1919 — Suzanne Lenglen beats reigning champion Dorothea Lambert Chambers 10-8, 4-6, 9-7, in the challenge round to win her first women’s singles title at Wimbledon.
1930 — Bill Tilden beats Wilmer Allison 6-3, 9-7, 6-4, to capture his third men’s singles title at Wimbledon.
1916 — Amateur Chick Evans Jr. wins the U.S. Open with a record 286 total.
1929 — Bobby Jones beats Al Espinosa by 23 strokes in a 36-hole playoff to win the U.S. Open.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Kelley O'Hara scored in the 77th minute after a lengthy lightning delay, and the U.S. women beat Colombia 2-0 on Tuesday night in their final tuneup ahead of World Cup qualifying.
WATFORD, England (AP) — Fan groups said they persuaded English soccer club Watford on Monday to cancel a planned preseason game against Qatar over human rights issues.
The supporter groups Proud Hornets, representing LGBT fans, and Women of Watford published a joint statement expressing delight that club officials “listened to our concerns and canceled the game with Qatar.”
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Sophia Smith scored twice in the second half and the U.S. women's national team beat Colombia 3-0 on Saturday night to extend its home unbeaten streak to 68 games.
Taylor Kornieck added a late goal in her national team debut.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Former Brazil and Sao Paulo midfielder Richarlyson said in a podcast on Friday that he is bisexual, a rare revelation in a country where macho culture in soccer is rife.
He is the first player from a Brazilian top-flight team to say he's bisexual.
Briana Scurry’s U.S. national soccer team jersey is at the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture in a permanent display that notes the contribution of Title IX to leveling the playing field.
GENEVA (AP) — Russian appeals against bans from international soccer because of the country’s war in Ukraine are set to be heard at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in July.
The court on July 5 will hear the Russian soccer federation's appeal against FIFA and UEFA's joint decision to suspend its national and club teams days after Russia invaded Ukraine in February.
NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the 16 venues hosting soccer matches at the 2026 World Cup in the United States, Mexico and Canada:
SEATTLE (AP) — OL Reign have acquired the rights to forward Tobin Heath from Racing Louisville.
The Reign signed Heath for the rest of the National Women's Soccer League season, with an option for 2023.
Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan have been included on the U.S. roster for next month's CONCACAF W Championship, which will determine four of the region's teams in the 2023 Women's World Cup.
Angel City forward Christen Press has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee.
Press was injured during Saturday's game against Racing Louisville and was helped off the field by a trainer and a teammate.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Kenya women’s soccer team failed Friday in a bid to be reinstated in the African Cup of Nations that kicks off next month with a legal technicality cited.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport verdict also ensured Kenya cannot advance to the 2023 Women’s World Cup because the African championship is a qualifying event to the FIFA tournament.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — World Cup-bound Canadian players returned from their protest over stalled labor negotiations to beat Curaçao 4-0 on Thursday night in the CONCACAF Nations League.
Canada Soccer says its World Cup-bound men’s team has returned to practice after refusing to play an exhibition match against Panama because of strained labor negotiations.
The nation's governing body announced Monday on social media that the two sides had met the night before. The team returned to practice in the afternoon and future meetings were scheduled.
U.S. national team forward Catarina Macario injured her anterior cruciate ligament in a match with French club team Lyon and will miss World Cup qualifying next month.
Macario was injured 13 minutes into Lyon's season finale Wednesday, a 4-0 victory over Issy.
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Ukraine plans to resume competitive football in the country in August despite being under attack by Russia after President Volodymyr Zelenskyy gave approval.
CHICAGO (AP) — Will Wilson is quitting as CEO of the U.S. Soccer Federation ahead of the World Cup, making the surprising decision to leave the job after just 2 1/2 years.
The uncle of former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, Wilson said Friday he will leave on Oct.
FRISCO, Texas. (AP) — Shannon Boxx, Christie Pearce Rampone and Linda Hamilton all celebrated this week's landmark equal pay agreement with U.S. Soccer as the three women were enshrined Saturday in the National Soccer Hall of Fame.
The U.S. women's national team has not only been wildly successful on the field, the players have also been unabashedly outspoken, using their platform to advocate for equal rights for themselves and others.
Clint Dempsey acknowledges the limelight changed him later in his career as he felt responsible for his club and American soccer.
Four years removed from playing and on the eve of his induction into the U.S.
The U.S. Soccer Federation reached milestone agreements to pay its men's and women's teams equally, making the American national governing body the first in the sport to promise both sexes matching money.
The U.S. Soccer Federation has agreed to pay its men’s and women’s national teams equally in a historic move that was years in the making.
The collective bargaining agreements announced Wednesday include identical pay structures and equal distribution of World Cup prize money, something that had been a major sticking point.
The U.S. Soccer Federation agreed to landmark collective bargaining agreements with its men's and women's teams, equalizing compensation for the first time.
Shannon Boxx embraced the impact she could have on a younger generation even as she was redefining the role of a defensive midfielder for the U.S. women's national team.
Boxx played during a time when the national team was predominately white.
The draw for the 2023 Women's World Cup, co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand, will be held on Oct. 22 in Auckland.
The draw, announced early Friday in New Zealand, will determine the groups for the preliminary stage of soccer's premier women's event, which will include an expanded field of 32 teams.
