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The US World Cup team is loudly, proudly claiming the applause women deserve | Arwa Mahdawi

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The US World Cup team is loudly, proudly claiming the applause women deserve | Arwa Mahdawi

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Women can never win – even when they win 13-0 | Arwa Mahdawi It’s crucial women call out double standards, but it’s also important we don’t cry ‘sexism’ to absolve ourselves of bad behavior Should America be ashamed of itself?I know that’s an evergreen question (and the answer is normally yes), but in this particular instance I’m talking about the US women’s ...
09:26 2019-06-13

Yes, women like porn too – we're all just trained to believe they don't | Arwa Mahdawi We’re told men are biologically wired to be more sexual than women, but this is junk science used to excuse bad behaviorSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
18:00 2019-07-20

An app using AI to 'undress' women offers a terrifying glimpse into the future | Arwa Mahdawi Unless we start taking online misogyny seriously, we are going to face a future where women may not be able to exist onlineSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
14:13 2019-06-29

Should people without children be banned from Disney World? | Arwa Mahdawi A Facebook rant claims the theme park is blighted by ‘IMMATURE’ millennials in ‘SLUTTY’ shorts. But why would anyone without kids ever waste their time there?If you’re not a fan of unbridled capitalism, please brace yourself: I am sorry to report that an EXTREMELY EMPHATIC Facebook post is going vir...
18:52 2019-07-31

Marianne Williamson is a superstar in the world of woo. Is she also the next US president? | Arwa Mahdawi The bestselling self-help author and Democratic nominee may have generated much hilarity. But if 2016 taught us anything, it’s that a joke can win an electionMarianne Williamson has long been a household name – if you live in the sort of household that collects healing crystals. The bestselling self...
15:52 2019-07-02

The world is literally on fire – so why is it business as usual for politicians? | Arwa Mahdawi Our extreme weather is making me nostalgic for the damp conditions of my English childhood. But despite the climate emergency, capitalism continues regardlessDo you remember when the weather was a reliable source of innocuous small talk? “Hot today, isn’t it?” you would observe to a colleague as you...
15:39 2019-07-23

Alexi Lalas: US women's national soccer team players deserve as much money as possible The argument in favor of better pay for the US Women's National Soccer team was revived after their mammoth win against Thailand in the 2019 World Cup, and Fox Sports soccer analyst Alexi Lalas is on the women's side....
00:52 2019-06-13

Can someone please send mushrooms to all the men’s rights activists out there? | Arwa Mahdawi If Roosh V, rape-apologist and leading voice in the online ‘manosphere’, can change his ways, perhaps psychedelics can advance feminismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
15:26 2019-05-25

Sorry, but why is Liam Fox apologising to Ivanka Trump? | Arwa Mahdawi It’s extraordinary that the trade secretary feels compelled to grovel to the president’s daughter over the Kim Darroch cables. Her White House role is fabricated, undeserved and nepotisticDear Liam Fox, it is with great regret that I am forced to write this open letter asking: what the hell is wrong...
16:39 2019-07-10

What if eating meat is not only wrong – but obsolete? | Arwa Mahdawi In the same way we’re now horrified people used to smoke in offices, we’ll soon find it almost unthinkable that people used to consume so much meatMeat is dead. Carnivores are going the way of cigarette smokers and, by 2050, there’s a good chance that it will be socially unacceptable to eat meat. In...
08:39 2019-06-05

Are ‘weed tampons’ the answer to period pain? | Arwa Mahdawi Research suggests that CBD suppositories could offer much-needed relief for the 90% of women who have experienced PMS – and that isn’t a pipe dreamI have spent the past 15 minutes sprawled in an undignified position on the floor experimenting with cannabis suppositories. This isn’t a typical Monday ...
19:13 2019-05-28

Why Fast & Furious is the best film franchise of all time | Arwa Mahdawi I can’t wait to see Hobbs & Shaw – with its diverse cast and focus on loyalty, the car-racing series encapsulates the best of the USIf you need some cheering up, I have two words and an ampersand for you: Hobbs & Shaw. As in, the box-office hit starring Idris Elba and two bald blokes with big biceps...
14:13 2019-08-14

How often do Americans change their underwear? The statistics stink | Arwa Mahdawi The latest findings may appear disgusting at first glance (or sniff). But it’s ‘advertistics’ such as this that are the real problemAmericans are disgusting. Actually, let me rephrase that: 45% of Americans are disgusting. According to a study, 45% of them have worn the same pair of underpants for t...
22:13 2019-08-21

Biden and Trump are just two sides of the same misogynistic coin | Arwa Mahdawi Donald Trump’s disdain for women manifests itself in crass braggadocio, while Joe Biden’s is in the form of patronizing paternalismSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
14:26 2019-06-08

Why are thirtysomethings lonely? Because society doesn’t value friendship | Arwa Mahdawi Social media has been made the scapegoat for millennials reporting loneliness, but the cultural primacy in adulthood of career and family has much to answer forMillennials aren’t just the poorest generation; they are also the loneliest. According to data from YouGov, 30% of millennials (those born b...
12:52 2019-08-07

Is buying a ‘smart nappy’ really such a clever idea? | Arwa Mahdawi Anxious parents may see the appeal of measuring their baby’s vital signs – but sharing your child’s data with a private company may not be wiseThis week’s instalment of innovations no one was waiting for is brought to you by Pampers, which has announced a “smart nappy” system. Lumi consists of a sen...
11:13 2019-07-24

DNA-based holidays encourage a dangerous flirtation with race | Arwa Mahdawi Airbnb and the genetic testing company 23andMe have teamed up to suggest travel itineraries based on ancestry. It’s another boost for outdated and unscientific ideas23andMe, the at-home genetic testing company, has teamed up with Airbnb to offer travel itineraries based on your DNA. Give 23andMe som...
16:39 2019-06-04

Thousands are celebrating Palestinian grandmothers – I wish I had more memories of mine | Arwa Mahdawi A tribute by US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has prompted Twitter users to share stories of their own ‘sitty’. Mine was formidableThere are not many good news stories about Palestine so I was thrilled when, over the weekend, #MyPalestineSitty trended on Twitter. A tribute by congresswoman Rashida Tla...
21:52 2019-08-20

Is FaceApp an evil plot by 'the Russians' to steal your data? Not quite | Arwa Mahdawi Following the panic over this viral app, the moral of the story is: don’t worry too much about ‘the Russians’. You should worry about everythingOver the last few days the #faceappchallenge has taken over social media. This “challenge” involves downloading a selfie-editing tool called FaceApp and usi...
10:52 2019-07-18

My biological clock is ticking – but having children seems an unaffordable luxury | Arwa Mahdawi Kids have always been expensive, but insecure housing and jobs markets have made becoming a parent more financially challenging than everForget Rolexes, designer handbags or fancy holidays – the ultimate status symbol these days is a child. Or, more accurately, a bunch of children. (What is the coll...
08:26 2019-06-12

What have Budweiser’s ‘demi-sexual’ drinking cups got to do with Pride? | Arwa Mahdawi Have the big brands finally gone too far in their desperate bids to ally themselves with the LGBT movement? It’s June, which means it is Pride month. Which means brands are desperately painting rainbows over their merchandise in an attempt to seem woke. Ikea, for example, has launched rainbow shoppi...
08:39 2019-06-05

Give me a break! How to write the perfect out-of-office email | Arwa Mahdawi If, like me, you want some uninterrupted time off, writing an effective message is essential. Here are a few strategies to tryIt’s summer-holiday season – which means it’s out-of-office (OOO) email season. Chances are your inbox is already filling up with messages from people who are away from their...
13:52 2019-07-03

Moby's treatment of Natalie Portman is a masterclass in nice-guy misogyny | Arwa Mahdawi While the musician might not spout misogynistic lyrics, he’s no feministIf someone had said the word “Moby” a week ago, chances are the first thing you’d have thought is “Dick.” That probably hasn’t changed – but now you’d likely be referring to the 90s musician rather than the 19th century whale. O...
20:52 2019-05-24

Amazon’s attack on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is corporate gaslighting | Arwa Mahdawi The tech giant’s PR chief has accused the congresswoman of ‘making stuff up’, but its audacity in positioning itself as a benevolent activist is jawdroppingFor the love of cheap consumer goods and next-day delivery, can we all just give Amazon a break? I don’t mean a tax break; it has had enough of ...
01:13 2019-06-19

Kyle Kashuv may not be attending Harvard, but he’s learning a valuable lesson | Arwa Mahdawi The right is obsessed with lecturing liberals on personal responsibility – but as their response to Kashuv shows, they’re not so keen on taking responsibility themselvesThe leftist outrage mob is at it again: stifling free speech and ruining innocent young lives by holding people up to impossible mo...
09:39 2019-06-19

Ivanka Trump condemns white supremacy – but her actions tell another story | Arwa Mahdawi The president’s daughter said on Sunday that white supremacy is evil, but she has helped sanitise her father’s racist rhetoricIvanka Trump is very concerned that the US may have a white supremacist problem. On Sunday, as the country reeled from two mass shootings that killed at least 31 people, she ...
21:26 2019-08-06

Let’s hope the gender-flipped US version of Peep Show isn’t a bad joke | Arwa Mahdawi Female losers deserve to be represented but US TV doesn’t have a good track record when it comes to adapting much-loved British comediesI regret to inform you that the Americans are at it again. After rebooting and ruining a slew of beloved British TV shows (I am still traumatised by the way they ma...
13:52 2019-05-29

Kylie Jenner’s Handmaid’s Tale party was tasteless, but is the TV show any better? | Arwa Mahdawi The Kardashian scion completely missed the point of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel, but the small-screen adaptation seems to revel in violence against womenPraise be, ladies. The world may be a dismal place at the moment, but Kylie Jenner is here to remind us that there is a bright side to everyt...
16:39 2019-06-11

Seriously, Meryl Streep? 'Toxic masculinity' doesn't hurt men – it kills them | Arwa Mahdawi In America, men are 3.5 times more likely to die from suicide than women, and many experts say it’s because they’re told not to express emotionsSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
17:52 2019-06-01

Strange how some anti-abortion activists are happy to separate kids from parents | Arwa Mahdawi Tate Reeves, Mississippi’s lieutenant governor, congratulated Trump on the Ice raids – which is odd since Reeves positioned himself as a protector of childrenSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
21:52 2019-08-10

Don't hate the Instagram engagement stunt – 'branded' love began long ago | Arwa Mahdawi Viral videos posted by social media influencers has drawn a lot of ie, but many ‘traditional’ rites of romance are based on ad campaignsDearly beloved, we are assembled here today to witness a heartwarming story of modern #love. I hope you’ve got tissues at the ready because it’s guaranteed to bring...
15:26 2019-06-22

Silicon Valley’s answer to the housing crises? Charging $1,200 for a bunk bed in a shared house | Arwa Mahdawi PodShare, a US startup that provides ‘co-living’ accommodation, claims to offer the change the industry needs. In fact, it is part of the problemSilicon Valley has rebranded the bunk bed. It is called a “pod” now – and a startup called PodShare is renting them out in San Francisco and Los Angeles fo...
23:00 2019-07-09

From working the Women’s World Cup to chasing a world title with paralympic team Seth Jahn wrapped up a stint on the women's national team’s security detail before playing for the U.S. national paralympic squad at a tournament for those who have suffered traumatic brain injuries, stroke or cerebral palsy....
22:39 2019-07-14

A history of the U.S. women’s national team in the World Cup The Americans have played in five title games since the sport’s marquee event was launched in 1991. Here’s a look back at their history through the tournament’s eight editions....
22:39 2019-07-03

Why US women’s soccer team isn’t a lock to win World Cup The most women’s soccer talent in history will be on display over the next month at the World Cup in France. That is great news for the sport, but a different kind of challenge for a United States team looking to defend their 2015 World Cup championship and avenge an Olympic defeat to Sweden the......
09:39 2019-06-07

Team USA continues to soak in Women’s World Cup Title LYON, FRANCE – The fiesta continues for Team USA players after they beat the Netherlands 2-0 to win the 2019 World Cup. Team USA beat the Netherlands in the Championship game of the 2019 World Cup. Here's some highlights as the Red, White & Blue showed the world once again that the best w...
11:00 2019-07-08

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 16: Japan Asako Takakura’s side are not as strong as when they won it in 2011 and quite goal-shy so struggle when they go behindThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified fo...
15:26 2019-06-03

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 5: Germany Two-time winners Germany are in a period of transition – will there be a return to former glories or another early exit?This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified ...
13:00 2019-05-29

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 17: Canada Canada have a world class star in Christine Sinclair but she needs help if they are to go far in FranceThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for France. thegu...
15:52 2019-06-04

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 7: Spain The coach Jorge Vilda has left star player Vero Boquete at home and may struggle to get past the last-16 stageThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for France...
10:39 2019-05-30

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 3: Norway Norway are missing Ada Hegerberg but the squad has enough quality to reach the semis if the defence performsThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for France. ...
12:26 2019-05-28

USA women’s soccer team returns to U.S. soil after World Cup Win TUCSON – Team USA’s soccer squad continued the celebration of a World Cup championship after landing on U.S. soil. Here’s more from Monday’s sportscast: ...
17:00 2019-07-09

Team USA advances to championship of Women’s World Cup in France LYON, France (AP) – Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping celebration and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory over England on Tuesday night. Team USA has punched its t...
07:00 2019-07-03

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 18: Cameroon Cameroon, with a solid blend of youth and experience, will hope to improve on their 2015 performanceThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for France. theguard...
15:52 2019-06-04

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 9: Australia Led by the brilliant Sam Kerr, this is Australia’s strongest ever squad but has Ante Milicic had enough time with them? This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified ...
12:13 2019-05-31

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 15: Scotland Shelley Kerr has proven winners in her squad and, if they avoid injuries, Scotland could be a surprise package in FranceThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified ...
11:26 2019-06-03

No distractions for U.S. team ahead of women's World Cup defense Defending champions the United States are in their own private 'bubble', shutting out any distraction ahead of the women's World Cup starting in France on Friday, and loving it....
18:39 2019-06-06

