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Brazil's athletes are trying to catch up in time for 2016 Games

...from 17-year-old archer Marcus Vinicius D'Almeida, who made headlines last year by finishing second in the archery World Cup at age 16.There is hope the women's handball team can repeat its triumph from two years ago in the world championship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-17/brazils-athletes-are-try
US tops Mexico by familiar final score

...3-0-3 against his team's regional rival.The U.S. has defeated Mexico by dos a cero in four consecutive home World Cup qualifiers, all in Columbus, Ohio. CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Barcelona and Porto moved into good position to advance to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-15/us-tops-mexico-famil
Madrid rivals play to draw in Champions League quarterfinals

...Defender Christie Rampone is on the U.S. Women's World Cup roster for the fifth time, joined by goalkeeper Hope...Canada.Brian joins seven other players making their World Cup roster debuts, including goalkeepers Ashlyn Harris and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-14/madrid-rivals-play-d
Japanese athletes turn back the clock

...inspiration to people of my generation that keeps me going."Ski jumper Noriaki Kasai, who is 42, became the oldest World Cup winner in history when he finished first at an event in Finland on Nov. 29.Kasai has been on the global circuit since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-12/japanese-athletes-tu
US Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati thinks 2026 World Cup could benefit US, FIFA

...boost from playing host to the 2026 World Cup.He also thinks scandal-plagued...States, in terms of hosting the World Cup," Gulati said. "That's my honest...brand of four letters or the brand of World Cup, where we would all like it to be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-10/us-soccer-federation
Squatters invade building in Rio

...economic boom, in part linked to the discovery of huge, offshore oil deposits as well as speculation ahead of last year's World Cup and the upcoming Olympics.Poor residents have been pushed to distant suburbs or sometimes onto the streets.Veronica...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-07/squatters-invade-buildin
African federation promises unanimous support of Blatter

...Hayatou, who has been the target of corruption allegations and was reprimanded by the IOC in 2011 for receiving money in a World Cup kickbacks scandal in the mid-1990s."This is an absolute disgusting declaration that you are doing here. I reject...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-07/african-federation-p
US women rout New Zealand in exhibition match

...second half for the U.S. in the World Cup warmup.U.S. goalie Hope Solo...three more exhibitions prior to the World Cup, the next on May 10 against Ireland...Jose, Calif. The team will open World Cup play June 8 against Australia. PREMIER...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-04/us-women-rout-new-ze
Goalie Solo in 'happier place' for US women's soccer team

...women's soccer team preparing for the World Cup."I feel better, I feel a little...an opening-round opponent in the World Cup which begins in June in Canada...the game, for competing in another World Cup," forward Abby Wambach said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-03/goalie-solo-happier-place-us-wome
Upstart and Itsaknockout set for rematch at Florida Derby

...to the workload every time. DUBAI WORLD CUP: Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner...Saturday for the $10 million Dubai World Cup, the world's richest horse race...Kentucky Derby winner to capture the World Cup. Silver Charm won in 1998, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-03-27/upstart-and-itsaknockout-set-rema