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  • Ronaldo in Japan to sell muscle gadget

    A sheepish-looking Cristiano Ronaldo was in Tokyo on Tuesday promoting an electric muscle stimulation machine, a year after he visited to push a smile-enhancing gadget that looked a little like a boomerang. A slick video played on overhead screens showed Ronaldo's well-toned form with the electric…

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  • Mad Dash: NBA player blames iPhone for odd, season-altering injury

    In today's Mad Dash: Matt Bonner thinks his new iPhone is to blame for an elbow injury, Steven Gerrard does something awesome for his new fans, and Robert Streb uses a wedge to putt.

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  • Science explains how American soccer star Carli Lloyd made the shots that clinched the Women’s World Cup

    David Beckham isn't the only one who knows how to bend a ball. Soccer star Carli Lloyd showed...

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  • Enveloped in controversy, Solo leaves as World Cup winner

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Hope Solo walked out of BC Place on Sunday night with two pieces of coveted hardware and for the time being, more focus on her skill as a goalkeeper and less on her off-field travails.

    Associated Press
  • Abby Wambach unsure of her Olympic future with USWNT

    Wambach said she'll participate in the celebration tour later in the year, but is unsure whether those will be her last games in a U.S. uniform.

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  • Women's World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US

    NEW YORK (AP) — The United States' win over Japan in the Women's World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.

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  • US football team's Mexican 'infiltrators' at Gold Cup

    They have Mexican nationality and shine for top clubs in Mexico's first division, but goalkeeper William Yarbrough and defender Ventura Alvarado chose their other nation, the United States, for the Gold Cup. While more and more Mexican-Americans are playing Liga MX, with 15 dual nationals in the…

    AFP
  • Juventus president: Tevez transfer to Boca nearly complete

    TURIN, Italy (AP) — Juventus president Andrea Agnelli has indicated that Carlos Tevez's expected transfer to Boca Juniors will be completed in "a few days."

    Associated Press
  • Soccer- Bosnian Hadziabdic is new Iraq coach for World Cup qualifiers

    Bosnian Dzemal Hadziabdic has been appointed the new coach of Iraq, the country's football association said on Tuesday. Hadziabdic, who coached in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates for more than a decade, will lead Iraq in their joint qualifying campaign for the 2018 World Cup and the 2019 Asian…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Swedish championship results and standings

    July 6 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Swedish championship matches on Monday Monday, July 6 Gefle 1 Hammarby 1 Sunday, July 5 Haecken 3 Helsingborg 2 Falkenbergs FF 2 Elfsborg Boras 2 GIF Sundsvall 2 IFK Gothenburg 2 Kalmar 0 AIK Stockholm 0 Saturday, July 4Atvidabergs FF 0…

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    RADIO: Rory ruptures ligament in ankle during soccer

    Travis Rodgers explains how Rory McIlroy will find himself out of golf action for some time due to a random soccer injury.

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  • Soccer-Gibraltar name Englishman Wood as new coach

    Gibraltar have named Englishman Jeff Wood as the third coach in their short international history, handing him the task of winning their first point in a competitive match. The 61-year-old, a former goalkeeper who played for Charlton Athletic, Exeter City, HJK Helsinki and Rabat Ajax, takes over…

    Reuters
  • Japan emotional after World Cup loss

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Japan clearly was not ready for Carli Lloyd.

    Associated Press
  • Tears in Tokyo as Japan thumped in World Cup final

    Japanese soccer fans were left wiping away Monday morning tears in Tokyo sports bars as their beloved 'Nadeshiko' were smashed 5-2 by the United States in the Women's World Cup final in Vancouver. Supporters had gathered early for the 8 a.m. kick-off, hopeful of seeing Japan retain the title won…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-World reacts to U.S. win over Japan in World Cup final

    July 5 (Reuters) - Political and sporting leaders took to social media to express their thoughts on Sunday's women's World Cup final between the the United States and Japan in Vancouver. The Americans won the match 5-2 to clinch the title for the first time, with Carli Lloyd scoring three of her…

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  • Back to obscurity for all but a few after World Cup

    By Steve Keating VANCOUVER (Reuters) - With the Women's World Cup party over it was back to reality for many of the players who headed home on Monday to resume 9-to-5 jobs, school studies and raising families. Women's soccer basked in the spotlight during the month-long tournament, delivering an…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-North, Central Americas soccer reforms follow FIFA scandal

    MIAMI, July 6 (Reuters) - The regional body controlling soccer in North and Central America announced a package of measures on Monday aimed at curbing corruption and improving transparency following its involvement in a scandal that has engulfed soccer's governing body, FIFA. The president of…

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