Women's Soccer

Amazon Peladao: a soccer tournament unlike any other

Feb 17, 2019

The Peladao soccer tournament in the Amazon, one of the world's largest, mixes passion for most popular sport on the planet with a beauty pageant

In soccer-mad Argentina, women fight sexism and inequality

Feb 7, 2019

Macarena Sanchez takes a stand to turn female soccer professional in Argentina

Record attendance for women's soccer match in Spain

Jan 31, 2019

A record crowd of 48,121 has attended a women's soccer match between Athletic Bilbao and Atletico Madrid in Spain

Cafu to present Copa America draw in Brazil

Jan 22, 2019

2002 World Cup winner Cafu will present Friday's Copa America draw in Rio de Janeiro

Australia women's coach Alen Stajcic fired before World Cup

Jan 19, 2019

Australia fires Matildas head coach Alen Stajcic 5 months out from Women's World Cup

From FIFA to field hockey, Weil takes on new event challenge

Jan 17, 2019

AP Interview: Launching a new global competition into a packed sports calendar, field hockey's governing body hired the former top salesman at FIFA to oversee it

FIFA bans head of Afghan soccer after allegations by players

Dec 12, 2018

FIFA has provisionally banned the head of the Afghanistan soccer federation following accusations of sexual and physical abuse of female players

UEFA raises women's soccer funding for member federations

Oct 15, 2018

UEFA is giving more money to its 55 member federations to invest in women's soccer

Modric, Mbappe in running for Ballon d'Or

Oct 8, 2018

Luka Modric and Kylian Mbappe are in the running to break Lionel Messi's and Cristiano Ronaldo's 10-year dominance of the Ballon d'Or

APNewsBreak: France Football launches Women's Ballon d'Or

Sep 24, 2018

A woman will win the most prestigious individual trophy in soccer for the first time this year

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