Stories tagged: world cup
Sun., Sept. 15, 2019, 8:55 p.m.
Perfect year: Gasol gets second title of 2019 as Spain wins the World Cup, beating Argentina 95-75 for gold
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 9, 2019, 9:18 p.m.
Kemba Walker and Myles Turner each scored 16 points, and the Americans earned a top seed for the quarterfinals by beating Brazil 89-73 on Monday in the final second-round game …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 6:41 p.m.
Khris Middleton’s free throws late save U.S., as Americans top Turkey in World Cup.
Mon., Aug. 26, 2019, 8:15 p.m.
The United States rebounded from a rare loss two days earlier to outclass Canada 84-68 in a pre-World Cup exhibition basketball game. At the same arena where the Americans won …
Mon., Aug. 5, 2019, 5:43 p.m.
Gregg Popovich walked into USA Basketball’s first team meeting in advance of World Cup training camp, and it seemed to some in the room that he was having a little …
Wed., July 10, 2019, 12:18 p.m.
Adoring fans lined New York City’s Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday to praise the World Cup-winning U.S. women’s national soccer team as athletic leaders on the field – and as …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 8:54 p.m.
‘I just want to be like them’: Fans celebrate with U.S players at parade honoring Women’s World Cup win
U.S. women’s soccer co-captain Megan Rapinoe and her teammates shared a float with Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro at a parade honoring them. Rapinoe …
Mon., July 8, 2019, 6:34 p.m.
China’s national team came to the NBA Summer League looking for education. They’re learning plenty.
Mon., July 8, 2019, 8:47 a.m.
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Summer is officially in full swing. The Fourth of July holiday is in the rearview mirror and the only thing standing between us and football …
Thu., June 20, 2019, 5 a.m.
A person can tell a great deal about people by the jokes they like to tell.
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 4:33 p.m.
Anton Watson, Gonzaga Prep standout and incoming Gonzaga Bulldog freshman, has been invited to the USA U19 World Cup team training camp.
Sun., March 17, 2019, 8:04 p.m.
Another race won, another crystal trophy earned, another World Cup record written by Mikaela Shiffrin.
Fri., Feb. 1, 2019, 11:19 a.m.
Lindsey Vonn says she will retire from ski racing after this month’s world championships in Sweden.
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018, 10:21 p.m.
Breanna Stewart scored 21 of her 23 points in the second half and A’ja Wilson added 20 points to help the United States beat China 100-88 on Sunday in the …
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 8:18 p.m.
Brazil coach Tite has extended his contract until the end of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Tite is the first Brazil coach to extend his deal after a World …
Mon., July 16, 2018, 12:20 p.m.
The members of France’s victorious World Cup team returned home from Russia to triumphant arcs of water heralding their airplane’s arrival and a red carpet welcome Monday, and that was …
UPDATED: Mon., July 16, 2018, 11:11 a.m.
Try telling the 100 people packed into Geno’s Traditional Food and Ales at 8 a.m. on a Sunday that Spokane isn’t a soccer town. To the warm and inviting scent …
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 2:45 p.m.
With Vladimir Putin watching from the stands, France won its second World Cup title in a match that was interrupted by an on-field protest during the second half that Russian …
Sun., July 15, 2018, 10:02 a.m.
Washington state is home to 13,000 people that have declared Croatian ancestry. Most will be in front of their TVs on Sunday morning as the Croatian national team plays France …
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Russian protest group and Pussy Riot has claimed responsibility for four people who ran onto the field and disrupted the World Cup final.
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 4:07 p.m.
England’s Gareth Southgate, Belgium’s Roberto Martinez tackle a game no one wants to play at FIFA World Cup
England’s Gareth Southgate and Belgium’s Roberto Martinez are working on a tricky coaching problem – how to motivate a team for a game no one wants to play? Southgate is …
UPDATED: Fri., July 13, 2018, 3:56 p.m.
Kylian Mbappe has electrified the World Cup with his speed and youthful exuberance. Luka Modric has coolly controlled matches in Russia with his graceful play in the middle. Whether France …
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 5:51 p.m.
Harry Kane will likely come home from the World Cup with the Golden Boot as the tournament’s top scorer and a burnished reputation as a feared forward.
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 5:42 p.m.
Croatia is going to its first World Cup final. Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal in the 109th minute to give the Croats a 2-1 victory over England. Croatia will …
Tue., July 10, 2018, 4:34 p.m.
It has been two decades since Croatia last played in the World Cup semifinals, and 28 years since England made the final four.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
Considering the attacking strength of France and Belgium, there’s potential for a goal-fest when the European neighbors meet in the World Cup semifinals.
Sun., July 8, 2018, 5:43 p.m.
Fernando Hierro is out as coach of Spain’s national team after less than a month in charge and a disappointing four-game run at the World Cup.
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
A key storyline in Saturday’s quarterfinal matchups at the World Cup will be England coach Gareth Southgate’s strategy in picking what part of the bracket his team is in. Southgate …
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 3:54 p.m.
Belgium reached the World Cup semifinals for the first time in 32 years by holding off five-time champion Brazil 2-1. The result sends Neymar home without living up to the …
UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Killian Tillie wore his jersey Saturday to Hoopfest while signing countless autographs for fans at Gonzaga’s booth. It wasn’t his Zags’ basketball No. 33 uniform. It was France’s national soccer …