Topic: fifa women's world cup

FIFA Women's World Cup: Final match draws record U.S. audience

The final match of the FIFA Women's World Cup between the United States and Japan, which aired on FOX, drew a record U.S. television audience of 25.4 million for soccer.

FIFA Women's World Cup: U.S. wins 1st title in 16 years

Carli Lloyd put an exclamation point on her country's stunning four-goal barrage in the opening 16 minutes with a hat-trick strike from the halfway line as the United States demolished Japan 5-2 in the Women's World Cup final on Sunday in Vancouver.

Women's World Cup in Canada: A success or a failure?

When the 2015 World Cup schedule came out and soccer fans in Montreal saw that their city was not hosting the final, there may have been some people who were upset about that.
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FIFA Women's World Cup: U.S. gets rematch with Japan in final

The Americans get a rematch with Japan on Sunday when the teams meet again in the final, this time in Canada. The U.S. women are favored, and there figures to be a mostly pro-American crowd making the short trip across the border to Vancouver's BC Place.
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FIFA Women's World Cup: Japan inspired in title defence

Japan beat the U.S. for the 2011 title on penalty kicks just four months after a devastating earthquake and tsunami ravaged the country. In the lead-up to the tournament, the nations played two friendlies, something Norio Sasaki said helped his players develop.

FIFA Women's World Cup: England takes bronze over Germany

Fara Williams scored on a penalty kick in the 108th minute, helping England beat Germany 1-0 on Saturday for third place in the Women's World Cup.

FIFA Women's World Cup: Americans react to Japanese win

Bring it on. That's how the U.S. women's soccer team reacted Wednesday night to learning that Japan would be the opponent in the World Cup final.
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FIFA Women's World Cup: United States blanks Germany in semis

The United States reached the final of the women's soccer World Cup for the second time in a row on Tuesday, taking advantage of a dubious penalty to beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 in a hugely enjoyable game.
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FIFA Women's World Cup: Japanese players superior to England: coach

Coach Norio Sasaki can say whatever he wants in suggesting his Japanese players are superior to England's. Coach Mark Sampson would prefer to see that decided on the field Wednesday, when his upstart Lionesses face the defending champion Nadeshiko in the Women's World Cup semifinal.
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FIFA Women's World Cup: Semis begin with top-ranked Germany vs. U.S.

Familiar foes Germany and the United States open the semifinal round at the 2015 Women's World Cup Tuesday at Olympic Stadium in Montreal (7:00 p.m. ET), while England plays in their first-ever semifinal match against Japan on Wednesday at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton (5:00 p.m. ET).

FIFA Women's World Cup: Lauren Sesselmann fires back at critics after Canada's loss

In a raw, very personal response to fans, Team Canada defender Lauren Sesselmann lashed out against negative feedback she has received since her team was eliminated from the FIFA Women's World Cup of soccer on Saturday in Vancouver.

FIFA Women's World Cup: England coach optimistic keeper will recover

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FIFA Women's World Cup: Canada looks to future after painful exit

Canada is disappointed with their Women's World Cup exit but the team has hope for the future in promising young players.

FIFA Women's World Cup: Lauren Sesselmann's error proves costly for Canada

Lauren Sesselmann's error draws criticism in Canada's quarter-final loss to England.
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FIFA Women's World Cup: Canada knocked out by England

Canada exited the Women's World Cup in a painful 2-1 quarter-final loss to England on Saturday, undone on defence in a brutal three-minute spell early in the first half.
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FIFA Women's World Cup: England stands in Canada's way

John Herdman says his team has made Canada proud at the Women's World Cup. Now it's time to make history.
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FIFA Women's World Cup: United States, Germany progress to semis

The FIFA Women's World Cup semifinals will feature a clash of pre-tournament favourites, as the United States takes on Germany after both sides won their quarter-final matches Friday.

FIFA Women's World Cup: Canada's Carol Anne Chenard named ref for quarter-final

Canadian referee Carol Anne Chenard will take charge of the Women's World Cup quarter-final between Germany and France in Montreal on Friday.

FIFA Women's World Cup: John Herdman denies Team Canada rift

Canadian coach John Herdman, who always has a timely metaphor in his back pocket, reached for the heights Wednesday. Asked if his players were having fun at the Women's World Cup, Herdman showed a glimpse of his motivational skills.
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FIFA Women's World Cup: Japan scores early, late to sink Dutch

Saori Ariyoshi and Mizuho Sakaguchi scored as Japan survived a late push to beat the Netherlands 2-1 on Tuesday and advance to the quarter-finals at the Women's World Cup.

FIFA Women's World Cup: Canada to face England in quarter-finals

Canada's road to the Women's World Cup semifinals goes through England. The sixth-ranked Lionesses defeated No. 11 Norway 2-1 in Ottawa on Monday to set up a quarter-final showdown with No. 8 Canada in Vancouver on Saturday.
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FIFA Women's World Cup: United States overpowers Colombia

Alex Morgan scored her first goal of the Women's World Cup and the United States advanced to the quarter-finals with a 2-0 victory over Colombia on Monday night. Steph Houghton and Lucy Bronze scored second-half goals as England rallied to a 2-1 win over Norway.
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FIFA Women's World Cup: Canada earns spot in quarter-finals

Josee Belanger scored early in the second half to send Canada into the quarter-finals of the Women's World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Switzerland on Sunday in Vancouver.
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FIFA Women's World Cup: Australia, France move on

Forward Kyah Simon scored in the 80th minute as Australia beat Brazil 1-0 Sunday to advance to the quarter-finals of the FIFA Women's World Cup.

FIFA Women's World Cup: Canada's Kaylyn Kyle reaches 100th cap

Canada's Kaylyn Kyle credits coach with helping her rediscover her love for soccer.

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