Talk about turf and whether Hope Solo should be on the pitch all you want. But being part of the World Cup still involves the small matter of qualifying for it. The U.S. women open the CONCACAF Women's Championship on Wednesday.
The U.S. women's national soccer team heads to Brazil Dec. 10-21 to play friendlies in a four-team international tournament featuring host Brazil, China and Argentina.
A FIFA official says there are no plans to reconsider playing the Women's World Cup on artificial turf.
Forget about all the reasons FIFA should ensure the 2015 Women's World Cup is played on grass instead of turf. It's simply the right thing to do.
More than 40 top female soccer players are preparing to sue FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association next week over the use of artificial turf
Time is running out for a movement to avoid playing on artificial turf at the Women's World Cup in Canada next year.
Vancouver's B.C. Place Stadium will be the site of the women's 2015 World Cup final, the first time a championship game will be played on artificial turf.
FIFA is looking for a new country to stage the Under-17 Women's World Cup next year because construction delays mean the stadiums in Costa Rica would not be ready in time.
Bryane Heaberlin credits a tough run of on-field defeats for opening her eyes to the world around her, its problems and how to solve them through her Many Hearts, One Goal foundation.
Homare Sawa of Japan ended Brazilian forward Marta's five-year reign as FIFA player of the year on Monday in Zurich. American Abby Wambach was a finalist.
Women have refereed in MLS and lower tiers of the men's international game, and those who have think they are better for it.
In the wake of a thrilling showcase, former WNBA president Val Ackerman notes the many challenges women's sports continue to face.
Playing together and playing for their country has spurred the Japanese on an amazing run.
espnW editor Joanne Gerstner takes viewers on a tour of the grounds of the FIFA Women's World Cup Stadium, where Team USA and Japan will face off in the tournament's final on Sunday.
The Japanese come from an emotional place, hoping to uplift their devastated country. The Swedes have been to the World Cup final once and are driven to return.
Sweden, France, Japan and the U.S. have survived four tough games. How much is left their tanks? Here are five storylines to watch in Wednesday's semifinals.