attempts at reconciliation. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
July 08, 2017 - 9:40 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tears and hugs after North and South Korean women won the 1991 team table tennis world championships. A standing ovation when athletes from the two Koreas marched together to open the 2000 Sydney Olympics. A selfie taken by a South Korean gymnast with her North Korean...
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July 08, 2017 - 8:40 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Sports ties between North and South Korea often mirror their rocky political ties. A low point was when North Korean medalists ignored South Korean rivals who tried to shake their hands at podiums ahead of the North's boycott of the 1988 Seoul Olympics. During good times,...
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July 08, 2017 - 8:34 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Sports ties between North and South Korea often mirror their rocky political ties. A low point was when North Korean medalists ignored South Korean rivals who tried to shake their hands at podiums ahead of the North's boycott of the 1988 Seoul Olympics. During good times,...
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July 08, 2017 - 8:31 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tears and hugs after North and South Korean women won the 1991 team table tennis world championships. A standing ovation when athletes from the two Koreas marched together to open the 2000 Sydney Olympics. A selfie taken by a South Korean gymnast with her North Korean...
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CORRECTS SPELLING TO DWYER, INSTEAD OF DYWER - United States' Dom Dwyer (14) celebrates after scoring a goal as Panama's Anibal Godoy (20) reacts during a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 08, 2017 - 7:51 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dom Dwyer scored for the second straight game but Miguel Camargo's goal gave Panama a 1-1 tie Saturday against the United States, the first time the Americans failed to win their opener in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. After scoring in his U.S. debut last weekend against Ghana, the...
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