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 13: England The beaten semi-finalists four years ago have a new manager but a similarly flexible approach This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for France. theguardian.co...
03:39 2019-06-02

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 23: Chile A superstar goalkeeper in the shape of Christiane Endler might not be enough to get underdogs Chile out of their groupThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified fo...
09:52 2019-06-07

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 12: Jamaica The Reggae Girlz – led by 2018 Guardian Footballer of the Year Khadija ‘Bunny’ Shaw – have made history just by reaching the tournament This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who...
15:39 2019-06-01

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 1: France Corinne Diacre has a very strong squad at her disposal but can they cope with the pressure on home soil?This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for France. theg...
10:13 2019-05-27

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 19: New Zealand After a tumultuous 2018 New Zealand arrive in France with a spring in their step and several stars back in the foldThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for F...
13:00 2019-06-05

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 20: Netherlands The reigning European champions have plenty of stars and could go a long way in France This article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for France. theguardian.com is ru...
16:39 2019-06-05

In photos: U.S. women's soccer team celebrates in World Cup parade The U.S. women's soccer team celebrates their World Cup victory win with a ticker-tape parade at the Canyon of Heroes in New York City on July 10, 2019....
22:39 2019-07-10

Here is the giant pay disparity between the U.S. Women's National Team winning the World Cup vs. the men David Vincent/AP There is a giant pay disparity between the Women's World Cup and the Men's World Cup. According to a report, the U.S. Women's National Team will earn about $250,000 each for winning the World Cup, while the U.S. Men's National Team would earn about $1.1 million if they were to win ...
03:52 2019-07-08

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Heads Into World Cup on a Winning Note The U.S. women’s soccer team dominated its final tuneup game before the World Cup, beating Mexico 3-0 on Sunday at Red Bull Arena in New Jersey, then exited amid fireworks and a swell of cheers from a near-sellout crowd....
02:39 2019-05-27

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 22: United States The holders have a swashbuckling attack-first style and, though defence may be a concern, they’re still among the favouritesThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualif...
16:52 2019-06-06

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 2: South Korea Chelsea’s Ji So-yun is the star of the South Korea side which travels to France in the hope of reaching the knockout stagesThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualifi...
18:52 2019-05-27

The US team’s dispute over pay is a fight for women all over the world | Suzanne Wrack The US Women’s National Team remains embroiled in a bitter row with US Soccer. The final outcome will affect every womanWhen discussing the breakdown in pay and compensation talks between US Soccer and the US Women’s National Team, the presenter on ABC’s Good Morning America said to Megan Rapinoe an...
17:39 2019-08-18

Victorious US Women's World Cup team headed home The US women's soccer team is headed home following their 2-0 World Cup final win over the Netherlands. Tired, but elated, team members left their hotel in Lyon Monday after clinching their fourth title and second consecutive World Cup victory. (July 8)       ...
18:39 2019-07-08

US women's World Cup team comes under criticism for celebrating goals in blowout The U.S. women's 13-0 shellacking of Thailand to kick off their Women's World Cup title defense Tuesday inspired confidence, but also came under criticism from some who felt celebrating every goal showed poor sportsmanship....
09:13 2019-06-12

US women’s national team kicks off World Cup campaign against Thailand The United States women’s national soccer team is finally kick-starting its World Cup campaign when they hit the field against Thailand on Tuesday – and no one is more excited than their former teammate Heather O’Reilly....
02:39 2019-06-12

U.S. women’s soccer team opens World Cup defense with something to prove After early Group F matches against Thailand and Chile, the Americans are expected to face their first stiff test of the World Cup against Sweden, which ousted the United States from the Olympics three years ago....
23:26 2019-06-10

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 8: South Africa Banyana Banyana are on the rise but a tough group means a long stay at the tournament may be beyond their reachThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Women’s World Cup Experts’ Network, a cooperation between some of the best media organisations from the 24 countries who have qualified for Franc...
16:52 2019-05-30

U.S. women’s soccer team win 2019 World Cup over the Netherlands in 2-0 final _____ The U.S. women’s national soccer team proved their dominance at the 2019 Women’s World Cup by defeating the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday in the championship match. The victory in Lyon, France, marks the fourth world title for the U.S. women after taking home the cup in 1991, 1999 and ...
20:13 2019-07-07

Opinion: Not everybody is supporting US women's team in 2019 World Cup quest With Spain in the rear-view mirror and France on the horizon, most American sports fans are all on board with the U.S. women’s World Cup soccer team       ...
19:26 2019-06-27

U.S. women’s soccer team is using World Cup stage to shine spotlight on equality A media appearance highlighted the team's missions of defending their world championship, growing the game's audience and discussing issue of fairness....
02:26 2019-05-25

Twenty years ago, the U.S. women’s soccer team won the World Cup and changed the sport The dramatic victory by the American team over China in 1999 elevated soccer's profile in the United States, prompting girls and boys alike to start playing the sport....
17:26 2019-06-07

He worked security for the U.S. women, then chased a world title with the paralympic team Seth Jahn wrapped up a stint on the women's national team’s security detail before playing for the U.S. national paralympic squad at a tournament for those who have suffered traumatic brain injuries, stroke or cerebral palsy....
23:39 2019-07-14

U.S. women's soccer team plans five-game World Cup victory tour The United States women's soccer team will face Ireland in the first match of a five-game USA victory tour after claiming the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup title....
18:13 2019-07-12

American politicians, athletes offer support to women's World Cup team As the U.S. women's national team prepared to kick off their World Cup title defense, prominent figures from American politics, sports and even outer space flocked to social media on Tuesday to lend their support....
04:13 2019-06-12

27 incredible photos of the US women's soccer team that just dominated Netherlands in the World Cup final Rico Brouwer/Soccrates/Getty Images The US Women's National Team, or the USWNT, dominated the Netherlands on Sunday to win their second straight Women's World Cup trophy, defeating the Dutch 2-0. It's the fourth time the American women have won the competition. This team has been on a hot streak si...
14:13 2019-07-08

Soccer: Beyond World Cup, U.S. team eyes bigger trophy - support for women's game The U.S. women's national soccer team on Tuesday launch their bid for a fourth World Cup, but beyond lifting the trophy the squad are also aiming for a cultural breakthrough for the game....
18:39 2019-06-11

Trump, putting aside Rapinoe's attack, congratulates women's soccer team on World Cup win President Trump unequivocally congratulated the United States women's soccer team after its repeat World Cup win on Sunday -- putting aside, at least for the moment, the firestorm surrounding star forward Megan Rapinoe's vow never to visit the White House....
08:39 2019-07-08

Upstart Jamaican Women's World Cup team filled with American-born talent The Jamaican women’s soccer team was thrust into the spotlight Sunday, holding their own against one of the best squads in the world in Brazil during their first-ever Women’s World Cup match....
14:39 2019-06-10

Opinion: US women's soccer team personified America at its best with World Cup championship The U.S. women's World Cup title Sunday is one for the ages, for sure. More than that, though, they’re a team for the ages. For this age.       ...
04:26 2019-07-08

Former US women's soccer star Abby Wambach says World Cup win gives team leverage in equal pay fight Former U.S. women’s soccer star Abby Wambach said Wednesday the team winning the World Cup over the Netherlands gives them leverage in their fight over equal pay with the U.S. Soccer Federation....
18:26 2019-07-11

Ellen DeGeneres and Other Stars Cheer U.S. Women's Soccer Team's 2019 World Cup Victory USA! USA! USA! The U.S. Women's Soccer team beat The Netherlands to win the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup title with a 2-0 victory on Sunday. This marks the fourth such championship......
05:52 2019-07-08

David Beckham and Daughter Harper Meet and Cheer on Team England at Women's World Cup David Beckham is dad goals. The retired pro soccer champion is naturally rooting for England's Lionesses to win the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup and he and 7-year-old daughter......
23:39 2019-06-27

A top senator just introduced a bill to require equal pay for the US women's soccer team before the 2026 World Cup AP Photo/David Vincent Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia introduced a bill that would block federal funding for the 2026 World Cup unless the US Soccer Federation provides "equitable pay" for both the men's and women's national teams. The US Women's National Soccer Team won their fourth ...
02:39 2019-07-10

Bob Marley's daughter saves Jamaican women’s soccer team on World Cup path Cedella Marley, the daughter of legend Bob Marley, played a key role in resurrecting the Jamaican women's soccer team and its quest to the World Cup.        ...
01:39 2019-06-05

Women Sue F.B.I., Claiming Discrimination at Training Academy The women say they were exposed to a hostile work environment, sexual harassment and inappropriate jokes while training to become agents or intelligence analysts....
01:26 2019-05-30

Eagles TE Zach Ertz stands up for wife Julie, scoffs at critics of U.S. Women's World Cup team Philadelphia's Zach Ertz is excited about his wife, Julie, playing for the U.S. in the Women's World Cup. He plans to fly to Paris for next game.       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

Sixteen women sue FBI claiming 'good old boy' training discrimination: NYT Sixteen women filed a lawsuit against the FBI on Wednesday, claiming sexual discrimination and accusing it of running "a good old boy network" in its training program, the New York Times reported....
14:13 2019-05-30

USA star Allie Long urges every women's team to join fight for equal pay after boos at World Cup Final World Cup winner Allie Long urged every national team in women's football to join the fight for equal pay, after FIFA chief Gianni Infantino was humiliated at the Stade de Lyon on Sunday....
20:39 2019-07-08

The US deserve to be on a podium at the World Cup, not a pedestal The US have been accused of arrogance by many of their detractors. Those claims have some truth, but they use their aura to gain an edge“Well-behaved women seldom make history,” said the American historian Laurel Thatcher Ulrich.The US women’s soccer team are not well-behaved by conventional soccer ...
11:39 2019-07-04

Black women deserve better from Kamala Harris. Don't take our vote for granted | Malaika Jabali Instead of championing real structural change, Harris prefers shallow virtue-signalling. We’re waiting for moreWhen Senator Kamala Harris announced a student loan cancellation plan over the weekend, it was roundly, and justifiably, met with disdain. Convoluted and bloated with caveats, the plan woul...
22:26 2019-08-09

Politicians praise America's World Cup win, some say 'pay them what they deserve' The U.S. women’s soccer team lifted the World Cup trophy for the second time in four years on Sunday – leading to both praise and calls for equal pay from American politicians....
21:52 2019-07-07

Conan: Women's World Cup win may inspire US to get a men's soccer team Conan O'Brien, Desi Lydic of 'The Daily Show' and Jimmy Kimmel take a look at women's soccer, male shortcomings and pay in Best of Late Night.       ...
21:26 2019-07-09

Bill Buckner Didn't Deserve the Torment in the Aftermath of '86 World Series Bill Buckner’s death on Monday at age 69 inspired a long-overdue reappraisal of his career. One point especially worth reassessing is whether his infamous error in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series really cost the Boston Red Sox a title....
17:39 2019-05-28

FBI sued by 16 women claiming agency’s training program is ‘good old boy network’ 16 women have sued the FBI, saying they were the victims of sexual harassment during training from their male instructors.        ...
23:00 2019-05-30

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: New Zealand star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's New Zealand....
13:52 2019-05-26

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Australia star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup, continuing with defending champions Australia....
13:13 2019-05-24

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: England star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup, starting with the host nation, England....
08:39 2019-05-23

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Pakistan star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's the 2017 Champions Trophy winners, Pakistan....
08:39 2019-05-23

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Afghanistan star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's outsiders Afghanistan....
13:13 2019-05-24

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: India star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup, continuing with the strongly-fancied India....
12:52 2019-05-25

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Bangladesh star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's a Bangladesh side with a history of causing World Cup upsets....
12:52 2019-05-25

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: Sri Lanka star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's Sri Lanka....
17:26 2019-05-27

Cricket World Cup 2019 team-by-team guide: West Indies star men, strengths and weaknesses In a series of articles, Standard Sport takes a look at the ten teams bidding for glory at the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Next up, it's the first ever winners, the West Indies....
17:26 2019-05-27

New York Post proudly marches in Pride parade Posties got pride! A contingent of colorful New York Post staffers marched for the very first time in the annual Pride parade on Sunday. Nearly 150 Posties wore rainbow capes with “PRIDE” written in the Post’s signature font and matching T-shirts with “Love has no labels̶...
00:13 2019-07-01

Greece will proudly raise its head again, pledges new PM after poll victory Greece's new leader today vowed the country will "proudly raise its head again" after his conservative New Democracy party stormed to victory in a snap election....
14:26 2019-07-08

Hold the Applause for a Rate Cut When the Federal Reserve cuts rates, it is usually because something bad is happening. Investors, in their joy over the prospect of Fed easing, may have lost sight of that....
14:39 2019-06-09

The Fiver | A round of applause in recognition of another glorious FA triumph Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!For the second time in less than a year, English football fans have been put in a situation that is quite frankly intolerable. Yes, it’s a semi-final of a major tournament, one step from glory, and we all know how these effing things usually pan out...
17:26 2019-07-02

Mitch McConnell: 'The president deserves applause' on agreement with Mexico Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell congratulated President Trump after Trump’s gambit to force Mexico to adopt stiffer immigration policies paid off....
23:26 2019-06-11

This Is the Most Anticipated Women’s World Cup Ever. But Corruption and Abuse Still Block Women From Soccer The biggest women’s sports tournament of 2019 will begin in Paris on Friday. The top 24 teams in the world will be descending on France to compete for the title of World Champions at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The next six weeks will be ripe with anticipation and and we can prepare ours...
17:13 2019-06-05

French rooster in court for crowing too loudly Meet Maurice, the rooster whose early morning crowing has divided French opinion. His fans, including a chicken called Pompadour and a rooster called Jean-Rene, showed their support outside the court as his trial began....
17:52 2019-07-05

Chris Broussard Gets In His Car, Loudly Defends Himself From Kevin Durant At some point on Wednesday, as nationwide support for the meteor intensified, Fox Sports scoopster Chris Broussard balanced his phone on the dashboard of his car and defended himself from Kevin Durant’s attacks on his credibility. At the end of the day, this is about ethics in pettiness....
20:39 2019-05-23

