Court dismisses US women’s football team's claims for equal pay; ruling leaves team ‘shocked’ and ‘disappointed'
Judge R Gary Klausner of the United States District Court for the Central District of California threw out players’ claims that they were under paid in comparison with the men’s national team but allowed complaints of unfair medical, travel and training to proceed to trial.
Any momentum women's sports in general had worldwide, has seemingly been halted by the pandemic. Now the question is whether women will lose the gains they had made when life returns to normal.
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.
Lawyers for the US Soccer Federation are trying to show it's OK to pay the women differently than the men because the competition is different. The sides made excerpts of depositions public in court filings.
American women's national team seek more than $66 million in damages from US Soccer over gender discrimination
Players on the US women's national team are seeking more than $66 million in damages as part of their gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation
US men’s national team on Wednesday called on the US Soccer Federation to at least triple the pay of women’s national team players and accused the federation of “working very hard to sell a false narrative” in opposing their quest for higher pay
Rapinoe is the first individual football player to receive the honour since the award was first given out in 1954
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Pregnant Alex Morgan eyes Olympic return just three months after due to give birth
Alex Morgan and her husband Servando Carrasco last month announced that they were expecting a daughter.
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.
US women footballers' equal pay lawsuit against country's football federation to go to trial in 2020
The gender discrimination lawsuit regarding unequal pay and working conditions was filed by 28 US women footballers on 8 March.
De Boer, a Netherlands native who speaks several languages and sometimes struggles to come up with the right word in English, said he realises that he made a poor choice.
Molly Levinson, who represents the US Soccer players in matters concerning the dispute, said in a statement Wednesday that the players look forward to a jury trial.
Jill Ellis to step down as head coach of US women's football team after history-making World Cup win
Jill Ellis will continue to work for US football for at least the next year as an ambassador, which will include representing the Federation at events.
According to a letter released Monday by US Soccer President Carlos Cordeiro, the federation paid out $34.1 million in salary and game bonuses to the women between 2010 and 2018 as opposed to $26.4 million paid to the men.
US women's football team files discrimination lawsuit against national federation demanding equal pay
The US women's national team filed a discrimination lawsuit against the Soccer Federation, just three months before defending their World Cup title.
Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan bag braces as United States thrash Mexico in CONCACAF Women's Championship
The United States women's football team put themselves on the path to qualification for the world cup by smashing six goals past Mexico in the CONCACAF Women's Championship.