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  • Record crowd sees Manchester United beat Real Madrid

    Record crowd sees Manchester United beat Real Madrid
    The largest crowd to watch a soccer match in the United States - 109,318 - poured intoMichigan Stadium on Saturday to see Manchester United beat Real Madrid 3-1 in a friendly. The appeal of two of the world’s most iconic sports teams attracted...
  • Record U.S. soccer crowd sees Man United beat Real Madrid

    (Reuters) - The largest crowd to watch a soccer match in the United States - 109,318 - poured into Michigan Stadium on Saturday to see Manchester United beat Real Madrid 3-1 in a friendly. The appeal of two of the world's most iconic sports teams...
  • Top women players tell FIFA: World Cup on turf is discriminatory

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Some of the world's top women soccer players say FIFA's proposal to play the 2015 Women's World Cup finals in Canada on artificial turf instead of grass is discriminatory and violates human rights. The World Cup finals for men and...
  • MLS stars set to take on German champs

    The Sports Xchange MLS stars set to take on German champs World Cup stars will be on display for both teams Wednesday night in the Major League Soccer All-Star Game at Providence Park in Portland, Ore. The contest pits the MLS stars against the...
  • Special Report: Documents suggest multinationals aided Brazil military regime

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - When João Paulo de Oliveira was fired in 1980 by Rapistan, a Michigan-based manufacturer of conveyor belts, his troubles were only beginning. In ensuing years, the military dictatorship that ran Brazil arrested or detained him about...
  • Prognosis for Rio Olympics 'much better' - IOC's Coates

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's Olympic chief John Coates, who in April branded preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics as the worst ever, said on Tuesday the prognosis was now "much, much better". Speaking at an event to mark two years until...
  • Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies

    Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies
    Russia on Thursday began rolling out a sweeping embargo on food imports from the United States, members of the European Union and allied nations in response to those countries' economic sanctions for Moscow's aggressiveness in Ukraine. Prime Minister...
  • Airlines compete over flights to Brazil

    Airlines compete over flights to Brazil
    Competition is heating up for flights between South Florida and Brazil. American Airlines this week announced its intent to begin nonstop daily service between Miami International Airport and Viracopos International Airport in Campinas, Brazil, on Dec....
  • Chile, Haiti soccer teams to play at Lockhart Stadium

    Chile, Haiti soccer teams to play at Lockhart Stadium
    International soccer returns to Lockhart Stadium when the national men's teams from Chile and Haiti meet Sept. 9. It will be the first match between the two sides since Chile defeated Haiti 3-0 in January 2013 in Concepción, Chile. Because this will be a...
  • Jenison gives boost to Strikers' offense

    Jenison gives boost to Strikers' offense
    FORT LAUDERDALE — At this stage of his soccer career, Jenison de Jesus Brito e Brito is filled with confidence the best is yet to come. The 23-year-old native of São Bento, Brazil, signed with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers in early July seeking an...
  • Newspapers chronicle Brazil's World Cup letdown

    Newspapers chronicle Brazil's World Cup letdown
    There was plenty of painted faces and even more looks of disappointment.  The Brazil national football team was eliminated in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup Tuesday in record-breaking fashion, losing 1-7 in front of its home crowd fans in Belo...