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  • US women's goalkeeper Hope Solo hit with six-month ban for Rio Olympics outburst

    US women's goalkeeper Hope Solo hit with six-month ban for Rio Olympics outburst

    US women's national team goalkeeper Hope Solo has been suspended for six months by US Soccer for her conduct following the team's defeat against Sweden at the Rio Olympics. In a statement, US Soccer president Sunil Gulati said Solo's characterisation of the Swedish team as "cowards" for playing defensive football in the aftermath of the quarter-final against the USA was "unacceptable". The USA lost 4-3 on penalties against Sweden after extra-time ended in a 1-1 draw. More »

    International Business Times - 35 minutes ago
  • Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Thursday, Aug 25

    Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Thursday (times GMT): SOCCER Champions League group-stage draw MONACO - The biggest names in European club football will be among the 32 teams in the hat for the group stage draw of this season's Champions League. (SOCCER-CHAMPIONS/, expect by 1800 GMT/2 PM ET, by Brian Homewood, 400 words) Bundesliga Another season of Bayern dominance beckons BERLIN - Bayern Munich will be aiming for an unprecedented fifth successive Bundesliga title in the season which kicks off on Friday and there seems little that can stop them. ... More »

    Reuters - 46 minutes ago
  • Neymar Jr celebrates son David Lucca's 5th birthday with adorable photo

    Neymar Jr celebrates son David Lucca's 5th birthday with adorable photo

    Neymar Jr took to social media to celebrate his son's 5th birthday. The Brazilian footballer has shared a photo of himself with his son David Lucca on Instagram. The photo shared by the proud father shows the duo in Brazilian football team jersey. More »

    International Business Times - 56 minutes ago
  • The 10 most important things in the world right now

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    2. JPMorgan estimates that Apple could be on the hook for as much as $19 billion (£14.3 billion) in taxes following an investigation by the European Commission, the Financial Times reports. The commission is accusing Apple of striking a sweetheart tax deal with Ireland, in which the iPhone maker would move its profits to wholly owned Irish subsidiaries to reduce its corporate taxes. 3. Colombia's government and the left-wing Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) say they have reached a deal to end a 52-year civil conflict. The agreement, which marks the end of Latin America's last major guerrilla struggle, must still be approved by voters in a nationwide plebiscite, or referendum. More »

    Business Insider UK - 1 hour 47 minutes ago
  • Krishna: How I made Olympic Games history

    Krishna: How I made Olympic Games history

    The Fijian forward is hoping to take his momentum from Rio 2016 into the 2016-17 A-League season with Wellington Phoenix More »

    Goal.com - 2 hours 14 minutes ago