Brazil withdrew its bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, arguing on Monday it cannot offer FIFA the financial assurances it needs because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Canada's women's soccer team will face host Japan in its first match since being eliminated in the round of 16 at the World Cup.
FIFA's Council has unanimously approved expanding the Women's World Cup from 24 teams to 32 for 2023 and has reopened bidding to host the tournament but made no mention of changing prize money. FIFA said Wednesday the decision was made remotely.
Fresh off of a repeat performance as World Cup champions, the U.S. women's national team finds itself in flux. On Tuesday, Jill Ellis announced she was stepping down after more than five years as the team's head coach.
U.S. Soccer says the players on the World Cup champion women's national team were paid more than their male counterparts from 2010 through 2018.
Fresh off their victory at the Women’s World Cup, members of the U.S. national soccer team, along with top NBA draft pick Zion Williamson and world No. 1 golfer Brooks Koepka, will be among the attendees at The ESPYs on Wednesday.
The long and agonizing wait goes on for the Netherlands, whose men's and women's teams are now 0-4 combined in World Cup finals. On the 45th anniversary of the men's team losing its first World Cup final to West Germany, the women's team was beaten 2-0 by the United States in its first final on Sunday.
A Women's World Cup stirred by heated debates on politics, pay and technology saw the narratives fused in Sunday's final by the undisputed and outspoken star of the tournament: Megan Rapinoe.