World Cup

Unity Cup 2019
July 19, 2019 - 1:20 pm
Attention soccer fans, The Philadelphia International Unity Cup presented by Goya is Philly’s version of The World Cup. 52 teams, representing, 52 countries competing from August to October and you can attend & watch the games for fre e. Many of the teams feature members that played for a...
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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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United States' Alex Morgan celebrates after scoring her side's second goal during the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon, outside Lyon, France, Tuesday, July 2, 2019.
Alessandra Tarantino/AP Photo
July 02, 2019 - 5:19 pm
LYON, France (AP) — Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping celebration and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 victory over England on Tuesday night. The top-ranked United States will face...
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Francisco Seco/AP Photo
June 28, 2019 - 10:13 pm
PARIS (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Controversy didn't drive Megan Rapinoe, the big moment did. Rapinoe turned turmoil into triumph Friday night, scoring twice in the much-anticipated clash with host France to send the defending champion United States into the semifinals of the Women's World Cup with a 2-1...
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the Philadelphia Convention and Visitor's Bureau has an update on the city's bid to be one of 16 North American host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
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Pat Loeb
June 24, 2019 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia put some flesh on the bones of its bid to host part of the World Cup in 2026. Officials rolled out a video with the slogans they'll use to try to persuade FIFA to pick the city for five or six games. Philadelphia is branding itself "America's host city"...
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Mayor Jim Kenney draws teams for the 2019 International Unity Cup in Philadelphia
Cherri Gregg | KYW Newsradio
Cherri Gregg
June 07, 2019 - 8:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — June is immigrant heritage month, the perfect time for the Philadelphia International Unity Cup to get in gear. On Friday, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney was on hand at Independence Visitor's center to draw teams for the opening rounds of the fourth season. The Unity...
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March 16, 2019 - 11:54 pm
CHINA (AP) - - USA Basketball still doesn't know which players will be wearing the red, white and blue this summer in China. Their first three opponents, however, are finally set. The Americans' quest for an unprecedented third consecutive FIBA World Cup championship will start against the Czech...
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Women's World Cup trophy
Christophe Ena/AP, file
February 27, 2019 - 1:36 pm
(AP) — The Women's World Cup countdown has begun in earnest. Wednesday marked 100 days until the kickoff of the game's biggest tournament, opening on June 7 in Paris. The 24-team event will be played at nine stadiums in France over the course of a month, with the final set for July 7 in Lyon. The...
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FIFA President Gianni Infantino
AP Photo/Martin Ruggiero, File
October 31, 2018 - 4:16 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Adding 16 teams to the 2022 World Cup is about far more than sports. The head of world soccer thinks the proposal can help solve the bitter diplomatic fight between host Qatar and a Saudi Arabian-led coalition trying to isolate the tiny nation. FIFA President Gianni Infantino has...
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