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Sanchez scores early but Chile held by Germany to a 1-1 draw

Sanchez scores early but Chile held by Germany to a 1-1 draw

KAZAN, Russia (AP) Alexis Sanchez struck early to become Chile''s all-time leading scorer on Thursday as the South American champions were held by Ge... Full Story

Kenny Saief gets FIFA OK to change to US from Israel

Kenny Saief gets FIFA OK to change to US from Israel

CHICAGO (AP) Midfielder Kenny Saief has been given permission by FIFA to change his national team affiliation to the United States from Israel. Full Story

China to levy 100 percent tax on overseas soccer transfers

China to levy 100 percent tax on overseas soccer transfers

BEIJING (AP) China will effectively double the cost for its clubs to buy foreign soccer players in a move aimed at slowing the influx of overseas sta... Full Story

Geiger, Marrufo, Villarreal picked as Gold Cup referees

Geiger, Marrufo, Villarreal picked as Gold Cup referees

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) Mark Geiger, who three years ago became the first American to referee a knockout stage match at the World Cup, is among 17 ref... Full Story

Germany mulls letting China under-20s play league soccer

Germany mulls letting China under-20s play league soccer

BERLIN (AP) The German soccer federation is mulling a proposal to allow China''s under-20 team to play friendly matches in the fourth tier of its lea... Full Story

Germany mulling deal for China under-20s to play in 4th tier

Germany mulling deal for China under-20s to play in 4th tier

BERLIN (AP) The German soccer federation is mulling a proposal to allow China''s under-20 team to compete in the fourth tier of its league system. Full Story