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Women`s World Cup

IFAB tell Premier League to get in line on VAR usage

The move comes after concern that the Premier League and Bundesliga, in particular, were applying different interpretations over the use of VAR than the ones handed out by IFAB, FIFA`s rule-making body.

Aug 22, 2019, 14:56 PM IST

Players hear of match-fixing risks ahead of Women's World Cup

The session took place at their pre-tournament training camp in Oslo at the behest of the world governing body FIFA, who are insisting all 24 nations taking part in the World Cup inform their players of the risks involved.

May 29, 2019, 15:31 PM IST

Jill Ellis agrees to remain as US women`s coach

Jill Ellis, who coached the US team to the Women`s World Cup title last month, has agreed to a new multi-year contract to guide the Americans, the US Soccer Federation said Wednesday.

Aug 06, 2015, 11:27 AM IST

Barack Obama leads praise for US Women`s World Cup winners

US President Barack Obama hailed America`s triumphant Women`s World Cup team on Sunday, inviting them to the White House minutes after their crushing 5-2 triumph over Japan in the championship matc

Jul 06, 2015, 10:03 AM IST

Fara Williams seals bronze for England at Women`s World Cup

A 108th-minute penalty converted by Fara Williams gave England third place with a 1-0 win over Germany in the Women`s World Cup on Saturday.

Jul 05, 2015, 08:21 AM IST

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.

Jul 04, 2015, 10:50 AM IST

No Sepp Blatter, no problem say World Cup organisers

Players do not care who hands out trophies and the absence of embattled FIFA president Sepp Blatter will not have any impact on the Women`s World Cup final, organisers said on Friday.

Jul 04, 2015, 09:22 AM IST

Vice-president Joe Biden to attend Women`s World Cup final

US vice-president Joe Biden and his wife Jill will be part of an American "presidential delegation" to the Women`s World Cup final in Canada on Sunday.

Jul 03, 2015, 15:50 PM IST

Japan, US have revenge on their minds in Women's World Cup final

Defending champions Japan and the rival United States are gearing up for the Women`s World Cup final in Vancouver on Sunday where both teams will have the added motivation of trying to avenge a past loss to the other.

Jul 03, 2015, 11:16 AM IST

England, Germany wipe away tears, play for pride and third place

England and Germany wipe away the tears as they play for pride and third place at the Women`s World Cup in Edmonton`s Commonwealth Stadium on Saturday.

Jul 03, 2015, 09:30 AM IST

England `heartbroken` after Women`s World Cup defeat

England`s football world reacted emotionally and rallied around defender Laura Bassett on Thursday after her own-goal sealed the team`s fate in a 2-1 Women`s World Cup semi-final defeat against Japan.

Jul 02, 2015, 17:22 PM IST

England`s `Lionesses` showing their claws at Women`s World Cup

England`s "Lionesses" bared their claws once again as they brutally ended the campaign of hosts Canada 2-1 to advance to their first semi-final at the Women`s World Cup where they meet champions Ja

Jun 28, 2015, 14:39 PM IST

England end Canada`s World Cup dream, meet Japan in semi-finals

England ended hosts` Canada`s dream at the Women`s World Cup with a 2-1 win on Saturday to advance to the semi-finals for the first time where they play defending champions Japan who beat Australia 1-0.

Jun 28, 2015, 07:54 AM IST

Holders Japan into semi-finals at Women`s World Cup

A late goal from substitute Mana Iwabuchi put holders Japan into the semi-finals of the Women`s World Cup on Saturday with a 1-0 win over Australia.

Jun 28, 2015, 05:11 AM IST

Women's World Cup: England coach wants ref, not home crowd to call shots

England coach Mark Sampson is hoping the referee and not the 55,000-plus fans at BC Place Stadium will call the shots in Saturday`s quarter-final clash against hosts Canada in the Women`s World Cup

Jun 27, 2015, 16:40 PM IST

Women's World Cup: Alen Stajcic wants more recognition for Matildas

Australia coach Alen Stajcic said he wanted more recognition for the Matildas as they prepare to topple reigning champions Japan at the Women`s World Cup.

Jun 27, 2015, 16:36 PM IST

Women's World Cup: Japan face Aussies, Canada meet England

The Women`s World Cup heats up this weekend with Australia challenging holders Japan and hosts Canada up against England in the quarter-finals.

Jun 26, 2015, 09:27 AM IST

Women's World Cup: France coach prepares battle for Germany juggernaut

France coach Philippe Bergeroo could be preparing his side for a military campaign as they take on top-ranked Germany in the quarter-finals of the Women`s World Cup on Friday.

Jun 26, 2015, 08:52 AM IST

Women's World Cup: China`s Wu Haiyan eyeing history against USA

China captain Wu Haiyan was only six years old when `The Steel Roses` competed in their only Women`s World Cup final.

Jun 26, 2015, 08:48 AM IST

Australia face tough, but familiar, foe in Japan

After some tough physical battles en route to the last eight of the Women`s World Cup, Australia will face a very different challenge against defending champions Japan in Saturday’s quarter-final.

Jun 26, 2015, 06:18 AM IST