The United States tied China 1-1in Group D at the women's under-20 World Cup on Thursday, ensuring Germany became the first team to advance to the quarterfinals.
No women's team has been able to successfully defend a World Cup or Olympic title. Never has a team looked as likely to do so as Germany.
Outspoken U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo will not be with the team for Sunday's third-place game against Norway in the Women's World Cup.
U.S. coach Greg Ryan is mum on who will start in goal against Norway in Sunday's third-place game at the Women's World Cup.
Like just about all the great Brazilian soccer stars, Marta Vieira da Silva is known by a single name.
U.S. coach Greg Ryan is bracing for Brazil. He knows the semifinal will be rough, smoothed a bit by the artistry of Marta, the game's best female player.
American Cat Whitehill spotted her English friend Rachel Unitt in the hotel lobby and jumped off the sofa to give her a bear hug.
The two Women's World Cup matches scheduled for Wednesday have been postponed for a day, team officials said.
Lori Chalupny has experienced three decisive moments in China.
Denmark's coach received a two-game suspension Saturday for ''physical contact" with an assistant referee, adding another incident to the team's turbulent World Cup campaign.
Denmark demanded more answers Friday following a FIFA investigation into why two men with video cameras were hiding behind a two-way mirror in the team's meeting room.
In the sports lull of late June and early July, the 1999 Women's World Cup gained a foothold in fans' attention spans.
England forward Kelly Smith will not be kissing her soccer boots if she scores again at the Women's World Cup.
Australian striker Sarah Walsh is very quick, and in the Matildas' opening 4-1 win over Ghana she saved her fastest burst for a sprint to the bench to celebrate her opening goal.
The World Cup has sparked some interest in women's soccer in China, where the sport is generally thought of as a game for boys.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter favors expanding the Women's World Cup to 24 teams despite the 11-0 rout in the tournament opener.