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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. David Silva's late goal lifts Spain to win against China

    Associated Press

    International friendly

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2012
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. U.S. and England renew friendships

    Associated Press

    American Cat Whitehill spotted her English friend Rachel Unitt in the hotel lobby and jumped off the sofa to give her a bear hug.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2007
  11. Denmark coach banned for two games

    Associated Press

    Denmark's coach received a two-game suspension Saturday for ''physical contact" with an assistant referee, adding another incident to the team's turbulent World Cup campaign.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2007
  12. Denmark team demands more answers

    Associated Press

    Denmark demanded more answers Friday following a FIFA investigation into why two men with video cameras were hiding behind a two-way mirror in the team's meeting room.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2007
  13. England's Smith won't kiss boots again

    Associated Press

    England forward Kelly Smith will not be kissing her soccer boots if she scores again at the Women's World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2007
  14. World Cup sparks interest in women's soccer in China

    Associated Press

    The World Cup has sparked some interest in women's soccer in China, where the sport is generally thought of as a game for boys.

    Story | Conversation | September 12, 2007
  15. Blatter favors Women's World Cup expansion

    Associated Press

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter favors expanding the Women's World Cup to 24 teams despite the 11-0 rout in the tournament opener.

    Story | Conversation | September 11, 2007
  16. U.S. women capture Four Nations tourney

    Associated Press

    The United States was held to a 0-0 tie by France in the Four Nations soccer tournament Friday despite several scoring chances by U.S. captain Kristine Lilly.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2006