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  • Despite FIFA ticket boast, most World Cup games not sold out

    Despite FIFA ticket boast, most World Cup games not sold out

    Tuesday, June 11 2019 9:21 AM EDT2019-06-11 13:21:22 GMT
    Wednesday, June 12 2019 8:01 AM EDT2019-06-12 12:01:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Australia's fans cheer for their team prior the start of the Women's World Cup Group C soccer match between Australia and Italy at the Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes, Sunday, June 9, 2019.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Australia's fans cheer for their team prior the start of the Women's World Cup Group C soccer match between Australia and Italy at the Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes, Sunday, June 9, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Australia's fans cheer for their team prior the start of the Women's World Cup Group C soccer match between Australia and Italy at the Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes, Sunday, June 9, 2019.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Australia's fans cheer for their team prior the start of the Women's World Cup Group C soccer match between Australia and Italy at the Stade du Hainaut in Valenciennes, Sunday, June 9, 2019.
    FIFA says 14 of 52 Women's World Cup games have sold out, a month after boasting only a "few matches" still had tickets available.
    FIFA says 14 of 52 Women's World Cup games have sold out, a month after boasting only a "few matches" still had tickets available.
  • Teenager João Félix drawing comparisons to Ronaldo

    Teenager João Félix drawing comparisons to Ronaldo

    Tuesday, June 11 2019 4:11 AM EDT2019-06-11 08:11:03 GMT
    Tuesday, June 11 2019 2:43 PM EDT2019-06-11 18:43:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Luis Vieira). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, left, gestures with Joao Felix, right during a training session at the Bessa stadium in Porto, Portugal, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Portugal will face Switzerland Wednesday in a UEFA Nations League semi...(AP Photo/Luis Vieira). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, left, gestures with Joao Felix, right during a training session at the Bessa stadium in Porto, Portugal, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Portugal will face Switzerland Wednesday in a UEFA Nations League semi...
    (AP Photo/Luis Vieira). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, left, gestures with Joao Felix, right during a training session at the Bessa stadium in Porto, Portugal, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Portugal will face Switzerland Wednesday in a UEFA Nations League semi...(AP Photo/Luis Vieira). Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, left, gestures with Joao Felix, right during a training session at the Bessa stadium in Porto, Portugal, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. Portugal will face Switzerland Wednesday in a UEFA Nations League semi...
    Young Portuguese sensation Joao Felix said it felt like being in a video game when he first found himself in the same locker room as Cristiano Ronaldo.
    Young Portuguese sensation Joao Felix said it felt like being in a video game when he first found himself in the same locker room as Cristiano Ronaldo.
  • The Latest: Warriors rally, force Game 6 in NBA Finals

    The Latest: Warriors rally, force Game 6 in NBA Finals

    Monday, June 10 2019 6:41 PM EDT2019-06-10 22:41:24 GMT
    Tuesday, June 11 2019 12:12 AM EDT2019-06-11 04:12:17 GMT
    (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP). Tee shirts are shown on seats at Scotiabank Arena before Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors in Toronto, Monday, June 10, 2019.(Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP). Tee shirts are shown on seats at Scotiabank Arena before Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors in Toronto, Monday, June 10, 2019.
    (Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP). Tee shirts are shown on seats at Scotiabank Arena before Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors in Toronto, Monday, June 10, 2019.(Chris Young/The Canadian Press via AP). Tee shirts are shown on seats at Scotiabank Arena before Game 5 of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors in Toronto, Monday, June 10, 2019.
    The Latest: Game 4 of NBA Finals sets another viewing record in Canada.
    The Latest: Game 4 of NBA Finals sets another viewing record in Canada.
  • Argentina's first World Cup point could prove priceless

    Argentina's first World Cup point could prove priceless

    Monday, June 10 2019 2:11 PM EDT2019-06-10 18:11:04 GMT
    Monday, June 10 2019 9:31 PM EDT2019-06-11 01:31:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Japan's Yuika Sugasawa reacts during the Women's World Cup Group D soccer match between Argentina and Japan at the Parc des Princes in Paris, France, Monday, June 10, 2019.(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Japan's Yuika Sugasawa reacts during the Women's World Cup Group D soccer match between Argentina and Japan at the Parc des Princes in Paris, France, Monday, June 10, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Japan's Yuika Sugasawa reacts during the Women's World Cup Group D soccer match between Argentina and Japan at the Parc des Princes in Paris, France, Monday, June 10, 2019.(AP Photo/Thibault Camus). Japan's Yuika Sugasawa reacts during the Women's World Cup Group D soccer match between Argentina and Japan at the Parc des Princes in Paris, France, Monday, June 10, 2019.
    A resolute Argentina held former champion Japan to a 0-0 draw Monday in their opening Group D match at the Women's World Cup.
    A resolute Argentina held former champion Japan to a 0-0 draw Monday in their opening Group D match at the Women's World Cup.
  • US and Thailand are last to kick off the World Cup

