Women's soccer play overshadowed by flag flap

CARDIFF, Wales - Gold-medal favorites United States, Japan and Brazil won their...major title in women's football, had no problem getting past Cameroon in Cardiff, Wales.It scored two early goals through Francielle in the seventh and...

Former pop star says foreign policy a factor in attacks

CARDIFF, Wales - British foreign policy played a role in motivating the July 7...teaching of Islam has been distorted," he added. Speaking at the opening of Cardiff University's Centre for the Study of Islam in the U.K., Islam said...

Brazil opens soccer play with victory

CARDIFF, Wales - Gold-medal favorite Brazil scored three first-half goals then held on for a 3-2 win over Egypt in its opening match...

EU members squabble over costs to countries

CARDIFF, Wales -- Britain's Tony Blair wanted a summit where the European Union reached out to its citizens, but Germany's Helmut...

Solberg wins British rally to take season title

CARDIFF, Wales -- Petter Solberg of Norway finished first in the season-ending British Rally on Sunday and won the World Rally Championship...

Ex-Jaguar Williams flirts with landing Masters spot

Former Augusta State golfer Craig Williams of Cardiff, Wales, came within one victorious match on Saturday of becoming the first golfer in school history to earn an invitation to...

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Livestock disease forces racing, rugby suspensions

...of the livestock ailment in England and Wales. The Six Nations rugby union match on Saturday between Wales and Ireland in Cardiff was postponed, with 15,000 Irish fans planning to attend. The Irish government feared fans might bring the disease home...

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Glenn Hills boys soccer team enjoying rare run

...also coached the girls team. The girls, led by high-scoring Jazmine Santiago, finished second in the region.Born in Cardiff, Wales, Wilson played soccer for the University of San Francisco, Cosumnes River College and then graduated from San Jose...

Chelsea humiliates rival Arsenal in English Premier League

...victory over Fulham, while second-place Liverpool won 6-3 at Cardiff. It leaves Chelsea four points ahead having played one more than...bottom three remain unchanged with Fulham in last place behind Cardiff and Sunderland, which lost 2-0 at Norwich after conceding...

Manchester City shuts down Chelsea in FA Cup quarterfinals

...Cup, with Craig Gardner clinching a 1-0 victory over Southampton.Wigan maintained its cup defense by winning 2-1 at Cardiff, with Ben Watson, whose goal clinched the cup before the team was relegated from the top flight last May, netting the winner...