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2023 WOMENS WORLD CUP

England's Jess Carter in action with Spain's Salma Paralluelo during the Women's World Cup final in Sydney in August 2023
SPORTS
Feb 8, 2024
Women's sports draw record viewership in U.K. in 2023, research shows
The FIFA Women's World Cup final, which England lost 1-0 to Spain, was 2023's most-watched women's sports event on TV with 38.4 million viewing hours.
FC Barcelona's Martina Fernandez scores during a Women's Champions League group match against FC Rosengard in Barcelona on Dec. 21. A share of 83% of respondents from a recent corporate survey said they planned to increase their investment in women's sports in 2024.
SPORTS
Dec 29, 2023
After landmark World Cup, more sponsors keen on women's sports
A share of 83% of respondents from a recent corporate survey said they planned to increase their investment in women's sports in 2024.
Data has shown that the United States women's team — which has routinely been targeted for online abuse over the years — was subjected to the most abuse during the 2023 Women's World Cup.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Dec 12, 2023
One in five players at Women's World Cup suffer online abuse: study
Nearly 50% of the verified online abuse was homophobic, sexual or sexist in nature.
Lionel Messi jerseys, in Inter Miami’s distinctive pink color, for sale at the Adidas store in Manhattan in September. In the span of three months, the soccer superstar has made Inter Miami’s eye-catching pink jersey the hottest piece of sports merchandise on the planet.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 2, 2023
Adidas and Puma eye 'sports culture' market as soccer courts fashion
The Women's World Cup showed huge unmet demand for soccer-related merchandise for women, with the trend extending to fashion-conscious fans of both sexes.
Former President of the Royal Spanish Football Federation Luis Rubiales says he will use his right to appeal a three-year ban on all soccer-related activities.
SOCCER
Oct 31, 2023
Spain's ex-FA chief Rubiales gets three-year ban over kiss scandal
Rubiales said he will use his right to appeal, accusing FIFA of not giving him the chance to defend himself.
Spain's players during during a training session in Oliva near Valencia, on Wednesday.
SOCCER
Sep 21, 2023
Women's soccer players in Spain to end boycott
As part of a deal to end the move, between six and nine senior officials of the football federation will be invited to leave their jobs or will be fired.
Japan's Riko Ueki (left) and Sweden goalkeeper Zecira Musovic react after Ueki's missed penalty during the second half of their Women's World Cup quarterfinal match in Auckland on Friday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 11, 2023
Nadeshiko Japan's thrilling Women's World Cup run ends
Japan's quest to win the Women's World Cup for the first time since 2011 hits a roadblock against Sweden.
Yui Hasegawa lines up a kick during Japan's match against Costa Rica on Wednesday in Dunedin, New Zealand.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Jul 26, 2023
Nadeshiko Japan down Costa Rica to move into last 16
Two goals in two first-half minutes gave Japan a 2-0 win to clinch a spot in the knockout rounds of the Women's World Cup.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jul 14, 2023
Saki Kumagai eager to chart own path as Nadeshiko Japan captain at Women's World Cup
The 32-year-old will be the only remaining member of the Japan's 2011 World Cup-winning squad at this year's tournament.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jul 8, 2023
FIFA's biggest Women's World Cup nearing kickoff
The tournament has undergone a rapid expansion after featuring just 16 teams in Germany in 2011, when Nadeshiko Japan took the crown, and 24 in France in 2019.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jun 26, 2023
Women's World Cup fever builds in Sydney
Thousands of soccer fans marched over the Sydney Harbor Bridge on Sunday to mark 25 days before the Women's World Cup starts in Australia and New Zealand.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jun 22, 2023
Veteran star Megan Rapinoe to play new role for U.S. in fourth appearance at Women's World Cup
The 2019 Golden Boot and Golden Ball winner turns 38 next month, making her two decades older than the youngest member of the U.S. squad, 18-year-old forward Alyssa Thompson.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jun 22, 2023
Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan make fourth U.S. World Cup team
The two-time defending champion will be without captain Becky Sauerbrunn, 2023 leading scorer Mallory Swanson and veterans Sam Mewis and Catarina Macario due to injuries.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Apr 7, 2023
Sam Kerr hopes Women's World Cup has lasting impact in Australia
Striker Sam Kerr said the Matildas can create a lasting legacy for women's soccer in Australia when they co-host this year's Women's World Cup in the same way Cathy Freeman inspired a generation of athletes at the Sydney Olympics in 2000.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Oct 22, 2022
Japan drawn into pool with Spain at Women's World Cup
Japan will also play Costa Rica and Zambia in Group C of next year's tournament, to be co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Dec 2, 2021
Sydney to host 2023 Women's World Cup final
Sydney will host the 2023 Women's World Cup final at Stadium Australia on Aug. 20, while co-host New Zealand will host the opener at Auckland's Eden Park on July 20, FIFA announced.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup / From the Spot
Jun 23, 2020
Japan must build foundation for women's game after withdrawing bid
The Japan Football Association has lost its easy route to building momentum for the sport after dropping out of contention for the 2023 World Cup.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jun 22, 2020
Japan ends bid to host 2023 Women's World Cup, citing Olympic delay
The 37-member FIFA Council will now choose between Colombia and a joint Australia-New Zealand bid on Thursday.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jun 21, 2020
FIFA stands by evaluation of Colombia's Women's World Cup bid
FIFA is standing by its technical evaluation of Colombia's bid to host the 2023 women's World Cup, telling the country's unhappy soccer chief that the assessment was conducted in a "highly objective" manner.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jun 11, 2020
Japan bid for Women's World Cup comes in close second in FIFA evaluation
Japan received high marks from world soccer's governing body FIFA on Wednesday, when it released its evaluation of the three bids to host the 2023 Women's World Cup.

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