Women's Soccer

A squad built in weeks: Man United women's team is revived

Aug 17, 2018

Within a few weeks, Casey Stoney has completed the job many soccer coaches would envy and some find daunting: Assembling a squad completely from scratch

Mbappe, Modric on 10-man list for FIFA best player award

Jul 24, 2018

World Cup stars Kylian Mbappe and Luka Modric will challenge the decade-long dominance of FIFA's best player award by Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi

6 from Lyon, 3 in US league on FIFA best women's player list

Jul 24, 2018

Six players from European and French champion Lyon are among 10 candidates to win FIFA's best women's player award

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

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