Women's Soccer

Kangaroo stops play during Australian women's soccer match

Jun 26, 2018

The Australian soccer team competing at the World Cup is called the Socceroos. But a different kind of soccer-roo has dominated a pitch for half an hour in Canberra during a women's match.

Fans at World Cup criticized for videos disrespecting women

Jun 20, 2018

Some Latin American fans at the World Cup are receiving strong criticism for sexist behavior for posting videos in which they encourage foreign women to say offensive things in languages they don't appear to understand

Burger King says sorry for Russian World Cup pregnancy ad

Jun 20, 2018

Burger King says it's sorry for an ad in Russia offering a lifetime supply of Whoppers to women who get pregnant by World Cup players

Iran player dodges question on women's rights at World Cup

Jun 19, 2018

Women's rights remain a sensitive issue within the Iran team at the World Cup

Aussies undeterred by opening loss at the World Cup

Jun 19, 2018

Australia is confident against Denmark despite opening the World Cup with a loss to France

The Latest: Croatia beats Nigeria on own-goal, penalty kick

Jun 16, 2018

Luka Modric scored on a penalty kick after Croatia went ahead on an own-goal by Nigeria in a 2-0 victory in their World Cup match

The Latest: Nigerian fans can't bring chickens to game

Jun 15, 2018

A Russian official in the city of Kaliningrad says authorities had to forbid Nigerian fans from bringing live chickens to Saturday's game against Argentina

Own-goal earns Iran 1-0 win over Morocco at World Cup

Jun 15, 2018

Aziz Bouhaddouz heads a free kick into his own net in the fifth minute of injury time to gift Iran a 1-0 win over Morocco at the World Cup

Iran fans unfurl banner at World Cup in support of women

Jun 15, 2018

Iranian fans at the national team's first game at the World Cup unfurled a banner protesting the Iran's ban on women attending soccer matches back home

Saudi women in Russia to support team, reinforce new image

Jun 14, 2018

Saudi women in Russia to support their team in the World Cup, but also reinforce image of a new Saudi Arabia

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