- Swelling subsides around England goalie Bardsley's right eye Updated: Jun-28-15 6:46 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta - The swelling below English goalkeeper Karen Bardsley's right eye has gone down substantially, leaving coach Mark Sampson confident she will be available to play in the Women's World Cup semifinal against Japan.
- English women hope World Cup semifinal boosts the home game Updated: Jun-28-15 5:05 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Although they're not yet 30 years old, Jodie Taylor and Steph Houghton have already seen a revolution in English women's soccer during their careers.
- Australia looks forward to a bright future Updated: Jun-28-15 2:20 am
EDMONTON, Alberta - What Australia's Alen Stajcic wouldn't give for his team to be like Japan one day.
- Iwabuchi lifts Japan to semis with 1-0 win over Australia Updated: Jun-28-15 2:15 am
EDMONTON, Alberta - Japanese coach Norio Sasaki couldn't resist making a joke at Mana Iwabuchi's expense when explaining his decision to substitute the forward in during the second half against Australia on Saturday.
- England eliminates host Canada in World Cup Q-final, 2-1 Updated: Jun-27-15 11:39 pm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Lucy Bronze had never played in front of anything she could compare to that flag-waving, drum-banging, deafening Canadian crowd. Jodie Taylor had to laugh as she looked around BC Place to see a few overwhelmed English fans in that rambunctious sea of red.
- US defeats China 1-0, plays Germany in World Cup semifinals Updated: Jun-27-15 12:56 am
OTTAWA, Ontario - Carli Lloyd finally was able to express her creativity on field.
- Japan beats the Netherlands to reach World Cup quarterfinal Updated: Jun-24-15 1:33 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Japan coach Norio Sasaki apologized for the stressful, flurry of a finish.
- Asian powers unconvincing in World Cup qualifying Updated: Jun-17-15 1:24 am
SEOUL, South Korea - The four power teams of Asian football avoided defeat in their opening World Cup qualifiers, yet none put in performances that will dispel the doubts about the strength of the region's teams following their combined winless record at the 2014 World Cup.
- Japan beats Ecuador 1-0, tops group with perfect record Updated: Jun-16-15 7:20 pm
WINNIPEG, Manitoba - Yuki Ogimi scored in the fifth minute and defending champion Japan beat Ecuador 1-0 on Tuesday to become the first team to win all three of its matches in the group stage of this year's Women's World Cup.
- Japan held to 0-0 by Singapore in Asian World Cup qualifier Updated: Jun-16-15 5:21 pm
Japan was held to a surprising goalless draw by visiting Singapore while Guam pulled off only its second World Cup qualifying win when it beat India 2-1 on Tuesday.
- Humm, Bachmann lead Switzerland past Ecuador 10-1 Updated: Jun-12-15 9:09 pm
Fabienne Humm and Ramona Bachmann both had second-half hat tricks as Switzerland earned its first women's World Cup victory with a 10-1 victory over Ecuador on Friday at Vancouver, British Columbia.
- Former Brazil star Zico wants to run for FIFA president Updated: Jun-10-15 9:09 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Former Brazil star Zico wants to run for the presidency of FIFA, even though he believes the odds are stacked against him being elected.
- Miyama's penalty kick lifts Japan past Switzerland 1-0 Updated: Jun-09-15 12:16 am
Aya Miyama scored on a penalty kick in the 29th minute as defending Women's World Cup champion Japan opened with a 1-0 win over newcomer Switzerland in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Monday night.
- Champs Japan count on experience at Women's World Cup Updated: Jun-05-15 1:35 pm
TOKYO - Defending champion Japan heads into the Women's World Cup relying heavily on the experienced players which led it to success in 2011, and confident it can repeat that triumph.
- Halilhodzic names 25-man Japan squad for World Cup qualifier Updated: Jun-01-15 5:02 am
TOKYO - J-League top scorer Takashi Usami and Mainz-bound forward Yoshinori Muto were among 25 players named by Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic on Monday for this month's World Cup qualifier against Singapore and a friendly against Iraq.
- Christie Rampone looks back to 1999 - and forward to Canada Updated: Jun-01-15 3:27 am
U.S defender Christie Rampone has been to four World Cups, including the last time the Americans won in 1999.