Women's Soccer

The next senior World Cup is in France, not Qatar

Jul 17, 2018

France wins the men's World Cup. Now France hosts a World Cup.

Pussy Riot upstages Putin with protest that halts World Cup

Jul 15, 2018

Russian protest group and punk band Pussy Riot steals some of Vladimir Putin's spotlight by interrupting the World Cup final in Moscow

Russian women push back at shaming over World Cup dating

Jul 15, 2018

Hundreds of thousands of foreign men have flooded into Russia for the monthlong World Cup, setting off a fierce debate in the host nation about the roles and rights of women

The Latest: Croatia defender demands respect at World Cup

Jul 11, 2018

Croatia defender Dejan Lovren says people should show him more respect now he's going to play in a World Cup final

Sexism tops racism as a World Cup fan problem in Russia

Jul 11, 2018

Anti-discrimination experts advising FIFA say sexism has been a bigger problem than racism at the World Cup in Russia

US women's coach says her players have an equal right to VAR

Jul 11, 2018

U.S. women's coach Jill Ellis says her players have an equal right to have FIFA use video review for their tournament next year in France

Russians rally against raising pension ages for men, women

Jul 1, 2018

Opponents of the Russian government's proposal to raise the eligibility ages for pensions are holding demonstrations throughout the country

Women make World Cup telecast history in US, UK, Germany

Jun 30, 2018

Fox's Aly Wagner and Telemundo's Viviana Vila are the first in-match analysts on U.S. television for the World Cup, while BBC's Vicki Sparks is making a similar breakthrough in Britain and ZDF's Claudia Neumann in Germany

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

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