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  • U.S. women’s soccer team’s unbeaten run ends at 28

    LE HAVRE, France - The U.S. women's national soccer team's 28-game unbeaten streak ended Saturday, but the world's No. 1-ranked team is looking at the bigger picture: Defending their World Cup title. Kadidiatou Diani scored twice and France beat the U.S. 3-1 in a friendly that served as a warm-up for both teams before the Women's World Cup in France begins in June. The Americans had been 25-0-3 since falling 1-0 to Australia in 2017. "I'm not worried," U.S. coach Jill Ellis said. "We know who...

  • Soccer: Australia women's coach Stajcic sacked five months before World Cup

    Australia's preparations for the Women's World Cup have been rocked with the sacking of coach Alen Stajcic, with Football Federation Australia (FFA) announcing his departure on Saturday.

  • Mikaela Shiffrin wins seventh straight women’s World Cup slalom

    Mikaela Shiffrin dominated the first women’s World Cup slalom of 2019 on Saturday to match her personal best winning streak in the discipline with her seventh straight victory. The American two-time overall champion built on a big first-run lead of more than a second to beat Petra Vlhova of Slovakia