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US Soccer’s argument that it has paid the women’s national team more than it has paid their male counterparts over a 10-year span is technically correct, at least when World Cup prize money is excluded. But the numbers still lend themselves to interpretation and spin from each side. Some of US...

The United States men’s national soccer team released a statement through their players’ union on Tuesday disputing the assertion made by US Soccer that the players on USA’s Women’s World Cup champions were paid more than their male counterparts from 2010 through 2018. “The USMNT players were not impressed with US...

When the Guardian reported the exclusive details of how small the World Cup bonuses for the US women’s national team are compared to their male counterparts, many of the responses to that article centered around one topic: revenue. Revenue, some argue, must explain the difference in bonuses, whether they come from...

When the Libyan revolution started, Mohamed El-Munir was a 19-year old playing for Al-Ittihad Tripoli. “Nobody expected it,” the Los Angeles FC defender tells the Guardian. “It just happened so fast. We just finished the first half of the season, so we were getting ready to play the second half....

12.31am EDT00:31 Round 5 Thurman catches Pacquiao with a right is starting to pour on the punches, pressing Pacquiao back against the ropes and not letting him off the hook like before. Another big right by Thurman, whose nose is now bleeding. Now Pacquiao hits back with a series of combinations to...

4.57pm EDT16:57 ALGERIA ARE CHAMPIONS OF AFRICA Senegal 0-1 Algeria Bounedjah’s deflected strike in the second minute has given the Fennecs their second continental title, their first since 1990. Their players and fans celebrate a career-defining achievement, and they don’t care that the match was an ugly spectacle. They deserve their crown,...