FIFA president Gianni Infantino (right) after the Copa Libertadores final in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Nov 5, 2023
Brazil submits letter of intent to host 2027 Women's World Cup
Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands submitted a joint expression of interest in April, while the other joint bid includes the United States and Mexico.
Protesters applaud during a demonstration called by feminist associations in support of Spain's midfielder Jenni Hermoso in Madrid on Monday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 31, 2023
Spain must break 'pact of silence' over sexism, equality minister says
The minister said she hoped the backlash created by Spanish Football Association chief Luis Rubiales' kiss will serve as a point of inflection.
Hinata Miyazawa in action for Japan during the team's clash against Spain in the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup, in Wellington on July 31
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 29, 2023
World Cup hero Miyazawa eyeing more success with new club
A source familiar with the matter said Liverpool and Frankfurt are among the sides linked with the 23-year-old Mynavi Sendai attacker.
England's Mary Earps won the Golden Glove as the top goalkeeper of the 2023 Women's World Cup
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 24, 2023
England goalkeeper Mary Earps hits back at Nike over statement
England goalkeeper Mary Earps has questioned a Nike statement regarding the unavailability of her replica jersey during the recent Women's World Cup.
Jenni Hermoso celebrates with Spanish Football Federation President Luis Rubiales after Spain's victory in the World Cup final on Sunday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 22, 2023
Spanish soccer boss apologizes for kissing World Cup star
Luis Rubiales planted the kiss on Jenni Hermoso after she collected her medal following the final in Sydney, provoking outrage in Spain.
Spain players celebrate with the trophy after winning the World Cup in Sydney on Sunday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 22, 2023
Success of Women's World Cup can't hide financial gap with men
The 2023 World Cup buoyed hopes that the women's game can start to bridge the yawning financial gap.
Olga Carmona scored the only goal of the Women's World Cup final as Spain defeated England 1-0 in Sydney on Sunday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 21, 2023
World Cup hero Olga Carmona learns of father's death after final
Carmona learned of her father's death after scoring the only goal in Spain's victory over England in the Women's World Cup final.

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