GENEVA (AP) — Russian soccer teams were kicked out of the Women's European Championship, the next men's Champions League and qualifying for the 2023 Women's World Cup by UEFA on Monday.
The latest round of sporting sanctions during Russia's war on Ukraine follow FIFA and UEFA suspending Russian national and club teams in February from playing in international competitions, including the men's World Cup playoffs.
The U.S. women's national team will host a pair of matches against Colombia in June as it prepares for World Cup qualifying.
The games will be held in Commerce City, Colorado, on June 25 and Sandy, Utah, on June 28, U.S.
The United States will play Mexico, Jamaica and Haiti in Group A at the CONCACAF W Championship this summer, which will determine qualifiers for the 2023 Women's World Cup.
Canada, Costa Rica, Panama and Trinidad and Tobago were drawn Tuesday into Group B of the North and Central American and Caribbean tournament, to be played from July 4-18 at Monterrey, Mexico.
NEW YORK (AP) — Boston’s Marcus Smart is the first guard in over a quarter-century to win the NBA defensive player of the year award.
NBA officials announced the award on Monday. The last guard to win this honor was Seattle’s Gary Payton in 1995-96.
Sweden, Spain and France have clinched spots in the 2023 Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Sweden qualified as the UEFA Group A winner, securing a berth with a 1-1 draw against Ireland in Gothenburg on Tuesday.
CHESTER, Penn. (AP) — Rose Lavelle and Catarina Macario each scored a pair of first-half goals, and the U.S. women's national team beat Uzbekistan 9-0 on Tuesday to extend the team's unbeaten streak to 67 games on American soil.
American midfielder Gio Reyna will miss the rest of the Bundesliga season.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sophia Smith became the youngest player in 22 years to score a hat trick for the U.S. women's national team, which routed Uzbekistan 9-1 on Saturday and extended its unbeaten streak on American soil to 66 games.
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — South Carolina and UConn are headed to the women's NCAA championship game.
Aliyah Boston had 23 points and 18 rebounds to back up her AP National Player of the Year award and carry South Carolina past Louisville 72-59 in the semifinals on Friday night.
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Former U.S. women’s national team star goalkeeper Hope Solo was arrested after she was found passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle in North Carolina with her 2-year-old twins inside, police said.
MADRID (AP) — The ovation when the world-record crowd was announced at the Camp Nou Stadium was just as loud as when Barcelona had scored its goals.
Everyone in attendance knew they were part of something special: Never before had so many people watched a women’s soccer match.
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — World Cup host Qatar and FIFA received scathing criticism from within soccer on Thursday, a day before the tournament’s draw.
On their own territory. In their own house. By a member of soccer's extended family.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Women's soccer celebrated a milestone Wednesday when a world-record crowd of more than 91,000 people watched Barcelona defeat Real Madrid 5-2 in the Champions League at the Camp Nou Stadium.
Trinity Rodman was among the young players named to the U.S. women's national team roster for a pair of matches next month against Uzbekistan.
Coach Vlatko Andonovski left veterans including Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Christen Press and Tobin Heath off the squad announced Tuesday as he continues to evaluate players ahead of World Cup qualifying this summer.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran blocked women from attending the country’s last 2022 World Cup soccer qualifying match Tuesday, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported.
ISNA said 12,500 tickets were sold online, of which 2,000 had been reserved for women.
TORONTO (AP) — Cyle Larin, Tajon Buchanan and Junior Hoilett scored and Canada secured its first World Cup berth in 36 years with a 4-0 victory over Jamaica on Sunday.
Canada has been to the World Cup just once before, in 1986.
The U.S. women’s national team will play a pair of matches against Uzbekistan next month in Ohio and Pennsylvania.
The games will be the first time the United States has faced Uzbekistan, ranked No.
Catarina Macario is looking to make more of an impact in her sophomore year with the U.S. national team.
So far, she's off to a fine start.
Macario started all three games of the team's SheBelieves Cup tournament at center forward, scoring a pair of goals in the final match against Iceland on Wednesday for the tournament title.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Meikayla Moore scored a hat trick against the U.S. — of own goals.
A perfect hat trick entirely in the first half: left foot, right foot and header.
“She had a tough day at the office," New Zealand coach Jitka Klimkova said after the Americans won 5-0 in Sunday's SheBelieves Cup match.
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Trinity Rodman made her debut for the U.S. women's national team in a scoreless draw with the Czech Republic on Thursday night in the SheBelieves Cup.
With some of the national team's more recognizable stars — Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Christen Press and Tobin Heath — left off the roster for the tournament, coach Vlatko Andonovski made good on his pledge to evaluate young prospects.
NEW YORK (AP) — While the U.S. men’s national team is fighting to get back to the World Cup, a behind-the-scenes scuffle is taking place for American soccer's leadership.
Carlos Cordeiro is trying to oust Cindy Parlow Cone, who took over as U.S.
MIAMI (AP) — CONCACAF's new W Championship tournament to determine four of the region's teams in the 2023 Women's World Cup will be held this July in Monterrey, Mexico, the organization announced Monday.
One good outcome for men’s soccer in China is the timing of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, which has been a national distraction from another failed World Cup qualifying campaign.
But after the Winter Games close on Sunday, soccer’s global soccer showpiece events will again become big talking points among Chinese sports fans — particularly the vastly different performances of the men’s and women’s national teams.