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Members of the United States women's soccer team, winners of a fourth Women's World Cup, including Julie Ertz, left, Megan Rapinoe, top center, and Alex Morgan, top right, celebrate after arriving at Newark Liberty International Airport, Monday, July 8, 2019, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

U.S. Women’s World Cup champs arrive home ahead of parade

- Associated Press

The U.S. women’s national team arrived in New York on Monday, a day after beating the Netherlands 2-0 to capture a record fourth Women’s World Cup title. Players and staff touched down at Newark Liberty International Airport at about 4:30 p.m., where they were met with cheers and a banner saying “Congratulations Team USA!”

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Algerian players celebrate after a goal during the African Cup of Nations final soccer match between Algeria and Senegal in Cairo International stadium in Cairo, Egypt, Friday, July 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Algeria wins African Cup title, beats Mane's Senegal 1-0

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Algeria won the African Cup of Nations for the first time in nearly three decades on Friday, beating Senegal 1-0 in the final with a deflected goal in the opening seconds by striker Baghdad Bounedjah.

Gruden, Fitzgerald, Morgan work to build grass-roots sports

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Sturridge banned for 2 weeks for breaching betting rules

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Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been handed a two-week suspension from domestic soccer matches in England for breaching betting rules, including giving inside information to his brother about a possible move to Sevilla.

FILE  - In this Thursday, March 16, 2017 file photo, Newly appointed president of the African soccer confederation Ahmad of Madagascar, attends the general assembly of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Sport's highest court will rule this month on how to resolve the chaotic African Champions League final. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it set a July 31, 2019 deadline for a final decision after both clubs appealed to be awarded the title. The second-leg game between Wydad Casablanca of Morocco and Esperance of Tunisia on May 31 was annulled in a dispute provoked by a video review failure. The controversy is part of a wider crisis for CAF and its president, Ahmad of Madagascar, who has been accused of misconduct by senior administrators who were fired in recent weeks and have filed complaints to FIFA's ethics committee. (AP Photo, File)

Infantino rejects Blatter's criticism of African cleanup

- Associated Press

FIFA president Gianni Infantino promised unwavering support for the scandal-ridden and dysfunctional African soccer confederation on Thursday as he deflected criticism by Sepp Blatter and others that FIFA was exceeding its authority by overseeing a cleanup operation to stem the embarrassment.

FILE - In this April 1, 2009, file photo, North Korea's Jong Tae Se, left, fights for the ball against South Korea's Lee Young-pyo during their 2010 FIFA World Cup Asia group 2 qualifying soccer match at Seoul World Cup Stadium in Seoul, South Korea. The South Korean men's national soccer team's path to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will include a crucial road match against North Korea, but it's unclear whether a rare match between the Koreas in Pyongyang will materialize considering the political tension between the rivals. (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man, File)

South Korea faces potential WCup qualifier in North Korea

- Associated Press

South Korea and North Korea will meet on the qualifying path to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar but it's unclear whether a rare match between them in Pyongyang will materialize considering their political tension.