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Association football competition for women's national teams

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FIFA Women's World Cup: Association football competition for women's national teams
The FIFA Women's World Cup is an international football competition contested by the senior women's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's international governing body. The competition has been held every four years since 1991, when the inaugural tournament, then called the FIFA Women's World Championship, was held in China. Under the tournament's current format, national teams vie for 23 slots in a three-year qualification phase. The host nation's team is automatically entered as the 24th slot. The tournament proper, alternatively called the World Cup Finals, is contested at venues within the host nation(s) over a period of about one month.


Australia and New Zealand join forces to bid 'as one' for 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup

Australia and New Zealand have joined forces in a bid to host the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.
SBS - Published Also reported by •BBC News

Messi and Rapinoe expected to take Ballon d'Or honours

messi and rapinoe expected to take ballon d'or honours
The biggest names in world football will descend on Paris on Monday for the 2019 Ballon d'Or ceremony, with Lionel Messi and USA women's World Cup superstar Megan Rapinoe tipped to leave with the..
WorldNews - Published

Megan Rapinoe on leading the fight for equality

The footballer is one of the biggest names in sport after the USA's victory at the Women's Football World Cup. She's now using her platform to lead the fight for equality in sport.
BBC News - Published

Pregnant U.S. women's soccer star Alex Morgan still plans to play in 2020 Summer Olympics

Alex Morgan, a key member of the 2019 women's World Cup championship team, hopes to play in the 2020 Olympics despite expected a baby in April. - Published

USWNT star Carli Lloyd: 2019 World Cup 'was absolutely the worst time of my life'

Even though she set records and won her second consecutive Women's World Cup, USWNT star Carli Lloyd said she was frustrated by a diminished role. - Published

England game and F1 could be affected as typhoon changes course

England's final World Cup group match against France and F1 qualifying could be affected as the typhoon that is due to hit Japan changes course.
BBC News - Published

Lionel Messi, Megan Rapinoe win Fifa Player of the Year awards

lionel messi, megan rapinoe win fifa player of the year awards
Milan: Lionel Messi won the Fifa Men's Player of the Year award on Monday with Megan Rapinoe bagging the women's prize to cap a historic year for the United States' World Cup icon. Barcelona striker..
WorldNews - Published

Have Neville's England gone backwards since Women's World Cup?

Why England women must improve on defensive frailties before fans can "thank their lucky stars" to have Phil Neville in charge.
BBC News - Published

Mark Robinson: England women's head coach steps down after four years in role

Head coach Mark Robinson, who steered England to victory in the Women's World Cup two years ago, steps down after nearly four years in the role.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup-winning coach Robinson leaves England role

Head coach Mark Robinson, who steered England to victory in the Women's World Cup two years ago, steps down after nearly four years in the role.
BBC News - Published

US coach Ellis resigns after second Women's World Cup win

us coach ellis resigns after second women's world cup win
Jill Ellis, who coached the United States to a second consecutive Women's World Cup title earlier this month, will step down after her team's US Victory Tour in early October, US Soccer announced..
WorldNews - Published

Thank you World Cup, now for a Blast - T20 returns on Thursday

Step aside World Cup, you've had your moment - it's time for the T20 Blast to return to a county ground near you.
BBC News - Published

Fans love the Women's World Cup parade

Women's World Cup champions celebrate with NYC parade and their fans love every minute of it. - Published

Cuomo signs equal pay law at USWNT parade

Equal pay is a hot topic for the 2019 Women's World Cup champions – and Governor Cuomo is doing something about it
CBS News - Published

"I couldn't be more proud": Megan Rapinoe speaks as New York City honors Women's World Cup champions

U.S. Women's National Team co-captain Megan Rapinoe spoke to the crowd in front of New York's City Hall on Wednesday after a ticker-tape parade. Rapinoe was tournament MVP and was awarded the Golden..
CBS News - Published

World Cup parade: Megan Rapinoe demands equal pay for 'badass team'

The outspoken co-captain of the World Cup-winning US women's team had a message that went beyond sport.
BBC News - Published

Fans gather to celebrate USWNT World Cup title at parade: 'This is a huge deal'

Hundreds of thousands crowded the streets of lower Manhattan on a warm and sunny Wednesday morning to celebrate USWNT's second consecutive World Cup title. - Published

Women's World Cup: United States welcomed home by thousands of fans in New York

Thousands of fans line the streets of New York as the United States' Women's World Cup-winning team returns to the country.
BBC News - Published

Rapinoe says US World Cup teammates will snub White House

rapinoe says us world cup teammates will snub white house
Star striker Megan Rapinoe said Tuesday she does not think the United States' Women's World Cup-winning team would accept an invitation from President Donald Trump to visit the White House. "I would..
WorldNews - Published

Megan Rapinoe says triumphant US women’s team accept Chuck Schumer invitation to congress but ‘don’t ...

megan rapinoe says triumphant us women’s team accept chuck schumer invitation to congress but ‘don’t ...
The victorious US women’s football team will not visit the White House if invited by Donald Trump, its co-captain has said – but will take up an offer by the top Senate Democrat to visit the upper..
WorldNews - Published

US Women’s World Cup champions arrive home ahead of victory parade in NYC

The U.S. Women's National Team has arrived home following their World Cup win against the Netherlands.
France 24 - Published Also reported by •

More people watched Women's World Cup final than men's final

The high ratings for the final once again turn the spotlight on calls for equal pay
CBS News - Published

2019 Women's World Cup champions arrive back in United States

The U.S. Women's National Team arrived Monday at Newark Liberty International Airport fresh off its 2019 Women's World Cup title. - Published

‘Arrogant.’ ‘Ruthless.’ And Unapologetically Themselves.

