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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Governing body president Gianni Infantino says he wants to expand showpiece event to 32 teams
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Governing body president Gianni Infantino says he wants to expand showpiece event to 32 teams

Ahead of the women’s World Cup final on Sunday between holders United States and Netherlands, Infantino said he would take his expansion proposals to the FIFA council and member associations for approval.

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: USA's Megan Rapinoe accepts invite to House of Representatives after snubbing Donald Trump
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: USA's Megan Rapinoe accepts invite to House of Representatives after snubbing Donald Trump

Megan Rapinoe had earlier vowed to stay home if Donald Trump invited the women's team to Washington, and urged her teammates to join her in protesting the president's policies and character.

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Second-half headers help Netherlands script history with 2-0 win over Italy in quarter-finals
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Second-half headers help Netherlands script history with 2-0 win over Italy in quarter-finals

Netherlands will travel to Lyon to face one of Germany or Sweden, who play later in Rennes, in the last four thanks to fine headers from Vivianne Miedema and Stefanie van der Graght in the final 20 minutes.

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: From fearless Megan Rapinoe to Crystal Dunn's brilliance, how USA got better of France in quarter-finals
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: From fearless Megan Rapinoe to Crystal Dunn's brilliance, how USA got better of France in quarter-finals

Defending champions USA defeated France 2-1 in Paris on Friday in the ongoing FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 to set up a semi-finals clash against England.

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Megan Rapinoe's double strike helps USA knock out France, sets up semis clash against England
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Megan Rapinoe's double strike helps USA knock out France, sets up semis clash against England

The 33-year-old Rapinoe added their second goal in the 65th minute and although France got back in the game with a Wendie Renard header in the 81st, the US held firm to maintain their record of never missing out on the World Cup semi-finals.

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Tournament on course for record-breaking turnout in France, says study
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Tournament on course for record-breaking turnout in France, says study

More than 1.5 million supporters are expected to attend matches at the World Cup in France as the tournament is poised to set a new benchmark for the rising popularity of the women’s game, according to a study.

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Barbara Bonansea's brace helps Italy register comeback win over Australia
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Barbara Bonansea's brace helps Italy register comeback win over Australia

The three points against Australia puts Italy at the top of the group ahead of Brazil's clash with Jamaica later on Sunday

As 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup begins, a look at female footballers' fight for gender equality
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As 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup begins, a look at female footballers' fight for gender equality

The 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup — expected to be the most-watched edition of the tournament in history — will showcase how much progress the women’s game has made over the years.

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: From USA's Rose Lavelle to Australia's Sam Kerr, top players to watch out for in 24-nation tournament
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: From USA's Rose Lavelle to Australia's Sam Kerr, top players to watch out for in 24-nation tournament

Every World Cup has breakout players and established stars who light up the tournament and this summer won’t be any different when 24 teams compete for the global crown in the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019.

FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Football governing body faces fan backlash over seating at upcoming tournament
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FIFA Women's World Cup 2019: Football governing body faces fan backlash over seating at upcoming tournament

FIFA released a statement on Tuesday saying they were still working on a solution to solve World Cup's seating allocation issue

Canadian striker Christine Sinclair moves within five goals of Abby Wambach's international record with late penalty in Algarve Cup
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Canadian striker Christine Sinclair moves within five goals of Abby Wambach's international record with late penalty in Algarve Cup

35-year-old Sinclair will next be in action on Wednesday to determine final ranking in the Algarve Cup, a 12-team event that includes seven nations who have qualified for the 7 June-7 July World Cup in France