CHEAP: YELL LOUDLY because there’s $60 off the JBL Charge 4 portable speaker What’s a party without good music and nice sound? Some Bluetooth speakers can become the life of the party, at home or outside. JBL’s Charge 4 portable Bluetooth speaker is one of them. Good news is that it’s selling for just $119.95 instead of its original price of $180. The 30W speaker will produc...
16:52 2019-08-05

World Cup parade: USWNT celebrates 2019 Women's World Cup championship USWNT won its fourth World Cup title July 7 — and Wednesday it celebrated in style with a ticker tape parade in New York.       ...
00:26 2019-07-11

FIFA Women's World Cup: Brazil's Marta overtakes Miroslav Klose as leading World Cup scorer She's a six-time world player of the year and has now scored 17 World Cup goals, but Marta has never won women's football's biggest prize. Judging by the competition in Group C, that could be a tall order this year too....
18:39 2019-06-19

Women's World Cup: Marta equals World Cup scoring record despite shock Brazil defeat Brazil star Marta enjoyed a record-breaking evening at the Women's World Cup but could not prevent her country from a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of Australia....
23:26 2019-06-13

US women honor '99 world cup champions, and America, with World Cup jerseys When the U.S. women’s national soccer team take the field in France next month for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup, they will have America’s support on their backs – quite literally....
19:13 2019-05-29

Women's World Cup: Impressive TV viewer numbers in Germany and around the world Germany's national team received notable ratings for their first two Women's World Cup games, continuing a worldwide trend of decent viewer numbers. Ticket sales have reportedly been less encouraging....
22:13 2019-06-14

Pyongyang Complains Loudly About Quieter U.S.-South Korean Exercises The U.S. and South Korea have toned down joint military exercises, but North Korea still accuses the two nations of saber rattling, complicating efforts to restart disarmament discussions....
19:00 2019-08-20

Latino celebrities in U.S. issue plea to 'speak out loudly against hate' Actresses Eva Longoria, America Ferrara and more than 200 other Latino artists and civil rights leaders on Friday penned a letter of support to the Latino community in the United States after a mass shooting in Texas and immigration raids in Mississippi....
22:13 2019-08-16

GOP Splits With President Trump as Senators Loudly Oppose Mexico Tariff Threat WASHINGTON — In a rare confrontation, Republican senators declared deep opposition Tuesday to President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico. But it’s unclear they have the votes to stop him, and Trump said they’d be “foolish&#...
04:13 2019-06-05

For U.S. Women’s Soccer Team, It’s Back to Work The Americans’ World Cup quarterfinal against France had been everyone’s focus for months. But now that the U.S. is into the semifinals, it has to beat England to get where it really wants to be....
03:13 2019-07-02

How to Stream the U.S. Women's Soccer Team Parade The U.S. Women’s Soccer team has broken records and captured our hearts in its run up to Sunday’s World Cup Finals victory; in return, we owe them a good old fashioned ticker tape parade....
17:52 2019-07-10

U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan "England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women\u0027s soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but does not think that England\u0027s women players should adopt a similar approach."...
16:52 2019-06-06

Bumble and Gen. G form first pro all-women 'Fortnite' team Women make up roughly 35 percent of Fortnite's players, but none of them were represented at this year's World Cup. Bumble, the women-first dating app, has teamed up with esports organization Gen. G in order to change that. The two companies have for......
12:26 2019-08-07

US Women's Soccer team arrives in US after win The U.S. Women's national team has arrived home following their World Cup win against the Netherlands. (July 8)       ...
03:26 2019-07-09

US men's soccer team express solidarity with women The United States Women's National Team have received support from the union representing their male counterparts in their ongoing legal dispute over equal pay. Elsewhere, coach Jill Ellis is to step down....
18:52 2019-07-31

German Women's World Cup referee Riem Hussein: Why shouldn't women referee a men's tournament? After making her first World Cup appearance in France earlier this summer, German referee Riem Hussein talks to DW about equality in sport, VAR and a personal record....
22:00 2019-07-18

'Bill Clinton talks loudly, fails to act': envoys’ barbed missives to John Major Foreign leaders Boris Yeltsin and François Mitterrand also subjects of gossipy anecdotes, papers showConfidential and sometimes unflattering appraisals of foreign leaders have been a staple of the diplomatic cable long before the leaking of the former US ambassador Kim Darroch’s emails.Boris Yeltsin...
13:26 2019-07-18

US women’s soccer team scores their own special Wheaties box The U.S. women’s national soccer team is joining a list of other world-class athletes who, since the 1950s, have graced the cover of the Wheaties cereal box....
17:52 2019-08-02

'You get used to the gunfire' – filming the Libyan women's football team Denounced on TV, they train at secret locations watched by armed guards. We meet the woman from Hastings who made a fascinating film about Libya’s guttsiest football squad‘Just what our country needs!” rails the imam sarcastically on Libyan TV. “A women’s football team! And what’s more, they chose t...
17:26 2019-05-31

Kate Markgraf Hired as G.M. of U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Markgraf, who will oversee the search for a coach to replace Jill Ellis, will report to Earnie Stewart, who was promoted to the new role of U.S. Soccer sporting director....
03:39 2019-08-13

Soccer: U.S. women's team right to fight for equality, says Duggan England forward Toni Duggan has said she supports the U.S. women's soccer team in their battle for equal pay with their male counterparts but does not think that England's women players should adopt a similar approach....
15:00 2019-06-06

EKU Women’s Basketball Announces Additions To 2019-20 Team EKU Athletics RICHMOND, Ky. – New EKU women’s basketball head coach Samantha Williams announced the addition of five new players to the team for the 2019-20 season. Menifee County High School all-state forward Emma Hacker was the first recruit under Williams to sign a National Letter of Intent...
02:00 2019-05-31

Ellis to step down as head coach of U.S. women's team "Jill Ellis, who led the U.S. women\u0027s national soccer team to consecutive World Cup victories, will step down as head coach in early October, U.S. Soccer said on Tuesday."...
18:39 2019-07-31

Where are they now? Key members of the 1999 U.S. women's winning team Twenty years after winning the World Cup title, a transformational moment in women's sport, many members of the '99ers are still involved in soccer.        ...
15:39 2019-06-07

Mediation Talks Between U.S. Women’s Team and U.S. Soccer Break Down The sessions had offered hope that the sides could resolve the team’s federal gender discrimination suit, but little progress and fiery news releases suggest that fight will continue....
05:26 2019-08-15

Talks between women's team, US Soccer end without resolution Players for the World Cup champion women's national team say mediation talks with the U.S. Soccer Federation in their dispute over equal pay are over       ...
08:39 2019-08-15

Mexico women's cricket team takes shot at success You'd be hard-pressed to trace cricket's history south of the border, but a group of Mexican women in the country's capital have patched together a revival in the hopes of writing the next chapter....
18:26 2019-05-23

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with women’s team over pay, gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with the women's national team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit over equal pay with the men's team, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....
23:26 2019-06-21

All Women's Team Selected For 2019 National Racing Championship The 2019 JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship (JKNRC) will see an all women's team in participation under Team Ahura for the second year. The brainchild of former racer and team owner of Ahura......
13:00 2019-06-07

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Ends Mediation Talks Without Agreement The U.S. women’s soccer team ended mediation talks with the U.S. Soccer Federation on Wednesday without reaching an agreement on its gender-discrimination lawsuit....
05:00 2019-08-15

New York showers confetti, love on U.S. women's soccer team Amid confetti and chants of "equal pay," New York honored the U.S. women's soccer team on Wednesday with a ticker-tape parade up the "Canyon of Heroes," celebrating its World Cup triumph and hailing the players' emergence as icons of women's rights....
20:39 2019-07-10

The U.S. women’s soccer team’s battle for equality is transcending sport The lasting impact of the World Cup champions could go beyond boosting soccer participation and selling merchandise to helping shape larger cultural and social issues....
02:39 2019-07-10

Talks break down, U.S. women's soccer team turn to court The female players who sued the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) for equal pay reported that talks broke down on Wednesday and said they were now turning their attention to the courts where they are "eagerly look forward to a jury trial"....
14:13 2019-08-16

U.S. Soccer agrees to mediation with U.S. women’s team over gender discrimination: WSJ The U.S. Soccer Federation has reached a tentative agreement for mediation with 28 players in the U.S. women's soccer team to resolve complaints in a lawsuit in which the women are seeking equal pay with the men's soccer team and improvements in working conditions, the Wall Street Journal reported o...
19:52 2019-06-21

The U.S. women’s soccer team’s battle for equality is transcending sports The World Cup champions' impact could go beyond boosting soccer participation and selling merchandise to helping shape larger cultural and social issues....
02:39 2019-07-10

US Soccer, women’s team tentatively agree to mediate lawsuit REIMS, France (AP) — U.S. Soccer and players for the women’s national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay. The federation and representatives for the players confirmed the agreement, first reported in th...
14:13 2019-06-22

'They're icons': US women's champion team honored with New York parade Women’s World Cup winners to go down ‘Canyon of Heroes’USA beat Netherlands 2-0 to capture second straight titleThe US women’s soccer team, fresh from its second straight World Cup triumph, has returned to Manhattan’s “Canyon of Heroes” on Wednesday morning to be honored by New Yorkers with a tradit...
16:39 2019-07-10

Christian views may have kept star player off US women’s soccer team, some say As the U.S. women’s World Cup champions continue to celebrate their recent triumph, some observers are wondering whether a top-tier American player was left off the team because of her religious views....
07:52 2019-07-11

Soccer: Markgraf named general manager of U.S. women's team U.S. Soccer on Monday appointed former player Kate Markgraf as general manager of the World Cup-winning women's team where she will lead the search for a new head coach following Jill Ellis' announcement last month that she would step down....
03:13 2019-08-13

| Swiss women team player missing after swimming accident A player on Switzerland's national women's football team, Florijana Ismaili, has been declared missing after a swimming accident on Lake Como in northern Italy....
15:39 2019-06-30

US women's soccer team caps off send-off series with 3-0 win over Mexico Cheers of “Let’s Go U.S.” from an energetic crowd in New Jersey’s Red Bull Arena gave the U.S. women’s national soccer team an emphatic farewell as the 23 ladies head off to Europe for the 2019 Women’s World Cup....
03:00 2019-05-27

BJP Lawmaker Hans Raj Hans' Poetic Performance Wins Opposition Applause Helping one side score a few points over another, poetry and couplets have long been a tradition in parliamentary discussions. On Wednesday, a recitation by a lawmaker from the ruling party, however,......
16:00 2019-07-03

Confetti flies on Broadway as New York fetes U.S. women's soccer team Amid confetti and chants of "equal pay," New York honored the U.S. women's soccer team on Wednesday with a ticker-tape parade down the "Canyon of Heroes," celebrating its World Cup triumph and paying tribute to the players' emergence as icons of women's rights....
17:13 2019-07-10

'This is the reality': Santos women's football team sleep in hotel lobby ‘This is the respect people have,’ says Santos coach Team were travelling to play Iranduba two days laterThe coach of Santos women’s team has criticised the Brazilian Football Confederation after her players were forced to spend part of the night in a hotel lobby before a crucial first division game...
11:00 2019-07-17

'Timing is right’: Jill Ellis to step down as U.S. women’s national team coach Ellis, the first national team coach (men’s or women’s) in 81 years to win consecutive World Cup championships, will step down after a five-game victory tour that will begin on Saturday....
21:52 2019-07-31

Watch Live: U.S. women's soccer team parade in NYC 'Canyon of Heroes' The U.S. women's soccer team will be honored along New York City's "Canyon of Heroes" Wednesday morning during a ticker tape parade, three days after beating the Netherlands to capture the World Cup title....
17:39 2019-07-10

Presidential candidates back U.S. women's soccer team's pay-equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup holders keep obliterating the opposition in their pursuit of a fourth title in France....
15:52 2019-06-18

Soccer: French women's team moves out of training camp to make way for men PARIS - The French men's soccer team has moved into the national training camp ahead of a weekend friendly, forcing the women's squad to leave their rooms just days before the Women's World Cup gets underway....
16:13 2019-05-30

US Soccer, women's team tentatively agree to mediate lawsuit U.S. Soccer and players for the women's national team have tentatively agreed to mediate a lawsuit that accuses the federation of gender discrimination and seeks equitable pay       ...
15:00 2019-06-22

European final a step in "spectacular progress" for Barca women's team Barcelona are making their first appearance in the women's Champions League final against holders Olympique Lyonnais on Saturday but landing a maiden European title is just one part of the club's grand ambitions in the booming women's game....
11:00 2019-05-23

Trump Praises US Women's Soccer Team On Win, Days After Spat With Captain U.S. President Donald Trump praised the women's national soccer team in the wake of their World Cup triumph on Sunday and said he would look into inviting them to the White House, just days after a......
08:00 2019-07-08

'Equal pay' fight resonates as New York fetes U.S. women's soccer team The U.S. women's soccer team, fresh from its second-consecutive World Cup victory over the weekend, will return to Manhattan's "Canyon of Heroes" on Wednesday to be honored by New Yorkers with a traditional ticker tape parade....
12:52 2019-07-10

Kenyan women’s lacrosse team gets game-changing gift from opponents in Peterborough, Ont. Team Kenya was competing in a women’s lacrosse world championship in Peterborough, but it was at a major disadvantage. A competing team stepped in to help....
06:13 2019-08-14

Secret brand deodorant donates $529,000 to US women's soccer team to help close pay gap Procter & Gamble and its Secret deodorant, a sponsor of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team, is now supporting its members' fight for equal pay.       ...
23:39 2019-07-14

Indian Women's Hockey Team Wins FIH Series Finals, Beats Japan 3-1 Captain Rani Rampal gave India the lead in the 3rd minute before drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur struck twice (45th and 60th minutes) late in the match to set up the win....
16:13 2019-06-23

