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US Soccer Federation president Cindy Parlow Cone apologises for lack of leadership in fight against racism
US Soccer President Cindy Parlow Cone apologised for the federation's lack of leadership in the fight against racism as she addressed its decision to repeal a policy that required players to stand during the national anthem.
Joe Biden throws weight behind US women's football team after court dismisses claims seeking equal pay
'Don’t give up this fight. This is not over yet,' Biden wrote in a tweet to the US Women's Football team.
New US Soccer chief Cindy Parlow says federation's argument women's footballers need less skill was mistake
New USSF President Cindy Parlow Cone disavowed papers submitted by the previous attorneys who argued women's national team players had lesser skills and responsibilities than their male counterparts.
US football gets first woman president in Cindy Parlow Cone amid fallout over federation's 'sexist' legal stance in gender discrimination lawsuit
Now 41, Parlow Cone scored 75 goals in 158 appearances for the USA from 1995 to 2006, winning the 1999 World Cup and two Olympic gold medals with the team
US Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro resigns amid outcry over offensive comments in gender discrimination lawsuit
The USSF sparked a backlash when its legal papers in a gender discrimination lawsuit claimed the women's national team players had less physical ability and responsibility than their male counterparts
US Soccer apologises for arguments in equal pay case as women footballers hide federation's logo in apparent protest
The increasingly bitter dispute between American women's national football team and the US Soccer Federation spilled onto the field Wednesday night when players wore their warm-up jerseys inside out in an apparent protest before their 3-1 victory over Japan.
US Women's National Team granted class status in equal pay lawsuit against country's football federation
The US Women's national team won a key court ruling in its equal pay lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation when a California court granted class certification to players.
Megan Rapinoe enjoys spotlight after helping US women's team clinch second World Cup title, focuses on football pay fight
"It's very surreal to say the least," Rapinoe said. "Downtime? When I sleep, that's my only rest time. It's mostly good stuff, so hard to complain."
CONMEBOL chief Alejandro Dominguez rejects USSF proposal for intercontinental tournament, cites Copa America overlap as reason
Carlos Cordeiro, the head of the US Soccer Federation, had written to the 10 federations that make up CONMEBOL offering to stage the new event featuring the best teams from North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean
USSF president Carlos Cordeiro sends letter to CONMEBOL football federations in bid launch new international tournament
CONCACAF, the governing body responsible for football in North America, Central America and the Caribbean, welcomed the USSF proposal, saying the event would complement its own regional championship, the Gold Cup
Joint bid for 2026 FIFA World Cup won't be hampered by anti-USA sentiment, say North American football chiefs
The joint USA-Canada-Mexico bid has long been viewed as the favourite to stage the FIFA World Cup, which will expand to 48 teams for the 2026 finals.
Carlos Cordeiro pips Hope Solo, others to be elected as President of United States Soccer Federation
Cordeiro, a Harvard-educated former investment banker, came through a crowded field of eight contenders to win on a third ballot at the USSF's annual meeting in Orlando.
United States Soccer Federation to vote for new president months after failure to qualify for 2018 FIFA World Cup
Four months after the United States' shock failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, the inquest into what went wrong continues to dog American soccer.