RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil won a heated matchup of past and present soccer powers, boosting its confidence as it prepares to host next year’s World Cup. Fred scored two goals, Neymar added another […]
Americans win Olympic final 107-100 over Spain.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The defense was impenetrable. The offense was unstoppable. Simply put, it was another Spanish party on the international stage. Spain won its third straight major soccer title Sunday, routing Italy 4-0 […]
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Mario Balotelli finally showed some quality finishing, scoring twice Thursday to give Italy a 2-1 win over Germany and an unexpected spot in the European Championship final. Extending its winless streak […]
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Far from its best, Spain still advanced to another major final on Wednesday, beating Portugal 4-2 in a penalty shootout after a scoreless draw at the European Championship. Cesc Fabregas, who […]
ZURICH (AP) — World champion Spain remains No. 1 in FIFA’s monthly rankings ahead of Germany and Uruguay, followed by the Netherlands and Portugal. The only change among the top 10 in the May rankings […]