Shanghai will host the opening ceremony and final of the 2007 women's football World Cup finals in September next year, organisers said on Wednesday.
Argentina have been unlucky to draw hosts Germany in the World Cup quarter-finals, striker Miroslav Klose said on Wednesday.
Two of the premier sports complexes in the world will play host to the WUSA Soccer Festivals in June, as league officials announced Monday that The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., and the National Sports Center in Blaine, Minn., were named as venues for the weekend events this summer.
The Women's United Soccer Association - the sport's top professional league - announced it was ceasing operations on Monday, just five days before the Women's World Cup kicks off in Philadelphia.
The Boston Breakers acquired midfielder Aly Wagner from San Diego on Wednesday in exchange for Breakers three-year starter Angela Hucles and the club's second round pick in the 2004 WUSA Draft.
Maren Meinert, the WUSA's most valuable player this season, changed her plans and will play for Germany in the upcoming Women's World Cup.
The Women's United Soccer Association announced Wednesday that San Diego Spirit fullback Joy Fawcett was named as the league's 2003 Defender of the Year.
The Women's United Soccer Association announced it first and second All-WUSA teams on Wednesday.