• The Canadian Press

    3 players quit Argentina's national women's team after a dispute over pay and conditions

    BUENOS AIRES (AP) — Three players quit Argentina's national women's squad Monday after a dispute over a lack of pay and conditions at a camp ahead of two international friendlies, an unthinkable scenario for the country's World Cup winning men's squad. Goalkeeper Laurina Oliveiros, defender Julieta Cruz and midfielder Lorena Benítez, all regular starters for the national team, announced their move as the squad started fine-tuning for friendlies against Costa Rica on Friday and on June 3. “We rea

  • Gannett

    How Luca Orellano was FC Cincinnati's 'most impactful player' in Toronto FC win

    The Luca Orellano game. That's how FC Cincinnati's 4-3 win at Toronto FC in 2024 will be remembered.

  • The Canadian Press

    Bochum survives dramatic playoff against Düsseldorf to stay in Bundesliga

    DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Bochum clinched Bundesliga survival by coming from three goals down and winning a penalty shootout 6-5 to thwart Fortuna Düsseldorf’s promotion bid on Monday. Second division club Düsseldorf was 3-0 up from the first leg of their playoff on Thursday, but Philipp Hofmann scored twice and Kevin Stöger converted a penalty for Bochum to win the second leg 3-0. Hofmann scored an own goal in the first leg. It left the teams level at 3-3 on aggregate. Düsseldorf came closest

  • The Canadian Press

    Ronaldo sets Saudi Pro League season scoring record while Al-Hilal finishes unbeaten

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo finished the Saudi Pro League by setting the season goal-scoring record on Monday. Ronaldo scored twice in Riyadh as Al-Nassr defeated Al-Ittihad 4-2 and lifted his league tally to 35, one more than the record in 2019 by Abderrazak Hamdallah. In the final seconds of the first half, Ronaldo, who had already had two goals ruled out for offside, chested down a long pass from Mohammed Al-Fatil and opened the scoring with a low shot from the left side of