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Uncertain future for USA’s female footballers
They claimed gold in front of thousands at Wembley Stadium but back home the future is less rosy for USA’s all-stars.
Last updated: 11 Aug 2012 11:22 GMT
Wembley prepares for grudge match
USA's women determined to avenge World Cup final defeat to Japan as they prepare to defend Olympic football crown.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2012 19:45 GMT
Messi scores Ballon d'Or hat-trick
Argentina and Barca forward wins World Player award for the third year running as Pep Guardiola scoops coaching gong.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2012 05:08 GMT
Messi tops Ballon d'Or shortlist
Barca teammates Messi and Xavi Hernandez join Real's Cristiano Ronaldo in FIFA world player nominations.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2011 14:09 GMT
Athletic excellence at the Women's World Cup
Intense public interest proves there is a market for women's sports beyond the sometimes raunchy magazine spreads.
Last updated: 18 Jul 2011 13:41 GMT
The final step for Japan's women
Japan were never meant to reach the World Cup final but they've been spurned on by something much greater than football.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2011 15:54 GMT
Japan and US secure spots in World Cup final
US outlasts France while Japan defeats Sweden to set up final match in women's soccer final.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2011 00:15 GMT
Fresh French put US in recovery mode
Little time to celebrate as US players concentrate on recovering from draining match against Brazil ahead of semi.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2011 13:40 GMT
'Hands' Solo tips US into semi-finals
US goalkeeper Hope Solo makes difference in penalty shootout after Abby Wambach gets last-gasp equaliser against Brazil.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2011 18:56 GMT
Sweden beat US in Women's World Cup
First victory over Americans at the World Cup means Sweden will play Australia in the quaterfinals.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2011 04:30 GMT
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