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Category: Women’s World Cup

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Jaw-dropping sport moments of 2019: USA snub Trump … and enjoy it

Megan Rapinoe walked it as she talked it, inspiring the USA to World Cup glory while posing important political questionsThe cheeky fire-starters at Eight by Eight magazine knew exactly what they were doing when they waited six whole months until the b…

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Women’s World Cup could be staged every two years, Fifa president says

Fifa president floats doubling frequency of Women’s World CupInfantino cites event’s ‘impact for the development of the game’The Women’s World Cup could be staged every two years, Fifa president Gianni Infantino said Friday. Related: Joint bid for 2023…

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Joint bid for 2023 Women’s World Cup a chance to grow game in New Zealand | Ella Reilly

New Zealand’s sporting identity has long been shaped by the exploits of its male competitors, but the country’s joint bid for the next football Women’s World Cup can help change that We are expanding our coverage of New Zealand. Please help us by suppo…

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Australia and New Zealand join forces for 2023 Women’s World Cup bid

Neighbours deliver joint submission to FifaFirst cross-federation bid for a World CupAustralia and New Zealand have confirmed a joint bid to co-host the 2023 Women’s World Cup. The trans-Tasman neighbours submitted their bid to Fifa before Friday’s bid…

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Australia and New Zealand discuss dual bid for Women’s World Cup in 2023

Expanded format leads to increased demand for venuesA dual bid ‘makes sense’ says FFA chair Chris NikouAustralia’s bid for the 2023 Women’s World Cup is shaping to be a joint bid with New Zealand.The success of this year’s tournament in France resulted…

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We can gauge popularity of women’s football. Time to up the prize money | Suzanne Wrack

World Cup viewing figures debunk the myth that interest in the men’s game dwarfs the women’s. The ball is in Fifa’s courtThe announcement that viewing figures for the Women’s World Cup hit 1.12 billion is hugely impressive and raises vital questions ab…

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We can gauge popularity of women’s football. Time to up the prize money | Suzanne Wrack

World Cup viewing figures debunk the myth that interest in the men’s game dwarfs the women’s. The ball is in Fifa’s courtThe announcement that viewing figures for the Women’s World Cup hit 1.12 billion is hugely impressive and raises vital questions ab…

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We can gauge popularity of women’s football. Time to up the prize money | Suzanne Wrack

World Cup viewing figures debunk the myth that interest in the men’s game dwarfs the women’s. The ball is in Fifa’s courtThe announcement that viewing figures for the Women’s World Cup hit 1.12 billion is hugely impressive and raises vital questions ab…

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Jill Ellis can be proud of legacy as she steps down as USA manager

As well as winning two World Cups, Ellis leaves the women’s game in a stronger place tactically, technically and financiallyThe manager of the US women’s national team, two time World Cup winner Jill Ellis, has talked about her legacy. Having announced…

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Women’s World Cup was ‘a balloon that deflated,’ says Carly Telford

• England goalkeeper says FA can learn from France’s mistakes • ‘Towns and cities not as football-friendly as they needed to be’The England goalkeeper, Carly Telford, has criticised the efforts of France as Women’s World Cup hosts, describing the tourn…

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Women’s football needs more than extra World Cup spots to flourish | Samantha Lewis

The reasons behind Fifa’s move to increase the number of teams from 24 to 32 are noble but unrealistic According to Gianni Infantino, the reasoning behind Fifa’s decision to expand number of teams at the Women’s World Cup from 24 to 32 is twofold: to f…

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Reporting on the 2019 Women’s World Cup: ‘It was a turning point’

One of our reporting team reflects on the intensity and excitement of covering 15 transformative matches in 34 days“Equal pay! Equal pay!”I knew I would be watching history this summer. After all, it was to be the “biggest ever” edition of the Women’s …

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Fifa looks to fast-track expansion of Women’s World Cup to 32 teams

Fifa asks council for quick approval of 32-team field for 2023Nine federations are currently preparing to bid for 2023 eventFifa wants its ruling council to fast-track expansion of the next Women’s World Cup to 32 teams.In a document seen by the Associ…

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USA’s World Cup stars return to big crowds – but will it last?

Fans flocked to welcome home the world champions in the National Women’s Soccer League this week. The tough part will be keeping them comingWednesday’s match had been over for 20 minutes when hundreds of girls, holding posters and T-shirts and patientl…

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Paralympics to join events that must be shown on free-to-air TV

Games to be added to list of protected events, while airing of women’s sport to be studiedCampaigners have welcomed the government’s stated intention to add the Paralympic Games to the list of sporting events that must be screened live on free-to-air t…

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Christen Press’s Barstool deal is a slap in the face to what the USWNT stands for

The striker’s mystifying choice to partner with Barstool Sports, a company antithetical to the USWNT’s values of inclusiveness, has allowed her team’s identity to be co-opted on its victory lapSince the end of the Women’s World Cup, the US women’s nati…

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Megan Rapinoe takes the game to her rightwing critics

Conservatives wanting to carry the culture wars to the sports field have a new and discomfiting adversaryMegan Rapinoe stood on a parade float on a sun-splashed morning in lower Manhattan, the World Cup trophy in one hand and a bottle of Veuve Clicquot…

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USA’s Allie Long says key to New York was stolen in hotel room burglary

Midfielder says wedding ring and key to New York were takenLong, 31, made long-awaited World Cup debut against ChileDe Blasio promises city will replace symbolic key on TwitterThe celebration was cut short for a member of the World Cup champion United …

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USA’s Allie Long says key to New York was stolen in hotel room burglary

Midfielder says wedding ring and key to New York were takenLong, 31, made long-awaited World Cup debut against ChileDe Blasio promises city will replace symbolic key on TwitterThe celebration was cut short for a member of the World Cup champion United …

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Sweden’s Kosovare Asllani: ‘30,000 people came to celebrate our medal’

The midfielder on how Sweden went ‘crazy’ for the Women’s World Cup and why the bronze medal win over England wasn’t nonsenseSweden’s Kosovare Asllani has a very different view of the Women’s World Cup third-place match to Phil Neville, who labelled it…