Rapinoe, European power and VAR dominate noisy World Cup rest day

2019-06-26 22:52

The headlines at the Women's World Cup on Wednesday were dominated by a man who is not playing or even in France.


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FIFA open disciplinary action against Cameroon

2019-06-26 22:48

FIFA have announced disciplinary proceedings against Cameroon for misconduct and offensive behaviour in their Women's World Cup match against England.


Trump tells US women's soccer star Rapinoe not to 'disrespect' country

2019-06-26 17:07

Donald Trump hit back at US Women's World Cup soccer star Megan Rapinoe after she said she'd not go the White House, telling her not to show "disrespect."


Colombia's Copa football emulating its sumptuous coffee

2019-06-26 07:56

Boasting the only 100% record and yet to concede a goal, Colombia have seduced at the Copa America so far under the wily stewardship of Carlos Queiroz.


Heat is on as women's World Cup steps into the sauna

2019-06-25 15:49

With the temperature in France soaring, organisers are taking steps to adapt as the winter sport again faces the problem of playing its marquee tournaments in summer.


Qatar future bright after tough Copa America debut

2019-06-25 10:39

Qatar may have fallen at the first hurdle in their South American adventure but the 2022 World Cup hosts showed enough to suggest the future is bright.


Japan coach Moriyasu says Copa exit a learning process

2019-06-25 09:02

Japan coach Hajime Moriyasu said his team would learn from their Copa America heartbreak after missing out on a place in the quarter-finals.


Rapinoe fires USA into World Cup quarters clash with France

2019-06-24 20:24

The United States will take on France in the quarter-finals of the Women's World Cup after two Megan Rapinoe penalties squeezed them past Spain.


USA admire France's 'fantastic' Amandine Henry

2019-06-26 18:47

The USA have the utmost respect for France captain and "natural leader" Amandine Henry as the team's prepare for their clash in the Women's World Cup.


Neville unfazed by England fitness doubts for World Cup quarter-final

2019-06-26 15:13

England coach Phil Neville says he is "totally relaxed" despite potentially having to go into a quarter-final against Norway at the Women's World Cup without key players.


Netherlands, Italy through to quarter-finals as Europe dominates World Cup

2019-06-26 07:28

A last-minute Lieke Martens penalty took the Netherlands through to the women's World Cup quarter-finals as they joined Italy in the last eight.


Pamela Anderson splits with 'monster' French SWC-winning beau

2019-06-26 12:00

Pamela Anderson has revealed she has broken up with France Soccer World Cup-winning defender Adil Rami, saying he had "scammed" her by seeing another woman.


Pakistan insists on Qatar World Cup workers' rights

2019-06-25 09:24

Pakistan will insist on proper labour rights for an army of its citizens working on Qatar's football World Cup infrastructure, after reports of abuses.


Cavani praises Uruguay's 'attitude' and 'mentality' in Chile win

2019-06-25 08:54

Uruguay demonstrated a winning attitude and mentality in their Copa America success over Chile that gave them top spot in Group C, Edinson Cavani said.


England ready for Norway test after coming through Cameroon battle

2019-06-24 16:17

After overcoming Cameroon at the Women's World Cup Phil Neville's England prepare for a testing quarter-final tie against Norway.


Eto'o - 'Barcelona would be better fit for Salah'

2019-06-24 12:26

Samuel Eto'o has urged fellow African Mohamed Salah to move to Barcelona instead of Real Madrid after being linked with both of the La Liga giants.


FIFA head, joining US push, wants more Palestinian football pitches

2019-06-26 15:36

The head of FIFA has promised to build more football pitches in the Palestinian territories as he joined a US-led economic workshop in Bahrain on drawing investment.


Neymar accepts pay-cut in 'verbal agreement' with Barca - reports

2019-06-25 13:14

Neymar is ready to cut his salary by €12 million to leave Paris Saint-Germain as part of a "verbal agreement" reached between him and Barcelona.


Brazil's Coutinho owns up to poor Barcelona season

2019-06-25 09:16

Brazil's Philippe Coutinho admitted he had a poor season with Barcelona over the last 10 months but insisted it would serve as a "lesson" for the future.


Copa America starts anew in quarters, says Argentina's Messi

2019-06-24 20:50

Argentina will start from afresh in the Copa America after averting disaster with Sunday's 2-0 victory over Qatar that sent them into the knock-out stages.


Swamp soccer tournament takes place in forest in Russia

2019-06-24 16:20

The Russian Swamp soccer cup took place in the forest approximately 60km from St. Petersburg in Russia.


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