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Women's Super League: Alex Morgan not fit enough to make Tottenham debut yet
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Women's Super League: Alex Morgan not fit enough to make Tottenham debut yet

Alex Morgan, a two-time World Cup winner, who gave birth to Charlie Elena Carrasco in May, has not played since 2019.

Women’s Super League: Tottenham snap up US striker Alex Morgan in remarkable coup as American influx continues
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Women’s Super League: Tottenham snap up US striker Alex Morgan in remarkable coup as American influx continues

In the WSL, Morgan joins USWNT teammates Rose Lavelle, Sam Mewis, Tobin Heath and Christen Press. The Americans have moved to England looking to get in peak form ahead of next year's rescheduled Tokyo Olympics.

England women's football team coach Phil Neville to leave job in July 2021, confirms FA
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England women's football team coach Phil Neville to leave job in July 2021, confirms FA

Neville, who took the job in January 2018 and guided the team to the World Cup semi-finals in France last year, was set to lead England in the Women’s Euros on home soil next year as well as the British team at the Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympics 2020: FIFA extends age limit for men's football tournament at rescheduled Games amid COVID-19 outbreak
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: FIFA extends age limit for men's football tournament at rescheduled Games amid COVID-19 outbreak

FIFA has extended the age limit for the men’s football tournament at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: South Korea joins Australia in asking for age rules to be relaxed in football
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: South Korea joins Australia in asking for age rules to be relaxed in football

South Korea’s football association on Thursday called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to raise the age limit for the Tokyo Games in 2021 to ensure those players who helped their teams qualify are still eligible to compete.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia seeks increase in age limit for football event in wake of postponement of Games to 2021
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia seeks increase in age limit for football event in wake of postponement of Games to 2021

Football Federation Australia wants FIFA and the IOC to increase the age limit for the Olympic men's tournament in the wake of the Tokyo Games being pushed back to 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia coach Graham Arnold calls for age rules to be relaxed for football if Games get postponed
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia coach Graham Arnold calls for age rules to be relaxed for football if Games get postponed

Australia coach Graham Arnold has called for the age limit at the Tokyo Olympics football tournament to be raised to ensure that players who helped their country qualify remain eligible if the Games are postponed to 2021.

FIFA chief Gianni Infantino says international matches, Euro 2020 qualifiers and even Olympic Games at risk due to coronavirus
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FIFA chief Gianni Infantino says international matches, Euro 2020 qualifiers and even Olympic Games at risk due to coronavirus

Infantino said, 'I think the Euros will take place in June. Before that we have many matches at international level with lots of travelling involved as well so I think we have to monitor the situation and those in charge, the government, the institutions they also take decisions on what is allowed and what isn’t.'

LaLiga: Zinedine Zidane promises to support Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos if he decides to represent Spain at Tokyo Olympics
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LaLiga: Zinedine Zidane promises to support Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos if he decides to represent Spain at Tokyo Olympics

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has said he will back his captain Sergio Ramos if he decides to represent Spain at the Olympic Games later this year, after the defender was chosen in the preliminary squad for the tournament.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: China to play 'home' football qualifier against South Korea in Sydney due to Coronavirus threat
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: China to play 'home' football qualifier against South Korea in Sydney due to Coronavirus threat

The Chinese women's team has remained in Australia since last week's 1-1 draw with Australia which meant China would play South Korea in a two-match contest.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Liverpool to decide on Mohamed Salah's involvement at the tournament, says Egypt coach Shawky Gharib
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Liverpool to decide on Mohamed Salah's involvement at the tournament, says Egypt coach Shawky Gharib

Mohamed Salah’s potential involvement for his country in the Tokyo Olympic Games will be a decision for the player and his club Liverpool, Egypt’s Olympic coach said on Wednesday

Tokyo Olympics 2020: China women bounce back in football qualifiers after being quarantined for coronavirus
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: China women bounce back in football qualifiers after being quarantined for coronavirus

The Chinese women's football team has won back-to-back games in the Olympic qualifying tournament after spending almost two weeks quarantined in an Australian hotel because of concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Jordyn Huitema's goal helps Canada edge past Costa Rica in women's football qualifiers, secure Games ticket
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Jordyn Huitema's goal helps Canada edge past Costa Rica in women's football qualifiers, secure Games ticket

A second-half strike by Jordyn Huitema earned Canada a grinding 1-0 win over Costa Rica in a CONCACAF women’s Olympic qualifying championship semi-final on Friday, to secure their place at the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Chinese women's football team thrashes Thailand in qualifier after spending two weeks in quarantine
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Chinese women's football team thrashes Thailand in qualifier after spending two weeks in quarantine

The Chinese side had only arrived in Sydney on Thursday after being quarantined in their Brisbane hotel for almost two weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak in their homeland

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia captain Sam Kerr unlikely to feature in all women's football qualifiers due to injury
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Australia captain Sam Kerr unlikely to feature in all women's football qualifiers due to injury

26-year-old striker Sam Kerr told reporters at the team’s Sydney hotel on Wednesday that she would not be taking any risks during this round of matches

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Christen Press, Samantha Mewis score braces against Costa Rica as United States finish top of group in qualifying
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Christen Press, Samantha Mewis score braces against Costa Rica as United States finish top of group in qualifying

The World Cup-winning US team extended their unbeaten streak to 26 games. The Americans wrapped up the group stage with three shutouts and 18 goals

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Football qualifiers shuffled, women's LPGA event cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Football qualifiers shuffled, women's LPGA event cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak

The outbreak of the new coronavirus caused further disruption to the international sporting calendar with the elite women’s LPGA golf tour cancelling an event in China and Olympic football qualifying matches in Australia having to be shuffled.

Ligue 1: Olympique Lyon confirm signing Brazilian midfielder Bruno Guimaraes on €20 million transfer deal
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Ligue 1: Olympique Lyon confirm signing Brazilian midfielder Bruno Guimaraes on €20 million transfer deal

Olympique Lyon have confirmed the signing of Brazilian midfielder Bruno Guimaraes from Athletico Paranaense on a four-and-a-half year contract for a transfer fee of €20 million ($22.2 million), the French Ligue 1 side said on Thursday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Four Chinese players hailing from coronavirus-hit areas to skip women's football qualifiers
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Four Chinese players hailing from coronavirus-hit areas to skip women's football qualifiers

The Chinese Football Association (CFA) confirmed that four women players, including star striker Wang Shuang, will miss next week's Tokyo Olympic women's football qualifying matches in Sydney as they hail from the deadly coronavirus hit areas, official media reported

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Qualifiers, sports events shifted from China amid outbreak of coronavirus
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Qualifiers, sports events shifted from China amid outbreak of coronavirus

Amid growing concern at the spread of a new virus outbreak in China, international sports have been postponed and Olympic qualifying tournaments are being taken elsewhere.