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  • U.S. climbs six spots to No. 22 in FIFA world rankings

    U.S. climbs six spots to No. 22 in FIFA world rankings
    SAN DIEGO -- Riding a five-game unbeaten streak in World Cup qualifying -- including successive victories over Jamaica, Panama and Honduras last month -- the U.S. national soccer team jumped six spots, to 22nd in the world, in the latest FIFA rankings...
  • Confederations Cup gives preview of soccer's best

    Confederations Cup gives preview of soccer's best
    The eight-nation Confederations Cup begins Saturday in Brazil. And for many, this soccer tournament is just a dry run to see if Brazil is ready to host next year’s World Cup. But to Brazilians, this is their showcase — and nothing but a...
  • Bayern Munich, Dortmund to meet in UEFA Champions League final

    Bayern Munich, Dortmund to meet in UEFA Champions League final
    Bayern Munich completed its domination of FC Barcelona with a 3-0 victory in Spain on Wednesday to advance to the UEFA Champions League final against German rival Borussia Dortmund, which advanced Tuesday by eliminating another Spanish league contender in...
  • Nintendo’s Wii U: The console’s first must-have games

     
    Shhh … listen. Nintendo's new home console the Wii U has been out for about two days now, and if ......
  • Judo officials reach accord with Saudis over Olympian's hijab

     
    Judo officials say they’ve reached an agreement with the Saudi Olympic committee to ensure that one of the first Saudi women to compete in the Olympics is able to stay in the games.The International Judo Federation said last week that Wodjan...
  • Some seats go empty at the London Olympics

     
    Embarrassed Olympics officials scrambled Monday to explain why hundreds of seats at various venues were empty during the opening days of the 2012 Games, even as members of the public complained about being shut out from acquiring tickets....
  • Olympics: Iran news renews flap about not facing Israeli athletes

     
    After an Iranian official said that Iranian athletes would play “every country” at the Olympics, it seemed the London Games would put a halt to Iranians boycotting games to avoid facing off against Israelis. But the question is up in the air...
  • Greek athlete loses Olympic dream over online chatter

     
    A Greek triple jumper lost her spot in the Olympics on Wednesday after tweeting what she later called an “unfortunate and tasteless joke” about Africans in Greece. As her Twitter joke drew more and more attention, the Hellenic Olympic...
  • Saudi Arabia will allow female Olympians but barriers remain

     
    Though SaudI Arabia will allow women to take part in the London Olympics for the first time, barriers to female athletes remain so steep that only one woman trained outside the country is likely to go....
  • An Olympic first: Female athletes competing for every country

     
    For the first time in Olympic history, every country will have a woman competing on their team, including longtime holdout Saudi Arabia, the International Olympic Committee announced Thursday....
  • U.S. soccer to begin and end World Cup qualifying on the road

    U.S. soccer to begin and end World Cup qualifying on the road
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The U.S. will open the fourth and final round of World Cup qualifying Feb. 6 in Honduras while Mexico will begin its quest by playing host to Jamaica. Pairings and dates for six-nation, 10-match regional qualifier were determined...