Women's World Cup

Members of the U.S. women's soccer team, including Megan Rapinoe, rear left, and Alex Morgan, right foreground, stand on a float before being honored with a ticker tape parade along the Canyon of Heroes in New York, Wednesday, July 10, 2019.
Craig Ruttle/AP Photo
July 10, 2019 - 10:32 am
By Ali Swenson, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Construction workers sounded air horns above crowds chanting "USA! USA!" on Wednesday as the U.S. women's national soccer team reigned supreme once again in New York City's Canyon of Heroes. It was four years ago to the day that crowds tossed heaps...
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The Starfinder Foundation, out of Manayunk, is excited about the success of the World Cup champs and hopes to get a boost.
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Tim Jimenez
July 10, 2019 - 7:47 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the World Cup-winning U.S. women's soccer team celebrates with a parade in New York City, a Manayunk-based youth soccer organization hopes Philadelphia girls will benefit from the team's success. Right before the World Cup started, the U.S. Soccer Foundation...
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Megan Rapinoe of the USA lifts the FIFA Women's World Cup Trophy following her team's victory in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Final match between The United States of America and The Netherlands at Stade de Lyon on July 07, 2019 in Lyon, France.
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Kim Glovas
July 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The wage disparity among men and women soccer players is in the spotlight after Team USA won the Women's World Cup. But the road to pay equity is complicated. The international crowd at the Women's World Cup was on its feet, chanting for equal pay for Team USA. "We...
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United States' Alex Morgan celebrates after scoring her side's second goal during the Women's World Cup semifinal soccer match between England and the United States, at the Stade de Lyon, outside Lyon, France, Tuesday, July 2, 2019.
Alessandra Tarantino/AP Photo
July 02, 2019 - 5:19 pm
LYON, France (AP) — Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping celebration and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 victory over England on Tuesday night. The top-ranked United States will face...
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It wasn't easy, and at times there was doubt, but defending champion the US can look ahead to a mouthwatering quarterfinal clash against host France after a 2-1 win over a resolute Spain.
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June 24, 2019 - 6:44 pm
By Aimee Lewis, CNN (CNN) - - It wasn't easy, and at times there was doubt, but the defending champion United States can look ahead to a mouthwatering quarterfinal clash against host France after a 2-1 win over a resolute Spain. In the United States' toughest challenge at the Women's World Cup so...
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United States' Alex Morgan, second right, celebrates after scoring her side's 12th goal during the Women's World Cup Group F soccer match between United States and Thailand at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
Alessandra Tarantino/AP Photo
June 11, 2019 - 8:01 pm
REIMS, France (AP) — Thailand was never a real threat to the U.S. national team. Even so, the three-time Women's World Cup champions had no desire to go easy on a lesser opponent in their opening game. Goals matter in the group stage. And statements matter in soccer's biggest tournament. "Obviously...
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May 24, 2019; New York, NY, USA; Megan Rapinoe takes questions during the U.S. Women's National Team World Cup media day at Twitter NYC.
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May 26, 2019 - 7:10 pm
By Emanuella Grinberg (CNN) - - With the Women's World Cup around the corner, American soccer star Megan Rapinoe called out the sport's top brass for not doing enough to level the pitch for men and women players. Rapinoe and the US women's national team are vying for their fourth World Cup win in...
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Women's World Cup trophy
Christophe Ena/AP, file
February 27, 2019 - 1:36 pm
(AP) — The Women's World Cup countdown has begun in earnest. Wednesday marked 100 days until the kickoff of the game's biggest tournament, opening on June 7 in Paris. The 24-team event will be played at nine stadiums in France over the course of a month, with the final set for July 7 in Lyon. The...
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