The win in Dunedin, New Zealand, is a first for Afghanistan at the World Cup. The victory spurred Afghans to celebrate on the streets of Kabul.
The unanimous vote Tuesday night came after "a consultant compared stadium noise in surrounding neighborhoods to that of bird calls," KPCC reports.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup will be played in Qatar. Soccer's championship is typically played over the summer, but temperatures in Qatar during that season can exceed 110 degrees Fahrenheit.
FIFA is considering a proposal to move the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to winter, but the change would would cause major disruption to the Premiere Leagues schedule.
Soccer's World Cup is typically played over the summer, but temperatures in Qatar during that season can exceed 110 degrees. A winter tournament would coincide with the European club season.
Last weekend, more than 40 swimmers from around the country competed in the inaugural U.S. Winter Swimming Championship in northern Vermont. They swam in a two-lane pool cut into an icy lake.
If you're ever standing near Byron Jones when he jumps, you might want to stay well back. On Monday, the cornerback flew more than 12 feet from a standing start.
Juan Francisco Guillermo, 47, had been hoping to set a Guinness record by cycling more than 155,000 miles on five continents over five years.
NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Slate's Mike Pesca to find out what's up with the Philly 76ers trading away all their best players, and we'll hear the news around the track. The Daytona 500 is today.
In 1963, Wendell Scott became the first African-American to win a race in NASCAR's top division. No other black driver has won a top NASCAR race since, but the sport is starting to diversify.
Northeastern lost another Beanpot championship on Monday, this one to BU. And the Major League Soccer season is on the horizon, but negotiations over a new collective bargaining agreement are threatening to delay it.
The Bruins had 41 shots on goal, but only one managed to get through.