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  1. Endurance sports - The impressive fitness regimen of a World Cup ...

    Kit Fox

    World Cup referees run the equivalent of a 10K race -- much of it at a full sprint -- during a game, and the impressive fitness regimen of American Mark Geiger has him fully prepared to be the first World Cup ref from the U.S since 2002.

    Story | Conversation | June 10, 2014
  2. Five Aside -- Matchday 12

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Five Aside

    Blog | June 23, 2014
  3. Pyongyang, North Korea's capital, hosts international marathon

    The streets of North Korea's showcase capital were filled with runners from all over the world on Sunday for the annual Pyongyang marathon, which was open to foreign amateurs this year for the first time.

    Story | Conversation | April 13, 2014
  4. Big favorites and a massive underdog in Confed Cup

    Paul Carr, ESPN Stats & Information

    The FIFA Confederations Cup begins Saturday, with all games on ESPN networks. The eight-team tournament features world champion Spain, host country Brazil and the six reigning continental champions, with Euro 2012 runner-up Italy filling Spain's dupl...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  5. Kristin Frey makes rapid rise in world of professional stair clim...

    Leslie Goldman

    Tower runner Kristin Frey started racing up stairs two years ago to escape the monotony and injuries of marathon running. Today, she's ranked second in the world.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  6. Spain extends lead atop FIFA rankings, Italy 6th

    Spain's successful defense of the European Championship extended its lead atop FIFA's world rankings, and runner-up Italy climbed six places to No. 6.

    Story | Conversation | July 04, 2012
  7. Olympics -- U.S. women prepare for qualification -- Jeff Carlisle...

    Jeff Carlisle

    The U.S. women are back together for Olympic qualifying, which starts Friday, with one thing on their mind: Play each game as if it were their last, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2012
  8. Caster Semenya hires former 800 champion Maria Mutola as coach

    Caster Semenya has a new coach in Olympic and world 800-meter champion Maria Mutola, pairing one of the great middle-distance runners with one of track and field's most promising youngsters.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2011
  9. Hope Solo tackles her rise to fame following U.S. women's soccer ...

    Elizabeth Merrill

    Four years ago, Hope Solo was considered a malcontent and was temporarily banished from the U.S. women's soccer team after speaking her mind. Now look at her. America can't get enough.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2011
  10. Women's World Cup -- Previewing the title match -- soccer

    Jonathan Costa, ESPN Stats & Information

    We preview the final of the Women's World Cup, pitting the United States against Japan.

    Blog | Conversation | July 16, 2011
  11. Matildas upset Brazil in injury time

    The Australian women's soccer team has scored a memorable 1-0 win against 2007 World Cup runners-up Brazil after an injury time strike from teenager Kyah Simon.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2008
  12. D.C. United to face Chelsea

    AEG announced that Chelsea FC and A.C. Milan, will travel to the U.S. in late July to play a four-match series.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2005
  13. Ronaldinho crowned king of the world

    Thierry Henry had to settle for the runners-up spot in FIFA's World Player of the Year award for the second year running after Barcelona's brilliant Brazilian Ronaldinho took the honour.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2004
  14. Canada withdraws bid to host group games

    The site of this year's Women's World Cup probably will be announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2003
  15. Decision should come by end of May

    The United States is the front-runner to host this year's Women's World Cup after the tournament was moved from China because of SARS, the president of soccer's governing body said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2003