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  1. Beckham to help boost image of Chinese soccer

    Associated Press

    David Beckham will play in an all-star game in China this year as part of a deal to help raise soccer's profile in the world's most populous country.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  2. Sheikh Salman running for Asian Football Confederation chief

    Associated Press

    Sheikh Salman Bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa is running for president of the Asian Football Confederation and looking to mend the organization's relationship with FIFA.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2013
  3. China fines club, issues bans over match-fixing

    Associated Press

    Shanghai Shenhau has been stripped of its 2003 league title and fined $160,000 as part of a new round of sanctions aimed at rooting out match fixing in the Chinese Super League.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2013
  4. Manchester United inks 3-year deal with Chinese soft-drink firm

    Associated Press

    Manchester United has announced a new three-year sponsorship deal with Chinese soft-drinks manufacturer Wahaha.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2013
  5. Abby Wambach scores 2 as USWNT beats China

    Associated Press

    Abby Wambach scored twice to become only the second American woman to reach 150 international goals, and the United States beat China 4-0 in an exhibition game Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | December 12, 2012
  6. Wambach leads U.S. women past China

    Associated Press

    Abby Wambach scored twice to lead the United States to a 4-1 exhibition victory over China on Saturday night before a crowd of 10,493 at FAU Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | November 28, 2012
  7. Didier Drogba asks FIFA for permission to make loan move

    Associated Press

    Didier Drogba has asked FIFA for special permission to move on loan from his Chinese club despite being outside the official transfer window.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2012
  8. U.S. women's soccer to play China 3 times next month

    Associated Press

    CHICAGO -- The U.S. women's team will play three exhibitions against China in an eight-day span next month, with new coach Tom Sermanni watching as an observer. The Americans said Monday they will play China at Detroit's Ford Field on Dec. 8, at Hou...

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  9. 2012 Women's U-20 World Cup -- U.S. ties China 1-1

    Associated Press

    The United States tied China 1-1in Group D at the women's under-20 World Cup on Thursday, ensuring Germany became the first team to advance to the quarterfinals.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2012
  10. David Silva's late goal lifts Spain to win against China

    Associated Press

    International friendly

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2012
  11. United States thrashes China in tuneup

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- Short on size, the United States showed off a surplus of speed. Danny Granger scored 22 points and the Americans sprinted past China 98-51 in a scrimmage Saturday at Madison Square Garden. Read the entire story....

    Blog | August 14, 2010
  12. Ryan, team leaders decide Solo should miss game

    Associated Press

    Outspoken U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo will not be with the team for Sunday's third-place game against Norway in the Women's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2007
  13. Germany chases history in Women's World Cup final

    Associated Press

    No women's team has been able to successfully defend a World Cup or Olympic title. Never has a team looked as likely to do so as Germany.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2007
  14. U.S. undecided on goalkeeper for third-place game

    Associated Press

    U.S. coach Greg Ryan is mum on who will start in goal against Norway in Sunday's third-place game at the Women's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2007
  15. Brazil leans on Marta for its title hopes

    Associated Press

    Like just about all the great Brazilian soccer stars, Marta Vieira da Silva is known by a single name.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2007
  16. U.S. expects struggle against Brazil

    Associated Press

    U.S. coach Greg Ryan is bracing for Brazil. He knows the semifinal will be rough, smoothed a bit by the artistry of Marta, the game's best female player.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2007