Archive for the ‘Sports/Soccer’ Category

Alex Ovechkin becoming an investor in NWSL’s Washington Spirit: reports

Sunday, May 9th, 2021
Capitals Flyers Hockey

Alex Ovechkin is joining the ranks of high-profile investors in the National Women's Soccer League. The NHL star will become an investor in the Washington Spirit club, first reported by ESPN.

Diego Rubio scores lone goal as Rapids blank Whitecaps

Sunday, May 2nd, 2021
MLS Rapids Whitecaps Soccer

Diego Rubio's free kick goal in the 26th minute was the only goal in the Colorado Rapids' 1-0 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday night in Sandy, Utah, where the Whitecaps are currently playing their Major League Soccer home games.

Diego Maradona’s care ‘deficient, reckless’ before death, medical board report finds

Saturday, May 1st, 2021

A medical board appointed to investigate the death of Diego Maradona has concluded that the soccer star's medical team acted in an "inappropriate, deficient and reckless manner," according to a copy of the report shared with Reuters on Friday.

PSG held 1-1 by Barcelona in women’s Champions League semifinals

Sunday, April 25th, 2021

Paris Saint-Germain drew 1-1 at home to Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal, with Bayern Munich hosting Chelsea in the first leg of the other women's semifinal later Sunday.

Liverpool fans protest at Anfield against American owners

Saturday, April 24th, 2021
Britain Soccer European Super League


Christine Sinclair returns to pitch as Thorns shut out Reign to reach Challenge Cup final

Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

Lindsey Horan and Simone Charley scored and the Portland Thorns wrapped up a spot in the preseason Challenge Cup final with a 2-0 victory over OL Reign on Wednesday night.

European soccer in turmoil as 12 top clubs launch breakaway Super League

Monday, April 19th, 2021
Britain Soccer Champions League

The 12 European clubs planning to start a breakaway Super League have told the leaders of FIFA and UEFA that they have begun legal action aimed at fending off threats to block the competition

Canada capitalizes on English blunders to win friendly in shutout

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Evelyne Viens and Nichelle Prince capitalized on defensive miscues and Canada blunted the England attack the rest of the way for a 2-0 win in a women's soccer friendly Tuesday.

New format, new team as 2nd Challenge Cup tournament kicks off new NWSL season

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

The second annual National Women's Soccer League's Challenge Cup begins Friday with plenty of intrigue, a new expansion team and 15 Canadians in the mix.  

Canada’s Davies features as Bayern Munich loses 1st leg of Champions League quarters

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

Kylian Mbappe scored twice to lead Paris Saint-Germain to a 3-2 win at defending champion Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Wednesday.