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Belgium joins race to host women’s World Cup in 2023

Belgium joins the race alongside Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa and South Korea.

US women’s football team ends mediation talks with country’s governing body

Molly Levinson, a spokesperson for the US women's players, said the group will 'eagerly look forward to a jury trial.'

Fifa dragging its feet in Afghan sex abuse scandal, says coach

Afghanistan's women's football team was formed in 2010 but some conservative-minded Afghans still oppose women playing sports.

Fifa approves expansion of women’s World Cup to 32 teams in...

The expansion will mean it will now be on par with the men's tournament which has had 32 teams since 1998.

Rapinoe: US World Cup teammates will snub White House

Championship US sports teams are traditionally honoured with an invitation to the White House, though Donald Trump has at times revoked invitations.

Women’s World Cup final draws 14.3 mil US viewers, but misses...

More than 14 million Americans watched on television as the US women's football team clinched their fourth World Cup title, but the TV audience fails to break records.

USWNT to be honoured with New York parade

The United States women’s national team will be honoured with a parade in New York City.

Investment the key for future Dutch success, says World Cup coach

The future of the Netherlands women's football team looks bright – as long as investment continues in the game.

Trump praises US on World Cup success after row with captain

President Donald Trump joins the chorus of praise for the US women's football team in the wake of their World Cup triumph just days after a spat with the captain.

Rapinoe and Lavelle give US fourth World Cup title

The US win their fourth women's World Cup with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands.

Rapinoe starts for USA in World Cup final

Megan Rapinoe, scorer of braces in the wins over Spain in the last 16 and France in the quarter-finals, replaces Christen Press on the left of the attack.

Rapinoe slams FIFA over schedule, prize money

Megan Rapinoe says FIFA's decision to allow the Copa America and the Gold Cup final to take place on the same day as the women's final is 'unbelievable'.

Netherlands ‘love’ underdog status in World Cup final, says van de...

The Netherlands are relishing their underdog status ahead of the women's World Cup final against the US, according to Dutch midfielder Danielle van de Donk.

Women’s World Cup brings back memories for ‘Lost Lionesses’

The first Lionesses recount their struggles back when women’s football was not supported as well as today.

‘Uniquely American’ Rapinoe unfazed by Trump spat

United States attacker Megan Rapinoe describes herself as 'uniquely American' after being blasted by President Donald Trump for her planned White House boycott.

England’s World Cup heartbreak attracts 11.7 mil viewers

The women's World Cup semi-finals between England and America impressed audiences worldwide with a record-breaking of 11.7 million viewers.

Morgan delight after stepping up for USA in Rapinoe’s absence

Alex Morgan steps up on the big occasion with the winning goal against England to take the United States through to the final of another women's World Cup.

US reach World Cup final with dramatic win over England

Defending champions United States reach the women's World Cup final for the fifth time following a 2-1 win over England.

Morgan puts body on the line in pursuit of World Cup...

Alex Morgan is willing to sacrifice winning the Golden Boot if it means the US wins the World Cup.

England look to usurp USA as women’s World Cup grand finale...

England coach Phil Neville hails the attacking talents of the US’ Megan Rapinoe.

Sweden upset Germany to reach World Cup semis

Sweden end Germany's hopes of a third women's World Cup win, coming from behind for a surprise 2-1 quarter-final victory.

Rapinoe double takes US past France into semi-finals

Megan Rapinoe strikes twice as the United States beat hosts France 2-1 in the women's World Cup quarterfinals, setting up a last-four clash with England.

England coach: Bronze deserves ‘Golden Ball’

Lucy Bronze’s marauding performance in the win against Norway is what led to England coach’s call for her to win the Ballon d’Or.

US’s fearless Rapinoe takes on France, and her own president

Rapinoe says the game against France will be a great match.