In a post-coronavirus world, it remains unclear if the World Cup can deliver on projected tourist numbers, ticket sales and other revenue sources for hosts Australia and New Zealand.
Manchester City players argue with the referee after a City goal was disallowed in the club’s Premier League match against Spurs, August 2019.
Technology in sport is a constant source of controversy as players and officials struggle to keep up.
England’s captain Steph Houghton reacts to having a vital penalty saved in her team’s 2-1 World Cup semi-final defeat to the USA.
A sport psychologist on how sportspeople are taught to handle high-pressure situations.
What a feeling: Rachel Daly and Ellen White celebrate after scoring during England’s semi-final against USA.
The lesson from other sports is clear: women's football must be broadcast on free-to-air if it isn't to disappear.
Women footballers are still fighting for stable footing.
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Survey of 3,000 players in 33 different countries outlines how difficult it is for women footballers.
Sam Kerr has found plenty of goal-scoring opportunities for the Matildas at this year’s Women’s World Cup.
Analysis of every goal-scoring opportunity at the 2015 Women's World Cup reveals the most effective ways for footballers to gain possession and create a chance to score.
The beautiful game may be an art, but it’s also a science.
The science of why people prefer to watch games with teams that are close in ability levels rather than a game where one team is far better than the other.
FIFA defends the pay imbalance with the usual claim that it reflects the difference in revenue produced by the men’s and women’s tournaments.
For years, women footballers have resorted to everything from strikes to lawsuits to fight for gender equity. Why is it taking so long to close the pay gap?
Glittering prize: the FIFA Women’s World Cup on display in Paris.
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They are the best in the world, but compared to men they are still treated as second best.
USA vs Spain in a 2019 friendly.
The best female athletes continue to be treated unfairly compared with male sportsmen.
Another day, another trophy.
Whether the women's U.S. soccer team wins its fight for pay equity, its existence alone shows just how much has already been won.
They won the gold, but where’s the money?
As I watched the Women’s World Cup final recently with my family, my 11-year-old son, who plays on a local soccer team, remarked that he was amazed at how quickly and how often the US team scored. “Seriously…
The United States celebrates its World Cup victory.
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Language can subtly undermine women's sports in a number of ways.
The science behind England's incredible word cup bounce-back.
England’s Jodie Taylor prepares to score against Canada in the first half of the quarter final.
England's great run in the Women's World Cup has heightened UK media interest in the tournament. Is it the game-changer that women's sport has been waiting for?
Time to build another locker room?
There is no justification for banning women from men's football. The same is not true in the opposite direction, however.
Millions tune in to the Women’s World Cup, but how many follow teams at the club level?
The Women's World Cup has become a hugely popular, global event. But what's happening at the club level?
Canada celebrates winning goal against China on June 6 in FIFA Women’s World Cup.
Women's football has come a long way, but it is still some distance from competing with the men's game.