MADRID - Sergio Ramos extended his scoring streak and helped Spain defeat Sweden, 3-0, to remain leader of its qualifying group for the 2020 European Championship on Monday.Substitutes Alvaro Morata and Mikel Oyarzabal also scored at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium to give ...
Jun 11, 2019
SAMARA, Russia - England achieved something David Beckham's generation never managed: It reached the semifinals of the World Cup.Harry Maguire and Dele Alli scored with headers in a 2-0 win over Sweden on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time), earning England&# ...
Jul 8, 2018
SOCHI, Russia - The desperate world champions from Germany were seconds from losing control of their World Cup fate when Toni Kroos whispered to Marco Reus just outside Sweden's penalty area.With the score tied in the fifth minute of stoppage ...
Jun 24, 2018
SAN DIEGO - Jason Day watched the flight of his wedge for as long as he could and had to listen to the crowd to realize he nailed it."I can't see," he said to his caddie.Alex Noren was five ...
Jan 29, 2018
MILAN - Four-time champion Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades after losing its playoff to Sweden 1-0 on aggregate.Despite three quarters of possession, Italy was stymied by a goalless draw in ...
Nov 14, 2017
SOLNA, Sweden - Four-time champion Italy was left at serious risk of failing to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades after losing at Sweden, 1-0, in the opening leg of their playoff on Friday.Substitute ...
Nov 11, 2017
PARIS - France and Sweden will fight for automatic World Cup qualification next week and the Netherlands needs a miracle just to make it to the European playoffs.A lone goal from Blaise Matuidi was enough for France to labor past Bulgaria, 1- ...
Oct 8, 2017
SAINT-DENIS, France - France regained control of its World Cup destiny with a comfortable 4-0 win against the Netherlands in Group A on Thursday, damaging Dutch hopes of qualification and moving Les Bleus three points clear of Sweden after it lost ...
Sep 1, 2017
FRANCE goalkeeper Hugo Lloris set up a comical late winner for Sweden forward Ola Toivonen in their 2018 World Cup qualifier on Friday.With the game into the third minute of injury time, a draw seemed certain until Lloris tried a reckless ...
Jun 10, 2017
FUNCHAL, Portugal - Cristiano Ronaldo scored on his emotional return home, but Portugal squandered a two-goal lead to lose, 3-2, to Sweden in a friendly on Tuesday.Ronaldo found the net 18 minutes into his first match with the national team ...
Mar 29, 2017
HOPE Solo says she hopes that someday she can return to the U.S. women's national team, but in the meantime she vows to keep fighting for equal pay for the players.The goalkeeper was handed a six-month suspension ...
Dec 23, 2016
SAINT-DENIS, France - Paul Pogba is finding his scoring touch, heading in a valuable equalizer in France's 2-1 win against Sweden in a World Cup qualifier on Friday.The Manchester United midfielder - the world's most expensive player - ...
Nov 12, 2016
PARIS - A little-known goalkeeper from an unheralded club had an inspired night as Belarus held European Championship finalist France to a scoreless draw in their 2018 World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.Six years ago, Belarus beat a crisis-hit France team, ...
Sep 7, 2016
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OJ Porteria is setting his sights on the bigger stage, either in the US or Europe after announcing his departure from Kaya FC last week.The Filipino-American booter will return to his native Virgina to relax for two weeks, then finish ...
Jul 11, 2016
NICE, France - Zlatan Ibrahimovic chested the ball down, let it bounce and hit it. Wide.His 86th-minute attempt for an equalizer in Wednesday's 1-0 loss to Belgium at the European Championship showed the technique and flair that had ...
Jun 23, 2016
ZLATAN Ibrahimovic is heading to Nice under pressure to perform.One of fotball's biggest personalities, the 34-year-old Sweden striker needs to step up against Belgium on Wednesday with his team almost certainly needing a win to progress at the ...
Jun 20, 2016
TOULOUSE, France - Eder's late goal gave Italy a 1-0 win over Sweden on Friday and a spot in the round of 16 at the European Championship as Italy's defense once again stood tall.The Brazilian-born striker ...
Jun 18, 2016
SAINT-DENIS, France - Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the star who calls himself a legend, saved Sweden yet again.Even if he couldn't get a goal and set a European Championship scoring record, the 34-year-old Ibrahimovic helped rescue a 1-1 ...
Jun 14, 2016
THAILAND clobbered Philippine A, 21-11, 21-9, in the main game of the Spike for Peace International Beach Volleyball Tournament at the Philsports Arena on Sunday.Varapatsorn Radarong and Tanarattha Udomchavee barely broke a sweat in disposing the Filipina pair of ...
Nov 30, 2015
SWEDEN survived a second set scare from Philippines B to prevail, 21-13, 21-16, at the start of the Spike for Peace International Beach Volleyball Tournament at the Philsports Arena on Sunday.The tandem of Anne-Lie Helene Rininsland and Karin ...
Nov 29, 2015
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