U.S. women's soccer team, Alex Morgan keep on winning at 2019 ESPY Awards The U.S. women's soccer team kept their victory party going Wednesday night during the 27th annual ESPY Awards in Los Angeles, adding Best Team to their recent FIFA Women's World Cup championship....
15:26 2019-07-11

England captain Sarah Hunter adds to call for women’s Lions team • Hunter eyes tours to France, North America and New Zealand• England coach Simon Middelton: ‘It is a great idea’The British & Irish Lions are coming under increasing pressure to create a women’s team after the England head coach, Simon Middleton, and the captain, Sarah Hunter, threw their weight be...
19:00 2019-06-01

Rapinoe says US women's soccer team would be 'very happy to accept' Schumer's invite to Senate The U.S. women's soccer team's star forward Megan Rapinoe told reporters Monday that the team would be “very happy to accept” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s invitation to come to Capitol Hill to celebrate their victory and discuss equal pay legislation....
05:13 2019-07-09

Olympics: Plans stall for unified Korean team at women's hockey event South Korea will send its own team to the women's Hockey Series Finals next month after talks with North Korea over fielding a unified team at the Olympic qualifying event stalled, Yonhap News Agency reported....
09:00 2019-05-23

USA's formidable women's team is no accident. It's a product of public policy | Moira Donegan Thank title IX for the dominance of our female sports stars. The law has nurtured several generations of women and girlsOn Sunday, USA will play the final of the Women’s World Cup against the Netherlands, and there’s a good chance the Americans will win. Victory would bring a fourth world title for ...
15:13 2019-07-06

Why are NBA superstars shunning Team USA at the World Cup? The Americans will have only one player from the All-NBA team on their roster in China. But that could make for an interesting tournamentAnthony Davis, LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Kawhi Leonard, James Harden, Kyrie Irving, Damian Lillard, Zion Williamson… those are just some of the American superst...
12:26 2019-08-12

At World Cup, U.S. Team’s Pride Is Felt by Others, Too The United States women’s team has been a source of inspiration to L.G.B.T. soccer players in France, who say they do not enjoy the same freedom to be themselves....
21:26 2019-06-29

Florida Tech wins its first women’s golf national title in last match before the team is eliminated Florida Tech wins the NCAA Division II Women's Golf Championship after being told in February that the team would be dissolved next year.        ...
17:52 2019-05-21

Argentina women's basketball team forced to forfeit game after wearing wrong uniform You'd be hard-pressed to think of a more painful tournament exit than what happened to the Argentina women's basketball team.       ...
23:26 2019-08-08

Afghanistan Soccer Head Banned For Life For Sexually Abusing Women's National Team Players FIFA’s ethics committee has found Keramuudin Karim, former President of the Afghanistan Football Federation, guilty of sexually and physically abusing multiple members of the women’s national team. Karim is now banned for life from all international and national soccer activities, and was fined the ...
21:52 2019-06-08

Sam Kerr fires warning to Australian women's team critics after wild, come from behind win over Brazil: 'We're back, so suck on that one' Photo by ERIC GAILLARD / Reuters Sam Kerr fired a warning to her team's fiercest critics Thursday. Kerr, captain of the Australia team at the FIFA Women's World Cup, played a critical and controversial role in the 3-2 win over Brazil. She was offside but not affecting play when Monica scored an own...
00:26 2019-06-14

| Team SA primed for Sprint World Champs South African contingent of eleven paddlers are preparing for the biggest sprint regatta of the year, this year’s ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships....
18:39 2019-08-20

Opinion: 1999 World Cup team still the best the US has had — for now Picking the best U.S. women's soccer team is a nearly impossible task, but since Ali Kreiger raised the question, Nancy Armour gives it a shot.       ...
00:00 2019-06-24

Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Women's National Soccer Team Live Their Best Lives at Parade of Champions It's time to celebrate! The Women's National Soccer Team received a very warm welcome in New York City on Wednesday morning. The team, who defeated the Netherlands to win the 2019......
19:39 2019-07-10

U.S. women's national soccer team coach Jill Ellis shares wisdom with Miami Dolphins Fresh off her team's World Cup title, Jill Ellis dropped by Dolphins training camp to help inspire a team trying to find its footing.       ...
03:52 2019-08-07

FIFA Drops Plan for 48-Team World Cup in 2022 Unable to find co-hosts for a larger tournament, FIFA dropped a proposal championed by its president and said the 2022 tournament would remain at 32 teams....
21:39 2019-05-22

Kawasaki Racing Team claim first world title "Kawasaki Racing Team emerged victors at the Suzuka 8 Hours after a disrupted race finish. Yamaha Factory Racing Team and Red Bull Honda rounded off the podium after an incredible finish at this year’s race, which handed Team SRC Kawasaki France their first world title."...
18:00 2019-07-31

Former MLBer turns NYIT into College World Series team About three weeks ago, before any tournament games and before the idea things could go this far took hold, Jimmy Goelz tossed out an offhand remark about preparing for the field in Cary, N.C., expecting his players at New York Institute of Technology to push back. Cary is the site for the Division I...
10:52 2019-05-31

| SA Girls U14 team to fly African flag at World Tennis finals The SA U14 Girls team will fly the African flag after their stunning qualification through to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Junior Tennis Finals....
15:39 2019-06-30

Sloane Stephens coming to New York for World Team Tennis Sloane Stephens will play one match with the New York Empire this summer, The Post has learned. Stephens, the 2017 US Open winner who’s currently ranked No. 7 in the world, will play for the Empire in it’s July 18 home match against the Orange County Breakers at Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learni...
21:39 2019-06-06

Tennis: Anderson, Isner to lead Team World in Laver Cup World number eight Kevin Anderson will lead John McEnroe's Team World at the Laver Cup in Geneva in September, with John Isner, Milos Raonic and Denis Shapovalov also named to take on Team Europe....
19:00 2019-07-03

Semenya, Van Niekerk named in S Africa world championship team Double Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has been included in South Africa's preliminary team for this year's world championships in Doha, though it is dependent on the outcome of her appeal to the Swiss Federal Tribunal....
21:52 2019-06-10

Dota 2 Team Sent Packing From World Championship After Tragic Misclick Painful counterfactuals stalk even the best athletes. On Monday, Manchester United star Paul Pogba missed an easy penalty, dooming his team to a 1-1 draw against a lesser opponent. Last night, a Dota 2 player tried to ban a particular hero from the match, but ended up selecting him instead....
05:26 2019-08-22

The U.S. World Cup team’s greatest challenge: Rising European powers After major investments, England and France have joined Germany and the United States at the top of the international rankings and brought greater parity among the favorites at the 2019 World Cup....
20:13 2019-06-14

Do the USA women need to win the World Cup to win it all? The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the USWNTWhen the US women’s national team takes the field in France in June, they will be fighting for their football lives on the world’s biggest stage....
11:26 2019-05-22

The sustainable surfer: meet the team behind the world's first fully recyclable wetsuit It is estimated that 380 tonnes of wetsuit waste is dumped every year. But one company has come up with a radical solutionOut the top of St Agnes, a steep village on Cornwall’s north coast, sits a small utopia. The disused mine stack at Wheal Kitty overlooks a group of warehouses reinventing local i...
17:26 2019-08-08

Team Profile, England: Hosts Desperate To Break World Cup Duck England will kick-start the tournament with everything seemingly in place to finally win a trophy that has eluded them for the competition's entire 44-year history...
13:01 2019-05-23

Kyle Lowry withdraws from USA FIBA World Cup team due to thumb injury He had surgery last month to repair a torn tendon that dogged him during the NBA playoffs, and was hopeful of being on the floor as early as Tuesday when the Americans resume practice in El Segundo, California....
00:26 2019-08-13

How Afghanistan cricket team went from refugee camps to competing with the world's best There has been a sense, through the first half of a disappointing second World Cup campaign for Afghanistan, that an early chapter of their cricketing history is closing....
19:13 2019-06-18

Mahela Jayawardene Declines Role In Sri Lanka World Cup 2019 Team Last year, a committee featuring Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara and Aravinda de Silva had also submitted a report on Sri Lankan cricket, only to be ignored....
13:39 2019-05-26

England sauna sessions prepare team for heat of World Cup in Nice • England Women prepare for hot conditions against Scotland• Phil Neville says giving players bad news ‘worst part’ of jobPhil Neville has already moved on from England Women’s surprise 1-0 defeat by New Zealand in their final warm-up game, his attentions having turned to the “worst part” of his job...
20:00 2019-06-02

PM Modi Talks About Team India's "Fighting Spirit" After World Cup Exit As Indian cricket team crashed out of world cup after losing against New Zealand in a low-score thriller, Prime Minister Narendra Modi applauded the "fighting spirit" of the team which put up a tough......
22:52 2019-07-10

Raheem Sterling insists England have made big strides since World Cup and are now a better team Raheem Sterling believes England are now a better team than the one that lost the World Cup semi-final a year ago and will prove it against Netherlands on Thursday....
15:39 2019-06-06

Opinion: Megan Rapinoe embodies all the swagger, fearlessness of the US World Cup team The U.S. women’s team took over New York as it did the World Cup – with a swagger and fearlessness never before seen in so many young American women.       ...
00:26 2019-07-11

2022 World Cup in Qatar to remain as a 32-team tournament, Fifa announces • World game’s governing body considered having 48 teams• Feasibility study shows increasing size of event is not practicalEfforts by the president of Fifa, Gianni Infantino, to expand the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams, which he said could help heal hostilities in the Middle East, have concluded in fai...
23:26 2019-05-22

Sunnyside Little League team 1 win away from advancing to World Series after dramatic “walk-off” win Izaiah Moraga w/ homer for Sunnyside LL in bottom of last inning (Tied things up in dramatic fashion). Then-walk off hit & celebration as Sunnyside LL wins in dramatic fashion. Here’s my “sportscast cutin” Even @UArizonaPres Robbins tweeted: “We want whole team to be Wildcats...
07:13 2019-08-10

Antarctica team to search world's oldest ice for climate change clues Scientists are setting out to drill for the world’s oldest ice, in a bid to shed light on a dramatic tipping point in the world’s climate 900,000 years ago...
15:00 2019-05-21

Jofra Archer Included As England Announce 15-Member World Cup Team Jofra Archer's late bid for a World Cup place was rewarded with the Barbados-born fast bowler being named in hosts England's 15-man squad for the tournament....
19:26 2019-05-21

Women's World Cup: Top 10 goals so far The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup has been loaded with spectacular scores, but UPI broke down the best of the best with the top finishes from the first two rounds of the group stage in France....
23:01 2019-06-18

How to bet the 2019 women’s World Cup An already busy summer sports betting schedule will soon be joined by the 2019 women’s World Cup. Host France and the United States are virtual co-favorites entering the event, which begins Friday in Paris. A few notes of importance: The tournament expanded to 24 teams in 2015 (group play features s...
22:00 2019-06-04

Women's World Cup 2019: What to look out for on day seven Brazil aim to maintain their winning start to the Fifa Women's World Cup against Australia in Group C, while day seven also sees South Africa face China....
18:26 2019-06-13

U.S. Wins Women's World Cup The U.S. defeated the Netherlands, 2-0, to win their fourth Women’s World Cup title in 28 years. The victory came after rounds where the defending champions faced teams that were designed to take the Americans down....
20:00 2019-07-07

Opinion: U.S. soccer team bench a lot like White Walkers, and that should scare World Cup foes Americans will have luxury of bringing in players like Carli Lloyd, Christen Press and Mallory Pugh as subs at the World Cup next month in France.        ...
22:52 2019-05-26

Maddy Freking becomes sixth girl to pitch at Little League World Series, gets team out of jam Maddy Freking became the sixth girl to pitch at the Little League World Series on Sunday and more than held her own on the mound.       ...
02:26 2019-08-19

How Todd Frazier inspired New Jersey’s latest Little League World Series team Mets third baseman Todd Frazier, proud New Jerseyan that he is, has been keeping an eye on the Garden State squad that just reached the Little League World Series. Turns out they’ve been watching him for a lot longer. Matter of fact, the team wouldn’t even exist without him. Elmora Youth Little Leag...
22:00 2019-08-11

Mauritania rise from fourth worst team in world to Africa’s grand stage In 2012 only Bhutan, San Marino and the Turks & Caicos Islands were ranked below the desert nation but a football revolution has delivered an Africa Cup of Nations debutUntil recently it could have been said that the only way for Mauritania to reach the Africa Cup of Nations would be to dispense wit...
14:39 2019-06-22

A pro ‘Fortnite’ player is suing his team and the entire esports world could feel the fallout In a lawsuit that could drastically alter how esports player contracts are structured, Turner "Tfue" Tenney is claiming his team illegally restricted his earnings from sponsorship deals....
00:00 2019-05-22

Sam Curran wants England Test team to build on World Cup success against Ireland and in Ashes Sam Curran believes England's Test team will be inspired by their 50-over counterparts' maiden World Cup triumph when they face Ireland at Lord's next week and in the Ashes that follow....
19:39 2019-07-18

Cricket World Cup: England team react to Ben Stokes' 'catch of the century' - video Ben Stokes soaked up the plaudits after his one-handed wonder catch got England’s World Cup campaign under way with a crushing victory in which the hosts beat South Africa by 104 runs.Eoin Morgan feels excitement and relief as England open with World Cup win Continue reading......
00:26 2019-05-31

U.S. men's soccer team inspired, motivated by U.S. women's success The U.S. men's soccer team has been following the USWNT in their chase for a fourth World Cup title. The men's team will play for a Gold Cup title.       ...
08:26 2019-07-06

Powerhouse US women’s soccer team driving boom in youth soccer program sign-ups The team’s smashing success is sending enrollment in youth soccer programs into overdrive, turning 10-year-olds into seasoned analysts, and even winning over a few boys, coaches and young players....
07:13 2019-07-07

West Ham women's football team appoints first skin consultant in history of football Dr Raul Cetto has been appointed on a part-time basis "to offer insight and expertise into caring for their skin whilst working a high-octane job to help protect and perfect their skin"...
19:00 2019-08-06

Soccer: Ebi set for fifth women’s World Cup appearance Defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included on Saturday in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in France....
00:52 2019-05-26

