Women's Soccer

Belgian soccer body drops plans for rapper's World Cup song

Mar 9, 2018

Under the weight of public and political pressure, Belgium's soccer federation has dropped plans for a rapper known for using obscene and misogynistic lyrics to produce its official World Cup song

Belgium has scandal brewing over rapper's World Cup song

Mar 8, 2018

The Belgian football federation says it will not change its mind about choosing a rapper known for lacing his songs with misogynistic lyrics to produce its official World Cup song

Saudi stadiums open for women in a first to watch soccer

Jan 12, 2018

Saudi women allowed for the first time into stadiums to watch soccer in the kingdom

North Korean national soccer teams in Japan for tournament

Dec 5, 2017

North Korea's national soccer teams have arrived in Tokyo as an exception to Japanese sanctions against Pyongyang's missile and nuclear development

Venezuela soccer coach fired after denouncing malnutrition

Nov 29, 2017

The coach of Venezuela's under-20 women's national soccer team has been fired after claiming that his players were suffering from malnutrition in the crisis-wracked nation

Danish federation resolves dispute with women's soccer team

Nov 25, 2017

The Denmark women's soccer team has signed a four-year collective bargaining agreement with the country's football federation (DBU), ending a dispute that saw the cancellation of a World Cup qualifier

Denmark women to play Croatia after 'partial' pay deal

Oct 20, 2017

Denmark's football federation says a partial agreement has been made with the women's team so they can play a Women's World Cup qualifier against Croatia next week after a qualifier against Sweden was canceled over a pay dispute

Swedes mull compensation after Danes cancel WWCup qualifier

Oct 19, 2017

The Swedish Football Federation is considering seeking compensation from its Danish counterpart for canceling a Women's World Cup qualifier over a pay dispute

Denmark cancels World Cup qualifier against Sweden

Oct 18, 2017

The Danish soccer federation says a women's World Cup qualifier against Sweden has been canceled after wage talks collapsed

Egyptian daily to World Cup fans: Beware of Russian women

Oct 18, 2017

Cairo daily counsels Egyptian soccer fans traveling to the World Cup to lower their expectations about meeting Russian women

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