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Neuer, Messi, CR make Ballon d'Or cut
Trio shortlisted for the FIFA Ballon d'Or award; Ancelotti, Loew, Simeone vie for coach's award to be announced in Jan.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2014 17:26 GMT
Uncertain future for USA’s female footballers
They claimed gold in front of thousands at Wembley Stadium but back home the future is less rosy for USA’s all-stars.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2012 11:22 GMT
Wembley prepares for grudge match
USA's women determined to avenge World Cup final defeat to Japan as they prepare to defend Olympic football crown.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2012 19:45 GMT
Messi scores Ballon d'Or hat-trick
Argentina and Barca forward wins World Player award for the third year running as Pep Guardiola scoops coaching gong.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2012 05:08 GMT
Messi tops Ballon d'Or shortlist
Barca teammates Messi and Xavi Hernandez join Real's Cristiano Ronaldo in FIFA world player nominations.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2011 14:09 GMT
Athletic excellence at the Women's World Cup
Intense public interest proves there is a market for women's sports beyond the sometimes raunchy magazine spreads.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2011 13:41 GMT
The final step for Japan's women
Japan were never meant to reach the World Cup final but they've been spurned on by something much greater than football.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2011 15:54 GMT
Japan and US secure spots in World Cup final
US outlasts France while Japan defeats Sweden to set up final match in women's soccer final.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2011 00:15 GMT
Fresh French put US in recovery mode
Little time to celebrate as US players concentrate on recovering from draining match against Brazil ahead of semi.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2011 13:40 GMT
'Hands' Solo tips US into semi-finals
US goalkeeper Hope Solo makes difference in penalty shootout after Abby Wambach gets last-gasp equaliser against Brazil.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2011 18:56 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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