    US and Thailand are last to kick off the World Cup

    Monday, June 10 2019 5:31 PM EDT2019-06-10 21:31:06 GMT
    Monday, June 10 2019 9:02 PM EDT2019-06-11 01:02:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File). FILE - In this Saturday, May 25, 2019, file photo, United States women's national soccer team head coach Jill Ellis smiles during a training session at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. Ellis has criticized FIFA, soccer’s...(AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File). FILE - In this Saturday, May 25, 2019, file photo, United States women's national soccer team head coach Jill Ellis smiles during a training session at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. Ellis has criticized FIFA, soccer’s...
    (AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File). FILE - In this Saturday, May 25, 2019, file photo, United States women's national soccer team head coach Jill Ellis smiles during a training session at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. Ellis has criticized FIFA, soccer’s...(AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File). FILE - In this Saturday, May 25, 2019, file photo, United States women's national soccer team head coach Jill Ellis smiles during a training session at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. Ellis has criticized FIFA, soccer’s...
    Thailand kicks off the Women's World Cup on Tuesday with a seemingly overwhelming challenge in the defending champion United States.
    Thailand kicks off the Women's World Cup on Tuesday with a seemingly overwhelming challenge in the defending champion United States.
  • Ellis downplays comments by former US goalkeeper Hope Solo

    Ellis downplays comments by former US goalkeeper Hope Solo

    Monday, June 10 2019 3:31 PM EDT2019-06-10 19:31:21 GMT
    Monday, June 10 2019 8:02 PM EDT2019-06-11 00:02:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File). FILE - In this Saturday, May 25, 2019, file photo, United States women's national soccer team head coach Jill Ellis smiles during a training session at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. Ellis has criticized FIFA, soccer’s...(AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File). FILE - In this Saturday, May 25, 2019, file photo, United States women's national soccer team head coach Jill Ellis smiles during a training session at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. Ellis has criticized FIFA, soccer’s...
    (AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File). FILE - In this Saturday, May 25, 2019, file photo, United States women's national soccer team head coach Jill Ellis smiles during a training session at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. Ellis has criticized FIFA, soccer’s...(AP Photo/Steve Luciano, File). FILE - In this Saturday, May 25, 2019, file photo, United States women's national soccer team head coach Jill Ellis smiles during a training session at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J. Ellis has criticized FIFA, soccer’s...
    U.S. national team coach Jill Ellis has downplayed critical comments made by former goalkeeper Hope Solo, who said the World Cup-winning coach cracks under pressure Solo criticized Ellis on a podcast.
    U.S. national team coach Jill Ellis has downplayed critical comments made by former goalkeeper Hope Solo, who said the World Cup-winning coach cracks under pressure Solo criticized Ellis on a podcast.
  • Turkey says national team treated badly at Iceland airport

    Turkey says national team treated badly at Iceland airport

    Monday, June 10 2019 3:31 PM EDT2019-06-10 19:31:14 GMT
    Monday, June 10 2019 5:22 PM EDT2019-06-10 21:22:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, Newcastle midfielder Emre Belezoglu of Turkey, in action during a UEFA Cup soccer match against Palermo, in Palermo, southern Italy.  An unidentified man held a c...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, Newcastle midfielder Emre Belezoglu of Turkey, in action during a UEFA Cup soccer match against Palermo, in Palermo, southern Italy. An unidentified man held a c...
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, Newcastle midfielder Emre Belezoglu of Turkey, in action during a UEFA Cup soccer match against Palermo, in Palermo, southern Italy.  An unidentified man held a c...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, Newcastle midfielder Emre Belezoglu of Turkey, in action during a UEFA Cup soccer match against Palermo, in Palermo, southern Italy. An unidentified man held a c...
    Turkey has lodged a formal protest over the allegedly rude treatment its national soccer team received at Iceland's largest airport.
    Turkey has lodged a formal protest over the allegedly rude treatment its national soccer team received at Iceland's largest airport.
  • Ronaldo's Portugal wins 1st Nations League title

    Ronaldo's Portugal wins 1st Nations League title

    Sunday, June 9 2019 4:51 PM EDT2019-06-09 20:51:23 GMT
    Sunday, June 9 2019 10:12 PM EDT2019-06-10 02:12:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Armando Franca). Portugal's Goncalo Guedes, centre, reacts after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Nations League final soccer match between Portugal and Netherlands at the Dragao stadium in Porto, Portugal, Sunday, June 9, 2019.(AP Photo/Armando Franca). Portugal's Goncalo Guedes, centre, reacts after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Nations League final soccer match between Portugal and Netherlands at the Dragao stadium in Porto, Portugal, Sunday, June 9, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Armando Franca). Portugal's Goncalo Guedes, centre, reacts after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Nations League final soccer match between Portugal and Netherlands at the Dragao stadium in Porto, Portugal, Sunday, June 9, 2019.(AP Photo/Armando Franca). Portugal's Goncalo Guedes, centre, reacts after scoring his team's first goal during the UEFA Nations League final soccer match between Portugal and Netherlands at the Dragao stadium in Porto, Portugal, Sunday, June 9, 2019.
    Portugal has won the inaugural UEFA Nations League tournament, beating the Netherlands 1-0 in Sunday's final for its second title in three years.
    Portugal has won the inaugural UEFA Nations League tournament, beating the Netherlands 1-0 in Sunday's final for its second title in three years.
  • Parris overcomes nerves to lead England to win against Scots

