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WOMEN’S WORLD CUP ROUNDUP

Italy, Netherlands advance to quarterfinals

Italians blank China in statement win; handball helps Dutch get past Japan.

WOMEN’S WORLD CUP

European clubs continue to flex their power

Italy stops China and The Netherlands outlasts Japan to close out play in the Round of 16.

Sports Log

Rays principal owner said it’s unrealistic for team to play full time in Tampa Bay area

Stu Sternberg said a shared season with Montreal is the best option.

Milton gymnast Matt Cormier chosen for World Junior Championships

The 16-year-old, originally from Wisconsin, will be in Hungary this week for the competition.

commentary

LPGA has stars and drama but could use a brighter stage

The play has never been better, yet the tour continues to struggling for exposure.

Soccer

Liverpool FC preparing for July visit to Fenway Park

The winners of Europe’s Champions League will meet Spanish club Sevilla in a friendly on July 21.

Women’s World Cup | Sweden 1, Canada 0

Sweden blanks Canada to move on to the quarterfinals

Stina Blackstenius scored in the 55th minute and goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl stopped Janine Beckie’s penalty kick in the 69th in a 1-0 victory over Canada on Monday night.