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FIFA president Gianni Infantino said that Luis Rubiales' kiss on the mouth of Spanish women's soccer star Jenni Hermoso "should never have happened."
SOCCER
Sep 1, 2023
FIFA's Gianni Infantino breaks silence on kiss at Women's World Cup
"The well-deserved celebrations for these magnificent champions were spoiled by what happened after the final whistle," Infantino wrote on Instagram.
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.
President of the Royal Spanish Football Federation Luis Rubiales announces he will not quit after his kiss on the lips of a star player sparked outrage.
SOCCER
Aug 27, 2023
FIFA suspends Spanish soccer chief over World Cup kiss
The outrage began after Rubiales celebrated Spain’s victory by kissing Jennifer Hermoso on the lips.
Hinata Miyazawa (right) scores during Japan's victory over Spain during the Women's World Cup in Wellington on July 31.
SOCCER
Aug 25, 2023
Nadeshiko Japan World Cup star Hinata Miyazawa preps for move abroad
Miyazawa became the second Japanese winner of the Women's World Cup Golden Boot and the first since Homare Sawa in 2011.
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.
Spanish midfielder Alexia Putellas (left) battles for the ball against English forward Lauren James during in the final of the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup in Sydney on Sunday. Spain won the match 1-0.
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 22, 2023
FIFA boss should read the pitch on women’s pay
More than 2 billion people are expected to have tuned in. About 2 million attended matches in person. Both records. The FIFA Women’s World Cup generated more than $570 million to break even.
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.
Spain's players celebrate with the trophy after winning the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup final in Sydney on Sunday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 20, 2023
Spain downs England to win Women's World Cup for first time
La Roja outplayed England to deservedly claim their first major title in only their third World Cup.
Australia's Matildas huddle after the third-place final of the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup in Brisbane on Saturday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 20, 2023
Australia and Sweden turn attention to Olympics after World Cup run
The two teams face challenging qualifying groups later this year as they aim to secure their berths in the Paris 2024 women's soccer tournament.
Swedish defender Jonna Andersson (rear) hugs Japan forward Maika Hamano after their World Cup quarterfinal in Auckland on Aug. 11.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 19, 2023
Sportsmanship among most enduring images from World Cup
Winning teams have been quick to console their opponents after matches during the Women's World Cup.
England's Lauren Hemp will attempt to help England win the Women's World Cup for the first time when the team meets Spain in the final on Sunday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 18, 2023
England and Spain standing on cusp of World Cup glory
The Women's World Cup will reach its climax when England or Spain is crowned champion for the first time on Sunday.
Australia captain Sam Kerr vowed that her team would be ready to face Sweden in the third-place match at the Women's World Cup on Saturday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 17, 2023
Australia faces quick turnaround ahead of third-place match
"We have to pick ourselves up and go again," Australia captain Sam Kerr said. "And we're going to do everything to win third place."
Australia's Sam Kerr says women's soccer needs more funding in the future.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 17, 2023
Sam Kerr says Australia's run at Women's World Cup inspired nation
The talismanic striker scored a stunning goal to even the score for the home team in Sydney before England pulled away.
England's Alessia Russo celebrates after scoring her team's third goal against Australia during the Women's World Cup semifinals in Sydney on Wednesday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 17, 2023
England beats Australia to reach first Women's World Cup final
Sam Kerr's wondrous second-half strike was not enough to lift co-host Australia into the Women's World Cup final.
Spain's players celebrate defender Olga Carmona's game-winning goal against Sweden during their 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup semifinal in Auckland on Tuesday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 16, 2023
'Work of art' sends Spain into first Women's World Cup final
Spain's place in Sunday's final in Sydney is a remarkable journey for a nation that had never previously gone beyond the last 16 at a Women's World Cup.
Nadeshiko Japan reached the knockout stage at a fourth consecutive FIFA Women's World Cup before being eliminated in the quarterfinals on Friday by Sweden.
SOCCER / Women's World cup / From the Spot
Aug 15, 2023
Bold steps needed from JFA, WE League to maintain momentum after WWC
After Nadeshiko Japan's inspiring quarterfinal run in New Zealand, the country's soccer bodies must avoid the missteps of the post-2011 boom and bust.
England goalkeeper Mary Earp has criticized team outfitter Nike over failing to produce replicas of her uniform for sale.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 15, 2023
Adidas and Nike navigate bumps in retail demand as WWC breaks records
As the market for women's soccer grows, marketers have to juggle the fan base's ever-changing demands.
Australia captain Sam Kerr (center) is expected to play a larger role for her team during its Women's World Cup semifinal against England on Wednesday.
SOCCER / Women's World cup
Aug 14, 2023
Australia and England set for blockbuster Women's World Cup semifinal
Australia and England have clashed in a variety of sports over the years and will meet in the Women's World Cup semifinals on Wednesday.

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