Somehow, the World Cup champions have gotten better. So have their opponents. Here's what you need to know about the favorites to win the gold medal in women's soccer at the 2016 Olympics. The United States women's national team enters the Olympics as reigning World Cup champions and gold medalists. Show More Summary
Since her national team career blossomed some 8½ years ago, Ali Krieger has made close to 100 appearances, celebrated a World Cup championship and experienced World Cup heartbreak. There have been trips to almost every corner of the planet, rousing welcomes at sold-out home venues and a ticker-tape parade down Broadway. Until now, though, one […]
When Brazil hosted the 2014 FIFA World Cup, there was an expectation that the Selecao would go on to lift the famous trophy. Their 7-1 destruction by Germany was an embarrassment to the nation. It's not just about the defeat, it wasShow More Summary
Jose Mourinho v Schweinsteiger Bastian Schweinsteiger may want to stay at Manchester United, but Jose Mourinho has other ideas. It was reported last week that the new Manchester United boss doesn’t count on the German World Cup winner and is looking to offload him, much to the surprise of the player himself, who reportedly has […]
As Christopher Harris reported here at World Soccer Talk, the final ratings for Euro 2016 were, much like the quality of play, decent but not spectacular. Copa América Centenario, thanks to Univision’s reach and the USMNT’s run, captured a slightly bigger audience. Show More Summary
Fourteen months after capturing their first FIFA Women's World Cup title in 16 years, the United States women's national team travel to Brazil in search of an Olympic gold medal repeat. Some of the stars from the 2015 title-winning side...Show More Summary
Berlin (AFP) – Germany’s World Cup winner Mario Goetze relished his return to Borussia Dortmund’s pre-season training on Monday for the first time after three barren years at Bayern Munich. Alongside fellow new signings Andre Schuerrle...Show More Summary
Today is the first day of the event, the competitors are preprared and ready for the week ahead. The post El Medano Tenerife PWA World Cup 2016 – Live Stream appeared first on Continentseven.
Three of England’s footballing greats sit just yards from where they held the Jules Rimet trophy aloft half a century ago on the balcony of Kensington’s Royal Garden Hotel. The balcony may now have gone, but the memories remain. “WeShow More Summary
After clinching his 30th ATP World Tour Masters 1000 title against Kei Nishikori, Novak Djokovic immediately started to turn his attention to something more elusive, an Olympic gold medal.
Novak Djokovic's domination of Kei Nishikori continued on Sunday at the Rogers Cup, as the world's top-ranked player knocked off the tournament's No. 3 seed 6-3, 7-5. This marked an excellent return to form for Djokovic, who was playing in his first tournament since losing to Sam Querrey in the third round at Wimbledon. Show More Summary
Bastian Schweinsteiger v Jose Mourinho Man United’s Bastian Schweinsteiger It’s becoming increasingly likely that German World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger may only have a short career at Manchester United. The 32-year-old struggled with injuries last season, and with the onset of Paul Pogba at Old Trafford, it feels like the future of the United midfield is […]
Since scoring in the World Cup two summers ago, young American forward Julian Green had dropped off the radar. Bayern Munich loaned him to Hamburg for a disastrous spell in 2014-15 and last season he played almost exclusively for Bayern II in the German fourth division, scoring 10 goals. His future with the Bundesliga super […]
In 2010, as Brazil prepared to host the World Cup and Olympics, armed forces invaded the sprawling Complexo do Alemão group of favelas, or slums, which were controlled by drug gangs. The effort was part of a citywide police program known as “pacification,” and soldiers triumphantly planted a giant...
While several big names opted against competing in the Rogers Cup, men's and women's singles action boasted plenty of star power Saturday during semifinal competition in both Toronto and Montreal. World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and two-time...Show More Summary
His time seemed to have passed. He's ranked 150th in the world and almost surely won't be playing on Europe's Ryder Cup squad.
London (AFP) – Geoff Hurst was reunited with the ball he hit a hat-trick with in the 1966 World Cup final on Saturday as English football marked the 50th anniversary of the country’s greatest football success. It was on July 30, 1966 that Hurst scored three goals as hosts England beat West Germany 4-2 after extra-time at London’s Wembley Stadium. Show More Summary
Simona Halep came from a set down to beat Svetlana Kuznetsova at the Rogers Cup - putting Jo Konta on the brink of the world's top 10.
Hamburg (AFP) – Fifty years after THAT goal at Wembley, West Germany captain Uwe Seeler still insists England’s Geoff Hurst’s controversial shot never crossed the line in the 1966 World Cup final. Hurst’s second goal in the 101st minute...Show More Summary
Paris (AFP) – This Saturday marks 50 years since English football’s finest hour, when Alf Ramsey’s side beat West Germany 4-2 in an incident-packed 1966 World Cup final at Wembley. It was England’s first and only World Cup triumph and, not surprisingly, is still recalled with passion and fondness. Show More Summary