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Goalkeepers Tim Howard ready to return to US national team

...after taking a break since the 2014 World Cup.The 36-year-old Howard, who...draw in St. Petersburg for the 2018 World Cup will be the 79-year-old Blatter's...in New Zealand for the under-20s World Cup and presenting the Women's World...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-22/goalkeepers-tim-howa
Organizers believe 2016 Olympics will show better side of Brazil

...Olympics that start Aug. 5, 2016, follow last year's World Cup, which ended with mixed results.A year of protests over lavish spending on soccer stadiums dissolved once the World Cup started. Fans from around the world embraced Brazil...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-28/organizers-believe-2016-
IOC faces stark differences in Olympic host hopefuls

...artificial snow) are possible. In ski jumping, it doesn't make any difference. In Alpine skiing, if you look at our World Cup races, we ski more or less 100 percent on artificial snow, because the snow is more compact."Almaty says 70 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-07-26/ioc-faces-stark-differen
Overtime

...10, 2016.Luedi, 29 competed for Switzerland at the 2014 Sochi Games and 2010 Vancouver Games. She has three career World Cup wins. Court of Arbitration for SportAssociation suspends rulesIn Lausanne, Switzerland, the CAS has suspended IAAF...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-27/overtime
US women's soccer team receives hero's welcome at New York parade

NEW YORK - Fresh off its World Cup championship, the U.S. women's...midfielder Carli Lloyd, named the World Cup's most valuable player after scoring...One of the floats was carrying the World Cup trophy, along Lloyd and Mayor Bill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-10/us-womens-soccer-tea
Americans playing for pride in third-place game of Gold Cup

...process toward 2018," Klinsmann said of the next World Cup. "This is Year 1 after the World Cup in Brazil, a year of rebuilding the pieces and...said that six players were at risk of missing World Cup qualifiers because of yellow card accumulation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-24/americans-playing-pr
US men reeling after their biggest upset loss in history

...the knockout round at last year's World Cup in Brazil. But in this what-have-you-done-for-me-lately...important warm-up for the next World Cup in Russia.As the 2013 Gold Cup...the national team after the 2014 World Cup.Howard is ready to return, targeting...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-23/us-men-reeling-after-thei-biggest
US falls to Panama in third-place game of Gold Cup

...the Americans' two in regulation. WORLD CUP DRAW: The United States' road to the 2018 World Cup opens in November with a four-nation...Seeking its eighth consecutive World Cup appearance, the Americans will start...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-25/us-falls-panama-thir
FIFA will vote for new president in February

...members and pay details. Blatter declined repeatedly on Monday to reveal his salary.But Blatter did respond to calls from World Cup sponsor Coca-Cola and former FIFA advisers Transparency International to appoint an independent person to oversee the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-20/fifa-will-vote-new-president-febr
Women's World Cup expansion showed sport's lack of depth

...field of 24 teams at the Women's World Cup this year was that there were lots...showed it deserves a place in the World Cup. But we also deserved to be better...Place.The global attention on the World Cup could give national federations incentive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-02/womens-world-cup-expansion-showed