Women's soccer

In this June 4, 2017, photo taken from video and provided WOWT TV, 8-year-old Mili Hernandez, of Springfield, Neb., is seen during an interview. Hernandez says her team was disqualified from a youth soccer tournament because she looks like a boy. Former U.S. soccer stars Abby Wambach and Mia Hamm are offering support to Hernandez, and Hamm has invited Hernandez to one of her soccer camps. (WOWT TV via AP)
June 06, 2017 - 12:49 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Neb. (AP) — The Latest on a Nebraska youth soccer player's disqualification (all times local): 10:50 a.m. The Nebraska State Soccer Association is apologizing to an 8-year-old girl who says her team was disqualified from a youth soccer tournament because she looks like a boy. It said...
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A member of staff walks towards the building hosting the AFC, Asian Football Confederation Congress 2017, in Manama, Bahrain, Sunday, May 7, 2017. The specter of fresh corruption scandals hangs over the annual gathering of world soccer leaders, two years after the FIFA Congress was shaken by the exposure of far-reaching fraud. The election of Asian members to FIFA's ruling council on Monday kickstarts a week of meetings in Bahrain, with powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah off the ballot after his alleged bribery was disclosed by American authorities. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)
May 07, 2017 - 6:49 pm
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The specter of fresh corruption scandals hangs over the annual gathering of world soccer leaders, two years after the FIFA Congress was shaken by the exposure of far-reaching fraud. The election of Asian members to FIFA's ruling council on Monday kickstarts a week of meetings...
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A member of staff walks towards the building hosting the AFC, Asian Football Confederation Congress 2017, in Manama, Bahrain, Sunday, May 7, 2017. The specter of fresh corruption scandals hangs over the annual gathering of world soccer leaders, two years after the FIFA Congress was shaken by the exposure of far-reaching fraud. The election of Asian members to FIFA's ruling council on Monday kickstarts a week of meetings in Bahrain, with powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah off the ballot after his alleged bribery was disclosed by American authorities. (AP Photo/Rob Harris)
May 07, 2017 - 9:55 am
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The specter of fresh corruption scandals hangs over the annual gathering of world soccer leaders, two years after the FIFA Congress was shaken by the exposure of far-reaching fraud. The election of Asian members to FIFA's ruling council on Monday kickstarts a week of meetings...
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May 07, 2017 - 7:20 am
MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The specter of fresh corruption scandals hangs over the annual gathering of world soccer leaders, two years after the FIFA Congress was shaken by the exposure of far-reaching fraud. The election of Asian members to FIFA's ruling council on Monday kickstarts a week of meetings...
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Manchester City's Carli Lloyd, left, battles for the ball with Olympique Lyonnais' Camille Abily during the Women's Champions League semifinal, first leg soccer match at the Academy Stadium, Manchester, England, Saturday April 22, 2017. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP)
April 22, 2017 - 11:58 am
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Saki Kumagai scored a penalty inside two minutes to set title-holder Lyon on its way to a 3-1 victory over Manchester City in the first leg of their Women's Champions League semifinal on Saturday. The penalty was conceded by Carli Lloyd when the American reigning FIFA...
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FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2016, file photo, Brazil's Marta, left, leaps over Sweden goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl as she attempts a shot on goal during a group E match of the women's Olympic football tournament at the Rio Olympic Stadium in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The Orlando Pride have signed five-time FIFA Women’s World Player of the year Marta to a multi-year deal. The deal for one of the game’s biggest stars had been rumored weeks before the Pride made it official on Friday, April 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)
April 07, 2017 - 4:02 pm
The Orlando Pride have signed five-time FIFA Women's World Player of the Year Marta to a multi-year deal. The deal for one of the game's biggest stars had been rumored weeks before the Pride made it official Friday. "Marta's resume speaks for itself. She is not only the best player in the world,...
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FILE - In this July 5, 2015, file photo, the United States Women's National Team celebrates with the trophy after they beat Japan 5-2 in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The U.S. Soccer Federation and the World Cup champion women's team have agreed on a labor contract, settling a dispute in which the players sought equitable wages to their male counterparts. The financial terms and length of the multiyear deal were not disclosed. The agreement was ratified by the players and the federation's board Tuesday. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
April 05, 2017 - 8:01 pm
The U.S. women's national team believes its new contract is both fair and good for the future of the sport. The U.S. Soccer Federation and the team's union announced Wednesday that a labor deal had been struck to settle an at times contentious dispute in which the players sought equitable wages to...
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March 01, 2017 - 2:49 am
A Tibet women's soccer team has been denied U.S. visas to participate in a tournament in Dallas. Cassie Childers, a coach and executive director for Tibet Women's Soccer, said that 16 members of the team were told at the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi, India, that they "have no good reason to visit the...
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