Chile stun Argentina to win first Copa America crown

Chile wrecked Lionel Messi's dream of a first international title with a dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over Argentina to end their 99-year wait for a Copa America crown here Saturday.

Chile stun Argentina to win first Copa

Alexis Sanchez struck the winning kick in Chile's 4-1 shootout victory, wrecking Argentina superstar Lionel Messi's dream of a first international title.

Japan finds new motivation for World Cup final

By Steve Keating VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Four years ago the Japan women's soccer team, inspired by a nation recovering from a devastating earthquake and tsunami, lifted their reeling coun...

Williams penalty gives England third place

EDMONTON (Reuters) - Fara Williams struck an extra-time winner from the penalty spot as England defeated Germany 1-0 to claim third place in the Women's World Cup on Saturday. The L...

Cheeky Sanchez penalty clinches Chile's first Copa

By Gideon Long SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile won the Copa America for the first time on Saturday when a cheeky penalty from Alexis Sanchez clinched a shootout victory over Argentina and gl...

Wambach ready to do what it takes for World Cup glory

Vancouver (AFP) - Abby Wambach insists she doesn't care if she's on the bench or on the pitch come Sunday, all she wants when the final whistle blows is that the United States have one goal more than Japan in the Women's World Cup final.

Police detain Croatian soccer bosses

Two of the most powerful figures in Croatian football have been detained by police as part of a continuing investigation into corruption.

All eyes on Messi at Copa America climax

Lionel Messi and Argentina will be chasing a first major title in 22 years Saturday when they face hosts Chile in a dream Copa America final in Santiago.