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  • Top women's soccer players sue over artificial turf plans for World Cup

    Top women's soccer players sue over artificial turf plans for World Cup
    It's hard not to be amazed by the continuing incompetence of FIFA, world soccer's clueless governing body. Bribery scandals, opaqueness and general loathsomeness have come to define the organization over the last four decades. Now FIFA has managed to...
  • FIFA allegedly threatened players who supported World Cup lawsuit

    FIFA allegedly threatened players who supported World Cup lawsuit
    In a court filing Monday, attorneys for more than 60 women soccer players charged that federations in Mexico and Costa Rica were asked to punish players unless they removed their names from a lawsuit against FIFA, world soccer’s governing body,...
  • Olympic diver latest athlete to come out

    Olympic diver latest athlete to come out
    Olympic diver Tom Daley is the latest athlete to come out as gay or bisexual. Daley, a 19-year-old British diver who won the bronze medal for the 10-meter platform event in the 2012 London Games, announced that he is in a relationship with a man in a...
  • National TV coverage of National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) begins July 14 on FOX Soccer

     
    The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) recently announced its 2013 national TV schedule, with FOX Sports Media Group offering exclusive live coverage of nine matches, featuring six regular-season matches and all three playoff matches, including the two...
  • American women showing true grit at World Cup

    American women showing true grit at World Cup
    Despite a driving rain and chilly temperatures at the Women's World Cup semifinal in Monchengladbach, Germany this week, the victory of the American team over the French sent rays of hope to serious and occasional soccer fans around the nation. On...
  • Mesa Musings: Women's World Cup calls like a siren

    Mesa Musings: Women's World Cup calls like a siren
    They broke my heart. I'm referring to0020America's women's soccer team, which turned in an inspirational performance over the past month in FIFA's Women's World Cup 2011 in Germany, but came up short in Sunday's final. Underdog Japan — an...
  • FAU cashing in on renewed interest in women's soccer

    FAU cashing in on renewed interest in women's soccer
    FAU is literally cashing in on the interest in women's soccer in the United States following the World Cup in Germany. The magicJack team of the Womens Professional Soccer league has been using FAU's soccer stadium as its home this season, and the two...
  • Owner of former Washington Freedom faces players union grievance

    Owner of former Washington Freedom faces players union grievance
    The women’s pro soccer team in South Florida employs several of the U.S. stars from this summer’s World Cup, including Abby Wambach and Hope Solo, but the figure who has drawn much of the attention this season has been its owner, Dan Borislow....
  • Another chance for U.S. women to lift their sport

    LONDON — Before the largest crowd to ever watch a women's Olympic soccer match, in a stadium synonymous with what Europeans call football, the U.S. won gold and with it, another chance for the sport to become less of a quadrennial attraction back...
  • Live chat: United States beats France 3-1 to advance to final

     
    Grahame L. Jones. Los Angeles Times Staff Writer The United States swept into the final of the sixth Women's World Cup with a convincing 3-1 victory  over France in the semifinal on Wednesday in Moenchengladbach, Germany. The Americans will play either...
  • Women's World Cup: U.S. vs. Japan: Victory on penalty kicks earns Japan title

     
    The most dramatic Women’s World Cup final in history has produced the most surprising champion. Japan twice came from behind to tie the score, first in regulation and then in extra time, and then went on to win the penalty......