• Europe Sep 6, 2019

    Singer Says Opera's Domingo Harassed Her, Grabbed Her Breast

    The glittering production was a high point of the Washington Opera’s 1999-2000 season: Jules Massenet’s “Le Cid,” about a legendary Spanish conqueror, starring a tenor legendary in his own right — Placido Domingo, then the company’s artistic director. The opera, also being filmed for broadcast on public television, was unquestionably a career break for a 28-year-old singer named Angela Turner...

  • Captain Jun 23, 2019

    France Beats Brazil 2-1 in Extra Time, Reaches WCup Quarters

    France survived a tense extra-time knockout match against Brazil and advanced to the Women’s World Cup quarterfinals when captain Amandine Henry redirected Amel Majri’s free kick for a tiebreaking goal in the 107th minute of a 2-1 victory on Sunday night at Le Havre. The World Cup hosts, in the quarterfinals for the third straight time, will play the defending...

  • United States Jun 23, 2019

    France Beats Brazil 2-1 in Extra Time, Reaches WCup Quarters

    France survived a tense extra-time knockout match against Brazil and advanced to the Women’s World Cup quarterfinals when captain Amandine Henry redirected Amel Majri’s free kick for a tiebreaking goal in the 107th minute of a 2-1 victory on Sunday night at Le Havre. The World Cup hosts, in the quarterfinals for the third straight time, will play the defending...

  • China Jun 18, 2019

    Marta Sets Record With 17th World Cup Goal in Brazil Victory

    Marta set a record for men and women with her 17th career World Cup goal in Brazil’s 1-0 victory over Italy on Tuesday night at Valenciennes that advanced the Selecao to the knockout rounds for the sixth straight time. The 33-year-old forward, playing in her fifth World Cup, scored on a penalty kick in the 74th minute at Stade du...

  • United States Jun 10, 2019

    Cristiane's Hat Trick Gives Brazil 3-0 Win Over Jamaica

    Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica’s first-ever Women’s World Cup match with a 3-0 victory on Sunday. The veteran forward’s goal in the 64th minute for the hat trick came on a free kick that curled just under the crossbar. She also scored in the 15th and 50th minutes for the Brazilians, who were playing without star...

  • player Jan 9, 2017

    Cristiano Ronaldo Wins FIFA Best Player Award for 4th Time

    He beat runner-up and great rival Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to complete a sweep of top individual awards.

  • Associated Press Aug 16, 2016

    Rio Games Shine Light on Lack of Sports for Brazilian Girls

    Every Friday after nightfall, teenage girls and young women make their way through a middle-class apartment complex and take over a field of emerald green grass. They put on their cleats, tie their hair into ponytails and test their speed with agility drills. The Friday night practice is the only time of the week when you will find women playing...

  • Germany Jun 10, 2015

    Women's World Cup: Marta Scores Record 15th World Cup Goal in Brazil Win

    Marta scored her 15th career women’s World Cup goal to become the all-team leader in tournament history, leading Brazil to a 2-0 win over South Korea in Montreal on Tuesday.

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