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:
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.
This coming Friday, Uruguay meet France at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium. France came through a thrilling 4-3 second round clash with Argentina, while Uruguay edged past Portugal 2-1 thanks to a stunning double from PSG forward Edinson Cavani. The two sides have met on six previous occasions, but France are yet to get one over the South American nation. However, they come into this game as the favourites to reach the final four.
It's a decision most of us are unlikely to ever have to make: be at the birth of your child or represent your country on a world stage as they (potentially) make sporting history? England's Fabian Delph has gone with the former and left the World Cup in Russia to join his wife Natalie, who was due to give birth on 30 June. His decision has been supported by England manager Gareth Southgate who said "some things in life are more important than football". "Everybody says you only get one chance to be in a World Cup, but also there's only one day in your life when your children are born," he said.