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Sports Briefing | Soccer: Argentine Team in Crash

Players from a top Argentine soccer team received emergency treatment after their bus crashed and overturned in Venezuela following a match in the Copa Libertadores, South America’s premier club tournament.

Roundup: For 29th Consecutive Game, Barcelona Avoids a Defeat

Barcelona broke a club record with its 29th consecutive game without a defeat when its second-stringers salvaged a 1-1 draw at Valencia in the Copa del Rey semifinals on Wednesday.

In Italy, a Top Club Stands Alone in Supporting Women’s Soccer

Unlike other countries like England, Spain, France and Germany, Italy has only one top-division men’s club, Fiorentina, that operates a women’s team.

Soccer: Thai Soccer Election Is a ‘Civil War’

The election Thursday of a new leader of Thailand’s soccer association throws light on how soccer is governed in many countries: It’s a messy process.

Sports Briefing | Soccer: West Ham Beats Liverpool

Angelo Ogbonna headed home a winning goal in stoppage time to give West Ham the home victory.

Global Soccer: Players Find Path to China Can Be a Golden One

When players like Jackson Martínez and Alex Teixeira leave Europe for China, it is just the latest stop in a career path that started when they left home while young.

Sports Briefing | Soccer: African Vote May Be Split

At least 26 African countries will not vote for Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa of Bahrain in the FIFA presidential election.

Lionel Messi Undergoes Tests for Kidney Problems

Messi, the Barcelona striker, is expected to play in Wednesday’s King’s Cup semi-final against Valencia despite missing training on Monday to have tests on his kidneys, the La Liga club said.

Union for U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Files Response in Lawsuit

The players’ association will oppose an expedited schedule in the case, and contended that the federation’s 2015 financial statement had conceded the key point in the lawsuit.

Sports Briefing | Soccer: Barcelona Ties Win Record

Barcelona did just enough to defeat last-place Levante, 2-0, in Madrid on Sunday and tie its club record of 28 consecutive games without a loss.

Global Soccer: A Sly Fox Helps Leicester City’s Odds for a Dream Season

Leicester visited Manchester City and came away with a 3-1 win over the high-priced club to stay in first place.

Roundup: Decisive Win Over Manchester City Shows Leicester’s Dominance Is No Accident

With a 3-1 win at Manchester City on Saturday, Leicester showed how it has become a favorite with several British bookmakers.

Teenager From the United States Finds a Home in Germany

Christian Pulisic, 17, recently made his Bundesliga debut with Borussia Dortmund after a rapid climb that began in the United States.

Sports Briefing | Soccer: Endorsement on FIFA Leader

The bid by Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa of Bahrain to succeed Sepp Blatter as the president of FIFA received a big lift when the Confederation of African Football, meeting in Kigali, Rwanda, urged its 54 member countries to vote for him.

Sports Briefing | Soccer: Sevilla Pounds Celta Vigo

Kévin Gameiro scored twice to help Sevilla beat Celta Vigo, 4-0.

U.S. Soccer Lawsuit Disclosed Players’ Personal Information

“The players are very, very upset,” midfielder Megan Rapinoe said, citing safety and privacy concerns in the disclosure of the women’s national team players’ home and email addresses.

Sports Briefing | Soccer: Newcastle Loses to Everton

Newcastle was beaten, 3-0, by host Everton to stay third from bottom in the Premier League standings.

U.S. Soccer Sues Women’s National Team in Federal Court

The lawsuit is a sudden escalation of a labor fight over the team’s collective bargaining agreement with the federation.

Sports Briefing | Soccer: Arsenal Ties Southampton

The result left Arsenal 5 points behind first-place Leicester in the Premier League.

Fox Adds Mexico’s National Team to Its Soccer Stable

Through an agreement that will be announced Wednesday, Fox Sports 1 will televise 25 Mexico games starting this year and continuing until the 2018 World Cup.

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