    Parris overcomes nerves to lead England to win against Scots

    Sunday, June 9 2019 2:11 PM EDT2019-06-09 18:11:16 GMT
    Sunday, June 9 2019 10:12 PM EDT2019-06-10 02:12:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Claude Paris). England's Nikita Parris, left, celebrates after scoring her side's opening goal on a penalty kick during the Women's World Cup Group D soccer match between England and Scotland in Nice, France, Sunday, June 9, 2019.(AP Photo/Claude Paris). England's Nikita Parris, left, celebrates after scoring her side's opening goal on a penalty kick during the Women's World Cup Group D soccer match between England and Scotland in Nice, France, Sunday, June 9, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Claude Paris). England's Nikita Parris, left, celebrates after scoring her side's opening goal on a penalty kick during the Women's World Cup Group D soccer match between England and Scotland in Nice, France, Sunday, June 9, 2019.(AP Photo/Claude Paris). England's Nikita Parris, left, celebrates after scoring her side's opening goal on a penalty kick during the Women's World Cup Group D soccer match between England and Scotland in Nice, France, Sunday, June 9, 2019.
    Ellen White got England off to a winning start at the Women's World Cup against Scotland on Sunday, curling in a shot to give the 2015 semifinalists a 2-1 victory against the tournament newcomers.
    Ellen White got England off to a winning start at the Women's World Cup against Scotland on Sunday, curling in a shot to give the 2015 semifinalists a 2-1 victory against the tournament newcomers.
  • Cristiane's hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica

    Cristiane's hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica

    Sunday, June 9 2019 11:41 AM EDT2019-06-09 15:41:09 GMT
    Sunday, June 9 2019 1:52 PM EDT2019-06-09 17:52:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani). Brazil's Cristiane, center, celebrates after scoring her side's opening goal during the Women's World Cup Group C soccer match between Brazil and Jamaica in Grenoble, France, Sunday, June 9, 2019.(AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani). Brazil's Cristiane, center, celebrates after scoring her side's opening goal during the Women's World Cup Group C soccer match between Brazil and Jamaica in Grenoble, France, Sunday, June 9, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani). Brazil's Cristiane, center, celebrates after scoring her side's opening goal during the Women's World Cup Group C soccer match between Brazil and Jamaica in Grenoble, France, Sunday, June 9, 2019.(AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani). Brazil's Cristiane, center, celebrates after scoring her side's opening goal during the Women's World Cup Group C soccer match between Brazil and Jamaica in Grenoble, France, Sunday, June 9, 2019.
    Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica's first-ever Women's World Cup match with a 3-0 victory on Sunday.
    Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica's first-ever Women's World Cup match with a 3-0 victory on Sunday.
  • It's a Barty party: Australian wins 1st major at French Open

    It's a Barty party: Australian wins 1st major at French Open

    Saturday, June 8 2019 3:01 AM EDT2019-06-08 07:01:40 GMT
    Sunday, June 9 2019 2:01 AM EDT2019-06-09 06:01:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michel Euler). Serbia's Novak Djokovic walks towards the locker rooms for a brief interruption because of the rain during his semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Austria's Dominic Thiem at the Roland Garros stadium in...(AP Photo/Michel Euler). Serbia's Novak Djokovic walks towards the locker rooms for a brief interruption because of the rain during his semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Austria's Dominic Thiem at the Roland Garros stadium in...
    (AP Photo/Michel Euler). Serbia's Novak Djokovic walks towards the locker rooms for a brief interruption because of the rain during his semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Austria's Dominic Thiem at the Roland Garros stadium in...(AP Photo/Michel Euler). Serbia's Novak Djokovic walks towards the locker rooms for a brief interruption because of the rain during his semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Austria's Dominic Thiem at the Roland Garros stadium in...
    Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak is on the line when he and Dominic Thiem resume their rain-suspended French Open semifinal.
    Novak Djokovic's 26-match Grand Slam winning streak is on the line when he and Dominic Thiem resume their rain-suspended French Open semifinal.
  • Willian practices with Brazilian team ahead of Copa América

    Willian practices with Brazilian team ahead of Copa América

    Saturday, June 8 2019 4:51 PM EDT2019-06-08 20:51:21 GMT
    Saturday, June 8 2019 10:02 PM EDT2019-06-09 02:02:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Edison Vara). Brazil's Willian, center, attends a practice session of the national soccer team in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Saturday, June 8, 2019. Tite picked Willian on Friday to replace the injured Neymar for the Copa America.(AP Photo/Edison Vara). Brazil's Willian, center, attends a practice session of the national soccer team in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Saturday, June 8, 2019. Tite picked Willian on Friday to replace the injured Neymar for the Copa America.
    (AP Photo/Edison Vara). Brazil's Willian, center, attends a practice session of the national soccer team in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Saturday, June 8, 2019. Tite picked Willian on Friday to replace the injured Neymar for the Copa America.(AP Photo/Edison Vara). Brazil's Willian, center, attends a practice session of the national soccer team in Porto Alegre, Brazil, Saturday, June 8, 2019. Tite picked Willian on Friday to replace the injured Neymar for the Copa America.
    Brazil's national soccer team says that a forward for Chelsea will replace Neymar in an upcoming Copa América match.
    Brazil's national soccer team says that a forward for Chelsea will replace Neymar in an upcoming Copa América match.
  • Italy, Belgium, Germany win Euro qualifiers; France loses

