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Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jul 18, 2023
Women's World Cup set for lift-off with interest at all-time high
Australia's Matildas, led by prolific Chelsea forward Sam Kerr, will hope to make the most of their home advantage and go all the way to the final in Sydney on Aug. 20.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jul 17, 2023
Nadeshiko Japan starts training for Women's World Cup in New Zealand
The Japanese women's football team kicked off its World Cup preparations in New Zealand on Monday with a training session at its base in Christchurch.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jul 16, 2023
Refugee soccer team breaking boundaries with globetrotting tour
Formed just months ago in Utah, Team SheBelongs aims to promote acceptance and change the global conversation surrounding refugees and displaced persons.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jul 16, 2023
Nadeshiko Japan arrives in New Zealand ahead of World Cup
Manager Futoshi Ikeda, captain Saki Kumagai and other members of the traveling party were greeted by around 70 supporters at the airport in Christchurch.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jul 12, 2023
Fukushima-born Jun Endo ready to run free for Japan at World Cup
The Angel City forward recalls watching the 2011 final in the middle of the night with her parents and three siblings, describing it as 'a turning point' in her life.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jul 9, 2023
U.S. women's star Megan Rapinoe to retire at end of season
The winger currently has 199 caps over a span of 17 years playing for her country and also won an Olympic gold medal in London in 2012.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jul 6, 2023
Rose Lavelle ready to find voice at Women's World Cup
'It's important that we find our voice, because we're not always going to have Becky and 'Pinoe' to lean on,' Lavelle said.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jul 5, 2023
Nadeshiko Japan defender Risa Shimizu focused on details
The West Ham United player Shimizu started all of her country's matches in France four years ago, where Japan came second in its group and bowed out in the round of 16.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jul 4, 2023
Brazil's Marta says sixth Women's World Cup will be her last
The 37-year-old made her World Cup debut in 2003 and is Brazil's all-time leading scorer with 117 goals.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jul 2, 2023
Nadeshiko Japan manager Futoshi Ikeda relishing World Cup challenge
The 52-year-old manager expressed full faith in his chosen players as they prepare for their last warm-up match against Panama in Sendai on July 14.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jun 30, 2023
FIFA may allow players to wear rainbow armbands at Women’s World Cup
FIFA is planning to send a letter outlining its armband rules for the 32 teams that will participate in the tournament.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup / From the Spot
Jun 27, 2023
Broadcaster standoff shows fragile state of Japanese women's soccer
Failure to find a television home for the upcoming FIFA Women's World Cup could all but cripple the sport's hopes of mainstream acceptance in the country.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jun 25, 2023
United States to host expanded FIFA Club World Cup in 2025
The current version of the FIFA Club World Cup, an annual competition with seven teams, will be discontinued after 2023.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jun 20, 2023
Nadeshiko coach says Women's World Cup TV blackout will harm game
FIFA had threatened a blackout in major European markets before reaching an agreement with broadcasters in Britain, Spain, France, Germany and Italy last week.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jun 13, 2023
Posh Miami enclave to become U.S. soccer hub
Gianni Infantino, FIFA’s highly-connected president, is expected to relocate to Miami in the run-up to the 2026 World Cup.
Japan Times
SOCCER / World cup
Jun 13, 2023
Mana Iwabuchi left out of Japan's Women's World Cup squad
The Tottenham midfielder was part of the team that won the World Cup in 2011 but did not make Futoshi Ikeda's list of 23.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jun 13, 2023
Three 'protestors' included on Spain's Women's World Cup squad list
Spain has lost just one of the nine games since the protest began, winning seven, including friendly wins over the United States and Norway.
Japan Times
SOCCER
Jun 8, 2023
FIFA to guarantee each player at Women's World Cup at least $30,000
Each player at the Women's World Cup will be guaranteed at least $30,000 after a groundbreaking move by FIFA to disburse some of the prize money to individuals rather than national federations.
Japan Times
SOCCER / Women's World Cup
May 2, 2023
FIFA threatens to pull broadcast of Women’s World Cup in Europe
Gianni Infantino described offers from 'Big 5' nations as undervalued.
Japan Times
SOCCER
May 2, 2023
Shuichi Gonda determined to reach next World Cup despite obstacles
The 34-year-old faces a lack of national team call-ups following his club's relegation to the second division of the J. League.

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