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U.S. seeks extradition of 7 FIFA officials

U.S. officials have requested the extradition of seven high-ranking FIFA officials arrested in Switzerland in May. They are suspected of taking bribes worth over $100 million in connection with soccer tournaments.

The seven were detained in a dawn…

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Women's World Cup: Japan, US in final

While there was Japanese joy in reaching the Women's World Cup final, this was another painful and tearful exit for English football.

Defending champion Japan advanced to Sunday's showpiece with a 2-1 semifinal victory Wednesday over England at…

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Women's World Cup: U.S. wins, makes final

The impossible-to-crack defense almost gave one up Tuesday night.

The United States, unscored upon since its opening match of the Women's World Cup, finally showed some vulnerability about 15 minutes into the second half of its semifinal against No…

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Chile one step closer to winning first Copa America

On Saturday, Chile have the chance to end the country's 99-year wait for a trophy after overcoming Peru 2-1 in a tightly-contested Copa America semifinal Monday.

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Copa America 2015: Gonzalo Jara handed ban

Chile's hopes of making the Copa America final on home soil were dealt a blow after key defender Gonzalo Jara was suspended for three matches and handed a $7,500 fine by South America's football confederation for poking his finger into Edison Cavani…

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Defensive approach pays off for US women

The USWNT has not exactly been winning new fans at the Women's World Cup, but its defensive approach is paying off.

"If they don't score, we can't lose," defender Becky Sauerbrunn said after Friday's 1-0 win over China, which set up a semifinal clash…

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US outlasts China, faces Germany next

The U.S. knocked China out of the Women's World Cup on Friday, winning 1-0 on a second-half goal by Carli Lloyd.

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After 16 years, China, U.S. meet on soccer pitch

The United States and China, rival economic superpowers, are preparing to square off on the soccer pitch Friday, in the Women's World Cup quarterfinals.

Ranked number two by FIFA, the U.S. team enters the match as favorite. It has finished at least…

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Sepp Blatter 'will not' stand for re-election

FIFA President Sepp Blatter will not stand for re-election later this year, a spokesperson for football's world governing body told CNN on Friday.

There has been speculation the 79-year-old may try to hang on to the most powerful role in world…

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US coach coming under fire at Women's World Cup

The bookmakers may have the USWNT as second favorite to win the Women's World Cup, but the tune coming out of the U.S. ahead of Friday's quarterfinal clash against China is a lot less cheerful.

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Gonzalo Jara enters soccer's 'Hall of Shame'

Uruguayan footballers have long mastered the dark arts that are often employed to put opponents off their stride. But as Uruguay exited the Copa America Wednesday, Oscar Tabarez's side had a taste of their own medicine.

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