For four decades, Iran has prohibited female fans from buying tickets and attending men’s matches. FIFA wants the ban lifted.
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Senegal got past Tunisia thanks to an own goal and Algeria got a goal in extra time to break a tie.
Procter & Gamble urged the federation “to be on the right side of history,” and donated more than $500,000 to the team’s players association.
After a parade up Broadway, Rapinoe said, “We have to love more and hate less.”
On the day the American team won the Women’s World Cup, the U.S. men lost in a regional final. But how to compensate the players has caused tension and division.
The United States’ star attacker did more than just score goals (though she did that a lot): She charmed fans, angered the president and antagonized officials.
Few sports teams are asked to carry as much meaning on their shoulders as the women of U.S. soccer. On Sunday, they lived up to the challenge with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands.
Crowds cheer and chant “equal pay” as the United States wins its fourth Women’s World Cup title, 2-0.
The United States women’s team has always played against its history as much as flesh-and-blood opponents. On Sunday, the current edition raised the bar ever higher.
Live coverage and analysis of the Women’s World Cup final. The United States is chasing its record fourth title. The Netherlands is trying to win its first.
United States players collected about $250,000 in bonuses for winning another world championship, but additional paydays are growing in real time.
The Netherlands is seeking its first World Cup title. The favored Americans are chasing their fourth.
A rocky run through the Gold Cup ends where the Americans want it to, with a test against the region’s top team.
The Dutch have watched the United States sweep past one challenge after another on its way to the World Cup final, but it has not occurred to them to lose hope.
Attempts to police the joy the United States has taken in rampaging through the Women’s World Cup only confirm what should be clear: the team is different from everyone else.
Brandi Chastain’s iconic World Cup celebration has come to illustrate a changing debate on how female athletes are depicted and treated.
Gianni Infantino will push to expand the women’s championship to 32 teams, perhaps as soon as 2023.
The Women’s World Cup set records for television audiences worldwide, but the growth magnified challenges for reporters who started chronicling the sport before its big breakout.
The Dutch, who reached the final for the first time, will try to prevent the Americans from claiming a record fourth World Cup title.
When Megan Rapinoe was forced to miss a World Cup semifinal, the United States didn’t miss a beat.