    Italy, Belgium, Germany win Euro qualifiers; France loses

    Saturday, June 8 2019 11:41 AM EDT2019-06-08 15:41:17 GMT
    Saturday, June 8 2019 9:42 PM EDT2019-06-09 01:42:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Wales goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey fails to save an own goal scored by Wales defender James Lawrence during the Euro 2020 group E qualifying soccer match between Croatia and Wales at the Gradski Vrt stadium in Osijek, Croatia, Sa...(AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Wales goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey fails to save an own goal scored by Wales defender James Lawrence during the Euro 2020 group E qualifying soccer match between Croatia and Wales at the Gradski Vrt stadium in Osijek, Croatia, Sa...
    (AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Wales goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey fails to save an own goal scored by Wales defender James Lawrence during the Euro 2020 group E qualifying soccer match between Croatia and Wales at the Gradski Vrt stadium in Osijek, Croatia, Sa...(AP Photo/Darko Bandic). Wales goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey fails to save an own goal scored by Wales defender James Lawrence during the Euro 2020 group E qualifying soccer match between Croatia and Wales at the Gradski Vrt stadium in Osijek, Croatia, Sa...
    World Cup finalist Croatia put its 2020 European Championship qualifying campaign back on track with a 2-1 victory over Wales on Saturday.
    World Cup finalist Croatia put its 2020 European Championship qualifying campaign back on track with a 2-1 victory over Wales on Saturday.
  • Spain downs South Africa 3-1 for 1st Women's World Cup win

    Spain downs South Africa 3-1 for 1st Women's World Cup win

    Saturday, June 8 2019 2:41 PM EDT2019-06-08 18:41:20 GMT
    Saturday, June 8 2019 5:02 PM EDT2019-06-08 21:02:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Spain's Jennifer Hermoso, center, on her way to scoring her teams first goal, on a penalty shot, during the Women's World Cup Group B soccer match between Spain and South Africa at the Stade Oceane in Le Havre, France, Saturd...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Spain's Jennifer Hermoso, center, on her way to scoring her teams first goal, on a penalty shot, during the Women's World Cup Group B soccer match between Spain and South Africa at the Stade Oceane in Le Havre, France, Saturd...
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Spain's Jennifer Hermoso, center, on her way to scoring her teams first goal, on a penalty shot, during the Women's World Cup Group B soccer match between Spain and South Africa at the Stade Oceane in Le Havre, France, Saturd...(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). Spain's Jennifer Hermoso, center, on her way to scoring her teams first goal, on a penalty shot, during the Women's World Cup Group B soccer match between Spain and South Africa at the Stade Oceane in Le Havre, France, Saturd...
    Spain wins for 1st time at Women's World Cup, beating South Africa 3-1 on Hermoso's 2 penalty kicks.
    Spain wins for 1st time at Women's World Cup, beating South Africa 3-1 on Hermoso's 2 penalty kicks.
  • Gwinn scores as Germany beats China 1-0 at Women's World Cup

    Gwinn scores as Germany beats China 1-0 at Women's World Cup

    Saturday, June 8 2019 11:11 AM EDT2019-06-08 15:11:16 GMT
    Saturday, June 8 2019 4:51 PM EDT2019-06-08 20:51:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Vincent). Germany's Giulia Gwinn is cheered by teammates after scoring her side's first goal during the Women's World Cup Group B soccer match between Germany and China, at the Roazhon Park stadium, in Rennes, France, Saturday, June 8, ...(AP Photo/David Vincent). Germany's Giulia Gwinn is cheered by teammates after scoring her side's first goal during the Women's World Cup Group B soccer match between Germany and China, at the Roazhon Park stadium, in Rennes, France, Saturday, June 8, ...
    (AP Photo/David Vincent). Germany's Giulia Gwinn is cheered by teammates after scoring her side's first goal during the Women's World Cup Group B soccer match between Germany and China, at the Roazhon Park stadium, in Rennes, France, Saturday, June 8, ...(AP Photo/David Vincent). Germany's Giulia Gwinn is cheered by teammates after scoring her side's first goal during the Women's World Cup Group B soccer match between Germany and China, at the Roazhon Park stadium, in Rennes, France, Saturday, June 8, ...
    Giulia Gwinn scored a second-half winner Saturday as two-time champion Germany opened its Women's World Cup campaign with a 1-0 win against China.
    Giulia Gwinn scored a second-half winner Saturday as two-time champion Germany opened its Women's World Cup campaign with a 1-0 win against China.
  • WWCup: Nearly 11 million TV viewers watch France's opener

    WWCup: Nearly 11 million TV viewers watch France's opener

    Saturday, June 8 2019 9:01 AM EDT2019-06-08 13:01:13 GMT
    Saturday, June 8 2019 4:12 PM EDT2019-06-08 20:12:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). France's players celebrate at the end of the Group A soccer match between France and South Korea on the occasion of the Women's World Cup at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2019.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). France's players celebrate at the end of the Group A soccer match between France and South Korea on the occasion of the Women's World Cup at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Francisco Seco). France's players celebrate at the end of the Group A soccer match between France and South Korea on the occasion of the Women's World Cup at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2019.(AP Photo/Francisco Seco). France's players celebrate at the end of the Group A soccer match between France and South Korea on the occasion of the Women's World Cup at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2019.
    World Cup fever has gripped the nation after nearly 11 million people tuned in for France's opening match South Korea on Friday night.
    World Cup fever has gripped the nation after nearly 11 million people tuned in for France's opening match South Korea on Friday night.
  • Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle

