Mexico, Panama in Gold Cup semis

Mexico’s goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa (13) stops a shot on goal by Costa Rica’s Joel Campbell (12) during the extra time period of a CONCACAF

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Mighty Mexico rout depleted Cuba – Trinidad beat Guatemala in Gold Cup

CHICAGO: Mexico’s Gold Cup quest got off to an emphatic start with a crushing 6-0 demolition of short-handed Cuba in their opening game on

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US defeat Honduras – CONCACAF Gold Cup

FRISCO: Clint Dempsey didn’t view a wild sellout crowd as a pro-Texas bunch celebrating two goals by what amounts to a hometown kid. The

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Barca keep big money stars on the sidelines

BARCELONA: Barcelona will keep more than 60 million euros ($65 million) of talent on the sidelines for six months having signed Turkish international Arda

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Messi devastated by new final defeat

BUENOS AIRES: Lionel Messi has told of the pain of losing the Copa America final after the football superstar faced criticism in his native

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Carli Lloyd seen as marketing darling

United States’ Carli Lloyd celebrates WASHINGTON: Carli Lloyd has the personality and grit to become the next advertising sensation but the World Cup star

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Japan set up US rematch – England ‘heartbroken’ after World Cup defeat

EDMONTON: Holders Japan swiped a dramatic 2-1 victory over England thanks to an injury-time own-goal by defender Laura Bassett on Wednesday, setting up a

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Chile roar into last eight; 5-0 thrashing of Bolivia

Chile’s Eduardo Vargas (second from left) falls after an attempt to score as Bolivia’s goalkeeper Romel Quinonez grabs the ball during a Copa America

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Peru sink 10-man Venezuela

CHILE: A second-half goal by Bayern Munich star Claudio Pizarro fired Peru to a 1-0 victory over 10-man Venezuela on Thursday as “The Incas”

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Is it worth making enemies of Russia, Qatar over football?

Swiss attorney General Michael Lauber PARIS: The opportunity to score points by bashing FIFA, Russia and Qatar was too good for the parliamentarians to

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