Women's World Cup: Who's playing, schedule and everything else you need to know The highly anticipated 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup kicks off on June 7 for a month-long tournament that will take 24 teams and thousands of fans all across France....
22:26 2019-05-28

Why everyone is talking about goalkeepers at the Women's World Cup Talking to the BBC at half-time, England coach Phil Neville said that his team was facing the best goalkeeper at the Women's World Cup. The evidence over 90 minutes to back up the Englishman's claim was compelling....
01:13 2019-06-20

Law changes for women's World Cup but not Nations League Changes to the laws of the soccer, which came into effect at the start of the month, will not be applied to this week's Nations League finals but will be enforced at the women's World Cup in France, which kicks off on Saturday....
13:52 2019-06-04

The Women’s World Cup has never seen a matchup quite like USA vs. France It's a quarterfinal, not the final, but few international women’s team sports events have generated such buzz as the faceoff between the reigning Americans and the fast-rising French....
23:52 2019-06-27

5 Big Stories to Watch in the Women’s World Cup The FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 kicks off in Paris on Friday. From new teams to new kits to a new host, here’s your cheat sheet for this year’s tournament. Eyes of the world Women’s soccer is more popular in the U.S. than anywhere else in the world. The dominance of the men&#...
17:13 2019-06-05

If you enjoyed the World Cup, here’s how to keep up with women’s soccer in the U.S. If the World Cup marked the point where you got interested in women's soccer, here's how and where you can keep up with the National Women Soccer League (NWSL) and where you can find the World Cup stars near your city....
02:13 2019-07-11

Women's World Cup: Revolution in Spain With Champions League finalists and record attendances, women's football is booming in Spain. Now at only their second ever World Cup, some even have them down as dark horses for the title. Their next opponents? Germany....
18:13 2019-06-11

FIFA Is Screwing Up The Women's World Cup On Wednesday, FIFA approved the expansion of the 2023 Women’s World Cup from 24 teams to 32, ignoring concerns about match quality and financial investment in an attempt to capitalize on the growing popularity of women’s soccer. It’s a very FIFA move, as no entity is better at taking a good idea and...
18:26 2019-08-01

Remembering the 1999 Women's World Cup US players from the victorious '99 World Cup team -- widely credited with changing attitudes towards the women's game -- remember the tournament 20 years on....
19:26 2019-06-27

Breaking down the lines for Women’s World Cup In what’s shaping up as a dream finale for the July Fourth weekend, the Stars and Stripes will try will try to win the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Sunday morning against the Netherlands (Fox, 11 a.m., don’t forget the early kickoff). The United States women’s national team likely will close near a 1-g...
02:39 2019-07-08

Women's World Cup: 6 things we've learned so far The women's World Cup has been exhilarating and controversial in equal measure; a fortnight of highs and lows, and thrills and spills. Here's what we have learned during the first two weeks of the tournament....
02:00 2019-06-21

The Fiver | The Women’s World Cup is over, and it has been good Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Even Sir Kim Darroch would have to admit that USA! USA!! USA!!! get something right when it comes to women’s football. The nation’s Megan Rapinoe-baiting leadership might very well be “diplomatically clumsy and inept” but clumsiness and ineptitude a...
18:52 2019-07-08

Women's World Cup: six things we've learned so far The women's World Cup has been exhilarating and controversial in equal measure; a fortnight of highs and lows, and thrills and spills. Here's what we have learned during the first two weeks of the tournament....
13:13 2019-06-21

Meet one of the most inspiring women in the world The life-size bronze figure of accomplished Zimbabwean scholar Tererai Trent will be unveiled in the United States to celebrate Women's Equality Day in August....
14:52 2019-05-21

US Soccer hires two DC lobbying firms amid equal-pay fight against women's soccer team: report The U.S. Soccer Federation reportedly hired two Washington lobbyists to argue the World Cup-winning women’s national team isn’t under paid amid a gender discrimination lawsuit....
23:39 2019-08-09

Coach accuses Little League World Series team of ‘dishonorable,’ ‘disgusting’ sign stealing Rhode Island defeated New Hampshire to win the New England regional championship, but the New Hampshire coach wasn't pleased with his opponent's sportsmanship....
01:26 2019-08-15

NASCAR fans get the racing they deserve A typical criticism of NASCAR racing is that it's just a bunch of people “driving in circles for two hours.” It’s a critique borne out of ignorance as much as it is a dislike of the sport. The reality is, operating a 3,400-pound race car at speeds over 200 mph with other cars mere inches away requir...
17:26 2019-05-21

Undocumented Seniors Deserve Healthcare, Too Put this one under small victories. California will expand Medicaid to undocumented adults between the ages of 19 and 25, making all undocumented adults under 26 eligible for Medicaid—if, like California citizens, they make under $17,236, or a bit more than half of what most one-bedroom apartments i...
21:52 2019-06-10

New music from Lindsay Lohan is exactly what we deserve Over the past few years, whenever we’ve come across Lindsay Lohan news it was usually accompanied with a bit of a WTF element—mainly because she was doing things like handing out unsolicited legal advice or defending Trump or accosting homeless Russian people on the street. So this latest revelation...
03:13 2019-06-04

7 Classic Cartoons That Deserve A TV Special With a wide variety of animated movies and TV series accessible around the clock, it’s easy for viewers to fall into the bottomless pit of nostalgia that is streaming classic cartoons....
19:00 2019-08-24

The Women's World Cup Has Already Been Marred By Some Corny VAR Bullshit There is no shortage of arguments to be made against the proliferation of replay review in soccer, and I won’t bog down this blog post with points we’ve already made on the site many times over. Besides, the argument against the VAR decision from today’s Women’s World Cup opening match between Franc...
07:13 2019-06-08

U.S. favorites in toughest-ever Women's World Cup field The United States may be favorites to retain their Women's World Cup title but the rapid development of the game globally means they will face a tougher field than ever before when the tournament gets underway in France on Friday....
15:00 2019-06-06

Women's World Cup: US fans full of excitement The success of the American women's football team has led to record television numbers in the United States. But the boom in front of the screens isn't being reflected in the youth football - not yet anyway....
18:39 2019-07-06

The Women's World Cup Still Belongs To America, But For How Much Longer? The strongest testament to the United States’ comprehensive supremacy in women’s soccer is how unspectacular their successful defense of the World Cup title was this summer....
11:13 2019-07-09

A world first: Women at the helm of every UN Regional Commission Although United Nations Regional Commissions have been in existence for more than 70 years, for the first time ever, each one is currently headed by a woman designated by Secretary-General António Guterres. This accomplishment underscores that, since the day he took office, the UN chief has been det...
18:13 2019-05-21

US defend title to win fourth Women's World Cup The US did what was expected of them in a tense, tight and terrific final in Lyon. The Netherlands put up a fight, but a VAR check in the second half proved the turning point in a game the US deserved to win....
22:26 2019-07-07

England v Cameroon: Women's World Cup last 16 – live! Minute-by-minute updates on the match in ValenciennesPhil Neville: ‘I’ve seen nothing that gives me fear’Any comments? Email Will | tweet @will_unwin 3.58pm BST It’s a knockout!2 - Cameroon have reached the knockout stages of the #FIFAWWC for the second tournament in a row (also 2015); they lost 0-1...
17:13 2019-06-23

10 Women's World Cup 2019 Heroines To Champion Now England may have crashed out, but there's still plenty to celebrate. From the Brazilian legend for whom lipstick is war paint to the American force taking President Trump to task, meet the World Cup 2019's most inspiring participants...
12:26 2019-07-03

USA on course for glory at the Women's World Cup — but its era of dominance may be under threat The U.S. has the chance take home the FIFA Women's Soccer World Cup on Sunday for a fourth time, but on the evidence of the 2019 tournament its era of dominance may struggle to be extended....
12:39 2019-07-05

Women's World Cup 2019: The most important in history The eighth edition of the Women's World Cup has been described as the most important in history. Kicking off in Paris on Friday, the tournament certainly promises to be the best yet....
12:52 2019-06-07

Fox Sports will stream every Women's World Cup game in 4K Fox Sports offered 4K streams for the 2018 FIFA World Cup last year, but in order to watch them, you had to own a HiSense TV. For the Women's World Cup that begins Friday in France, those higher quality streams will be more readily available. The net......
02:13 2019-06-06

Argentina women will cap amazing turnaround at World Cup When Argentina play at the women’s World Cup in France next month they will cap one of the most remarkable journeys in sport, from a team that did not exist two years ago to one competing on the biggest stage....
21:26 2019-05-27

Women's World Cup: Norway and Nigeria are worlds apart Norway beat Nigeria 3-0 at the Women's World Cup on Saturday. The two teams are worlds apart on the field and are also are fighting very different battles in their quest for equality, writes DW's Barbara Mohr in Reims....
20:26 2019-06-09

USA 3-0 Chile: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened Champions qualify for last 16 with comfortable winUS will now face Sweden to decide group winnersCarli Lloyd deprived of hat-trick after missing penalty 7.11pm BST And the report from today’s game is up and running now for your reading pleasure. Thanks for your emails and tweets today: Related: Carl...
22:00 2019-06-16

The problems that may stop the US retaining the Women's World Cup The Americans have arguably the best squad in France this summer. But they are far from a perfect unit as they aim to become world champions againThe US women’s national team are considered a favorite to win next month’s World Cup, and there’s good reason for it. The team are No1 in the world rankin...
14:26 2019-05-27

Breaking down the full US women’s World Cup roster With the U.S. Women’s National Team set to open their World Cup title defense versus Venezuela at 2 p.m. Sunday on Fox, here is a look at the roster that is tasked with getting the job done. Keepers Alyssa Naeher Hometown: Stratford, Conn. After being awarded the 2014 NSWL Goalkeeper of the Ye...
08:39 2019-06-09

Netherlands v Cameroon: Women's World Cup – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the game in ValenciennesSuzanne Wrack: England win shows they have spark and fightAny thoughts? You can email John or tweet @johnbrewin_ 1.58pm BST Something of a shock to see Dominique Bloodworth line up at centre-back when she has been such an attacking force for Ars...
15:13 2019-06-15

The Women’s World Cup’s Other Inequality: Rich vs. Poor Pay is not the only notable gap in women’s soccer. There is also the matter of federation support. Fund-raising in Florida, Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz know this as well as anyone....
17:00 2019-05-24

Women’s World Cup: Odds point to US over Sweden For practical purposes, the 2019 women’s World Cup starts Thursday for the United States. It faces Sweden, its first competitive opponent, in the final game of group play (FOX, 3 p.m.). Both the U.S. and Sweden already have qualified for the 16-team knockout bracket. Each swept Thailand and Chile in...
19:13 2019-06-20

Women’s World Cup will be best ever but is it because of or despite Fifa? | Kieran Pender Over 45,000 fans loved the opening ceremony as France kicked off the event in style but will it be enough for the French public to overcome a reticence regarding the women’s game?The Parisian weather failed to dampen a colourful opening to the Women’s World Cup on Friday, with the French musician Ja...
02:26 2019-06-08

Women's World Cup: Why England v Norway should excite us With England through to the Women's World Cup quarter finals, football could well and truly be coming home. Here are six reasons to be excited about this evening's England v Norway match....
20:26 2019-06-27

The scene during the Women’s World Cup Champions Parade Co-captain Megan Rapinoe and teammates rode on a float with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who waved an American flag as the parade made its way through Manhattan....
17:13 2019-07-10

Women's World Cup: China looks to reignite former glories The Steel Roses aren't the force they once were. But with football a key priority for the Chinese government, how far can they go in meeting the country's lofty ambitions?...
20:39 2019-06-08

Soccer: U.S. '99 World Cup win should have done more for women's game - Foudy The United States' World Cup triumph on home soil in 1999 was a watershed moment for the sport but midfielder Julie Foudy had hoped it would help the women's game grow at a much faster pace....
20:39 2019-05-22

Women's World Cup TV Viewership Is on a Record Pace The Women’s World Cup is just past the halfway mark and already it is on pace to break several viewership records, both in the U.S. and across the globe....
05:39 2019-06-23

France storms to win in Women's World Cup opener A good host must be confident and entertaining but not must completely dominate proceedings. France took notice of two of those three nuggets of advice at least, as the home nation ensured a copybook start to its Women's World Cup campaign with a commanding performance against South Korea....
02:26 2019-06-08

FIFA Says 10 Countries May Bid for 2023 Women’s World Cup The enthusiasm is the latest sign of growing interest and potential investment in the women’s game, but FIFA’s decision to expand the event will leave the host nation a narrow window to prepare....
22:00 2019-08-19

Women's World Cup: Equal pay tweets skyrocket after USA win Tweets related to pay skyrocketed following the United States Women's National Team's win against the Netherlands in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup final....
09:52 2019-07-09

Norway v Australia: Women's World Cup last 16 – live! Updates on the Matildas’ game at the Stade de NiceAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 7.36pm BST The line-ups are in. First-up, here’s Australia:4-3-3: Williams; Carpenter; Kennedy; Catley; Kellond-Knight; van Egmond; Yallop; Logarzo; Raso; Kerr (c); FoordSTARTING XI | Here's how we line up a...
20:52 2019-06-22

Eleven stars to watch at the Women's World Cup If Phil Neville’s England can match or better the team’s 2015 Women’s World Cup showing over the next few weeks in France, interest levels at home will be unprecedented....
05:39 2019-06-06

U.S.A. vs. France: Live Updates from Women’s World Cup The most anticipated match of the World Cup — a showdown between the United States and France in Paris — will send one team to the semifinals and the other on its way home....
21:39 2019-06-28

Women's World Cup 2019: what are your hopes and expectations? The most anticipated Women’s World Cup in history is just days away. How will your country fare? Host nation France kick off the 2019 Women’s World Cup on Friday as they play South Korea at the Parc des Princes. They are one of several sides fancying their chances of lifting the trophy on 7 July. US...
15:26 2019-06-03

Women’s World Cup Preview: Meet the Teams There will be 552 players representing 24 countries at the World Cup in France. Some are household names. Many are not. Here’s a primer before the tournament begins Friday....
22:39 2019-06-04

