RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil's sports minister says the country is interested in holding the women's World Cup, perhaps as early as 2019. That would make for a very crowded calendar since Brazil is also slated to hold the Copa America in 2019 --...
Three-time Women's World Player of the Year Birgit Prinz has announced her retirement from football at the age of 33.
Japan's giant-killing World Cup campaign ended in glory with a penalty shoot-out win over traditional powerhouse the United States in the final.
Marie Hammarstrom scored in the 82nd minute to give ten-women Sweden a 2-1 victory over France in the third-place decider.
Three more members of North Korea's Women's World Cup squad have failed drugs tests, taking the total to five.
Two inspired substitutions and the in-form Abby Wambach helped the USA overcome France 3-1 while Japan were convincing winners against Sweden by the same scoreline.
Ten-woman USA beat Brazil on penalties to book their place in the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup after a thrilling game at the Rudolf-Harbig-Stadium ended 2-2 after extra-time.
England women's coach Hope Powell accused her team of "cowardice'' after she struggled to find volunteers for the World Cup quarter-final penalty shoot-out against France.
France booked their place in the semi-finals of the Women's World Cup on Saturday with a penalty shoot-out victory over a battling England team after the match ended 1-1 in Leverkusen.
FIFA has announced that two North Korean players have been provisionally suspended after failing doping tests at the Women's World Cup.