FIFA crisis keeps Jerome Valcke from Women`s World Cup opener
FIFA crisis keeps Jerome Valcke from Women`s World Cup opener

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke will miss Saturday`s FIFA`s women`s World Cup opener because of the on-going corruption scandal affecting football`s governing body, the global body announced on Monday.

FIFA tremors rattle Women's World Cup
FIFA tremors rattle Women's World Cup

Women`s World Cup officials and sponsors expressed concern over the corruption scandal swirling around world soccer`s governing body on Wednesday while trying to keep the focus on the global showcase that kicks off in 10 days across Canada.

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.

US keeper Hope Solo suspended after incident
US keeper Hope Solo suspended after incident

Goalkeeper Hope Solo`s participation at this summer`s Women`s World Cup has been thrown into doubt after she was suspended from the US national team for at least 30 days.

Alpine Skiing: Frida Hansdotter wins to gain boost ahead of world championships
Alpine Skiing: Frida Hansdotter wins to gain boost ahead of world championships

Swedish skier Frida Hansdotter struck a psychological blow against American rival and Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin ahead of next month`s World Championships by winning the women`s World Cup slalom at the Austrian resort of Flachau on Tuesday.

Alpine skiing World Cup: Bad Kleinkirchheim super-G halted
Alpine skiing World Cup: Bad Kleinkirchheim super-G halted

The women`s World Cup super-G in the Austrian resort of Bad Kleinkirchheim was halted after just 11 skiers had completed the course on Sunday after a hefty gust of wind blew down the finish gate.

Women accuse FIFA of discrimination over turf in Canada

Dozens of the world`s top female soccer players are suing governing body FIFA for discrimination over plans to stage matches at next year`s Women`s World Cup in Canada on artificial turf.

Women players threaten to sue FIFA over artificial playing surfaces for 2015 WC

Dozens of top female football players alleging gender discrimination have reportedly threatened to sue FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association over artificial playing surfaces planned to be used for the 2015 Women`s World Cup in Canada.

Argentina make steady start to women`s World Cup campaign

Holders Argentina made a steady start to their women`s World Cup hockey campaign, defeating South Africa 4-1 with three goals coming via penalty corners.

Aussie footy starlet, Ellyse Perry targets another cricket World Cup trophy

Ellyse Perry has represented Australia in both the Cricket and Football World Cups.

Paraguay, New Zealand draw in U-17 Women`s World Cup

Paraguay and New Zealand tied 1-1 in the first match of Group C at the FIFA Under-17 Women`s World Cup here.

WICB president says Windies showing clear signs of progress

West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) chief Julian Hunte believes the regional women`s team victory over Australia in the super-six stage of the ICC Women`s World Cup is proof of their development.

India eves didn`t get enough support from BCCI, feels Conner

ICC women`s committee chairman Clare Conner feels the Indian cricket team didn`t get enough support from BCCI and blamed the governing body for the home side`s poor 7th place finish at the Women`s world cup.

Mithali holds on top batting spot, world champion Aus top team

Indian women`s cricket team captain Mithali Raj held on to his number one spot while world champions Australia became the number one ODI team in the latest ICC rankings issued today.

ICC chief thanks BCCI for women`s World Cup success

ICC President Alan Isaac has thanked the BCCI for successfully hosting the Women`s World Cup and praised the volunteers, organisers and sponsors for providing a wonderful opportunity to female cricketers to show their talent and potential on a world stage.

Glad to end my career in India, where I was born: Sthalekar

Veteran Australian all-rounder Lisa Sthalekar, who retired from international cricket after her team won a sixth World Cup title here, today said there could not have been a better place to call it quits than India -- the country where she was born

Australia vs West Indies: ICC Women's World Cup 2013 final - Preview

Five-time champions Australia will walk in with the twin aims of revenge and title triumph when they take on a spirited West Indies, a team which has punched above its weight all through, in the summit clash of the ICC Women`s Cricket World Cup here tomorrow.

We have psychological advantage over Aussies: Windies skipper

Having led the West Indies to their maiden ICC Women`s World Cup final, skipper Merissa Aguilleira today said her team has a psychological edge over Australia in tomorrow`s summit clash after their shock eight-run win over the same opponents in the last Super Six stage game.

ICC appoints match officials for Women`s WC final

India`s Vineet Kulkarni and Shaun George of South Africa was officiate the ICC Women`s World Cup final between Australia and the West Indies at the Brabourne Stadium here tomorrow

West Indies playing WC final is good for women`s cricket

India captain Mithali Raj feels West Indies` entry into the final of the ICC Women`s World Cup is good for the game and its followers who were used to witnessing Australia-England summit clashes in the recent past.