Women's World Cup final: Japan vs USA - Preview
Women's World Cup final: Japan vs USA - Preview

Japan can expect a United States at "full throttle" and bent on revenge on Sunday as the Asian champions bid to defend their title in the Women`s World Cup final.

It will be the third showdown between the two sides in a major championship final.

US forward Abby Wambach escapes with warning for referee comments
US forward Abby Wambach escapes with warning for referee comments

United States striker Abby Wambach has escaped with nothing more than a warning from FIFA after she said a referee at the women’s World Cup had targeted two of her team mates on the verge of suspension.

USA, Australia advance to last 16 at Women`s World Cup
USA, Australia advance to last 16 at Women`s World Cup

Olympic champions the United States and Australia both advanced to the last 16 at the Women`s World Cup by taking the top two spots from Group D on Tuesday.

US announce experienced squad for Women's World Cup
US announce experienced squad for Women's World Cup

The United States head coach Jill Ellis announced her 23-woman squad for the Women`s World Cup featuring 14 members of the 2012 Olympic gold medal winning team.

Keylor Navas, Abby Wambach win CONCACAF Players of Year awards
Keylor Navas, Abby Wambach win CONCACAF Players of Year awards

Costa Rica`s World Cup goalkeeper Keylor Navas and United States women`s team striker Abby Wambach were named CONCACAF`s Players of the Year for 2014 on Tuesday.

Leading women football players sue over World Cup synthetic pitches row
Leading women football players sue over World Cup synthetic pitches row

Several leading women football players have filed a lawsuit claiming sex discrimination over the decision to use synthetic pitches at the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada.

Altidore, Wambach named US players of the year

Jozy Altidore, who helped the United States qualify for the 2014 Brazil World Cup, and Abby Wambach, international football`s all-time goal leader, were named US Soccer Athletes of the Year on Wednesday.