The U.S. women’s World Cup title isn’t just a win for sports — it’s a win for gender equality at large. - Published

After World Cup, USWNT could really score at home for soccer

Once the equal pay issue is properly resolved, the USA men and women teams can grow and prosper by doing joint promotional efforts: Our view - Published

Women's World Cup final draws 14.3 million U.S. viewers, but misses record

More than 14 million Americans watched on television as the U.S. women's soccer team clinched their fourth World Cup title, broadcaster Fox said on Monday, but the TV audience failed to break records.
Reuters - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: What we learned from the historic tournament

The biggest takeaways from a record-breaking women's tournament - from equal pay to tea trolling.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup attracts record 28.1m viewers

A record-breaking 28.1m people watched BBC coverage of the Women's World Cup online and on television.
BBC News - Published

Eye Opener at 8: U.S. wins Women's World Cup

A look back at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning."
CBS News - Published

Women's World Cup: What is the pay gap?

Fifa has faced criticism over the Women's World Cup prize money
BBC News - Published

US Women win 4th World Cup title, eye gender equality

The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the 61st minute and Rose Lavelle added a.. - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: Fans react to US vs Netherlands final

The US celebrates its Women's World Cup victory - but for fans it's about more than the game.
BBC News - Published

Team USA wins the Women's World Cup over Netherlands, 2-0

Team USA has won a record fourth Women's World Cup when they defeated the Netherlands 2-0 on Sunday night. Roxana Saberi reports.
CBS News - Published

U.S. World Cup's only soccer team mom dedicates win to son: 'We did it, bud!!!'

Jessica McDonald has taken her 7-year-old son along during the U.S. bid for soccer's Women's World Cup. On Sunday, she dedicated the win to him. - Published

Icon, spokeswoman, Golden Ball winner - why this was Rapinoe's World Cup

Megan Rapinoe has long been a key figure in the United States but has been the outright star of this Women's World Cup on and off the pitch, writes Caroline Chapman.
BBC News - Published

President Trump now noncommittal on inviting USWNT to White House

President Trump backtracks from earlier "win or lose" invitation for Women's World Cup champs. - Published

USA win Women's World Cup 2019: Can Americans be caught by Europe's elite?

The United States were deserved winners of the 2019 Women's World Cup, but there are signs that Europe's best teams can challenge their dominance.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: Dressing-room twerking, all the goals & superstars show the love

Watch all the goals and the best of the celebrity reaction as USA win their fourth World Cup after beating the Netherlands 2-0 in the final in Lyon.
BBC News - Published

Women's World Cup 2019: USA's Megan Rapinoe wins Golden Boot

USA striker Megan Rapinoe wins the Women's World Cup Golden Boot after finishing the tournament with six goals and three assists.
BBC News - Published

Landmark women's World Cup set to be game-changer

As the United States began celebrating their World Cup win over the Netherlands on Sunday, FIFA president Gianni Infantino strode out on to the field with French president Emmanuel Macron.
Reuters - Published

U.S. Women's World Cup win sets off immediate calls for equal pay

The crowd broke into a chant of "Equal pay!" soon after the U.S. women's team won their fourth World Cup
CBS News - Published

Women's World Cup: USA fans gather to cheer team's success

Fans young and old watching in Maryland bring out their red, white and blue to cheer their women to victory.
BBC News - Published

Nike celebrates USWNT World Cup victory with powerful new ad: 'Never Stop Winning'

Commercial titled "Never Stop Winning" celebrates U.S. Women's National Team's belief in themselves as they captured a fourth World Cup title. - Published

U.S. wins 2019 Women's World Cup with 2-0 victory over Netherlands

The U.S. women dominated to win their second consecutive Women's World Cup championship, beating Netherlands in the finals 2-0. CBS Sports writer Roger Gonzalez joins CBSN with the highlights.
CBS News - Published

Fans in NYC celebrate USA's Women's World Cup win

The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday night when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second half and Rose.. - Published

US wins 4th World Cup title, 2nd in a row, beats Dutch 2-0

us wins 4th world cup title, 2nd in a row, beats dutch 2-0
LYON, FRANCE — The United States won its record fourth Women's World Cup title and second in a row, beating the Netherlands 2-0 Sunday night when Megan Rapinoe converted a penalty kick in the second..
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •

Women's World Cup 2019: USA beat Netherlands 2-0 to win record fourth title

Watch highlights as goals from Captain Megan Rapinoe and midfielder Rose Lavelle help USA beat Netherlands 2-0 to secure a record fourth World Cup title.
BBC News - Published

FIFA boss and Macron booed at World Cup final ceremony

The crowd at the women's World Cup final booed FIFA chief Gianni Infantino and French president Emmanuel Macron as United States fans demanded equal pay for the players after their team claimed a..
Reuters - Published

Women’s World Cup final: US takes 1-0 lead thanks to Rapinoe penalty

women’s world cup final: us takes 1-0 lead thanks to rapinoe penalty
Forward Lieke Martens was named in the starting lineup for the Netherlands in their women’s World Cup final on Sunday against holders the United States, who recalled winger Megan Rapinoe into the..
WorldNews - Published

Results of women's World Cup finals

2011 (Germany) - Japan beat U.S. 3-1 on penalties (2-2 after extra time) in Frankfurt
Reuters - Published

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