    Syrian soccer goalie who became rebel icon dies in battle

    Saturday, June 8 2019 8:51 AM EDT2019-06-08 12:51:08 GMT
    Saturday, June 8 2019 3:41 PM EDT2019-06-08 19:41:49 GMT
    (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This photo posted and provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Civil Defense workers searching for victims under th...(Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This photo posted and provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Civil Defense workers searching for victims under th...
    (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This photo posted and provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Civil Defense workers searching for victims under th...(Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This photo posted and provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Civil Defense workers searching for victims under th...
    A Syrian rebel spokesman says a famous soccer goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died of wounds suffered in a battle with government forces.
    A Syrian rebel spokesman says a famous soccer goalkeeper who became an icon of the rebellion against President Bashar Assad has died of wounds suffered in a battle with government forces.
  • Host France opens World Cup with a 4-0 win over South Korea

    Host France opens World Cup with a 4-0 win over South Korea

    Friday, June 7 2019 5:11 PM EDT2019-06-07 21:11:28 GMT
    Friday, June 7 2019 7:43 PM EDT2019-06-07 23:43:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). France players celebrate at the end of the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between France and South Korea at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2019. France won 4-0.(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). France players celebrate at the end of the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between France and South Korea at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2019. France won 4-0.
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). France players celebrate at the end of the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between France and South Korea at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2019. France won 4-0.(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). France players celebrate at the end of the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between France and South Korea at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Friday, June 7, 2019. France won 4-0.
    France began the Women's World Cup with an emphatic 4-0 win over South Korea.
    France began the Women's World Cup with an emphatic 4-0 win over South Korea.
  • Neymar's accuser testifies to Sao Paulo police in rape case

    Neymar's accuser testifies to Sao Paulo police in rape case

    Friday, June 7 2019 7:21 PM EDT2019-06-07 23:21:23 GMT
    Friday, June 7 2019 7:22 PM EDT2019-06-07 23:22:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazilian model Najila Trindade, who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her, is carried out of a police station by her lawyer Danilo Garcia de Andrade, after testifying in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, June 7, 2019.(AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazilian model Najila Trindade, who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her, is carried out of a police station by her lawyer Danilo Garcia de Andrade, after testifying in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, June 7, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazilian model Najila Trindade, who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her, is carried out of a police station by her lawyer Danilo Garcia de Andrade, after testifying in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, June 7, 2019.(AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazilian model Najila Trindade, who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her, is carried out of a police station by her lawyer Danilo Garcia de Andrade, after testifying in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Friday, June 7, 2019.
    A 26-year-old model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her testified to police for about six hours on Friday about the alleged incident.
    A 26-year-old model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her testified to police for about six hours on Friday about the alleged incident.
  • France wins start amid World Cup cash, visibility issues

    France wins start amid World Cup cash, visibility issues

    Friday, June 7 2019 7:01 PM EDT2019-06-07 23:01:41 GMT
    Friday, June 7 2019 7:03 PM EDT2019-06-07 23:03:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francois Mori). France's Eugenie Le Sommer, right, celebrates with her teammates after scoring her side's opening goal during the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between France and South Korea, at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Friday,...(AP Photo/Francois Mori). France's Eugenie Le Sommer, right, celebrates with her teammates after scoring her side's opening goal during the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between France and South Korea, at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Friday,...
    (AP Photo/Francois Mori). France's Eugenie Le Sommer, right, celebrates with her teammates after scoring her side's opening goal during the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between France and South Korea, at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Friday,...(AP Photo/Francois Mori). France's Eugenie Le Sommer, right, celebrates with her teammates after scoring her side's opening goal during the Women's World Cup Group A soccer match between France and South Korea, at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Friday,...
    From the Eiffel Tower to the Champs-Élysées and across the Paris Metro, the Women's World Cup has little visibility across the French capital.
    From the Eiffel Tower to the Champs-Élysées and across the Paris Metro, the Women's World Cup has little visibility across the French capital.
  • Thousands descend on Liberia's capital to protest president

    Thousands descend on Liberia's capital to protest president

    Friday, June 7 2019 9:41 AM EDT2019-06-07 13:41:12 GMT
    Friday, June 7 2019 5:02 PM EDT2019-06-07 21:02:42 GMT
    Thousands descend on Liberia's capital to protest soccer-star president and sinking economy.
    Thousands descend on Liberia's capital to protest soccer-star president and sinking economy.
  • FIFA caps first women's conference with UN Women partnership

    FIFA caps first women's conference with UN Women partnership

    Friday, June 7 2019 9:51 AM EDT2019-06-07 13:51:09 GMT
    Friday, June 7 2019 10:02 AM EDT2019-06-07 14:02:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). FIFA President Gianni Infantino delivers his speech during the 69th FIFA congress in Paris, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Hours ahead of his re-election unopposed, Infantino tells 211 member federations that today “nobody ta...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). FIFA President Gianni Infantino delivers his speech during the 69th FIFA congress in Paris, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Hours ahead of his re-election unopposed, Infantino tells 211 member federations that today “nobody ta...
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). FIFA President Gianni Infantino delivers his speech during the 69th FIFA congress in Paris, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Hours ahead of his re-election unopposed, Infantino tells 211 member federations that today “nobody ta...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). FIFA President Gianni Infantino delivers his speech during the 69th FIFA congress in Paris, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Hours ahead of his re-election unopposed, Infantino tells 211 member federations that today “nobody ta...
    FIFA capped its first Women's Conference by announcing a partnership with UN Women to promote gender equity around the globe.
    FIFA capped its first Women's Conference by announcing a partnership with UN Women to promote gender equity around the globe.
  • Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics

