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CONCACAF Launches Expanded Women’s Tournaments

CONCACAF has introduced a new competition and a revamped event in an attempt to expand the number of women’s soccer tournaments throughout the continent and give more countries the chance to play more matches with the goal of developing depth throughout the confederation beyond the two powerhouses in the United States and Canada. “This is […]

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The Olympic Flame burns during the Olympic "Flame of Recovery" display ceremony in Iwaki, northern Japan, in March. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

How to Watch The 2021 Olympics

There really is no excuse for you to miss an event if you want to watch it during the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo, with NBC planning 7,000 hours of programming across all of its networks and platforms. NBCUniversal announced plans to present 7,000 hours of programming surrounding the Tokyo Olympics this summer. Coverage begins […]

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USL Reviving W League Starting in 2022

The United Soccer League is reviving the W League as a pre-professional women’s soccer league that will begin play in 2022 with eight teams paired in USL destinations. The W League founding members will be in Chattanooga, Tennessee; Greenville, South Carolina; Hartford, Connecticut; Kaw Valley FC in Topeka, Kansas; Minneapolis, Minnesota; South Georgia; Queensboro FC […]

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NWSL Expanding to San Diego in 2022

The National Women’s Soccer League will continue its expansion in 2022 with a new franchise launching in San Diego, the league announced on Tuesday. The club’s name, crest, head coach and venue partner will be announced at a later date. The owner is Ron Burkle, who planned to take an NWSL team to Sacramento as […]

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Megan Rapinoe is congratulated by teammates after scoring during the first half of an international friendly women's soccer match between the United States and France on April 13, 2021. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team to Play Mexico Twice in Connecticut Before Olympics

The U.S. Women’s National Team will play Mexico twice in the WNT Send-Off Series Presented by Visa, with the first match on July 1 and the second on July 5, both at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Connecticut. With the final 18-player Olympic roster being announced in late June, these […]

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U.S. defender Becky Sauerbrunn (4), forward Lynn Williams (13) and teammates acknowledge fans after a 3-1 win over Japan in a SheBelieves Cup match on March 11, 2020, in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

U.S. Women’s Soccer to Play Pre-Olympic Games in Houston, Austin

The U.S. women’s national soccer team has added three games to its pre-Olympic lineup to be played in Houston and Austin, Texas, as part of the U.S. Soccer’s WNT Summer Series. The women’s national team will play June 10 against Portugal in Houston at BBVA Stadium and then on June 13 against Jamaica at the […]

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On Assignment: A Stadium Shows Its Versatility

It can be one of the little annoyances that fans can experience either in the stadium or watching on television: Seeing the lines of one sport—washed out or not—on the field as you watch action from a different sport. That annoyance is what made the field for the recent LA Sevens international rugby match at […]

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Lisa Baird Named NWSL Commissioner

Lisa Baird, who has extensive sports management experience between her time at the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee in addition to the NFL, will be the new commissioner of the National Women’s Soccer League. The NWSL will charge Baird with oversight of all league operations and NWSL Media, as well as working to grow […]

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Florida, New Jersey, Texas to Host SheBelieves Cup

U.S. Soccer‘s fifth annual SheBelieves Cup will be highlighted by an expanded tournament format that includes four of the top 13 women’s teams in the world and returns to two previous sites, plus the debut of a new city that will host the tournament’s culmination. The 2020 tournament will take place March 5–11 as England, […]

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NWSL Commissioner Resigns to Join Orlando Pride

Amanda Duffy, who led the National Women’s Soccer League for the past two years including last year’s explosive growth after the FIFA Women’s World Cup, has left the league office to join one of its member clubs as executive vice president of the Orlando Pride. Duffy will start with Orlando in February after finishing her […]

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