- Swelling subsides around England goalie Bardsley's right eye Updated: Jun-28-15 6:46 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta - The swelling below English goalkeeper Karen Bardsley's right eye has gone down substantially, leaving coach Mark Sampson confident she will be available to play in the Women's World Cup semifinal against Japan.
- English women hope World Cup semifinal boosts the home game Updated: Jun-28-15 5:05 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Although they're not yet 30 years old, Jodie Taylor and Steph Houghton have already seen a revolution in English women's soccer during their careers.
- Lloyd once nearly quit; the US team is sure glad she didn't Updated: Jun-28-15 4:17 pm
MONTREAL - Carli Lloyd's career is defined by big moments.
- Brazil faces uncertainty after another disappointing defeat Updated: Jun-28-15 10:33 am
SAO PAULO - It just keeps getting worse for Brazil's national team.
- Australia looks forward to a bright future Updated: Jun-28-15 2:20 am
EDMONTON, Alberta - What Australia's Alen Stajcic wouldn't give for his team to be like Japan one day.
- Iwabuchi lifts Japan to semis with 1-0 win over Australia Updated: Jun-28-15 2:15 am
EDMONTON, Alberta - Japanese coach Norio Sasaki couldn't resist making a joke at Mana Iwabuchi's expense when explaining his decision to substitute the forward in during the second half against Australia on Saturday.
- England eliminates host Canada in World Cup Q-final, 2-1 Updated: Jun-27-15 11:39 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Lucy Bronze had never played in front of anything she could compare to that flag-waving, drum-banging, deafening Canadian crowd. Jodie Taylor had to laugh as she looked around BC Place to see a few overwhelmed English fans in that rambunctious sea of red.
- US-China match draws 5.7 million viewers Updated: Jun-27-15 6:01 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - The Women's World Cup quarterfinal match between the United States and China drew 5.7 million viewers on Fox, the network says.
- US defeats China 1-0, plays Germany in World Cup semifinals Updated: Jun-27-15 12:56 am
OTTAWA, Ontario - Carli Lloyd finally was able to express her creativity on field.
- Germany tops France 5-4 in shootout to reach World Cup semis Updated: Jun-26-15 9:27 pm
MONTREAL - Germany coach Silvia Neid needed five volunteers for the shootout that could beat France and put the two-time Women's World Cup champions into the semifinals.
- The artificial turf at the World Cup is still raising issues Updated: Jun-26-15 6:26 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario - The fields are heating up, there are little black rubber pellets everywhere, and feet are covered with blisters.
- FIFA issues warning to Wambach after officiating remarks Updated: Jun-25-15 10:33 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario - FIFA has issued a warning to U.S. forward Abby Wambach for comments she made about the officiating in a match against Colombia at the Women's World Cup.
- US women's team to play post-World Cup match in Pittsburgh Updated: Jun-25-15 10:12 am
PITTSBURGH - The U.S. women's soccer team won't know whether it will play another Women's World Cup game until after Friday night's quarterfinal match against China. But the team now knows where it will play first once the World Cup ends: Pittsburgh.
- 'Bend It Like Beckham' stage musical scores big in London Updated: Jun-25-15 7:50 am
LONDON - "Bend It Like Beckham" has scored with critics in London.
- English football set for another inquest as under 21s tumble Updated: Jun-25-15 7:41 am
An inquest into England's failure at a major football tournament is as much a tradition of the British sporting summer as strawberries and cream at Wimbledon and sipping champagne at a Lord's cricket test.
- US searching for offense heading into World Cup quarters Updated: Jun-24-15 5:33 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta - The United States is still looking for its offense at the Women's World Cup even though its stellar defense has it three wins from a title.
- Canada GK McLeod reliable for host nation on and off field Updated: Jun-24-15 1:05 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - In the morning and again each night, Erin McLeod recites Buddhist quotes with Canadian teammate Robyn Gayle and then takes a moment to meditate.
- Japan beats the Netherlands to reach World Cup quarterfinal Updated: Jun-24-15 1:33 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Japan coach Norio Sasaki apologized for the stressful, flurry of a finish.
- Morgan, Lloyd score in 2-0 US victory over Colombia Updated: Jun-23-15 12:20 am
EDMONTON, Alberta - Now that Alex Morgan has a goal, she doesn't want to look back on the opportunities she's missed.
- England beats Norway 2-1 to reach World Cup quarterfinals Updated: Jun-22-15 9:35 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario - English women's soccer finally has a few World Cup moments that deserve remembering.
- Veteran Christine Sinclair helps lead Canada to quarterfinal Updated: Jun-22-15 6:48 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Christine Sinclair grabbed her water bottle and began spraying in triumph as the dejected Swiss walked off the field a few feet away.
- Belanger's goal in 52nd minute lifts Canada past Swiss 1-0 Updated: Jun-21-15 11:39 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - John Herdman flew to Quebec in November 2012 for a coaching conference and another matter he considered rather pressing: To bring Josee Belanger back to the national team for a World Cup run at home.
- French women beat South Korea 3-0 in World Cup round of 16 Updated: Jun-21-15 7:36 pm
MONTREAL - The French-speaking and France-favoring crowd sang "La Marseillaise" three times during Sunday's game against South Korea.
- Australia scores late to knock out Brazil 1-0 at World Cup Updated: Jun-21-15 6:21 pm
MONCTON, New Brunswick - Substitute Kyah Simon scored in the 80th minute to lift Australia to its first Women's World Cup knockout win, a 1-0 upset of Brazil and star Marta on a rainy Sunday afternoon.
- China advances with 1-0 victory over Cameroon Updated: Jun-20-15 11:11 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta - It was abundantly clear on both sides of the ball: China's defense is the reason the team is headed for the quarterfinals.