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England players taunted with Nazi salutes, monkey noises; UEFA president calls for 'war on the racists'

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin urged governments to escalate the "war on the racists" to help soccer authorities eliminate it from stadiums after England players faced abuse in Bulgaria.

Qatar 2022 World Cup draws more questions after empty seats at track worlds

Following a sparsely attended world track and field championship questions are once again being raised over Qatar's ability to host the 2022 World Cup.

Crowd finally arrives at track worlds in time to witness gold on home soil

Even when it all seemed to finally go right for the Qataris and their hometown hero, there was still a hitch. High jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim — "The Qatari Falcon" — had the hopes of a nation and a screaming, standing-room-only crowd in Khalifa Stadium behind him Friday night.

Megan Rapinoe fuses politics, equal pay as World Cup prize-money gulf widens

After the United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, the trophy presentation was overshadowed by fans chanting for "equal pay."
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Netherlands converts pair of free kicks to oust Italy in quarters

Vivianne Miedema and Stefanie van der Gragt headed in free kicks to send the Netherlands into its first Women's World Cup semifinal with a 2-0 victory over Italy on Saturday.
WOMEN'S WORLD CUP

FIFA opens disciplinary case against Cameroon for offensive behaviour

FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Cameroon for misconduct and offensive behaviour during the team's loss to England in the Women's World Cup.
WOMEN'S WORLD CUP

Cameroon left seething as England gets VAR-aided victory

Steph Houghton scored on a rare free kick to set England on its way to a 3-0 victory over Cameroon on Sunday, clinching a place in the Women's World Cup quarter-finals after a game punctuated by the anger of the African team over VAR decisions.
WOMEN'S WORLD CUP

Thailand has reason to smile after debacle against U.S.

It was just a single goal, and it came in a 5-1 loss to Sweden on Sunday, but it was enough to briefly allow the Thai squad to celebrate following its tournament-opening 13-0 defeat at the hands of the United States at the Women's World Cup.
WOMEN'S WORLD CUP

Germany posts its second consecutive 1-0 win

Germany is finding it far from easy going at the World Cup, eking out another 1-0 victory on Thursday against a skilled Spain outfit as Sara Dabritz notched the only goal in the 42nd minute at Valenciennes, France.
WOMEN'S WORLD CUP

Many early tournament matches suffer at the gate

FIFA came clean on Tuesday about misleading information at the Women's World Cup after the opening weekend took place against the backdrop of many empty seats in France.

FIFA vice president detained and questioned by French authorities

FIFA vice president Ahmad was detained and questioned by French authorities on Thursday in the latest criminal investigation to hit the governing body of world soccer, a day before the start of the Women's World Cup.

Liverpool edge Spurs to claim 6th Champions League crown

Liverpool defeated Tottenham 2-0 in the Champions League final to win its sixth European title.
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Man City blast Watford to cruise to treble

Raheem Sterling scored a hat trick as Manchester City completed the first sweep of English men's football trophies by routing Watford 6-0 in a record-equaling FA Cup final victory margin on Saturday.
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Bayern clinch record-extending 7th straight Bundesliga title

Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben scored in their last Bundesliga appearances for Bayern Munich to clinch a record-extending seventh straight league title after routing Eintracht Frankfurt 5-1 on Saturday.
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Manchester City survives scare to clinch 2nd straight Premier League title

Manchester City retained the Premier League trophy after coming from behind to beat Brighton 4-1 and see off Liverpool's relentless challenge on the final day of the season on Sunday.