World Cup

U.S. forward Megan Rapinoe scores against Canada during the second half of a CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying soccer match Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Carson, Calif. The U.S. won 3-0.
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AP News
February 21, 2020 - 10:53 am
Players on the U.S. women's national team are seeking more than $66 million in damages as part of their gender discrimination lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation. Read more here.
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Julie Ertz
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AP News
December 13, 2019 - 12:51 pm
Julie Ertz was named the U.S. Soccer women's Player of the Year on Friday for the second time. Read more here.
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Megan Rapinoe Soccer
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CNN
December 09, 2019 - 8:28 pm
Social activist and soccer icon Megan Rapinoe has been named Sports Illustrated's 2019 Sportsperson of the Year. The midfielder, who captains the professional Seattle Reign FC, also won the Ballon d'Or award last week, given annually to the world's best soccer players. Read more here.
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Russia Hockey
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CNN
December 09, 2019 - 8:07 pm
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has unanimously agreed to ban Russia from major international sporting competitions -- notably the Olympics and the World Cup -- for four years over doping non-compliance. Read more here.
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Philadelphia International Unity Cup
Philadelphia International Unity Cup
Cherri Gregg
October 11, 2019 - 6:44 pm
The fourth annual International Unity Cup game will take place Saturday at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester. The World Cup-style soccer tournament is the brainchild of Mayor Jim Kenney, and he's hoping it will become an institution. Read more here.
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Iranian women cheer as they wave their country's flag after authorities in a rare move allowed a select group of women into Azadi stadium to watch a friendly soccer match between Iran and Bolivia, in Tehran, Iran.
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AP News
September 10, 2019 - 10:01 am
An Iranian woman detained for dressing as a man to sneak into a soccer stadium to watch a match has died after setting herself on fire upon learning she could spend six months in prison, semi-official news outlets reported Tuesday.
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United States' Khris Middleton, second left, goes around the Canadian defenseduring their exhibition basketball game in Sydney, Australia, Monday, Aug. 26, 2019.
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AP News
August 26, 2019 - 10:18 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Order restored. After losing for the first time in nearly 13 years two days earlier, the United States rebounded to outclass Canada 84-68 in a pre-World Cup exhibition basketball game Monday. At the same arena where the Americans won Olympic gold at the Sydney 2000 Games the U.S...
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Fortnite World Cup Preview
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July 26, 2019 - 9:04 am
By Shannon Liao, CNN Business (CNN) -- Fortnite, the biggest video game in esports, is starting to lose momentum. In a bid to remain popular, Epic Games is throwing a giant Fortnite sporting event. The game involves 100 players dropping onto a fantasy island and fighting until only one remains...
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The Starfinder Foundation, out of Manayunk, is excited about the success of the World Cup champs and hopes to get a boost.
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Tim Jimenez
July 10, 2019 - 7:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the World Cup-winning U.S. women's soccer team celebrates with a parade in New York City, a Manayunk-based youth soccer organization hopes Philadelphia girls will benefit from the team's success. Right before the World Cup started, the U.S. Soccer Foundation...
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United States' player celebrate after the Women's World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France, Sunday, July 7, 2019.
Alessandra Tarantino/AP Photo
July 07, 2019 - 1:05 pm
By Anne M. Peterson LYON, France (AP) — Megan Rapinoe stood on the field, arms outstretched, striking her now trademark victory pose symbolizing the confidence of a U.S. team that celebrated and savored each triumph at the Women's World Cup. W ⭐️ O ⭐️ R ⭐️L ⭐️ D C H A M P I O N S #OneNationOneTeam...
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