    Rights group asks for worker-safety probe at Tokyo Olympics

    Friday, June 7 2019 1:41 AM EDT2019-06-07 05:41:20 GMT
    Friday, June 7 2019 10:01 AM EDT2019-06-07 14:01:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this Wednesday, June 5, 2019, photo, a construction worker carries a fence at the construction site of the Tokyo Olympic Village in Tokyo. A former Olympian and head of a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olym...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this Wednesday, June 5, 2019, photo, a construction worker carries a fence at the construction site of the Tokyo Olympic Village in Tokyo. A former Olympian and head of a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olym...
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this Wednesday, June 5, 2019, photo, a construction worker carries a fence at the construction site of the Tokyo Olympic Village in Tokyo. A former Olympian and head of a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olym...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong). In this Wednesday, June 5, 2019, photo, a construction worker carries a fence at the construction site of the Tokyo Olympic Village in Tokyo. A former Olympian and head of a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olym...
    A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction.
    A former Olympian who heads a human-rights watchdog is asking the IOC and Tokyo Olympic organizers to investigate worker safety at venues under construction.
  • Neymar testifies in Brazil about posting accuser's photos

    Neymar testifies in Brazil about posting accuser's photos

    Thursday, June 6 2019 6:51 PM EDT2019-06-06 22:51:09 GMT
    Thursday, June 6 2019 11:51 PM EDT2019-06-07 03:51:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazilian soccer player Neymar arrives to a police station, in a wheelchair due to an ankle injury, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 6, 2019. Rio de Janeiro police said Thursday that soccer star Neymar was expected to te...(AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazilian soccer player Neymar arrives to a police station, in a wheelchair due to an ankle injury, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 6, 2019. Rio de Janeiro police said Thursday that soccer star Neymar was expected to te...
    (AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazilian soccer player Neymar arrives to a police station, in a wheelchair due to an ankle injury, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 6, 2019. Rio de Janeiro police said Thursday that soccer star Neymar was expected to te...(AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazilian soccer player Neymar arrives to a police station, in a wheelchair due to an ankle injury, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, June 6, 2019. Rio de Janeiro police said Thursday that soccer star Neymar was expected to te...
    Rio de Janeiro police say soccer star Neymar is expected to testify soon in an investigation linked to a woman's rape allegation against him.
    Rio de Janeiro police say soccer star Neymar is expected to testify soon in an investigation linked to a woman's rape allegation against him.
  • US forward Josh Sargent dropped from Gold Cup roster

    US forward Josh Sargent dropped from Gold Cup roster

    Thursday, June 6 2019 10:01 AM EDT2019-06-06 14:01:21 GMT
    Thursday, June 6 2019 11:23 PM EDT2019-06-07 03:23:13 GMT
    Forward John Sargent dropped from US roster for the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
    Forward John Sargent dropped from US roster for the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
  • FIFA vice president Ahmad questioned by French authorities

    FIFA vice president Ahmad questioned by French authorities

    Thursday, June 6 2019 8:01 AM EDT2019-06-06 12:01:10 GMT
    Thursday, June 6 2019 6:51 PM EDT2019-06-06 22:51:12 GMT
    A person familiar with the situation says FIFA vice president Ahmad has been detained in Paris, a day before the start of the Women's World Cup.
    A person familiar with the situation says FIFA vice president Ahmad has been detained in Paris, a day before the start of the Women's World Cup.
  • Police probe as Neymar uses social media against rape claim

    Police probe as Neymar uses social media against rape claim

    Sunday, June 2 2019 2:21 PM EDT2019-06-02 18:21:23 GMT
    Thursday, June 6 2019 5:51 PM EDT2019-06-06 21:51:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazil's soccer player sits inside his helicopter as teammates Thiago Silva, right, and Daniel Alves, left, exit as they arrive to the Granja Comary training center to train for the Copa America tournament in Teresopolis, Brazil,...(AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazil's soccer player sits inside his helicopter as teammates Thiago Silva, right, and Daniel Alves, left, exit as they arrive to the Granja Comary training center to train for the Copa America tournament in Teresopolis, Brazil,...
    (AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazil's soccer player sits inside his helicopter as teammates Thiago Silva, right, and Daniel Alves, left, exit as they arrive to the Granja Comary training center to train for the Copa America tournament in Teresopolis, Brazil,...(AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazil's soccer player sits inside his helicopter as teammates Thiago Silva, right, and Daniel Alves, left, exit as they arrive to the Granja Comary training center to train for the Copa America tournament in Teresopolis, Brazil,...
    Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman's allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly messages following the alleged attack.
    Soccer star Neymar has responded to a woman's allegation he raped her in Paris by issuing social media posts meant to show the accuser sent friendly messages following the alleged attack.
  • Ankle injury forces Neymar out of Copa America