USA 13-0 Thailand: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened USA break World Cup record as they hit 13 past hapless ThailandHope Solo: If you’re not nervous, you don’t care enough to win 10.22pm BST We’ll be shutting down shortly. But you can have your say on today’s match in the comments of Caitlin Murray’s report from Reims. Related: Ruthless USA break Worl...
02:52 2019-06-12

No sold out games in Women’s World Cup round of 16 PARIS (AP) — Data from FIFA shows none of the round of 16 games at the Women’s World Cup in France has sold out. In details provided to The Associated Press, FIFA says around 900,000 tickets have been sold overall to the “general public and fans around the world.” Two weeks ago, FI...
23:13 2019-06-21

Even VAR Couldn't Ruin The Best Game Of The Women's World Cup You know what I love during a wild, up-and-down Women’s World Cup game between two flawed contenders? Stopping that wild play for roughly 30 minutes to stare at boring instant replay footage! That’s what happened in Australia’s roaring comeback victory over Brazil today, which continued a tournament...
00:00 2019-06-14

USA v Netherlands: Women's World Cup final – live! Hope Solo: players can’t kid themselves the final is a normal gameEmail Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresport 2.54pm BST Once again, Jill Ellis omits one of the most highly regarded players in the world (Lindsey Horan). The teams are in! #USANED #FIFAWWC pic.twitter.com/iCjt3NLAuj 2.49pm BST W...
16:00 2019-07-07

Women's World Cup Final: US vs. Netherlands live After weeks of exciting football in France, two teams are left. Will the US defend their World Cup title or will the European Champions from the Netherlands provide an upset? All the updates from the final!...
15:52 2019-07-07

USWNT advances to Women's World Cup final For the ability to rise to the occasion, for the aptitude to turn a blind eye to pressure and produce on the grandest of stages, there is still no team quite like the US....
00:39 2019-07-03

FIFA says only 14 women's World Cup matches are sold out World soccer governing body FIFA said on Tuesday that they have allocated a million tickets for the ongoing women's World Cup in France but only 14 of the 52 matches are sold out, countering claims that tickets were selling fast....
13:00 2019-06-12

France 2-1 Norway: Women's World Cup – as it happened A controversial VAR penalty helped France maintain their 100% record in Group ASearch for female Mbappé hots up in Paris suburbsGolden boot standings: the top scorers at France 2019 9.54pm BST A controversial VAR penalty means France are on the brink of qualifying from Group A. They’ve got six point...
23:13 2019-06-12

Women's World Cup live: Netherlands vs. Sweden The European champions, the Netherlands, are set to take on Sweden to determine the second finalist in the Women's World Cup in France. Follow all of the live action here from 21:00 CEST!...
22:13 2019-07-03

Why it's OK that the U.S. women ran up the score in 13-0 World Cup win against Thailand The U.S. women's soccer team routed Thailand 13-0 in World Cup opener, prompting backlash against such a large win.       ...
15:52 2019-06-12

Sweden beats England 2-1 to take third at Women's World Cup Kosovare Asllani set Sweden on its way to a 2-1 victory over England for third place in the Women's World Cup on Saturday night but the midfielder almost didn't play in the bronze medal match....
16:39 2019-07-07

5 players to watch at the Women's World Cup With the World Cup kicking off this week, here are five players to watch: USA's Alex Morgan, Canada's Christine Sinclair, Brazil's Marta, Australia's Sam Kerr and Germany's Dzsenifer Marozsan.        ...
14:26 2019-06-04

US Women win 4th World Cup title, eye gender equality The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Rose Lavelle added a goal in the 69th       ...
11:26 2019-07-08

David Squires on … the Women's World Cup final Our cartoonist on the USA’s victory over the Netherlands and the tournament as a whole Buy a copy of this cartoon in our print shopTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
14:13 2019-07-09

USA 2-0 Sweden: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened USA will play Spain; Sweden to face CanadaHope Solo: why I called Sweden cowardsFull match report: Solid USA set up date with Spain 10.13pm BST And our own Caitlin Murray was at the stadium tonight. You can read her full report below. Thanks for all your tweets and emails. Related: USA pass Sweden ...
23:39 2019-06-20

ICC orders fixers to steer clear of Cricket World Cup and assigns anti-corruption managers to each team The ICC are confident that the Cricket World Cup will not be troubled by corruption, and have taken the unusual step of contacting around a dozen known fixers telling them to steer clear of the tournament....
09:26 2019-05-25

They may not have birthed their kids, but all mothers deserve to be celebrated Erin and Kelly Meek have adopted three children and fostered more than 20, but they still have a hard time connecting with Mother's Day.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Matt Prior: BMW designers deserve a grilling BMW: faces only their designer could love? A close encounter with the new X7 and 7 Series in the flesh prompts the question: how has this happened? This week’s ‘what were they thinking?’ breaking news is brought to you – it feels not for the first time – by BMW.  Yesterday I saw a new X7 photogr...
03:00 2019-06-07

The Bachelorette's Hannah Brown Does Not Deserve This, Lukes There have been many moments throughout this season of The Bachelorette so far when we have been in awe. Not only is Hannah a particularly good Bachelorette, but she mostly has a really......
09:00 2019-06-04

Andy Robertson: ‘We don’t deserve anything yet. The league shows that’ Liverpool defender was in Homebase the day after last season’s Champions League final. He hopes to be celebrating this timeKiev is boxed off and parked in the past for Andy Robertson, whose shuddering return to earth after last season’s Champions League final included buying a barbecue in Homebase t...
00:26 2019-05-31

Proving you deserve $20,000 from the Equifax settlement will be nearly impossible Equifax will give consumers a range of options for monitoring their credit or making claims of fraud or data misuse, part of a $425 million restitution fund....
19:39 2019-07-22

Taxpayers deserve a maximum tax cut in Ohio’s new budget Ohio state lawmakers are on the verge of negotiating final, two-year budget legislation, after the Senate and House both passed competing budget bills. The great news is that both chambers want to reduce taxes....
23:00 2019-06-28

15 forgotten horror movies from the 2000s that deserve another look Lionsgate Horror franchises like "Saw" and "Final Destination" dominated the early 2000s. Many excellent smaller horror movies were completely forgotten. The decade also contains forgotten entries in the "Halloween" and "Exorcist" franchises. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. No one will ...
00:26 2019-06-14

"You Don't Deserve To Represent Us'': Pak Envoy To UN Heckled At Event Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Maleeha Lodhi had to leave from an event after a man heckled and accused her of corruption, saying "You are a thief and don't deserve to......
10:26 2019-08-13

Women's World Cup: Germany snatch fortunate win over China Germany opened their 2019 Women's World Cup campaign with a win, although the scoreline didn't reflect the true nature of the game. There are also concerns about injuries to Germany's team....
20:39 2019-06-08

England 2-1 Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened England got off to a winning start as they survived a second-half rally by Scotland to claim three points in their World Cup opener 7.10pm BST I’ll leave you with our reporter’s take on England’s World Cup win in their opening match against Scotland. Thanks for your emails. Bye. Related: Parris and...
21:26 2019-06-09

Same outcome but plenty of twists in defining women's World Cup Although it ended in a familiar outcome with the United States retaining the trophy, the women's World Cup broke new ground in a tournament full of drama....
20:26 2019-07-08

Women's World Cup: France set the standard with big win on opening night France got the Women's World Cup started with a 4-0 win over South Korea in front of expectant fans. DW's Sophie Serbini was in Paris to witness a fine performance in an atmosphere that promises much for the future....
08:26 2019-06-08

Pay dispute resurfaces as U.S. women prepare for World Cup final With the United States preparing to play in the women's World Cup final the team's fight for pay equity resurfaced on Wednesday with the Democratic Women's Caucus demanding answers from U.S. Soccer chief Carlos Cordeiro....
19:00 2019-07-03

Brazil v Jamaica: Women's World Cup 2019 - live! Minute-by-minute updates from the game in Grenoble10 young players to watch from the Women’s World CupSend your emails to Nick here or tweet him @NickMiller79 3.52pm BST Hat-trick for Cristiane! 3.51pm BST 62 mins: Sub for Jamaica: Cheyna Matthews off, Jody Brown on. Continue reading......
17:01 2019-06-09

Sunday’s US win most-watched Women’s World Cup group match LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Americans’ 3-0 win over Chile set a record for the most-watched group-stage Women’s World Cup match on U.S. English-language television. Fox drew 5,324,000 viewers for Sunday’s game, topping 4,492,000 for the Americans’ 0-0 group-stage draw against Swed...
05:00 2019-06-18

David Squires on … the Women's World Cup, goals and good old VAR Our cartoonist looks at the second week of France 2019, thrashings, goal sizes and that instant replay magicTake a look through David’s archive of cartoons Continue reading......
13:13 2019-06-18

Women's World Cup Soccer Kicks Off With France Victory France began its bid to win the Women’s World Cup of soccer for the first time with a 4-0 shellacking of South Korea, while the defending champion U.S. will play its opening match on Tuesday....
09:52 2019-06-08

| France savour perfect start to women's World Cup France players savoured a "dream" opening to the women's World Cup after the hosts set the ball rolling in style with a 4-0 win over South Korea before a sell-out crowd....
11:52 2019-06-08

Semenya wins women’s 800, wants to defend world title STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Caster Semenya easily won the women’s 800 at the Prefontaine Classic in Stanford on Sunday, as an international court continues to debate her future in the event. The former Olympic champion and embattled three-time world champion won in 1 minute, 55.70 seconds, nearly ...
02:00 2019-07-01

Germany 1-0 China: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Giulia Gwinn’s sweet second-half strike settled a finely-poised Group B opener between Germany and China in Rennes 4.11pm BST And then it’s Norway v Nigeria later, 8pm (BST): Related: Women's World Cup: fans give their previews and predictions 4.07pm BST The fun and games are not over. Far from it:...
17:39 2019-06-08

Semenya wins women's 800, wants to defend world title Caster Semenya easily won the women's 800 at the Prefontaine Classic on Sunday, as an international court continues to debate her future in the event....
16:52 2019-07-01

Women's World Cup 2019: how USA became four-times champions – video USA have defended their Women's World Cup crown by claiming another title in style after a heated 2-0 win over the Netherlands. From a record-breaking run, to the fight for equality via Megan Rapinoe's tiff with Donald Trump – here's a look back at the USA's road to gloryUSA’s Megan Rapinoe says equ...
01:26 2019-07-08

Sam Kerr nets four as Australia qualify for Women's World Cup last 16 Swing in goal difference puts Matildas through in secondBrazil beat Italy 1-0 in other Group C encounterIt took Sam Kerr 10 World Cup games to find her first goal, but over 90 pulsating minutes in Grenoble the Matildas’ talisman fashioned four more – a first ever World Cup hat-trick for an Australia...
01:13 2019-06-19

Jamaica v Australia: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Plus updates from Italy v Brazil, Group C decidersDavid Squires on … the World Cup, goals and good old VARAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 7.04pm BST I presume, dear reader, that you have already digested word-for-word all 24 of our insightful pre-tournament team previews. If you haven’t, ...
20:13 2019-06-18

FIFA Women's World Cup semifinal live: England vs. USA England and the United States are set to face each other in Lyon with a berth in the final on the line. Follow all of the live action here, starting at 21:00 CEST!...
21:26 2019-07-02

Midfielder Lavelle says she'll play in Women's World Cup final Midfielder Rose Lavelle pronounced herself ready to go on Friday, two days before the United States will take on the Netherlands in the final of the Women's World Cup at Lyon, France....
21:52 2019-07-05

FIFA's Infantino wants to expand women's World Cup to 32 teams FIFA President Gianni Infantino wants to expand the women's World Cup to 32 teams from 24 for the next edition in 2023 along with doubling the prize money to $60 million, he said on Friday....
20:39 2019-07-05

Australia v Italy: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Updates from the Matildas’ opener in ValenciennesAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 10.08am BST Unfortunately we must start with some bad news for the Matildas with experienced defender Laura Alleway ruled out of today’s game with a suspected fracture to her foot. The veteran of two World Cu...
11:26 2019-06-09

Here's a trailer for Casey Affleck's movie about a world with no women Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for another installment of one of The A.V. Club’s most beloved features: Casey Affleck, What The Fuck Were You Thinking? Every week, we examine another completely baffling decision that Casey Affleck made, all in hopes of finding an answer to that unanswerable questio...
04:13 2019-07-24

Women's World Cup set to host the biggest rivalry in sport On Sunday, old enemies will go head-to-head as England take on Scotland at the Women's World Cup, continuing a rivalry that is like no other in sport. Neighbors and fierce foes, this is a World Cup opener neither team will want to lose....
09:26 2019-06-09

Women's World Cup: US beat England in dramatic semifinal England and the United States faced each other in a dramatic semifinal. Three goals, two controversial VAR decisions and one missed penalty were packed into a game that saw the defending champions progress....
05:52 2019-07-03

Women's World Cup set to be biggest ever: England play Scotland England open their Women's World Cup campaign against Scotland today in a tournament which is expected to be the biggest in history, with new audiences, larger crowds and more sponsorship money than ever....
04:52 2019-06-09

Women's World Cup: Ellen White's Bundesliga inspiration As Ellen White celebrated the two goals that assured that England would beat Japan to the top of Group D, her celebration caught the eye. It was a tribute to the Bundesliga and one player in particular....
14:39 2019-06-20

Zimbabwean scholar named one of the most inspiring women in the world A Zimbabwean scholar will be honored with a life-size statue in New York alongside media mogul Oprah Winfrey, Hollywood stars Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, and the popstar Pink for their work championing gender equality....
15:13 2019-08-06

England v Argentina: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the 8pm BST kick-offEngland’s Phil Neville explains the tactics he usesAnd feel free to email Simon or tweet @Simon_Burnton 3.10pm BST England and Argentina in the World Cup. It’s a fixture heavy with history - 1966, 1998, 2002 - but the women have only played once bef...
20:00 2019-06-14

