The Americans should win and be crowned World Cup champions Sunday for a third time. We should always win, at least until the rest of the world takes women’s soccer seriously. Which it probably never will. We care about it more, invest in it more, nurture it more.
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The United States advanced Tuesday evening to the Women’s World Cup final, downing No. 1 Germany 2-0 on goals from Carli Lloyd and Kelley O’Hara.
In advance of today’s Women’s World Cup semifinal match between the United States and Germany, several of Abby Wambach’s teammates did their best impressions of her on-field antics.
The USA beat China 1-0 to move on to play Germany in the Women’s World Cup semifinals.
Japan’s goalkeeper let in an easy one during the final seconds of their game in the Women’s World Cup on Tuesday, which changed the outcome of over-under wagers against the Dutch.
United States striker Abby Wambach has apologized for her suggestion the referee targeted certain American players for yellow cards in her team’s Womens World Cup game against Colombia on Monday.
Abby Wambach could face a FIFA reprimand after the United States striker suggested the French referee in Monday’s Women’s World Cup tie against Colombia “purposefully” booked players who had picked up yellow cards earlier in the tournament.
Jennifer Ruiz Williams, who was born in Corona, Calif., and played for UNLV from 2001 to 2004, was running on a treadmill when she got this crazy idea: playing women’s soccer for Mexico in the World Cup might be fun. She played against Colombia on Tuesday.
Scandal-plagued FIFA postponed the bidding for the right to host the 2026 World Cup on Wednesday and embarked on the search to find a replacement for outgoing President Sepp Blatter.
The 2015 Women’s World Cup kicks off on Saturday, and if you weren’t already aware, the United States has a good chance at taking home the trophy.
The next step in the FIFA corruption investigation is extradition, whereby federal officials will attempt to bring suspects to the United States to face allegations, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Wednesday.
FIFA has recommended that Qatar hosts a shorter World Cup in 2022 staged over the cooler months of November and December in a move sure to set world soccer’s governing body on a collision course with the major European leagues.
FIFA will further review the 2018 and 2022 World Cup corruption investigation, putting the status of hosts Russia and Qatar back in question.
FIFA filed a criminal complaint against unnamed individuals on Tuesday over the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bidding contests won by Russia and Qatar.
The 2022 Winter Olympics will remain in the traditional February time slot and will not be moved to make way for a rescheduled World Cup in Qatar, the head of the world’s national Olympic committees said Thursday.
FIFA wants to improve football’s concussion protocol by stopping matches for three minutes while team doctors assess players with head injuries.
The 2022 World Cup will not be held in Qatar because of the scorching temperatures in the Middle East country, FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger said on Monday.
FIFA will step up the search for new dates to play the 2022 World Cup in Qatar at talks with football officials next Monday. Consultation was promised last year after FIFA President Sepp Blatter insisted the tournament cannot be played in the summer desert heat.
FIFA rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament “can achieve positive change.” Some lawmakers in Germany want the hosting rights reviewed because of Russia’s alleged involvement in shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last week.
Tens of thousands of Argentine fans remain in Brazil almost two weeks after Germany beat Argentina in the July 13 final. Some with no immediate plans to return home.
German soccer player Mesut Ozil has announced on Wednesday that he will pay for 23 children’s surgeries in Brazil — the same amount of players on the German men’s soccer team.
Before leaving Jericoacoara, my cousin Drew and I enjoyed a day tour on a dune buggy that took us to two amazing freshwater lagoons to swim in, and sway in water hammocks.
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