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Brazil Women’s World Cup Trophy
Brazilian soccer coach Pia Sundhage, second from left, Brazilian Women's Soccer Confederation Coordinator Ana Lorena Marche, second from right, soccer player Formiga, far right, and former Brazilian player Aline Pellegrino present the FIFA Women's World Cup Trophy ahead of the the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand during an event at the Christ the Redeemer Statue in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Bruna Prado)

Brazil to Host 2027 FIFA Women’s World Cup

Brazil will host the 2027 FIFA Women’s World Cup, bringing the event to South America for the first time after beating out a three-country European rival bid. Brazil won a vote of FIFA’s 211 member nations during its Congress in Bangkok on Friday. Brazil moved ahead of a joint Germany-Belgium-Netherlands bid recently after being given […]

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APTOPIX NWSL Championship Soccer
NJ/NY Gotham defender Ali Krieger (11) holds the trophy after NJ/NY Gotham defeated OL Reign 2-1 in the NWSL Championship game on November 11, 2023 in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

FIFA Women’s Club World Cup to Launch in January 2026

FIFA will launch a Women’s Club World Cup starting in January 2026 that will involve 16 club teams from around the world although the international federation on Wednesday did not specify how they would qualify or where they could play the inaugural event. FIFA has made launching a global club tournament a key part of […]

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Kansas City Womens Cup

Kansas City Current to Host 2024 Women’s Cup at CPKC Stadium

The Women’s Cup will expand in 2024 to a second event in the United States this summer when the Kansas City Current host three other international club sides at the new CPKC Stadium from August 14–17. The four-team tournament will feature the hometown Kansas City Current, 2023 African Champion Mamelodi Sundowns, 2023 Copa de la […]

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Sports ETA 2024

Portland’s She Flies Initiative Showcased at Sports ETA Symposium

In December 2022, the She Flies Gala was created as an annual fundraiser to help fund the She Flies initiatives and now, Sport Oregon has seen its growth mirror that of women’s sports across the country. The session “Creating Inclusive Communities Through Sports” at this week’s Sports ETA Annual Symposium in Portland focused on the […]

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MVC Women’s Basketball

Missouri Valley Conference Announces Future Women’s Basketball Tournament Hosts

The Missouri Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Championship will be held at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana, 2025 before rotating to Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa, 2026 and Vibrant Arena at The MARK in Moline, Illinois, in 2027. In 2024, the Missouri Valley Conference was one of only six conferences in which the women’s basketball […]

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Dallas Wings

Dallas Wings to Play at Dallas Memorial Arena Starting in 2026

The Dallas Wings will move to the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center’s Dallas Memorial Arena beginning in 2026 after a 15-year, $19 million agreement was reached pending WNBA approval for the team to move into the city’s downtown. The Wings will play the 2024 and 2025 seasons in College Park Center in Arlington, Texas, where […]

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USA Basketball Showcase

USA Basketball Women’s National Team to Play Germany in London

The USA Basketball women’s national team will play against Germany at the O2 Arena in London in one of its final pre-Olympic exhibitions as part of the 2024 USA Basketball Showcase. The U.S. will play Germany on July 23, three days after it plays against the WNBA All-Stars in Phoenix. Prior to London, the U.S. […]

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APTOPIX Tokyo Olympics Volleyball
Players from the United States react after defeating Brazil to win the gold medal in women's volleyball at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. USA Volleyball won gold medals at the Games in indoor volleyball, beach volleyball and para volleyball. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Volleyball’s Popularity Continues to Rise

The growing momentum around women’s sports as a whole is exemplified within volleyball. Who can forget the scene in September, when 92,003 people packed Memorial Stadium to watch Nebraska volleyball sweep in-state rival Omaha? Or the gigantic numbers of those waiting outside Amalie Arena in Tampa Bay ahead of the NCAA championship between the Cornhuskers […]

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WTA Finals Riyadh

Saudi Arabia to Host WTA Finals From 2024–2026

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, will host the next three editions of the WTA Finals from 2024–2026, following the announcement Thursday of a new agreement between the WTA and the Saudi Tennis Federation. The 2024 season-ending finals will take place between November 2–9, featuring the top eight singles players and doubles teams. The agreement with the Saudi […]

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