Club will host Portland Thorns in home opener on April 22; NC Courage to open inaugural season on the road in Washington on April 15 Cary, NC (March 1, 2017) - The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) released the schedule for the 2017 season today. The North Carolina Courage will begin their inaugural season on the road at Washington Spirit on April 15, before hosting USWNT standout Tobin Heath and the Portland Thorns on April 22 in the first ever NC Courage match at Wake-Med Soccer Park.
The reigning champions, Atlanta United, are returning to defend last year's title. ATLANTA (Feb. 27, 2017) - 'Soccer in the Streets' announced today the seventh annual ATL Champions League 2017, one of its traditional fundraising events. The tournament, to be held on May 21st, is set to break all previous records, as it is set to grow from 12 to 16 participating teams, with an average of 240 players hitting the pitch.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 27, 2017: Here are the stories making headlines in sports from the Caribbean and its Diaspora. Jamaican Olympic Association To Appeal IOC Decision Against 4x100m Team The Jamaican Olympic Association says it may appeal against the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to their 4x100m relay squad of their gold medals earned at the 2008 Beijing Olympic after team member Nesta Carter’s failed a drug re-test.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Tues. Jan. 24, 2017: The Caribbean will again be represented at this year’s NFL Super Bowl on Feb. 5, 2017 as the New England Patriots take on the Atlanta Falcons. The Pats’ only Jamaican-born player, Patrick Chung, will be the only Caribbean-born player in the 51st Super Bowl when the two teams clash at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.