FIFA Women's World Cup

FILE - In this Monday Oct. 9, 2017 filer, Iceland's captain Aron Gunnarsson celebrates at the end of the World Cup Group I qualifying soccer match between Iceland and Kosovo in Reykjavik, Iceland. Icelandic footballers are the tallest at the World Cup in Russia, with an average height of 1.85 meters (just over 6 feet), making them especially strong in aerial duels in defense and attack. (AP Photo/Brynjar Gunnarsson, File )
June 13, 2018 - 2:27 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest at the World Cup , including the FIFA Congress vote for the 2026 hosting rights (all times local): 9:23 p.m. In theory, two-time World Cup winner Argentina really shouldn't be fearful of facing tournament rookies Iceland. But there is a bit of worry in the Argentina camp:...
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Women look over from the Krymsky Bridge, adorned with banners of the 2018 soccer World Cup, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 13, 2018. A senior Russian lawmaker advised Russian women Wednesday to be vigilant during any romantic encounters with foreign fans flocking to Russia for the World Cup so as not to end up raising their children alone. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
June 13, 2018 - 12:23 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Russian lawmaker advised Russian women Wednesday to be vigilant during any romantic encounters with foreign fans flocking to Russia for the World Cup so as not to end up raising their children alone. Tamara Pletnyova, the head of a parliamentary committee on family matters,...
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Argentine sportscaster and legendary Telemundo soccer broadcaster Andrés Cantor poses during an interview about his 2018 World Cup assignment, Wednesday May 16, 2018, in New York. Getting ready to broadcast its first World Cup, Telemundo hopes Cantor can persuade American viewers that soccer is better in Spanish. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
June 11, 2018 - 7:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Andres Cantor screamed "Goal!" for 38 seconds, four fortissimo shrieks of shock, elation and hysteria that exceeded even the usual volcanic standard set by the Pavarotti of the pitch. Getting ready to broadcast its first World Cup, Telemundo hopes his huge-capacity lungs persuade...
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FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2016, file photo, United States' goalkeeper Hope Solo takes the ball during a women's soccer game at the Rio Olympics against New Zealand in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. By choosing to actively campaign against the U.S.-led North America bid on the 2026 World Cup host, Solo risks alienating herself further from the soccer community in her homeland. The bid leadership reacted furiously when informed Solo was undermining their efforts heading into the vote on Wednesday June 7, 2018, dismissing her criticism of the governance of soccer in the country as wild and unwarranted. (AP Photo/Eugenio Savio, File)
June 07, 2018 - 6:22 pm
LONDON (AP) — A World Cup winner and Olympic champion with the United States, Hope Solo now wants her country to lose one of its biggest soccer contests: FIFA's vote on the 2026 World Cup host. "I can't say it should be awarded to Morocco," Solo told The Associated Press. "But I don't think it...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 1999, file photo, U.S. national team forward Tiffeny Milbrett (16) advances the ball in the first half as world all-star defender Bettina Wiegmann (8) follows during an exhibition soccer match in San Jose, Calif. Millbrett will be inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame, announced Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Ragan, File)
May 31, 2018 - 8:11 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The look on Tiffeny Milbrett's face said it all. She was genuinely surprised when former U.S. teammate Brandi Chastain unexpectedly appeared at a family gathering in Portland and handed her a small box inscribed "National Soccer Hall of Fame." In it was a commemorative coin...
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FILE - In this May 29, 2018, file photo, Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber smiles during a press conference for the FC Cincinnati expansion team, in Cincinnati. Garber was announced as an inductee for the National Soccer Hall of Fame, Thursday, May 31, 2018. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
May 31, 2018 - 1:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on National Soccer Hall of Fame inductees (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Cindy Parlow Cone, who scored 75 goals over an 11-year career with the U.S. women's national team, is the latest inductee into the National Soccer Hall of Fame. Cone was part of the national team that...
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