From VAR drama to a viral video: six key Women's World Cup moments After 50 games and 141 goals we pick some of the tournament’s most significant talking points before its final weekendWhen the Lionesses captain, Steph Houghton, stepped up to the penalty spot the weight of England’s hopes and dreams were on her shoulders. England had gone toe to toe with the world ...
18:26 2019-07-05

Spain downs South Africa 3-1 for 1st Women’s World Cup win LE HAVRE, France (AP) — Spain won a game at the Women’s World Cup for the first time, beating South Africa 3-1 on Saturday behind two penalty kicks by Jennifer Hermoso. Spain, ranked No. 13 in the world, finished last in its group four years ago in Canada, the country’s only other appear...
20:52 2019-06-08

France v Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from the 8pm BST kick-offGolden Boot: top scorers for France 2019Feel free to email Will or to tweet: @Will_Unwin 7.42pm BST Hope Solo on pressure ... Related: The knockout stages of a World Cup are a whole different kind of pressure | Hope Solo 7.36pm BST This game is l...
21:00 2019-06-23

Norway v Nigeria: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! World Cup updates from Reims, kick-off 8pm (BST)Afghanistan football president banned for life for sexual abuseFeel free to email Ben or tweet @benfisherj your thoughts 7.34pm BST Before we get stuck into this one, a moment’s thought for Justin Edinburgh, and his family and friends, following his tr...
20:39 2019-06-08

Opinion: Why this World Cup will show how investing in women pays off Although the U.S. women continue to fight U.S. Soccer over discrimination ahead of the World Cup, investment in the game is coming from elsewhere.        ...
09:52 2019-05-31

| Women's World Cup to feature 32 teams from 2023, say FIFA The Women's World Cup will be expanded from 24 to 32 teams at the 2023 edition in an effort to "foster the growth of women's football", FIFA said Wednesday....
22:26 2019-07-31

FIFA president wants to expand Women’s World Cup to 32 teams FIFA President Gianni Infantino will need quick approval from ruling bodies to enlarge the Women's World Cup, with bidding already underway for the 2023 edition....
23:00 2019-07-05

Chile’s Road to the Women’s World Cup Started With an Indignity Dropped from FIFA’s world rankings three years ago because its federation had not scheduled a match in two years, Chile’s women’s team now has a players’ union and a lot to prove....
23:52 2019-06-16

Procter & Gamble gives $529K to U.S. women World Cup champs for pay gap Procter & Gamble announced that it was making a symbolic donation of $529,000 to the U.S. women's soccer team in its fight for equal pay with the men....
06:39 2019-07-16

Marta back in training ahead of Women’s World Cup PORTIMAO, Portugal (AP) — Brazil forward Marta has returned to training after recovering from a left thigh injury, five days before the team plays its opening match at the Women’s World Cup. The Brazilian soccer confederation published a video Tuesday of the 33-year-old Marta back on the field...
20:13 2019-06-04

'Is it too much to ask?' Matildas take fight to Fifa over fair Women's World Cup pay PFA demands an immediate doubling of prize moneyCurrently women playing for 7.5% of men’s purseThe chasm that exists between men’s and women’s pay in football has been addressed by the World Cup-bound Matildas, who have taken their claim for gender equity in prize money to Fifa on the eve of the tou...
15:52 2019-06-04

Why the best female soccer player is skipping the Women's World Cup Ada Hegerberg is a Norwegian striker and the first ever female winner of the Ballon d'Or – but you won’t see her playing for her home country at the World Cup over the next month....
18:26 2019-06-06

World Cup shows how nations back women's soccer — or don't France is hosting 24 teams for the Women's World Cup. Though the athletes play professionally in 34 countries, some leagues are better represented than others. Where are conditions for women's football best — and why?...
04:39 2019-06-28

US Women World Cup win over Netherlands draws 14.3 million viewers The United State’s 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday attracted an averaged audience of 14.3 million viewers on FOX. ...
03:39 2019-07-09

Sweden v Thailand: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Email Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresportThailand look to recover after record defeat to USA 1.23pm BST When Thailand scored 13 ... May 27, 2018. Indonesia hosting Thailand. 1.07pm BST Welcome to the Battle of Goal Difference, the most anticipated television event since the Battle of Winter...
14:39 2019-06-16

Women's World Cup: How to watch USA vs. France, betting trends The United States takes on host country France in the quarterfinals of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup Friday in Paris. Here is how to watch and the latest betting trends....
23:13 2019-06-27

Women’s World Cup: Blowout backlash makes US a tricky bet While the debate raged whether the United States Women’s National Team running up the goals in a 13-0 World Cup win over Thailand was a sign of respect or disrespect, oddsmakers were forced to adjust in advance of Sunday’s meeting with Chile (Fox, noon). What’s the right line if a juggernaut can vir...
17:52 2019-06-16

‘I’ve had to be patient’: Staniforth’s tough road to Women’s World Cup Birmingham midfielder has had to deal with two cruciate injuries, a tumultuous club career and the tragic early death of her brother while at Sheffield WednesdayPicking up the ball from Jodie Taylor, Lucy Staniforth skipped to the edge of the D, looked up and powered a low shot past Erina Yamane. Sh...
00:39 2019-06-05

Record TV audience watch England in Women's World Cup Quarter-final victory over Norway attracts peak figure of 7.6 million on BBC OneAs England’s manager, Phil Neville, punched the air in glee on the touchline after his side went 3-0 up against Norway to secure their passage to the World Cup semi-finals, he wasn’t the only one celebrating.A record-bre...
17:13 2019-06-28

France v USA: Women's World Cup quarter-final – live! Winners will play England in Tuesday’s semi-finalEmail Beau with your thoughts or tweet @duresport 8.30pm BST 29 min: A corner kick for France, which might be their best chance to get something going thanks to the height of Wendie Renard. The ball floats past her head, and as France try to cycle it ...
21:39 2019-06-28

Women's World Cup: Hope Solo says US 'got lucky' in win against Spain Former U.S. women's soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo has written that her former teammates "got lucky" in Monday's 2-1 victory over Spain in the round of 16 at the Women's World Cup....
14:00 2019-06-28

Women’s World Cup Preview: United States vs. France The United States faces France, the tournament host, in a highly anticipated World Cup quarterfinal on Friday. The winner will play England on Tuesday; the loser will face some difficult questions....
13:39 2019-06-28

Japan v England: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group D finaleScotland v Argentina – live! Follow our MBM report nowAnd feel free to email Paul or tweet him @Paul_Doyle 7.12pm BST After all his brave talk about fielding his best tea in the wholesome pursuit of a victory, Phil Neville has jazzed up his lineup wit...
20:26 2019-06-19

USA ready to play Netherlands in Women’s World Cup Final PARIS, FRANCE – The Team USA women’s soccer squad now knows who they’ll play in Sunday’s Championship game of the 2019 World Cup. The United States will battle it out with the Netherlands on Sunday morning.  The Netherlands knocked off Sweden in the semi-finals 1-0. Team USA...
09:00 2019-07-04

Women's World Cup: Germany must be wary of Sweden in the quarterfinals Sweden beat Canada in Paris to set up a Women's World Cup quarterfinal clash against Germany. Three things stood out from Sweden's round of 16 win that Germany should be wary of ahead of their showdown....
04:39 2019-06-28

The Netherlands Beats Sweden to Set Up Women’s World Cup Final With the U.S. LYON, France — The Netherlands will play the United States for the Women’s World Cup title after Jackie Groenen sealed a 1-0 victory over Sweden in extra time on Wednesday night. A slick passing sequence ended in the 99th minute with Groenen driving a shot from outside the penalty area p...
08:39 2019-07-04

Three Lions song gets feminist revamp for Women's World Cup New version of song also known as Football’s Coming Home aims to inspire public support for teamDavid Baddiel and Frank Skinner’s football song Three Lions has been rewritten as a feminist anthem to cheer on England’s women team in next month’s World Cup.Members of the team say they hope the reworke...
01:39 2019-05-28

10 players worth watching at the Women's World Cup Americans Carli Lloyd and Alyssa Naeher and Canada's Christine Sinclair among the players to watch at the FIFA Women's World Cup.        ...
23:39 2019-06-06

US women beat Mexico 3-0 in unimpressive World Cup send-off HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Tobin Heath was gifted a goal by a goalkeeper error early in the first half, Mallory Pugh and Christen Press scored late in the second and the United States beat Mexico 3-0 Sunday in a World Cup send-off match that for much of the afternoon showed the Americans’ failings ...
23:00 2019-05-26

England must win women's World Cup to support equal pay talks England must first win the women's World Cup before they can start a discussion on equal pay with their male counterparts, Lionesses forward Fran Kirby said....
11:39 2019-05-29

Surprising Sweden ousts Germany at the Women’s World Cup RENNES, France (AP) — Stina Blackstenius scored the go-ahead goal just minutes into the second half and Sweden surprised Germany with a 2-1 quarterfinal victory Saturday night at the Women’s World Cup. The second-ranked Germans, who won back-to-back World Cup titles in 2003 and 2007, were the ...
01:00 2019-06-30

Arizona Softball one win away from Women’s College World Series Arizona softball beat #11 Ole Miss 5-2 at Hillenbrand Stadium Friday to win the first game of a potential three-game Super Regional Series. The Wildcats trailed twice – 1-0 and 2-1, but battled back to help pitcher Taylor McQuillin pick up the win. Arizona will face Ole Miss at Hillenbrand Sta...
09:26 2019-05-25

How Women's World Cup has given 'a real buzz' to girls' football Experience of one north London school highlights impact of England team’s success For 14-year-old Keira Drummond, the best and most difficult moments of the women’s World Cup came within an hour of each other. “When England scored the equaliser, I was so happy because I really thought we would get i...
22:00 2019-07-03

Women's World Cup kicks off in France, but you'd barely know it in Paris The Women's World Cup kicks off on Friday as hosts France take on South Korea. But if you were strolling the streets of Paris, you would be forgiven for not knowing it was happening....
18:39 2019-06-07

Women’s World Cup: England and Italy Advance With Victories England edged Argentina on a goal by Jodie Taylor off a pass from her roommate. Italy, in the event for the first time since 1999, had three goals from Cristiana Girelli in a rout of Jamaica....
06:13 2019-06-15

Women's World Cup draws better US ratings than last year's men's final This year's FIFA Women's World Cup final, which the U.S. won, pulled in significantly better ratings in the U.S. than the 2018 men's final....
23:52 2019-07-08

US briefing: Women's World Cup, migrant children and UK ambassador row Monday’s top story: Team USA triumph over Netherlands to win fourth World Cup title. Plus, how Elizabeth Warren shook up the 2020 race, one selfie at a timeSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
15:26 2019-07-08

Impostor syndrome is a response to a world that doesn’t believe in women New research shows the emotional exhaustion caused by it bleeds into our home life – but women are somehow expected to find a remedy within themselvesImpostor syndrome (originally defined, in 1978, as when “despite outstanding accomplishments, women [persist] in believing that they are really not br...
20:00 2019-07-17

Women's World Cup: Netherlands and Japan deliver classic The European champions battled the Asian champions in the final Round of 16 tie at the 2019 Women's World Cup. While the Netherlands progressed, it was the drama of the game itself that deserved acknowledgement....
04:39 2019-06-28

Scotland v Argentina: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group D finaleJapan v England – live! Follow our MBM report nowAnd feel free to email Barry or tweet him @bglendenning 7.02pm BST Scotland manager Shelley Kerr makes three changes to the team that started against Japan. Full-back Lizzie Arnot, midfielder Hayley Lau...
20:26 2019-06-19

Women's World Cup soccer: USA to play Netherlands in final The Netherlands defeated Sweden 1-0 in extra time Wednesday, setting up a meeting with the United States Women's National Team in the Women's World Cup final Sunday....
02:13 2019-07-04

Women's World Cup: Germany vs Sweden live build-up Germany are one game away from a World Cup semifinal against either Italy or the Netherlands. Martina Voss-Tecklenburg's side has impressed, but can they overcome Sweden? Follow live updates here!...
18:26 2019-06-29

Uneven USA beat Mexico 3-0 in Women's World Cup send-off Americans play final warm-up before flying out to EuropeHeath, Pugh and Press on scoresheet for USWNTTobin Heath was gifted a goal by a goalkeeper error early in the first half, Mallory Pugh and Christen Press scored late in the second and the United States beat Mexico 3-0 on Sunday in a World Cup s...
22:52 2019-05-26

6 Devoted Women’s Football Fans On How To Keep Up The Momentum After The World Cup After a record-breaking number of people tuned in to watch the Women's World Cup in Paris, they share their hopes for the female-led future of the beautiful game...
18:26 2019-07-15

Women's World Cup: Germany knocked out after losing to Sweden Despite taking the lead in their quarterfinal against Sweden, Germany's World Cup tournament came to an end. Sweden executed a brilliant matchplan to expose Germany's weaknesses....
03:13 2019-06-30

England women beat Denmark 2-0 in World Cup warm-up "England beat Denmark 2-0 in their penultimate warm-up match before the women\u0027s World Cup, with goals from Nikita Parris and Jill Scott in either half giving the Lionesses the win in Walsall on Saturday."...
20:13 2019-05-25

Canada v New Zealand: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Live updates from Grenoble, kick-off 8pm (BST)England win shows they have the spark and fight to go far Feel free to email Rob your thoughts 7.15pm BST Some World Cup reading Related: 'It's great when there's a target on your back': USA untroubled with villain role Related: England win shows they h...
21:00 2019-06-15

Watch: England slips by Argentina at Women's World Cup Jodie Taylor's 61st minute score was enough to lift England to a win against Argentina in the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup on Friday in Le Havre, France....
01:26 2019-06-15

New Zealand v Netherlands: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group E updates from the at 2pm BST gameEngland will go far if we can repeat first half, says BronzeEmail Jacob here or tweet @JacobSteinberg 2.43pm BST 42 min: It’s been a decent half, but both teams need a sharper edge in the final third. Holland haven’t created enough for all th...
15:52 2019-06-11

