World Cup

USA teammates hold the trophy following the teams' win in the final 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup match between USA and Japan at the BC Place Stadium in Vancouver on July 5, 2015.  (FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Democratic Senator Urges FIFA To Pay Women Soccer Players Equally

Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy introduced a Senate resolution today calling on the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to step up and pay women soccer players equally as their male counterparts.

07/15/2015

FIFA corruption

FIFA Expels Top American In World Football

FIFA’s ethics committee banned Chuck Blazer for his role in a World Cup ticket scandal and for taking millions of dollars in kickbacks.

07/09/2015

VANCOUVER, BC - JULY 05:  Lauren Holiday #12 and Carli Lloyd #10 of the United States celebrate with teammates after Lloyd scores her second goal against Japan in the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Final at BC Place Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

USA Beats Japan 5-2 to Win Women’s World Cup Title

The U.S. women’s soccer team is bringing home a World Cup trophy for the first time since 1999.

07/05/2015

A drag queen dances aboard a float of a group of Latino gays during the 2013 Capital Pride parade in Washington on June 8, 2013. This year is the 38th such annual gay pride parade to take place in the US capital.  (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Weekend Guide: What’s Happening in Your Area June 12 – 14

June is a big month with plenty to do in the D.C.-area. Here’s our guide to making the most of this weekend.

06/11/2015

Putin Speaking

Putin: US Charges Against FIFA Part Of Attempt To Take World Cup Away From Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the U.S. of meddling in FIFA’s affairs and hinted that it was part of an attempt to take away the World Cup from his country.

05/28/2015

FIFA Charges

Several FIFA Officials Arrested After DOJ Hands Down Corruption Charges

Nine officials from world soccer’s governing body were among 14 people indicted Wednesday in the United States on charges of involvement in a “24-year scheme to enrich themselves through the corruption of international soccer,” according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

05/27/2015

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5 Sports Events More Surprising Than Beck Winning Album Of The Year

Let’s take a look at five events in sports over the last year more surprising than Beck’s shocking GRAMMYs Album of the Year win.

02/09/2015

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A Travel Guide to London, England

Read on for a visitor’s guide to transportation, dining, hotels and the top attractions in London.

08/05/2014

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6 Stars Of The World Cup, Where Are They Now?

That guy who bit that other guy, what’s he up to?

07/24/2014

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