The World Anti-Doping Agency has imposed a four-year ban on Russia using its flag, anthem and team names at Olympic and other major sports events. The ban means Russia will be unable to formally compete in next summer's Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo and the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.
Amid a raging debate about how female soccer players are compensated, one of the members of the U.S. Women’s National Team (USMNT) said the squad was determined to “walk the walk” in its effort to win the World Cup. On Sunday, the USWNT became the second team in history to win back-to-back World Cups.
Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) introduced a bill Tuesday that would prevent the federal government from providing funding for the 2026 FIFA World Cup until the United States Soccer Federation agrees to equal pay for its men's and women's national teams.
With a 2-0 victory, U.S. national team claims the Women's World Cup for the second time in a row
When the U.S. faced England on the football pitch earlier this week, the outcome was perhaps unsurprising: The U.S. was on its way to the women’s World Cup finals — and the English on their way home. What was arguably more stunning, however, was the reaction to star U.S. striker Alex Morgan’s tea-drinking pantomime in celebrating the go-ahead goal in American’s 2-1 victory against England.
It's win or go home in the quarterfinal round of the 2019 Women's World Cup
Those looking to snag a ticket to the United States vs. France FIFA Women's World Cup Opens a New Window. quarterfinal match will have to shell out a good chunk of money.
The U.S. has a huge match coming up in Paris
Spain was the first team this tournament to score against the U.S.
It wasn't 13-0, but it was a quality result for the U.S.
The United States posted its biggest victory ever at the World Cup on Tuesday, opening the defense of its 2015 title with a 13-0 annihilation of overmatched Thailand in Reims, France.
The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup final in France will take place on July 7 at Lyon's Report Parc Olympique Lyonnais. It will mark the eighth time a champion will be crowned the FIFA Women's World Cup trophy. Only four teams in three different continents have been lucky enough to be crowned champs -- and only seven teams overall have reached the final. Here's a breakdown of winners by continent:
The 2019 Women's World Cup features 24 teams with dreams of being crowned champion. Team USA will look to defend its title and is the betting favorite at 5-2, followed closely by the host nation France at 7-2 in the latest 2019 Women's World Cup odds. Play gets underway from France on June 7 and will conclude with the final match on July 7. The France World Cup will feature six groups consisting of four teams. Every team will play three matches in the group stage, with the top two teams in each group advancing to the knockout phase. With so much worldwide interest, sportsbooks have already released odds on which country will win each group at the Women's World Cup 2019.
Twenty four teams will enter the 2019 Women's World Cup with the dream of lifting the trophy, but only a handful have a realistic shot at winning it all according to Vegas. In fact, only six teams are listed at 14-1 or shorter in the current 2019 Women's World Cup odds. The United States enters the 2019 FIFA World Cup in France as the defending champions, and Team USA is the odds-on favorite at 2-1 to lift the trophy for a record-setting fourth time. The United States became the first nation to win the Women's World Cup three times when the Americans defeated Japan, 5-2, in the last Women's World Cup four years ago.
England daring to dream, the goals, the drama, the fans and VAR - we argue why this was the greatest World Cup in history.
France scores a flurry of goals to saunter to a second World Cup title with a 4-2 win over Croatia. Look back at how the moment of glory unfolded in our live blog.
The World Cup has been a PR success for the country and its president but that is not the whole story.
Workplaces across the nation are poised for an early exodus of staff, with supporters aiming to be ready for the Croatia clash with time to spare. Streets will be deserted as people cram into pubs, gather around big screens or cheer on the team at home. Kick-off is at 19:00 BST, with the winner facing France in Sunday's final. England are in the last four for the first time since losing to West Germany in 1990.
Belgium's stars stumbled when it mattered and their form vanished as France showed impressive character to win 1-0 en route to the World Cup final.
Russia's World Cup adventure ended after defeat on penalties, setting up an intriguing World Cup semifinal between Croatia and England.