• A judge has dismissed domestic violence charges against US women's football star Hope Solo.

    Goalkeeper Hope Solo of the USA in action during a match between USA and China as part of International Women's Football Tournament of Brasilia at Mane Garrincha Stadium on December 10, 2014 in Brasilia, Brazil.
    LAST UPDATE : Jan 14, 2015, 8:04 AM EST
  • Real Madrid and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo (L) smiles next to French former star player Thierry Henry (L) after receiving the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or award for player of the year during the FIFA Ballon d'Or award ceremony at the Kongresshaus in Zurich on January 12, 2015.

    Cristiano Ronaldo won the FIFA Ballon d'Or award for the second year running and the third overall on Monday and said he wanted to become "one of the greatest players of all time."

    LAST UPDATE : Jan 13, 2015, 7:50 AM EST
  • FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter looks on during the FIFA Executive Committee Meeting at La Mamounia Hotel on December 18, 2014 in Marrakech, Morocco.

    Will publish "legally appropriate version" of a disputed report into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 19, 2014, 7:42 AM EST
  • FIFA logo at FIFA's headquarters in Zurich.

    Findings of inquiry into allegations of corruption during bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups have been questioned.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 13, 2014, 8:00 AM EST
  • Germany's national team stands with the World Cup trophy after the final of the FIFA World Cup 2014 on July 13, 2014 at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

    Germany were crowned world champions for the fourth time as Mario Gotze's extra-time winner beat Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 14, 2014, 12:36 AM EDT
  • (L-R) Javier Mascherano of Argentina, Wesley Sneijder of Holland during the match between The Netherlands and Argentina on July 9, 2014 at Arena de Sao Paulo in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    Argentina will meet Germany in Sunday's World Cup final at the Maracana after winning a penalty shootout to eliminate the Netherlands.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 10, 2014, 12:46 AM EDT