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  1. U.S. forward Abby Wambach voted FIFA world's best women's player

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    Abby Wambach has been voted FIFA Women's World Player of the Year, becoming the first American to win the award in a decade.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2013
  2. Wigan signs Honduran midfielder Roger Espinoza from Sporting KC

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    Premier League club Wigan has signed Honduras midielder Roger Espinoza from Major League Soccer's Sporting Kansas City.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2013
  3. Sebastian Coe book: Sepp Blatter said 'idiots' run English soccer...

    Associated Press

    Sebastian Coe says in his book that FIFA President Sepp Blatter once described English soccer as being "run by idiots."

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2012
  4. Canada star Sinclair banned 4 games by FIFA

    Associated Press

    Canadian women's soccer star Christine Sinclair received a four-game ban from FIFA for her conduct following a dramatic semifinal loss to the United States at the London Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2012
  5. FIFA sets date for South Korea Olympic banner case

    Associated Press

    A South Korea soccer player who displayed a political sign after the bronze-medal match at the London Olympics will have his disciplinary case heard on Oct. 5.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2012
  6. U.S. women add 2 Germany friendlies to 'victory tour'

    Associated Press

    The U.S. women's soccer team is going to savor its gold medal from the London Olympics a little longer.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  7. U.S. women add second friendly against Australia Sept. 19

    Associated Press

    Fresh off its gold medal at the London Olympics, the United States women's soccer team will play a second exhibition against Australia on Wednesday, Sept. 19.

    Story | Conversation | August 15, 2012
  8. Mariana Pajon credits quick starts in BMX gold win at Olympics

    Associated Press

    Colombia's Mariana Pajon credits quick gate starts for Olympic gold medal in London

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2012
  9. Ringing in the Games

    Associated Press

    LONDON -- Led by Big Ben, bells across Britain rang out Friday in a joyous cacophony, their deep bongs and tinkling tones marking the official opening day of the London Olympics. At precisely 8:12 a.m., 12 hours before what is expected to be a sp...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  10. U.S. women's eight to sport familiar roster

    Associated Press

    PRINCETON, N.J. -- The United States' women's eight for the London Olympics will feature six members from the crew that won the same event at the 2008 Beijing Games. Coxswain Mary Whipple and rowers Caryn Davies, Caroline Lind, Eleanor Logan, Susa...

    Blog | June 23, 2012
  11. Bruce Jenner finally returns to Eugene

    Associated Press

    EUGENE, Ore. -- Bruce Jenner was back on the track and the cameras following him all around. It was just like old times. Only, the cameras were interested in Jenner the reality TV star, not Jenner the former decathlon star. His two world...

    Blog | June 23, 2012
  12. A peek at Team USA's summer fashions

    Associated Press

    NEW YORK -- U.S. Olympians will be decked out in all white at the closing ceremony at the London Games. The USOC debuted the closing ceremony and Olympic village attire it will provide athletes Wednesday, 100 days before the start of this summer's...

    Blog | April 18, 2012
  13. Ralph Lauren dresses roster of Olympians

    Associated Press

    IRVINE, Calif. -- Decathlete Bryan Clay spends his days in spandex, while Ryan Lochte pulls on a swimsuit like he's been doing since he was 8 years old. They'll be looking a lot spiffier, along with the rest of the U.S. Olympic team, at next year's ...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  14. Hyde Park's Serpentine to host 10K swim

    Associated Press

    LONDON -- London Olympic organizers will unveil another course for the 2012 Games this weekend with the test event for a 10-kilometer marathon swim in Hyde Park's Serpentine. The event comes just days after spectators got their first look at beac...

    Blog | August 11, 2011
  15. Medals for 2012 Games shown at ceremony

    Associated Press

    LONDON -- Bigger, wider, heavier -- that could be the motto for the medals at the 2012 London Olympics. Measuring 3.35 inches in diameter and weighing 13 to 14 ounces, London's medals will be the largest awarded at a Summer Games. The medals we...

    Blog | July 27, 2011
  16. Canada's goal isn't to 'Own the Podium'

    Associated Press

    Canada has retained its "Own the Podium" program in name only. The $117-million initiative met its target for the 2010 Winter Olympics at home in Vancouver when 14 golds were won by Canada -- more than any other country. More celebrations might...

    Blog | July 27, 2011