PARIS (AP) — Stina Blackstenius scored early in the second half and Sweden advanced to the quarterfinals at the Women's World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Canada on Monday night.
PARIS (AP) — Christine Sinclair is already considered Canada's most decorated soccer player, and with four goals in this Women's World Cup she would become the sport's all-time international top...
The teams playing in the 2019 Women's World Cup in France, with ranking, qualification, appearances, coach, players to watch, facts to know and the state of women's soccer in each...
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Retired forward Abby Wambach and former U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati have been chosen for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame.
While Christine Sinclair edges closer to the all-time international goals record, her team will be chasing a title.
Fifth-ranked Canada embarks on its Women's World Cup quest in France with...
Women’s soccer: Wait and see approach to FIFA strategy
FIFA's new global strategy to grow the women's game is prompting both praise and skepticism.
Soccer's governing body has been addressing the women's side of the sport in the past several years, partly in response to calls for more equity. The result is a five-pronged proposal announced this week that focuses on the grassroots level among FIFA's 211 member associations.
LATHAM, N.Y. (AP) — Soccer star Abby Wambach (WAHM'-bahk) has been elected to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association's Hall of Fame.
The two-time Olympic gold medalist and FIFA (FEE'-fuh) Women's World Cup champion heads a class that also includes coaches Andy Capellan and Charles Engel; field hockey star Tracey Fuchs; three-sport star Heidi Mann Vittengl; and Section IV administrator Ben Nelson.
HOUSTON (AP) — Carli Lloyd became the sixth American to score 100 international goals, putting the United States ahead as it rallied for a 6-2 win over Mexico in an exhibition Sunday.
Alex Morgan scored twice for the second straight game as the Americans played another prep match ahead of World Cup qualifying in October. Megan Rapinoe chipped the goalkeeper to score from 35 yards and had four assists, one short of the U.S. record.
MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (AP) — MacKenzie Gore, a pitcher drafted by the San Diego Padres, and Olympic hurdler and sprinter Sydney McLaughlin were honored as national prep athletes of the year on Tuesday night. McLaughlin is the first two-time winner since the awards began in 2003.
Even Abby Wambach is astonished when she reflects on her year. She went from publicly acknowledging a problem with alcohol and prescription pills to getting sober and marrying a "Christian mommy blogger."
The biggest stunner? She doesn't miss soccer a bit.
"I played soccer until the end," she said. "I played it and I did it as well as I possibly could for as long as I could. I don't miss any of my old life."
NWSL’s Orlando Pride sign Brazilian star Marta
The Orlando Pride have signed five-time FIFA Women's World Player of the Year Marta to a multi-year deal.
The deal for one of the game's biggest stars had been rumored weeks before the Pride made it official Friday.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Longtime captain Christie Rampone is walking away from the U.S. national women's soccer team hoping to be remembered as a team player whose fondest memories will be of the players who joined her journey, which lasted almost two decades.
One of the most decorated U.S. players, Rampone was honored in a pre-game ceremony before the United States played England in a round-robin tournament game on Saturday at Red Bull Arena in her native New Jersey.
Soccer star Abby Wambach gets engaged to Christian writer
Retired U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach has announced her engagement to Christian writer Glennon Doyle Melton.
Melton posted a photo of two hands flashing diamond rings on Facebook Saturday with the note, "Abby and I decided to hold hands forever. Love Wins."
Soccer: Abby Wambach admits abusing alcohol and drugs
Abby Wambach said she abused alcohol and prescription drugs for years until her arrest for driving under the influence in April.
"I was stubborn and I was in denial," soccer’s most prolific international goal scorer told The Associated Press in a phone interview. "I didn’t want to face the truth."
The Olympic opening ceremonies aren't until Friday, but the competition starts today when the U.S. women's soccer team takes the field against New Zealand at the Mineirao Stadium.
A new era opens for the women's team as a generation of younger players seeks to continue the global domination established at last year's World Cup.
Bidding to add Olympic gold to World Cup success, the U.S. will have 11 Olympic newcomers on its roster.
NEW YORK (AP) — Brandi Chastain likes U.S. soccer's prospects for defending gold in Rio, is advocating for fewer headers in youth games and tackling her son's diagnosis of Crohn's disease.
It's been 17 years since Chastain's game-winning penalty shootout kick against China at the Women's World Cup at the Rose Bowl in July 1999, and the celebratory photo of her overhead jersey twirl landed on magazine covers.
These days, she's coaching youth, high school and...