Norway tops Australia to reach quarterfinals

Soccer Jun 23, 2019

Norway tops Australia to reach quarterfinals

Ingrid Hjelmseth proved to be a shootout hero once again as Norway beat Australia on penalties Saturday night to advance to the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup. Hjelmseth saved Emily Gielnik's kick and Ingrid Engen, who is playing in her first World Cup, hit ...

Australia stuns Brazil with rally

Soccer / Women's World Cup Jun 14, 2019

Australia stuns Brazil with rally

A Monica own goal completed a remarkable turnaround by Australia at the Women's World Cup on Thursday, as the Matildas came from two goals down to stun Brazil 3-2, while China beat South Africa in Paris. Li Ying's first-half strike gave former runner-up China a ...

Yui Hasegawa in doubt as Japan prepares for Scotland

Soccer / Women's World Cup Jun 13, 2019

Yui Hasegawa in doubt as Japan prepares for Scotland

Winger Yui Hasegawa skipped practice to treat an ankle injury Wednesday as Nadeshiko Japan prepared for its upcoming Women's World Cup clash with Group D opponent Scotland. The 22-year-old attacker, who has emerged as a key playmaker for Asako Takakura's side, appeared to hurt her ...