    Ankle injury forces Neymar out of Copa America

    Thursday, June 6 2019 1:51 AM EDT2019-06-06 05:51:36 GMT
    Thursday, June 6 2019 12:34 PM EDT2019-06-06 16:34:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Neymar lies on the pitch after being fouled during a friendly soccer match against Qatar at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Brazil and Qatar are preparing for the Copa America which r...(AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Neymar lies on the pitch after being fouled during a friendly soccer match against Qatar at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Brazil and Qatar are preparing for the Copa America which r...
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Neymar lies on the pitch after being fouled during a friendly soccer match against Qatar at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Brazil and Qatar are preparing for the Copa America which r...(AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Neymar lies on the pitch after being fouled during a friendly soccer match against Qatar at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Brazil and Qatar are preparing for the Copa America which r...
    Brazil striker Neymar has left a friendly match against Qatar in tears after twisting an ankle during a hard tackle in the first minutes of the match.
    Brazil striker Neymar has left a friendly match against Qatar in tears after twisting an ankle during a hard tackle in the first minutes of the match.
  • Neymar accuser in first comments: 'I was the victim of rape'

    Neymar accuser in first comments: 'I was the victim of rape'

    Wednesday, June 5 2019 9:51 PM EDT2019-06-06 01:51:27 GMT
    Thursday, June 6 2019 11:54 AM EDT2019-06-06 15:54:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Neymar stands during the national anthem prior a friendly soccer match against Qatar at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, June 5, 2019.(AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Neymar stands during the national anthem prior a friendly soccer match against Qatar at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Neymar stands during the national anthem prior a friendly soccer match against Qatar at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, June 5, 2019.(AP Photo/Andre Penner). Brazil's Neymar stands during the national anthem prior a friendly soccer match against Qatar at the Estadio Nacional in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
    A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel went on television to reaffirm her allegation against him in her first public comments on the case.
    A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel went on television to reaffirm her allegation against him in her first public comments on the case.
  • Jamaica beats US 1-0, 2nd home loss vs Caribbean since '69

    Jamaica beats US 1-0, 2nd home loss vs Caribbean since '69

    Wednesday, June 5 2019 9:31 PM EDT2019-06-06 01:31:29 GMT
    Thursday, June 6 2019 1:23 AM EDT2019-06-06 05:23:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Jamaica forward Shamar Nicholson (11) celebrates his goal during the second half of the team's international friendly soccer match against the United States, Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in Washington. Jamaica won 1-0.(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Jamaica forward Shamar Nicholson (11) celebrates his goal during the second half of the team's international friendly soccer match against the United States, Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in Washington. Jamaica won 1-0.
    (AP Photo/Nick Wass). Jamaica forward Shamar Nicholson (11) celebrates his goal during the second half of the team's international friendly soccer match against the United States, Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in Washington. Jamaica won 1-0.(AP Photo/Nick Wass). Jamaica forward Shamar Nicholson (11) celebrates his goal during the second half of the team's international friendly soccer match against the United States, Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in Washington. Jamaica won 1-0.
    Jamaica dealt the U.S. just its second home defeat to a Caribbean nation in a half-century, beating the Americans 1-0 in an exhibition that made coach Gregg Berhalter's new-look team appear far from prepared for...
    Jamaica dealt the U.S. just its second home defeat to a Caribbean nation in a half-century, beating the Americans 1-0 in an exhibition that made coach Gregg Berhalter's new-look team appear far from prepared for the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
  • Ronaldo rape lawsuit in Vegas moved from Nevada to US court

    Ronaldo rape lawsuit in Vegas moved from Nevada to US court

    Wednesday, June 5 2019 12:31 PM EDT2019-06-05 16:31:12 GMT
    Wednesday, June 5 2019 8:02 PM EDT2019-06-06 00:02:53 GMT
    A lawsuit filed last September in a Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape has been dropped by a woman who alleges the soccer star paid her $375,000 to keep quiet about a 2009 Las Vegas hotel...
    A lawsuit filed last September in a Nevada state court accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of rape has been dropped by a woman who alleges the soccer star paid her $375,000 to keep quiet about a 2009 Las Vegas hotel penthouse encounter.
  • Infantino says FIFA scandals gone, despite corruption cases

    Infantino says FIFA scandals gone, despite corruption cases

    Wednesday, June 5 2019 5:11 AM EDT2019-06-05 09:11:02 GMT
    Wednesday, June 5 2019 6:43 PM EDT2019-06-05 22:43:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). FIFA President Gianni Infantino gestures as he walks on the stage before the start of the 69th FIFA congress in Paris, Wednesday, June 5, 2019.(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). FIFA President Gianni Infantino gestures as he walks on the stage before the start of the 69th FIFA congress in Paris, Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). FIFA President Gianni Infantino gestures as he walks on the stage before the start of the 69th FIFA congress in Paris, Wednesday, June 5, 2019.(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). FIFA President Gianni Infantino gestures as he walks on the stage before the start of the 69th FIFA congress in Paris, Wednesday, June 5, 2019.
    Ahead of his re-election as FIFA president, Gianni Infantino says he has banished scandals and corruption from the soccer body despite losing members of his council for misconduct.
    Ahead of his re-election as FIFA president, Gianni Infantino says he has banished scandals and corruption from the soccer body despite losing members of his council for misconduct.
  • Lawyers say 'aggression' was initial charge against Neymar

