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Nation Jul 30Jill Ellis stepping down as U.S. women’s soccer coach
Ellis has been coach of the team since 2014, guiding it to victories at the World Cup in 2015 and earlier this month in France.
Nation Jul 02USA heads to World Cup championship with 2-1 win over England
The top-ranked United States will face the winner of Wednesday's semifinal between the Netherlands and Sweden in the Americans' third straight appearance in the World Cup title match.
Nation Jun 28U.S. knocks out France in Women’s World Cup quarterfinals
France had been vying to become the first nation to simultaneously hold the men's and women's World Cup trophies but fell well short as their aggressive play, home-field advantage and flag-waving crowd that belted out La Marseillaise failed to faze…
World Jun 07FIFA partners with the UN to promote gender equity
The first Women's Football Convention was held in connection with the World Cup, which kicks off Friday in Paris with a match between host France and South Korea.
Nation Mar 08Women’s national soccer team players sue for equal pay
The players allege they have been subject to ongoing "institutionalized gender discrimination," including unequal pay, despite having the same job responsibilities as players on the men's national team.