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Morocco threatens to skip African soccer tournament

RABAT, Morocco — After its sensational World Cup performance, Morocco’s national soccer team might boycott the African Nations Championship next month because of a diplomatic dispute with tournament host Algeria. The Moroccan Football…

RABAT, Morocco — Hind Sabouni bristles with pride as she recalls her country’s history-making World Cup run as it eliminated one European soccer powerhouse and former colonial power after anot

Morocco faces France in politically charged World Cup game

RABAT, Morocco — Hind Sabouni bristles with pride as she recalls her country’s history-making World Cup run as it eliminated one European soccer powerhouse and former colonial power after another — Belgium, Spain…

Messi, Argentina try to avoid World Cup upset vs. Australia

  DOHA, Qatar — Australia’s players speak in glowing, almost reverential terms about Lionel Messi. “He just does things that, you know, no one else can do,” forward Mathew Leckie said. Milos Degenek…

Ronaldo out to impress in Portugal’s first game at World Cup

Ronaldo out to impress in Portugal’s first game at World Cup

DOHA, Qatar — Cristiano Ronaldo is in the shop window as he starts his fifth and probably final World Cup with Portugal. As of late Tuesday, the 37-year-old forward was without a club after…

Qatar critic Denmark meets Arab nation Tunisia at World Cup

Qatar critic Denmark meets Arab nation Tunisia at World Cup

DOHA, Qatar — When Denmark meets Tunisia in the World Cup on Tuesday it will pit one of the most outspoken critics of the tournament being hosted by Qatar against one of the four Arab nations competing. The game at…