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6 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Soccer: Utahns Bogus, Reed prep for NWSL title match

That familiar ding of an email woke Elli Reed one morning while back home in Park City.


Related Topix: Sydney Leroux, Sports, Megan Rapinoe, Amy Rodriguez, Summer Olympic, Hope Solo, Olympics, Summer Olympics

10 hrs ago | Business News

'There has been conversations' over A 8m Manchester United misfit's exit

While Manchester United were struggling against Burnley at Turf Moor the club were also putting together their 13.8 million move for Ajax utility man Daley Blind.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Tom Cleverley, Danny Welbeck, Nani, Shinji Kagawa, World Soccer, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

10 hrs ago | Business News

On this day: A 30m Spurs deal, Arsenal A 37m target back on and Herrera transfer mess

On the 30th August 2013 what were the stories that dominated the football landscape? Including Arsenal , Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United .


Related Topix: Sports, Ander Herrera, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, More Sports, Julian Draxler, Soccer Players, Schalke 04

14 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Manchester United legend Gary Neville adds police station to property empire

'The bombers alone provide the means of victory': Legendary Lancaster marks same route as the 55,000 WWII aircrew who never came home in tribute to Winston Churchill's Dambusters Fears 'Pompeii of the North' could be snapped up by developers as historic Roman site is put up for sale Sri Lanka to rebuild iconic Bridge On The River Kwai that starred ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester United, Soccer Players, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Gary Neville, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Travel

17 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Carlos Salcido Announces Retirement from Mexican National Team

International football lost another great performer to retirement on Friday, as Mexico's Carlos Salcido confirmed his career with El Tri is officially over.


Related Topix: Sports, Carlos Salcido, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Mexico World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

21 hrs ago | Business News

Manchester United latest: Burney preview and transfer update

In team news, Angel Di Maria could be involved and potentially make his debut and Marcos Rojo could be in contention if his work permit is secured in time.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Michael Carrick, Chris Smalling, Jesse Lingard, Ander Herrera, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Arturo Vidal

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Ed Willes: Grass vs artifical turf debate hijacking Women's World Cup story

United States' Kelly O'Hara fights for control of the ball with Costa Rica's Daniela Cruz during the first half of CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying soccer game action at B.C. Place.


Related Topix: Sydney Leroux, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Olympic Basketball

Football: Confident Van Gaal hits back at critics

Louis van Gaal attempted to quash criticism of Manchester United's dismal start to the season by insisting he is the right man to restore the fallen giants to their former glory.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Soccer Players, Joe Allen, World Soccer, Swansea City, More Sports, Swansea, Angel Di Maria

Football: Balotelli, Lallana in line for Liverpool debuts

Mario Balotelli and Adam Lallana could make their Liverpool debuts this weekend after being named in the Reds' squad for their Premier League clash at Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday .


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Mario Balotelli, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports

The Globe and Mail

Mourinho raises prospect of Fernando Torres leaving Chelsea

Chelsea's Fernando Torres is congratulated by Cesar Azpilicueta after scoring a goal against Atletico Madrid during their Champion's League semi-final second leg soccer match at Stamford Bridge in London April 30, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Fernando Torres, Soccer Players, Cesar Azpilicueta, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Arab Times

'Impressive assembly of characters'

Argentine soccer star Lionel Messi is one of the most talked about, and least talkative, human beings on the planet.


Related Topix: Lionel Messi, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Soccer Players, Andres Iniesta, Javier Mascherano, Gerard Pique

Thu Aug 28, 2014

International Business Times

Shakira Officially Confirmed Her Pregnancy

Shakira officially confirmed that she's pregnant, putting an end to speculations floating around since her performance at the 2014 World Cup.


Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Ramon Arias, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic

The Washington Post

No. 13 LSU expects big jump from DE Hunter

In this Sept. 28, 2013, file photo, Georgia running back Todd Gurley is hit by LSU defensive end Danielle Hunter during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Athens, Ga.


Related Topix: Evan Washington, Sports, LSU Tigers NCAA Football, Louisiana State University NCAA, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Usain Bolt, Olympic Athletics, Olympic Track And Field

Business News

Sturridge & Carragher react to Liverpool's Champions League draw

Daniel Sturridge and Jamie Carragher have been quick to react to the Champions League draw, after Liverpool were paired with Real Madrid, FC Basel and FC Ludogorets in Group B. The Reds have never met Ludogorets and have only managed draws in their two previous meetings with Swiss side Basel.


Related Topix: Sports, Steven Gerrard, Soccer Players, Jamie Carragher, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Daniel Sturridge

Hinckley Times

Final countdown to Hinckley Carnival underway

Her dream date was actually a conman based in Nigeria who was also scamming hundreds of other women from across the UK Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at As part of his ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Danielle, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Outdoor Recreation

Football: Wayne Rooney named England captain

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney will take over from Steven Gerrard as England captain, manager Roy Hodgson announced during a press conference at Wembley Stadium on Thursday .


Related Topix: Sports, England World Cup, Wayne Rooney, Soccer Players, FIFA Soccer World Cup, World Soccer, Phil Jones, More Sports, Manchester United, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Steven Gerrard


Arsenal Transfer News: Danny Welbeck Bid Planned, Latest on Edinson Cavani, More

Signing a striker is one of Arsenal's main priorities as the club enters the final days of summer transfer business, with Danny Welbeck, Edinson Cavani and Alessio Cerci all rumoured to be on their radar.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Thomas Vermaelen, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Edinson Cavani, Summer Olympic, Danny Welbeck, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Austin Chronicle

Soccer Watch

The Texas Longhorns got their first goal of the 2014 season from none other than junior goalkeeper Abby Smith , who curled home a 45-yard free kick 25 minutes into the season opener against Arizona State on Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, Megan Rapinoe, Summer Olympic, Hope Solo, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Sounder at Heart

Hope: A Memoir of Trophies Denied

The 33-year-old Hope Solo has built her game and her career from the dry fields of Richland, Washington through the false starts of American pro women's soccer to the peak of the international stage.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Hope Solo, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Nadine Angerer, Hedvig Lindahl, NCAA Sports, Pac-10 Football, US Soccer

Pasadena Star-News

Maranatha High School to dedicate new field on Friday

There is nothing like the beginning of the football season, and Friday night it will be extra special at Maranatha High School.


Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics


Olympic Medal Count

1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35