Saturday, November 15, 2014
England received stinging criticism from FIFA over its bid team's conduct in the 2018 World Cup contest in a corruption report that accused it of “damaging the image” of world soccer.
Football Federation Australia hit back Friday at a FIFA report that alleged taxpayer money went to buy votes during its bid for the 2022 World Cup, insisting it conducted a clean bid campaign.
As cars roar around a track on the outskirts of Damascus, motorsport fans for a moment forget the misery of Syria's civil war and revel in the thrill of the race.
Daniel Berger had five birdies in a seven-hole span on his final nine for a share of the lead in the OHL Classic on Thursday.
American Christina Kim, seeking her first LPGA title since 2005, fired a seven-under-par 65 to grab a one-stroke lead after Thursday's first round of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational.
Many of the world's top skiers have walked its halls and at this year's Olympics, its alumni swept 12 medals: for nearly half a century the ski high school in Stams, Austria has been churning out champions like a factory.
Japan edged South Korea 1-0 at the 21U Baseball World Cup in Taichung Friday afternoon to secure a spot in the tournament's championship game on Sunday and clear the path for Taiwan to qualify as well.
Wu Ching-kuo (吳經國), president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) since 2006, was re-elected Friday as head of the world's governing body of mostly amateur boxing.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Lionel Messi scored the winner from the penalty spot as World Cup runner-up Argentina came from behind to beat Croatia 2-1 in a friendly on Wednesday.
Neymar scored two goals and made another as Brazil beat Turkey 4-0 in a friendly on Wednesday, giving coach Dunga his fifth win in a row since returning to the national team after the World Cup.