    Lawyers say 'aggression' was initial charge against Neymar

    Tuesday, June 4 2019 11:01 PM EDT2019-06-05 03:01:32 GMT
    Wednesday, June 5 2019 2:52 AM EDT2019-06-05 06:52:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazil's Neymar puts on his cleats during a practice session of the national soccer team at the Granja Comary training center ahead the Copa America tournament in Teresopolis, Brazil, Tuesday, June 4, 2019.(AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazil's Neymar puts on his cleats during a practice session of the national soccer team at the Granja Comary training center ahead the Copa America tournament in Teresopolis, Brazil, Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazil's Neymar puts on his cleats during a practice session of the national soccer team at the Granja Comary training center ahead the Copa America tournament in Teresopolis, Brazil, Tuesday, June 4, 2019.(AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazil's Neymar puts on his cleats during a practice session of the national soccer team at the Granja Comary training center ahead the Copa America tournament in Teresopolis, Brazil, Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
    The Brazilian lawyers who first represented an unidentified woman who has accused soccer star Neymar of rape say her initial complaint cited "aggression" by the player, though they add that doesn't mean authorities...
    The Brazilian lawyers who first represented an unidentified woman who has accused soccer star Neymar of rape say her initial complaint cited "aggression" by the player, though they add that doesn't mean authorities couldn't pursue a rape prosecution.
  • The Latest: Brazil soccer chief backs Neymar in rape case

    The Latest: Brazil soccer chief backs Neymar in rape case

    Tuesday, June 4 2019 5:01 AM EDT2019-06-04 09:01:05 GMT
    Tuesday, June 4 2019 4:14 PM EDT2019-06-04 20:14:13 GMT
    (Evgenia Novozhenina/Pool Photo via AP). FIFA President Gianni Infantino gestures during an awarding ceremony in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Putin awarded FIFA President Gianni Infantino with the Order of Friendship and prais...(Evgenia Novozhenina/Pool Photo via AP). FIFA President Gianni Infantino gestures during an awarding ceremony in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Putin awarded FIFA President Gianni Infantino with the Order of Friendship and prais...
    (Evgenia Novozhenina/Pool Photo via AP). FIFA President Gianni Infantino gestures during an awarding ceremony in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Putin awarded FIFA President Gianni Infantino with the Order of Friendship and prais...(Evgenia Novozhenina/Pool Photo via AP). FIFA President Gianni Infantino gestures during an awarding ceremony in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, May 23, 2019. Putin awarded FIFA President Gianni Infantino with the Order of Friendship and prais...
    FIFA President Gianni Infantino is meeting his 211 voters one day ahead of his re-election for a new four-year term.
    FIFA President Gianni Infantino is meeting his 211 voters one day ahead of his re-election for a new four-year term.
  • Australia union calls for equal World Cup prize money

    Australia union calls for equal World Cup prize money

    Tuesday, June 4 2019 6:01 AM EDT2019-06-04 10:01:04 GMT
    Tuesday, June 4 2019 12:21 PM EDT2019-06-04 16:21:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, Australia's Samantha Kerr, left, fights for control of the ball against Japan's Nana Ichise , bottom right, during the AFC Jordan 2018 Women's Asian Cup final in Amman, Jordan. T...(AP Photo/Raad Adayleh, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, Australia's Samantha Kerr, left, fights for control of the ball against Japan's Nana Ichise , bottom right, during the AFC Jordan 2018 Women's Asian Cup final in Amman, Jordan. T...
    (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, Australia's Samantha Kerr, left, fights for control of the ball against Japan's Nana Ichise , bottom right, during the AFC Jordan 2018 Women's Asian Cup final in Amman, Jordan. T...(AP Photo/Raad Adayleh, File). FILE - In this April 20, 2018, file photo, Australia's Samantha Kerr, left, fights for control of the ball against Japan's Nana Ichise , bottom right, during the AFC Jordan 2018 Women's Asian Cup final in Amman, Jordan. T...
    The Australian players' union has called on FIFA to award the same prize money for the Women's World Cup that is provided for the men's tournament.
    The Australian players' union has called on FIFA to award the same prize money for the Women's World Cup that is provided for the men's tournament.
  • Rio police wants Neymar testimony linked to rape accusation

    Rio police wants Neymar testimony linked to rape accusation

    Monday, June 3 2019 11:31 AM EDT2019-06-03 15:31:03 GMT
    Tuesday, June 4 2019 1:13 AM EDT2019-06-04 05:13:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazil's national soccer team coach Tite kicks the ball during a practice session at the Granja Comary training center ahead the Copa America tournament in Teresopolis, Brazil, Sunday, June 2, 2019.(AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazil's national soccer team coach Tite kicks the ball during a practice session at the Granja Comary training center ahead the Copa America tournament in Teresopolis, Brazil, Sunday, June 2, 2019.
    (AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazil's national soccer team coach Tite kicks the ball during a practice session at the Granja Comary training center ahead the Copa America tournament in Teresopolis, Brazil, Sunday, June 2, 2019.(AP Photo/Leo Correa). Brazil's national soccer team coach Tite kicks the ball during a practice session at the Granja Comary training center ahead the Copa America tournament in Teresopolis, Brazil, Sunday, June 2, 2019.
    Brazil coach Tite says the rape allegation against Neymar is a personal matter and he won't judge the player.
    Brazil coach Tite says the rape allegation against Neymar is a personal matter and he won't judge the player.
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