Vote to consolidate Augusta-Richmond County governments marks its 20th anniversary

This week marked 20 years since Richmond County voters approved the consolidation of Augusta-Richmond County, setting in motion the current form of city government.

Investigation of World Cup officials in FIFA scandal likely to expand

FIFA ethics prosecutor Cornel Borbely says he is prepared to open more cases against officials as part of the investigations into the bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

US, Sweden battle to scoreless tie in Women's World Cup

WINNIPEG, Manitoba -The United States played to a 0-0 tie with Sweden and former coach Pia Sundhage Friday night in one of the most anticipated matches of the group stage at the Women's World Cup.

Michel Platini has big decision to make about FIFA election

GENEVA - After years of waiting, Michel Platini's destiny with FIFA is coming faster than he thought. Platini has his 60th birthday today with much to celebrate and a big decision to take.

Deadline looms for Georgia, Feds

Georgia is "waiting to hear'' from the U.S. Department of Justice about what the federal agency plans to do after the June 30 expiration of the settlement agreement.Frank Berry, commissioner...

Bidding for 2026 World Cup on hold because of more turmoil

On another day of turmoil for FIFA and the World Cup, the bidding contest for the 2026 tournament was put on hold.

Germans outclass Ivory Coast in their Women's World Cup opener

OTTAWA, Ontario - Celia Sasic scored the fastest hat trick in Women's World Cup history and Anja Mittag also scored three goals to spark top-ranked Germany to a 10-0 victory.

Expert concerned over community care for mentally ill, disabled in Georgia

Dr. Richard Elliott is now concerned that a U.S. Supreme Court decision that helped gain access to community treatment for the mentally ill and developmentally disabled is not working as well as it should.

Defiant FIFA chief Blatter dismisses idea that US corruption case could lead to him

ZURICH - Having come through another FIFA election largely unscathed, Sepp Blatter was in a typically defiant mood Saturday when addressing the challenges that still lie ahead.

Host Canada wins opener of the Women's World Cup

EDMONTON, Alberta - Christine Sinclair converted a penalty kick in the second minute of second-half stoppage time, giving host Canada a 1-0 win over China on Saturday in the opening match of the Women's World Cup on Saturday.