Ballon d'Or 2019: Lionel Messi beats Virgil Van Dijk for record sixth award, Megan Rapinoe wins women's prize
At a glittering ceremony in Paris, Lionel Messi and Megan Rapinoe took top honours to win the male and female Ballon d'Or Awards. Matthijs de Ligt was adjudged the best U-21 player and Alisson Becker as the best keeper.
Ballon d’Or 2019: Barcelona's Lionel Messi wins award for record sixth time, Megan Rapinoe bags her first
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk was second in the polling this year, followed by Cristiano Ronaldo, who shared the record of five Ballon d’Ors with Messi until Monday.
Carli Lloyd scores twice to help US Women's National Team hold off Sweden in Vlatko Andonovski's first game as coach
Playing without some of its most high-profile players, including Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan, USWNT beat Sweden thanks to Carli Lloyd's brace in coach Vlatko Andonovski's first game in charge.
Andonovski, a coach in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), takes over from Jill Ellis who, after leading the team to a second back-to-back World Cup title in July, announced that she would step down
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."
Megan Rapinoe says US women's football team ready for settlement in equal pay issue, but won't shy away from a fight
US women’s national team standout Megan Rapinoe said she’s “optimistic” that she and her fellow players can reach an agreement in their gender discrimination suit against US Soccer, but that they’re also ready for a fight.
The US Men's Football Team have alleged that the US Soccer Federation haven't been paying their players in proportion to the profits that the body generates
For US Women's team, changing public narrative and fighting homophobia is as big an achievement as World Cup trophy
In a world where inequality and phobias are still rampant, where prejudices are still more common than the lack thereof, it is heartening to see just how far we've come - and just how transformative sport can be.
An open-top bus will transport the USA World Cup winning team along the route, which runs from Battery Park up Broadway before finally arriving at City Hall for a ceremony hosted by New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: USA players will snub invitation to White House, says star striker Megan Rapinoe
Star striker Megan Rapinoe said Tuesday she does not think the United States' Women's World Cup-winning team would accept an invitation from President Donald Trump to visit the White House.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Megan Rapinoe wins Golden Boot and Golden Ball after guiding USA to title in France
Megan Rapinoe made it a special hat-trick on Sunday as she won Golden Ball and Golden Boot at the women's World Cup after scoring as the United States beat the Netherlands to retain their title.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: USA's 'Golden Girls' step up to clinch fourth title with unmatched charm and allure
The USA continue to be the Golden Girls, their charm and allure lending the collective voice of women in the sport a strong backbone.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: From politicians to athletes, United States rejoices team's title win in France
Politicians, athletes and even an astronaut celebrated the US victory in the women's World Cup on Sunday, and the mayor of New York announced a ticker tape parade for the football champions.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Megan Rapinoe steals show, VAR causes anger, heartache and other stories from France
Take a look at the biggest stars and stories from FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 as a landmark tournament in France comes to a close
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Megan Rapinoe calls for action as equal pay chants greet US World Cup triumph
Megan Rapinoe continued the fight for equal pay between the men and women footballers after leading USA to fourth Women's World Cup title. She found support from the crowd in Lyon.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Megan Rapinoe, Rose Lavelle score as USA beat Netherlands to defend title
USA clinched the FIFA Women's World Cup for a fourth time with goals from Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle. USA also improved on their own record for most goals in a World Cup.
Highlights, United States vs Netherlands, FIFA Women’s World Cup final 2019: USA beat Netherlands to clinch fourth title
Catch all the latest scores and updates from the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup final between the United States and the Netherlands.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: United States start as clear favourites , but underdog Netherlands will be no pushover in final
The Dutch may be years behind the transformation which the US women's national team has gone through over the last two decades, but they will be no pushovers.
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: USA star Megan Rapinoe hits out at FIFA for scheduling tournament final with Gold Cup, Copa America finales
Megan Rapinoe was speaking 24 hours after Infantino hailed a phenomenal tournament in France and announced a set of proposals for the future of the women's game
FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: USA looking to win record fourth title in eight editions, face a determined Dutch team in finals
USA are the favourites to win the women's World Cup final but their opponents, the Netherlands do have an outside chance to upset the title holders