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FIFA agrees to expand Women's World Cup to 32 teams

July 31, 2019 11:11 pm

Owing to the success of the 2019 Women's World Cup which took place in France, the proposal to expand the competition to 32 teams from 24 teams was agreed upon.

World Cup-winning Megan Rapinoe won't visit White House, and has message for Trump

July 10, 2019 2:03 pm

After winning the World Cup, one of team's star players has promised that she would stick to her promise of not visiting the White House, and even had a message for the US president.

FIFA Women's World Cup: England thump Cameroon in match overshadowed by VAR

June 24, 2019 12:26 am

After defeating Cameroon 3-0, England will meet Norway in Le Havre in the last-eight after the Scandinavians beat Australia on penalties on Saturday.

US Women's team tentatively agree to mediate lawsuit

June 22, 2019 9:14 pm

The lawsuit filed by twenty-eight members of US Women's National Team alleges "institutionalized gender discrimination" that includes inequitable compensation when compared with their counterparts on the men's national team.

FIFA Women's World Cup: Goalkeepers to avoid bookings for stepping off line in shootouts, says IFAB

June 21, 2019 9:49 pm

Scotland were eliminated from the FIFA Women's World Cup after their keeper Lee Alexander saved a stoppage-time penalty against Argentina only to be penalised for coming off her line.

FIFA World Cup: England finish as group toppers, Argentina knock Scotland out with three-goal comeback

June 20, 2019 10:52 am

England clinched top spot in its group with a 2-0 victory over Japan on Wednesday, while Argentina overcame a three-goal deficit in the final 30 minutes for a 3-3 draw against Scotland that eliminated the Scots from the Women's World Cup.

Watch: China, Spain through to FIFA World Cup last 16 after goalless draw

June 18, 2019 10:48 am

China and Spain played out a goalless draw which ensures that both teams, along with group winners Germany, are through to the knockout stages of the Women's World Cup.

FIFA Women's World Cup: Dominant U.S. ease past Chile to book place in last 16

June 16, 2019 11:49 pm

The U.S., coming off a record 13-0 win over Thailand in their Group F opener, were in control from the first minute and scored three first-half goals through Carli Lloyd and Julie Ertz.

FIFA Women's World Cup: Rampant Sweden pummel Thailand 5-1 to book last 16 spot

June 16, 2019 9:45 pm

Centre back Linda Sembrant broke the deadlock for Sweden with a thumping header off an Elin Rubensson free kick, before Sweden took control of the game and finished off the game with four more goals.

FIFA Women's World Cup: Vivianne Miedema double helps Netherlands beat Cameroon to seal last 16 spot

June 15, 2019 8:57 pm

Becoming Netherlands' all-time top scorer, Vivianne Miedema inspired his team to beat Cameroon 3-1 in a Group E clash to seal a seat for the knockout stages.