Australia's captain Meg Lanning is targeting a total beyond 300 as the World Cup favourites commence their campaign against a familiar finals foe - West Indies
Britain's Shauna Coxsey wins a second successive Bouldering World Cup overall title with victory in the penultimate event.
Already the biggest sport on Earth with an estimated 4 billion fans worldwide, soccer has seen its profile rise dramatically in the U.S. in recent years. The 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup Final drew a record 26.7 million viewers (and generated $40 million in ad revenue for Fox), while Major League Soccer--which added two teams...
Sochi (Russia) (AFP) – Germany’s Joachim Loew said he is looking forward to facing Mexico on Thursday in the Confederations Cup semi-finals after the world champions pipped Chile to top spot in Group B. The Germans play Mexico in Sochi...Show More Summary
Chicago (AFP) – US national team coach Bruce Arena named a 23-player roster Sunday for next month’s Gold Cup, using the North American championship to evaluate talent for next year’s World Cup. A squad dominated by talent from MajorShow More Summary
Who Are the Early Front Runners for the 2018 World Cup? - originally posted on Sportslens.com While the World Cup may still be a year away, we are already beginning to gain an understanding about who the front runners are likely to be. Show More Summary
World champion Germany reached the Confederations Cup semifinals on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over Cameroon in Sochi, Russia, that had a player sent off after confusion with experimental video replays. Germany was leading through Kerem Demirbay's 48th-minute strike when Cameroon had Sebastien Siani...
Timo Werner scored his first Germany goals to send the world champions into the Confederations Cup semifinals on Sunday with a 3-1 victory over Cameroon, which had a player sent off after further confusion with the experimental video replays
D.C. United’s Bill Hamid missed the U.S. national soccer team’s past two winter gatherings because of knee injuries, ill-timed setbacks that undermined his efforts to enter the 2018 World Cup roster conversation. He’ll finally get a chance to make a fresh impression this summer. On Sunday, U.S. Coach Bruce Arena named Hamid and 15 other […]
The reigning world champs could clinch a spot in the semis
Mathilde Molla has worked as a volunteer in World Cups, Olympic Games and Confederations Cups
Walcott to West Ham? West Ham are eyeing a shock move for Theo Walcott, after being made aware the player could consider leaving Arsenal due to his fears over the World Cup. Walcott knows he need to be playing week in, week out to make the England side, and it seems that he’s worried for […]
Moscow (AFP) – Russian deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko on Sunday shrugged off a report that the country’s entire 2014 World Cup squad was under FIFA investigation for doping. British newspaper The Mail on Sunday wrote that the Russian...Show More Summary
Moscow (AFP) – Russia struggled for positives Sunday after they crashed out of the Confederations Cup on home soil in an ominous sign of how the hosts might fare at next year’s World Cup. Football bosses shrugged off fans’ fears after...Show More Summary
They’ve been begged by star players to stop it, fined repeatedly, and threatened with dramatic sanctions that could hurt their national team’s chances in the World Cup. But Mexican soccer fans have been loath to give up their favorite game-day chant, a homophobic slur that has been condemned by...
2018 host Russia’s 2014 World Cup squad to be investigated by FIFA for doping - originally posted on Sportslens.com Russia finds itself trapped in a doping scandal in the middle of playing hosts to the Confederation Cup. From Sportslens.com - Football News | Football Blog
FIFA to investigate Russia 2014 World Cup squad for doping - originally posted on Sportslens.com Russia finds itself trapped in a doping scandal in the middle of playing hosts to the Confederation Cup. From Sportslens.com - Football News | Football Blog
FIFA holds the Confederation Cup, an eight-team mini-tournament at which the host country gets to show that it’s ready to put on world soccer’s grandest event, every four years as a test event for the World Cup. This year it’s being held in Russia, where the World Cup will be played in 2018, and some […]
The winners secured a place in the semifinals of the World Cup warm-up tournament, and Portugal also advanced after beating New Zealand.