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Jozy Altidore found the back of the net for the fourth consecutive match on Tuesday as the United States hung on to top Honduras, 1-0, in 2014 World Cup qualifying at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Jozy Altidore scored a goal in his fourth consecutive international match, enough for the United States to edge Honduras 1-0 in a World Cup qualifying game Tuesday night.
Australia, Iran and South Korea won spots at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil on a dramatic final day of Asian qualifying Tuesday.
Newell's took a giant step toward clinching Argentina's Clausura title on Sunday with a 3-0 victory over Atletico Rafaela.
Nigeria rolled to a 6-1 victory at Confederations Cup on Monday over Tahaiti, which was making its debut at a major FIFA tournament.
Nnamdi Oduamadi scored a hat trick as Nigeria easily coasted past Group B minnows Tahiti on Monday by a 6-1 score in Confederations Cup play.
Six youth players and the father of one of them were convicted of manslaughter Monday for kicking a volunteer linesman to death after a game, a brutal attack that shocked this soccer-loving nation.
Mario Balotelli's strike 12 minutes from time lifted Italy to a 2-1 victory over Mexico in Confederations Cup group A play on Sunday at the Maracana Stadium.
Abby Wambach scored a late penalty kick to cap a 4-1 friendly win for the United States women's national team over Korea Republic on Saturday, moving Wambach to within two goals of the all-time leader, Mia Hamm.
Brazil opened the 2013 Confederations Cup in style on Saturday, defeating Japan, 3-0, at the Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha.
FIFA will use goal-line technology in international games for the first time at the Confederations Cup, starting with Saturday's opening match between Brazil and Japan. The Associated Press looks at why the technology has been introduced and how it will work:
FIFA has ruled male head covers are acceptable to wear during matches, a decision that goes against the ban on turbans imposed by the sport's provincial governing body in Quebec.
About 200 people burned tires and blocked the main road in front of the Brasilia stadium that will host the Confederations Cup opener Saturday.
Manchester City hired Manuel Pellegrini as manager Friday, entrusting a man nicknamed "The Engineer" with constructing a team to reclaim the Premier League title and become a force in the Champions League.
The Confederations Cup begins following protests that turned violent in three of Brazil's biggest cities, while builders were still slapping cement on stadiums.
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