Men's soccer

Uruguay's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the group A match against Saudi Arabia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
June 20, 2018 - 3:03 pm
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — With a single goal, Luis Suarez settled the fate of four teams in the group stage of the World Cup. The controversial striker, who was making his 100th appearance in his national team's light blue, scored Wednesday to give Uruguay a 1-0 victory over Saudi Arabia and a...
Read More
Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli attends a press conference on the eve of the group D match between Croatia and Argentina in the Nizhny Novgorod stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 20, 2018 - 1:41 pm
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — Lionel Messi, it seems, can do only so much. Ahead of Thursday's critical World Cup match against Croatia on the banks of the Volga River, Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli tried to temper the expectations weighing on his star player. "Leo shouldn't shoulder all the...
Read More
Colombia's James Rodriguez, front, and his teammates walk on the poitch after the group H match between Colombia and Japan at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Mordavia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
June 20, 2018 - 1:40 pm
KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Changes are coming to Colombia's team at the World Cup after a disappointing 2-1 loss to Japan. The South Americans thrashed the same opponent 4-1 in the group stage in the 2014 edition in Brazil, so Tuesday's defeat was even more upsetting for Colombia. Coach Jose Pekerman now...
Read More
Saudi Arabia's Hussain Almoqahwi , bottom and Uruguay's Diego Godin, top, challenge for the ball during the group A match between Uruguay and Saudi Arabia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
June 20, 2018 - 1:00 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 7:53 p.m. Luis Suarez celebrated his 100th international appearance with a goal that helped Uruguay reach the round of 16 and ended the chances of Saudi Arabia and Egypt advancing at the World Cup. Suarez struck from close...
Read More
Uruguay's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring his side's first goal during the group A match against Saudi Arabia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
June 20, 2018 - 11:55 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 6:53 p.m. Uruguay is on course for early qualification in Group A, leading Saudi Arabia 1-0 at halftime with a goal from Luis Suarez. Suarez scored in the 23rd minute, flicking in a corner from Carlos Sanchez to score in his...
Read More
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
June 20, 2018 - 10:20 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo made European soccer history by scoring in Portugal's 1-0 win over Morocco on Wednesday, a result that makes the North African team the first to be eliminated from the World Cup. Ronaldo's header in the fourth minute was his fourth goal at this year's tournament, and...
Read More
Australia's Tim Cahill, right, and Daniel Arzani talk during Australia's official training for the group C match between France and Australia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena in Kazan, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
June 20, 2018 - 9:37 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 4 p.m. Australia coach Bert van Marwijk isn't saying whether the team's all-time leading scorer Tim Cahill will play the World Cup game against Denmark. Van Marwijk says "There's always a chance — for all the players." The 38...
Read More
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo goes for the ball during the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
June 20, 2018 - 8:52 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 3:48 p.m. Cristiano Ronaldo's 4th-minute goal has made the difference as Portugal leads Morocco 1-0 at halftime. Ronaldo made European football history when he stooped to score with a powerful header from Joao Moutinho's...
Read More
Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo warms up before the group B match between Portugal and Morocco at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
June 20, 2018 - 8:01 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 3 p.m. He implied he was the GOAT. Now he's grown a goatee. Cristiano Ronaldo sported the facial hair on his chin before Portugal's World Cup match against Morocco on Wednesday. After the first of his three goals in Portugal'...
Read More
Morocco's Noureddine Amrabat is attended to after suffering an injury during the group B match between Morocco and Iran at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
June 20, 2018 - 7:12 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday at the World Cup (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Noureddine Amrabat retains his place in the Morocco team to play Portugal, days after sustaining a head injury in a 1-0 loss against Iran. Amrabat was treated in a hospital and regarded as a doubtful starter for a...
Read More

Pages