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CHICAGO | US women to open 2019 at France, play Mexico in send-off

CHICAGO — The United States women’s soccer team will open next year with games at World Cup host France and Spain and finish a 10-game schedule leading to the tournament with a send-off match against Mexico at Harrison, New Jersey, on May 26. The defending world champion Americans play France at Le Havre on Jan. … Continue reading CHICAGO | US women to open 2019 at France, play Mexico in send-off

NEW YORK | Berhalter says US Soccer needs direction and development

NEW YORK— Gregg Berhalter says he inherits a U.S. soccer team “with potential,” one that needs “direction” and “development” after missing the World Cup for the first time since the 1980s. Berhalter, who spent the past five seasons as coach of Major League Soccer’s Columbus Crew, was introduced Tuesday and takes over an underachieving U.S. … Continue reading NEW YORK | Berhalter says US Soccer needs direction and development

United States | Thailand National Day

United States – On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I offer my sincerest and warmest wishes to the Kingdom of Thailand on your National Day. This year marked the 200-year anniversary of the historic U.S.-Thai friendship that has united our two nations through war and peace, hardship and prosperity. Under … Continue reading United States | Thailand National Day

PARIS | The Latest: French leader to soccer team: ‘Don’t change’

PARIS — The Latest on France celebrating team’s World Cup victory (all times local): 8:35 p.m. France‘s World Cup champions are sharing their win on the soccer field with hundreds of youth at the presidential Elysee Palace after getting a hero’s welcome home in Paris. Following a victory lap down the packed Champs-Elysees Avenue in … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: French leader to soccer team: ‘Don’t change’

American Optometric Association News: Soccer team rescued from Thailand cave could face temporary vision struggles

ST LOUIS, MO – Imagine spending nearly three weeks trapped in the darkness of a cave, as 12 boys and a coach of a Thai youth soccer team were.  How might the eyes react? They might expect a relatively short period of light sensitivity for their eyes post-rescue, say doctors of optometry, who celebrated with … Continue reading American Optometric Association News: Soccer team rescued from Thailand cave could face temporary vision struggles