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Women's final, not men's, will conclude Olympic soccer tournament in Paris

The Olympic soccer competition at the 2024 Paris Games will conclude with the women's final — instead of the men's — for the first time.

Branden Grace wins 1st LIV tournament in North America as event draws protesters

Branden Grace won LIV Golf's first stop on American soil, an event that drew critics and protestors alike because of the upstart series' funding by Saudi Arabia.

Sept. 11 survivors, families to protest Saudi-funded golf LIV tour set for U.S. debut

LIV Golf's first U.S. event was set to begin Thursday, with a group of survivors and families who lost loved ones in the Sept. 11 terror attacks planning to gather at a nearby park to speak out against the Saudi Arabia-funded tour.
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Sydney McLaughlin does it again, breaks own 400m hurdles world record

Olympic champion Sydney McLaughlin broke her own world record in the 400-metre hurdles at the U.S. outdoor track and field championships Saturday. She crossed the finish line at Hayward Field in 51.41 seconds, breaking her own record of 51.46 set last year at the Tokyo Games, where she won the gold medal.

American soccer star Rapinoe leads athletes reaction to U.S. Supreme Court's abortion decision

U.S. national soccer team star Megan Rapinoe expressed her anger Friday over the Supreme Court's decision to strip the nation's constitutional protections for abortion, decrying an erosion of rights that women have had for a generation.

Sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson's speed, swagger return in time for U.S. nationals

Sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson appears to have both her speed and swagger back for the U.S. track and field championships.

Rapinoe, Morgan back on U.S. roster for CONCACAF W Championship

Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan have been included on the U.S. roster for next month's CONCACAF W Championship, which will determine four of the region's teams in the 2023 Women's World Cup.

U.S. Soccer reaches milestone agreements to pay men's and women's teams equally

The U.S. Soccer Federation reached milestone agreements to pay its men's and women's teams equally, making the American national governing body the first in the sport to promise both sexes matching money.

MLS' Timbers, NWSL's Thorns' 'PTFC For Peace' game raises north of $500,000 US for Ukraine relief

The final score didn't matter in the end. Major League Soccer's Portland Timbers and the Portland Thorns of the National Women's Soccer League joined forces to play a charity match Wednesday night to benefit relief efforts in Ukraine.

Former NHL exec Jessica Berman new leader of National Women's Soccer League

Jessica Berman, a former executive for the NHL and the National Lacrosse League, has been named commissioner of the National Women's Soccer League. Her four-year term will start April 20.

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