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Abby Wambach

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  • Women's World Cup to go forward on artificial turf

    Women's World Cup to go forward on artificial turf
    A coalition of women's soccer players led by U.S. star Abby Wambach has withdrawn its gender discrimination suit against FIFA and will play this summer's World Cup in Canada on artificial turf. The men's tournament has always been played on grass and in...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins FIFA Ballon d'Or award for 2014

    Cristiano Ronaldo has won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for 2014, earning the title of world's best football player for a third time. He beat Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and four-time winner Lionel Messi in a vote of national team captains and...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo wins 3rd FIFA Player of the Year award

    Cristiano Ronaldo wins 3rd FIFA Player of the Year award
    ZURICH -- Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for 2014 on Monday, earning the title of world's best football player for a third time. He easily beat four-time winner Lionel Messi and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in a vote of national...
  • In 2015, U.S. women face World Cup hurdle, Robbie Keane needed in L.A.

    The U.S. women will try to give Abby Wambach, 34, a World Cup title before she retires, the Galaxy will try life without Landon Donovan for the first time in a decade and U.S. men's national team Coach Juergen Klinsmann will try not to continue making...
  • Benjamin star Borislow motivated by father's memory

    Benjamin star Borislow motivated by father's memory
    If Kylie Borislow needed or wanted something, her father always found a way to get it. A young Kylie once wanted to go to the sticker store at 4 a.m. She recalls crying, even screaming. Dan Borislow calmed his daughter and took her to the store. His...
  • Neuer, Messi y Ronaldo, finalistas al Balón de Oro

    Neuer, Messi y Ronaldo, finalistas al Balón de Oro
    París, 1 dic (EFE).- El alemán Manuel Neuer, el argentino Lionel Messi y el portugués Cristiano Ronaldo se disputarán el Balón de Oro de 2014, tras ser designados finalistas por la FIFA y la revista francesa “France Football”. Tal y como se...
  • Messi y Ronaldo mantienen su pulso en el Balón de Oro al que opta Neuer

    Messi y Ronaldo mantienen su pulso en el Balón de Oro al que opta Neuer
    Luis Miguel Pascual París, 1 dic (EFE).- Lionel Messi y Cristiano Ronaldo mantienen su pulso por la hegemonía del fútbol mundial como finalistas del Balón de Oro, un premio al que en su edición de 2014 también opta el portero alemán Manuel Neuer,...
  • U.S. faces Mexico with Women's World Cup berth on the line

    If there's one thing the U.S. women's team shouldn't have to worry about in Friday's World Cup semifinal qualifier against Mexico, it's overconfidence. Four years ago the Americans met Mexico under identical circumstances in the semifinals of the...
  • Abby Wambach on shortlist for World Player of the Year

    Abby Wambach on shortlist for World Player of the Year
    U.S. national team standout Abby Wambach was selected Friday as one of 10 finalists for FIFA's World Player of the Year award, an honor she won in 2012. Also named to the list were five-time winner Marta of Brazil and Nadine Angerer of Germany, who...
  • FIFA ordered to respond to female players' demand for grass fields

    FIFA ordered to respond to female players' demand for grass fields
    A group of top international women's soccer players won a victory in a Canadian court this week when the Human Rights Tribunal in Ontario asked FIFA to respond to their complaints over the planned use of artificial-turf fields for next summer's World...
  • Top women's soccer players sue over artificial turf plans for World Cup

    It's hard not to be amazed by the continuing incompetence of FIFA, world soccer's clueless governing body. Bribery scandals, opaqueness and general loathsomeness have come to define the organization over the last four decades. Now FIFA has managed to...