Stories tagged: Women’s World Cup
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 4:43 p.m.
National team coach Jill Ellis is stepping down after leading the United States to back-to-back Women’s World Cup titles.
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 7:23 p.m.
Jane McManus: Megan Rapinoe delivers another goal for equality during USWNT’s Canyon of Heroes celebration
When the U.S. women’s national soccer team rolled up Broadway to celebrate its second straight World Cup championship, that stretch of black asphalt was once again transformed into the 10-deep, …
UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019, 8:54 p.m.
‘I just want to be like them’: Fans celebrate with U.S players at parade honoring Women’s World Cup win
U.S. women’s soccer co-captain Megan Rapinoe and her teammates shared a float with Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro at a parade honoring them. Rapinoe …
Mon., July 8, 2019, 8:45 p.m.
With a lesbian coach and several lesbian players, including World Cup MVP Megan Rapinoe, the members of the U.S. women’s soccer team are a proud symbol of LGBTQ inclusion.
UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019, 9:54 p.m.
Megan Rapinoe left early, her work done for the day. The celebration came early, too, for a U.S. team determined up until the final minute to win this Women’s World …
UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
Soccer fans filled Geno’s in Spokane’s Logan neighborhood bright and early Sunday to watch the American team play in the Women’s World Cup Final. The crowd of about 80 was …
UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019, 9:45 p.m.
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 second …
UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019, 6:19 p.m.
Larry Stone: As World Cup final nears, U.S. women don’t care what anyone thinks of them. Nor should they.
The USWNT is on the verge of winning another Women’s World Cup, and they’ve gotten to the final with a brash confidence that they shouldn’t need to apologize for. If …
UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019, 5:54 p.m.
Kosovare Asllani and Sofia Jakobsson each scored and Sweden beat England 2-1 Saturday night to take third place in the Women’s World Cup.
Sat., July 6, 2019
As mentors to girls and women, we can promote excellence by celebrating competition, a lesson exemplified by the U.S. women’s national soccer team’s performance in the Women’s World Cup.
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
The National Women’s Soccer League is in the midst of its seventh season and has been more successful than any other attempt at a pro women’s league in the United …
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 8:15 p.m.
The defending champions will be vying for their second straight title and fourth overall when they face the Netherlands in the final Sunday in Lyon.
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 8:31 p.m.
Holding and voicing strong opinions is only part of Rapinoe’s identity.
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 5:57 p.m.
Julie Foudy, the former U.S. soccer star turned broadcaster, refers to current American national team players as “owning their awesome.” Actually, the U.S. is doing more than “owning” the excellence, …
UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 4:48 p.m.
A video was published last week of Megan Rapinoe stating she would not attend a trip to the White House if the U.S. team was invited at the conclusion of …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 10:29 p.m.
This was a chance to showcase some of the best athletes of a sport that is still seeking a wider audience and firmer financial base to support its development, a …
UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 10:28 p.m.
France was vying to become the first nation to simultaneously hold the men’s and women’s World Cup trophies, but the home-field advantage and the flag-waving crowd that belted out La …
Thu., June 27, 2019, 7:07 p.m.
The United States has its ranking and its trophies, and that’s all the motivation France needs.
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019, 7:02 p.m.
The official Women’s World Cup schedule says the championship game is July 7, but let’s be honest, Friday’s quarterfinal between top-ranked United States and host France is the match everyone …
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019, 7:08 p.m.
Megan Rapinoe said Thursday that she stands by previous comments that she would not visit the White House if the United States wins the Women’s World Cup.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
It’s hard to keep count of all the polarizing ways that people describe Megan Rapinoe.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
President Donald Trump called out U.S. women’s national team co-captain Megan Rapinoe after a video surfaced on social media in which she used profanity when she said she wasn’t going …
UPDATED: Tue., June 25, 2019, 5:41 p.m.
The United States and France are preparing for what many say is a final in the quarterfinals at the Women’s World Cup. The defending champion U.S. team will face the …
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Alyssa Naeher’s European vacation ended quickly Monday night. After three games with little to do, the 31-year-old American goalkeeper blundered in her first World Cup knockout match, playing a short …
UPDATED: Mon., June 24, 2019, 1:41 p.m.
Megan Rapinoe converted a pair of penalty kicks and the United States set up a much-anticipated quarterfinal meeting with host France at the Women’s World Cup with a 2-1 victory …
Sun., June 23, 2019, 8:14 p.m.
Spain coach Jorge Vilda says part of the challenge in facing the United States is making sure his players aren’t intimidated by the defending Women’s World Cup champions.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 6:58 p.m.
Sandbagging? The U.S. Women’s World Cup team? No way.
UPDATED: Thu., June 20, 2019, 9:25 p.m.
The defending champion U.S. national team faced its toughest test of the Women’s World Cup and remained dominant Thursday night, beating Sweden 2-0 to serve up a measure of revenge …
Thu., June 20, 2019, 5 a.m.
About 40 million Americans watched the final match of the 1999 Women’s World Cup, and they’ll struggle to recall the score or the opponent.
UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
So by easing up and finishing second in its Women’s World Cup group – which would require losing, an outcome foreign to Jill Ellis’ squad – the U.S. national soccer …