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Women's World Cup 2015

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San Francisco, United States

Description:

The biggest Women’s World Cup has kicked off in Canada: the most women’s national soccer teams ever to be featured in the same tournament will play.

Language:

English


Episodes

USA Women Win 2015 World Cup

7/5/2015
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The American team beat Japan 5-2 in Canada on Sunday, winning their first Women’s World Cup since 1999 — a tournament that boosted soccer’s popularity here in the U.S. (Here & Now, WBUR, 7/6/2015)

Duration: 00:06:00


U.S. Trounces Japan With Fastest World Cup Hat Trick

7/5/2015
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The US has thrashed Japan to win the Women's World Cup final in Vancouver.... courtesy of the fastest hat trick in men's or women's cup history. It took just 16 minutes. (Checkpoint, RNZ, 7/6/2015)

Duration: 00:03:00


Sunday's World Cup Is U.S. Women's Chance for Payback

7/4/2015
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The Women's World Cup final is tonight in Vancouver, Canada. It's a rematch of the United States and Japan — the finalists from the last tournament in 2011. Japan won that game on a penalty kick. (Weekend Edition, NPR, 7/5/2015)

Duration: 00:03:00


Parrot on a Winning Streak Picks Japan to Win Women's World Cup

7/2/2015
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Olivia, a gray parrot at a Japanese zoo, has correctly predicted the past six games for Japan. And today she picked Japan to win on Sunday. (Morning Edition, NPR, 7/3/2015)

Duration: 00:01:00


Laura Bassett's Own Goal Won't Be the Last Word on Her Career

7/2/2015
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In soccer, they call an "own goal" a dagger through the heart. (The World, PRI, 7/2/2015)

Duration: 00:04:00


Brandi Chastain on The Women's World Cup

6/30/2015
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In a match during the Women's World Cup on Tuesday, Team USA defeated Germany 2-0, a victory that moves them onto the finals. It was a game played with a breathtaking defense that frustrated the German team. Brandi Chastain, a former member of the U.S. team and a retired soccer defender and forward, weighs in on the victory for Team USA. (The Takeaway, WNYC, 7/1/2015)

Duration: 00:04:00


Matildas to Meet Japan in Quarter Final World Cup Match

6/25/2015
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The success of the Australian Women's football team The Matildas in the World Cup in Canada has captured the nation's hearts - as well as headlines at home and abroad. This Sunday local time, they face their next hurdle when they play the quarter final against the defending champions, Japan. (RN Breakfast, 6/26/2015)

Duration: 00:09:00


USA Vs Colombia Preview

6/21/2015
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Previewing the knockout round match between the USA and Colombia at the Women's World Cup.

Duration: 00:46:00


She Put Five Sports in a Hat and Pulled out Soccer ... The Rest Is History

6/18/2015
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When Leslie Osborne was growing up in Wisconsin, she tried her hand at many sports. After she turned 14, her parents decided to simplify things and had her pick one sport out of a hat. (The World, PRI, 6/18/2015)

Duration: 00:06:00


Matildas Lose 3-1 to U.S. in World Cup Opener

6/8/2015
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They began strongly, but the Australian women's soccer players were ultimately overwhelmed by the reigning world champions the USA in their opening FIFA World Cup match this morning. The final score was 3-1. (The World Today, ABC, 6/9/2015)

Duration: 00:06:00


FIFA Scandal Set Aside as Women's World Cup Opens

6/7/2015
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The Women's World Cup got underway with a last-minute victory by host Canada in the opening game against China. The Netherlands beat New Zealand 1-0 in the second game. (Weekend Edition, NPR, 6/7/2015)

Duration: 00:02:00


U.S. Women's Soccer Team Looks 'Incredibly Strong'

6/4/2015
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The 2015 Women's World Cup opens in Canada Saturday. NPR's Melissa Block talks to former goalie Briana Scurry about the U.S. team's prospects. Scurry was on the last U.S. team that won in 1999. (All Things Considered, NPR, 64/2015)

Duration: 00:05:00


Matildas Confident Ahead of Women's World Cup

6/4/2015
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The FIFA Women's World Cup kicks off in Canada on Saturday, and captain Lisa De Vanna thinks her squad is the best in Australia's history. (RN Drive, 6/2/2015)

Duration: 00:06:00


U.S. Coach Jill Ellis Preps for Success at World Cup

6/4/2015
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The opening of the Women's World Cup in Canada is just weeks away. And, as always, the U.S. is bringing a strong squad to the tournament. But can they lift the trophy? (Take Two, KPCC, 5/15/2015)

Duration: 00:07:00