| Mar 12, 2015
| 11:42 AM
World Cup quarterfinalist Costa Rica will face Jamaica in its CONCACAF Gold Cup opener July 8 at StubHub Center in Carson. That Group B game will begin at 5 p.m., to be followed by Canada-El Salvador at 7:30.
The defending champion United States,...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 12:23 PM
Mexico's soccer friendly with Ecuador on Saturday at the Coliseum is officially sold out, organizers said Wednesday. A crowd of approximately 90,000 is expected.
Both teams played in the World Cup last summer. Ecuador failed to advance out of group play...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 1:53 AM
The Mexican national soccer team is coming to central Florida to play one of a series of exhibition matches as it prepares to compete in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
The June 27 match with Costa Rica at Orlando's Citrus Bowl Stadium is a partnership with the...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 4:26 PM
So FIFA has decided to move the 2022 World Cup from the summer to the Northern Hemisphere winter to avoid daytime temperatures in Qatar that regularly hover around 106 degrees.
Well, good for them.
Of course if they had simply consulted an almanac...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 2:05 PM
It certainly took a while, longer than it should, for the penny to drop at FIFA that deserts get hot in summer. Having belatedly adjusted for that fact, moving the 2022 World Cup to cooler months, FIFA boss Sepp Blatter and the entire sport he oversees...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 3:54 PM
Before even agreeing on a kickoff date for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, FIFA has begun the search for a host in 2026.
FIFA put expected bidders Canada, Mexico and the United States on notice Friday by setting May 2017 as a target to elect the host of a...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 7:53 AM
FIFA has finally agreed with what the rest of the world has been telling it for more than four years -- namely that summers in Qatar are too hot for soccer.
So on Tuesday a FIFA task force recommended that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar be moved to...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 1:58 PM
A coalition of women's soccer players led by U.S. star Abby Wambach has withdrawn its gender discrimination suit against FIFA and will play this summer's World Cup in Canada on artificial turf.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...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 11:34 AM
— Tiger Woods has another reason not to like cameras — it cost him a tooth.
The golf star made a surprise visit to Italy on Monday to watch girlfriend Lindsey Vonn capture her record 63rd World Cup title. The photo that generated all the...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 6:03 PM
CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy — The whole gang was there when Lindsey Vonn finally became the most successful women's World Cup skier of all time.
Her mother had come to Europe for the first time. The American's once-estranged father came along, too....
| Jan 18, 2015
| 9:24 AM
CORTINA D'AMPEZZO, Italy -- Lindsey Vonn never thought she would make it this far.
Perhaps that's why, after matching the World Cup's all-time record for wins Sunday, she rated it "right below" her Olympic gold medal on her lengthy list of career...