Women's World Cup 2011

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My favourite game: Japan v USA, 2011 Women's World Cup final | Samantha Lewis
After the devastating earthquake just months previously, there seemed to be something on Japan’s side that night in Frankfurt

Samantha Lewis

13, Apr, 2020 @2:01 AM

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Women’s World Cup game-changing moments No 5: Japan in 2011 | Nick Ames
Within months of the earthquake and tsunami that killed thousands, the Nadeshiko let a grieving nation take leave of its senses for just a moment

Nick Ames

25, Jun, 2019 @9:00 AM

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One for the road: Abby Wambach's final match closes book on unassailable legacy
Caitlin Murray: As she calls time on an unforgettable career with Wednesday’s friendly, the American striker readies for the next chapter – whatever that may be

Caitlin Murray

16, Dec, 2015 @9:30 AM

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From Tyson to LeBron: David Letterman's greatest sports interviews
The late-night icon was a bona fide sports enthusiast. We look back at his most memorable interviews of sportspeople over more than 30 years on the air

Bryan Armen Graham

21, May, 2015 @2:26 PM

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Fifa facing possible legal fight in 2015 Women's World Cup turf wars
Slew of top players have spoken out against move to hold 2015 event on astroturf, citing safety hazards and insult

Ed Pilkington in New York

27, Aug, 2014 @6:10 PM

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The flipside to Lizzie Armitstead's Olympic medal? Overwhelming sexism

British cyclist uses the winners' platform to speak out for equality for sportswomen, an issue we should have tackled long ago

Michael White

31, Jul, 2012 @1:35 PM

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Women's sport 'attracts 0.5% of all sponsorship'
There is a "chronic lack of investment" in women's sport in the UK from sponsors and broadcasters despite increased interest from spectators and viewers, a study claims

Owen Gibson, Olympics editor

05, Nov, 2011 @12:07 AM

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Jürgen Klinsmann wants USA to reach World Cup final – video

Jürgen Klinsmann said it should be the USA national team's goal to reach a World Cup final, as the USA women's team did last month

02, Aug, 2011 @1:45 PM

In praise of … women's football | Editorial
Editorial: Women have been playing competitive football at least since 1917 but the idea still seems to pose an imaginative challenge


18, Jul, 2011 @10:12 PM

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Women's football is ahead of the game | Rachel Dixon

Rachel Dixon: It was the grown-up world cup – no histrionics, no loutishness and a party atmosphere – no wonder it was the most tweeted event ever

Rachel Dixon

18, Jul, 2011 @4:15 PM

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Women's World Cup victory brings joy to Japan

Team's success in Germany seized upon by population dealing with effects of earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

18, Jul, 2011 @12:30 PM

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Japan beat USA on penalties to win women's World Cup - video

Japanese fans in Frankfurt celebrate winning the World Cup after a penalty shoot-out. Japan had been drawing 2-2 with USA after extra time

18, Jul, 2011 @9:55 AM

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