Women's World Cup: US rewrite the record books with 13-0 win over Thailand Records tumbled as the US opened their World Cup defense with a 13-0 win vs. Thailand. Alex Morgan scored a record-equaling five goals for the Americans, who clocked up the biggest margin of victory in World Cup history....
13:39 2019-06-12

Women's World Cup: Germany shedding 'inexperienced' narrative Germany's back-to-back wins won't have struck fear in the hearts of tournament favorites, but they have all-but secured a spot in the knockout stages. Their rebuild is showing signs of great promise in its early stages....
01:00 2019-06-13

Women's World Cup Final: US vs. Netherlands live build-up After weeks of exciting football in France, two teams are left. Will the US defend their World Cup title or will the European Champions from the Netherlands provide an upset? All the updates from the final!...
17:26 2019-07-06

Opinion: Women's World Cup hurt by lack of organization Germany's win against Nigeria was played in front of an almost full house. This is the exception rather than the rule, owing partly to FIFA's lack of planning. The women's game deserves better, argues DW's Felix Tamsut....
03:13 2019-06-23

Women's World Cup Live: Germany snatch second slender win Germany moved one step closer to the knockout stages after making it two wins out of two with another gritty performance. Spain provided tough opposition in Valenciennes, but like China failed to take their chances....
01:00 2019-06-13

Women's World Cup: Germany sweep Nigeria aside to reach last 8 Germany are still yet to concede a goal at the World Cup, having become the first team through to the last eight. There was VAR controversy again but it was ultimately a comfortable afternoon for Germany in Grenoble....
03:13 2019-06-23

Women’s World Cup was ‘a balloon that deflated,’ says Carly Telford • England goalkeeper says FA can learn from France’s mistakes • ‘Towns and cities not as football-friendly as they needed to be’The England goalkeeper, Carly Telford, has criticised the efforts of France as Women’s World Cup hosts, describing the tournament as “a balloon that deflated quickly” and h...
04:00 2019-08-23

Germany 1-0 Spain: Women's World Cup 2019 – as it happened A first-half goal from Sara Däbritz gave Germany victory over an impressive Spain side and took them to the verge of the knockout roundsReport: Germany close on knockout stages after win 8.12pm BST Here is the report ... Related: Sara Däbritz bundles Germany winner against Spain in Women's World Cup...
02:26 2019-06-13

FIFA faces fan backlash over seating at women's World Cup World soccer governing body FIFA is facing a backlash on social media from fans who bought multiple tickets for next month's women's World Cup in France only to discover that their seats were not together....
09:52 2019-05-22

U.S.A. vs. Netherlands: Live Score From the Women’s World Cup Final Live coverage and analysis of the Women’s World Cup final. The United States is chasing its record fourth title. The Netherlands is trying to win its first....
17:52 2019-07-07

Canada v Cameroon: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from the 8pm BST matchWomen’s World Cup team guides: Canada and CameroonFeel free to email Ben or to tweet: @benfisherj 8.31pm BST 29 min: Cameroon earn a corner, the crowd lap it up, they sense blood – possibly even a goal – but when the ball eventually comes it from the...
21:39 2019-06-10

Soccer: Argentina name nine professionals in women's World Cup squad Argentina announced its squad for the women's World Cup on Wednesday, with coach Carlos Borrello calling up nine professional players and drafting in the rest from the country's domestic amateur league....
14:39 2019-05-23

Opinion: C'mon, FIFA. Let the women have their day with World Cup final FIFA allowed two confederations to schedule championship games of men's tournaments on the same day as the World Cup final for the women.       ...
01:52 2019-07-07

US women's soccer rolling as World Cup knockout stage is set The U.S. women’s soccer team is riding a wave of momentum heading into the Women’s World Cup’s knockout stage, in which they will play Spain in a bid to again reach the final....
17:39 2019-06-21

U.S. wins Women’s World Cup title with 2-0 defeat of Netherlands The United States won the Women’s World Cup for a record fourth time overall. It caps a dominant showing, whose performance in France sparked larger conversations about gender, equity and patriotism....
19:39 2019-07-07

Pay equity in sports overshadows the FIFA Women’s World Cup After beating the Netherlands 2-0, Team USA soccer star Megan Rapinoe says there was no mistaking that the crowd was chanting "equal pay, equal pay."...
23:39 2019-07-09

Women's World Cup: How to watch USA vs. Sweden, betting lines The United States Women's National Team battles Sweden in its final Group F match at the 2019 FIFA World Cup Thursday in Le Havre, France. Here is how to watch and the latest betting lines....
21:39 2019-06-20

Sweden beat England to Women’s World Cup bronze with help from VAR Rotherham in November does not have too much in common with Nice in the searing 30-degree heat of a June evening but there was a definite sense of deja vu on the Cote d’Azur night.Phil Neville readily admits that one of his toughest moments in 18 months as England coach came in South Yorkshire late ...
20:39 2019-07-06

Chile v Sweden: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Netherlands pounces at the last to break New Zealand heartsWomen’s World Cup team guides: Sweden and ChileEmail Beau with your thoughts or tweet him @duresport 5.58pm BST The story of the World Cup so far is that favored teams are having trouble breaking down teams with resolute defenses and the occ...
19:00 2019-06-11

Women's World Cup: Germany sweep Nigeria aside to reach last eight Germany are still yet to concede a goal at the World Cup, having become the first team through to the last eight. There was VAR controversy again but it was ultimately a comfortable afternoon for Germany in Grenoble....
20:00 2019-06-22

Women's World Cup 2019: the complete guide to all the stadiums All you need to know about the nine venues for the tournament in France, including history lessons and the hitches along the wayClick on each image for caption information Continue reading......
15:26 2019-05-22

Women’s World Cup: Sweden win bronze after early onslaught Sweden scored two goals inside the first 22 minutes to settle their bronze-medal match against England. It’s the third time Sweden have ended a World Cup in third, ending a better-than-expected tournament for the Swedes....
19:52 2019-07-06

Women's World Cup Final scores better ratings than '18 men's match More people watched the women's U.S. soccer team win the World Cup last weekend than did the final match of the men's tournament last year, according to ratings for both broadcasts....
18:00 2019-07-09

Goal lines: sketches of the Women's World Cup – in pictures Inspired by her 12 years playing football, Ruby Boddington from website It’s Nice That commissioned 11 illustrators to capture the 2019 Fifa Women’s World Cup. “This tournament was so anticipated, on a level that the Women’s World Cup hadn’t been before,” says Boddington. So, in collaboration with M...
18:26 2019-07-06

Women's World Cup: Alex Morgan picks up injury United States Women's National Team striker Alex Morgan picked up an injury during her team's final group stage match at the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup....
18:13 2019-06-21

Germany 3-0 Nigeria: Women's World Cup 2019, last 16 - as it happened Germany became the first team to reach the quarters after seeing off spirited Nigeria ... with a little help from VAR. 6.33pm BST Germany were deserved winners, dominating possession, scoring three, keeping yet another clean sheet. But Nigeria performed with great resolve and no little skill. That r...
23:00 2019-06-22

Australia 3-2 Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group C updates from MontpellierSubplots abound as Matildas gear up for defining gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 7.51pm BST I’ll leave it at that. An incredibly impressive comeback from the Matildas - truly one for the ages. There will be plenty of analysis to come, ...
21:26 2019-06-13

Women's World Cup on course for record-breaking turnout: study More than 1.5 million supporters are expected to attend matches at the World Cup in France as the tournament is poised to set a new benchmark for the rising popularity of the women's game, according to a study published on Thursday....
20:13 2019-06-13

| Latsha to lead Springbok Women in World Cup Qualifier Babalwa Latsha will lead the Springbok Women’s team, with Zinhle Ndawonde serving as her vice-captain a series of Women's Rugby World Cup qualifiers....
16:52 2019-08-05

Japan v Scotland: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the game in RennesLi’s volley seals vital victory for China against South AfricaAnd feel free to email Niall or tweet him @niallmcveigh 1.31pm BST Here’s an intriguing deep dive into the unusual history of women’s football in Japan. As this quote shows, it was quite a ...
14:39 2019-06-14

Argentina v Japan: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from 5pm BST matchWomen’s World Cup team guides: Argentina and JapanFeel free to email Jacob or to tweet: @JacobSteinberg 4.57pm BST The anthems are done. There’s a bright, positive atmosphere at the Parc Des Princes on a sunny afternoon in Paris. The stadium’s not full,...
18:13 2019-06-10

Infantino tells Iran to let women into World Cup qualifiers FIFA President Gianni Infantino had asked Iran to ensure women are allowed to attend 2022 World Cup qualifiers in the country after expressing disappointment that the country has reneged on commitments.       ...
10:26 2019-06-21

| Women to get gender-neutral Rugby World Cup from 2021 The Women's Rugby World Cup in 2017 will be the last of that title with World Rugby announcing they are adopting a policy of gender neutrality for their tournaments....
00:13 2019-08-22

Jamaica v Italy: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the 5pm BST kick-off in ReimsWomen’s World Cup: talking points from week oneGet in touch! Email Will or tweet @Will_Unwin 4.05pm BST Here are plenty of talking points from the World Cup so far ... Related: Women's World Cup 2019: talking points from the first week of a...
17:13 2019-06-14

VAR is penalising goalkeepers unfairly at the Women’s World Cup | Eni Aluko Scotland and Nigeria have suffered from the strict enforcement at penalties which is doing the competition no favoursI can only imagine the emotions felt by the Scotland players when their dreams of qualification for the knockout rounds died on Wednesday night as Florencia Bonsegundo’s twice-taken p...
03:26 2019-06-21

South Africa v China: Women's World Cup – live! Women’s World Cup updates from the Group B gameCheck out the latest Golden Boot standingsAnd you can email Niall here or tweet him here 8.15pm BST 14 mins: Biyana is back, and the game has slowed down after China’s early chances. 8.12pm BST 12 mins: There’s been a break in play while Biyana, the tee...
21:26 2019-06-13

Women's World Cup: US re-write the record books with 13-0 win over Thailand Records tumbled as the US opened their World Cup defense with a 13-0 win vs. Thailand. Alex Morgan scored a record-equaling five goals for the Americans, who clocked up the biggest margin of victory in World Cup history....
05:39 2019-06-12

Indiana college softball team pulls off stunning hidden-ball trick to advance to World Series Indiana college softball players used teamwork and a bit of subterfuge to pull off a hidden-ball trick Saturday that secured their spot in the Women’s College World Series....
14:39 2019-05-21

My desk doesn’t deserve the $600 Dyson Lightcycle lamp Like many of you, I’m assuming, my desk was purchased at Ikea and is the center of my life. Such as it is, the desk is littered with bits of crackers, memory cards, branded Moleskin notebooks and countless coffee cups. I’m not a slob. I just live here. The desk is clean enough. Then Dyson sent me i...
02:01 2019-05-23

If You Don't Order Your Aston Martin Valkyrie in this Livery, You Don't Deserve it Aston Martin’s bantam-weight hybrid mid-engine Cosworth V12 KERS hybrid monster hypercar is finally here in production-ready form. The final version of the car was unveiled today at Silverstone ahead of the Formula One British Grand Prix, in conjunction with Aston Martin-sponsored Red Bull Racing. T...
00:26 2019-07-14

These Games Deserve Spots In The Switch Online NES Library By the end of the month, there will be 46 games in Nintendo Switch Online’s NES library. There will be 52 if you count the ones only released for the service’s Famicom library in Japan. While most of the best-known games of that era have already been brought over, that number is still just a fractio...
00:39 2019-07-11

Kushner: Palestinians deserve self-determination but uncertain they can govern themselves White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that the Palestinians deserve "self-determination," but stopped short of backing Palestinian statehood and expressed uncertainty over their ability to govern themselves....
06:00 2019-06-03

Deserve's Got Nothing To Do With It When Adults Lose Their Minds Over A Foul Ball Foul ball and dinger retrieval rights shouldn’t necessarily be decided by merit. The most qualified person in a given section to score a game ball is generally going to be an adult with a baseball glove and a disconcertingly high threshold for self-humiliation. By contrast, the least qualified perso...
09:13 2019-05-30

South Korea's Ji targets women's World Cup knockout stages South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women's World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, midfielder Ji So-yun has said....
13:13 2019-05-22

Women’s World Cup 2019: Guardian writers give their predictions Which players will impress, who will take home the Golden Boot and – most importantly – who will win the trophy?Louise Taylor England and Germany, with the Lionesses to win. This hinges on England topping group D which is a big if. Should they do so, though, the run to the semi-finals – and victory ...
16:00 2019-06-07

Parris and White get England off to winning start at Women’s World Cup Phil Neville maintained a straight face when, on the eve of kick-off, he claimed he would “love” to be a Scotland player facing his Lionesses but England’s manager was surely being mischievous.Admittedly Claire Emslie’s late goal made for a slightly nervy denouement and Nikita Parris’s opener came d...
21:26 2019-06-09

Women's World Cup: US raise the bar in gripping semifinal victory over England The United States are into the World Cup final again. Their victory over England had predictable moments of VAR-induced drama, but that shouldn't detract from a US team who set new standards every time they play....
05:52 2019-07-03

Watch: Spain mistake leads Germany to win at Women's World Cup A mistake by the Spain defense led to a Germany goal -- and the only score -- in a Group B clash at the Women's World Cup on Wednesday in Valenciennes, France....
22:26 2019-06-12

Women’s World Cup runs a manipulative game of pay inequity With the goal of gender equality, the National Women’s Soccer League has filed against the U.S. Soccer Federation. But the real culprit? FIFA: Our view        ...
14:00 2019-06-07

Women’s World Cup game-changing moments No 3: China in 1991 Fifa’s fears that the tournament would be a commercial failure and the players might not last 90 minutes proved unfounded at the Women’s World Championship For The M&Ms CupLike much of what is published on Fifa’s website, its account of what it calls “the inaugural Women’s World Cup” is served up wi...
11:39 2019-06-18

Sue Bird says she plans to attend Women's World Cup final Sue Bird says the reaction has been mostly positive to her article on The Players' Tribune regarding her girlfriend Megan Rapinoe and the United States' performance at the Women's World Cup       ...
22:00 2019-07-03