Four-time Olympic champions the United States suffered a first defeat in 45 matches Wednesday as they lost 3-0 to Sweden in their opening game of the women's football tournament in Tokyo....
The bitter memory of defeat is driving Megan Rapinoe and the United States women's football team as they chase an unprecedented double at the Olympics....
The Swedish Football Association was on Tuesday reported to the country's equality ombudsman, with the people behind the report saying they suspected female players were victims of "wage discrimination"....
Sweden ended their women's World Cup campaign on a high by beating England 2-1 in Saturday's third-place play-off in Nice, as Sofia Jakobsson's first-half strike proved to be the winner....
An extra-time strike by Jackie Groenen saw the Netherlands edge out Sweden 1-0 in a gruelling women's World Cup semi-final in Lyon on Wednesday, taking the European champions through to this weekend's final against the United States....