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After 36 years, Argentina is back on top of the soccer world after defeating France to clinch the 2022 World Cup title. In all, it was a tournament to remember — with major upsets, ascending talent, controversies and a thrilling…
Lionel Messi’s once-in-a-generation career is complete. The Argentina superstar is finally a World Cup champion.
By Steve Douglas, Associated Press
Morocco’s fans in the Arab world took the North African team’s 2-1 loss to Croatia in Saturday’s World Cup third-place playoff philosophically. The team had already made history, becoming the first Arab and first African team to reach the semifinals…
By Abby Sewell, Associated Press
In at least five African countries, gamblers and experts said that many see the growing sports betting industry as a source of regular income, and a hope out of leaving poverty.
By Rodney Muhumuza, Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, the new government in Peru declared a state of emergency and suspended basic rights to quell violent protests, a storm system reached the upper Midwest and the Deep South where tornadoes killed a woman and…
By James Robson, Associated Press
Kylian Mbappe and France made it back to the semifinals of the World Cup on Saturday by beating England 2-1.
Morocco made history on Saturday by becoming the first African nation and first Arab nation to reach a World Cup semifinal. Since the first World Cup in 1930, only European and South American teams have made the final — leading…
Morocco delivered a seminal moment in the nearly 100-year history of soccer's biggest tournament, beating Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portugal team 1-0 Saturday in the another shocking result in the first World Cup staged in the Middle East.
By Ronald Blum, Associated Press
Grant Wahl, an American journalist who helped grow the popularity of soccer in the U.S. and reported on some of the biggest stories in the sport, died Saturday while covering a World Cup match between Argentina and the Netherlands.
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