world cup

These LOL Tweets Show Exactly How A Lot Of People Feel About Trump's UK Visit

Well, what a difference a day makes, eh? On Wednesday morning, the whole country was giddy with excitement as England surfed the World Cup hype wave. Could 2018 be the year that England would finally bring it home? All hopes came to a pretty drastic…
By Aoife Hanna

11 Lit AF World Cup-Inspired Outfits That Truly Embody Football Coming Home

I'm going to let you into a little secret: It's coming home. You may have heard enough of that particular saying over the past few days but the nation has well and truly gone football mad. If you want to show your support for England's semi-final…
By Lauren Sharkey

#WaistcoatWednesday Is Trending On Twitter & It's About So Much More Than Football

Football's coming home. I mean, at least it could be. After winning four games and breaking records, the Three Lions have made it all the way to the World Cup semi-final. They'll be playing Croatia on Wednesday in the hope of making it to the last…
By Sophie McEvoy

#GarethSouthgateWould Is Legit The Only Hashtag You Need This World Cup

World Cup fever coupled with this intense heatwave means that temperatures across the nation are soaring. Where were you during that penalty kick off? It is one of those moments that people just won't forget. Current England manager and former…
By Aoife Hanna

Even A Royal Is Getting Involved With These Hilarious AF "It's Coming Home" Memes

It's arguably one of the best football anthems of all time which everyone, footie fan or not, knows the lyrics to. With England doing a bit of alright this tournament, mega football fanatics and not so mega football fanatics (cough, me) are tuning…
By Aoife Hanna

Thanks To The World Cup, The Ugly Underbelly Of Mainstream Misogyny Is On Blast

There are posts doing the rounds on Twitter at the moment accusing girls of jumping on the World Cup bandwagon. Apparently, women thought England's Marcus Rashford was a disease until last week... Huh? Erm, OK then. Disappointingly, this of course…
By Aimée Grant Cumberbatch

These Unnecessary Comments About Female World Cup Pundits Will Leave You Speechless

Football fan or not, you cannot avoid the World Cup. It is everywhere. The UK is sharing the broadcast coverage between the BBC and ITV Sport, meaning there are lots of opportunities for sports pundits to make a bit of coin and get a name for…
By Aoife Hanna

8 Things To Watch & Read Post-Olympics

The Olympics are over. Let us now mourn, put away our national flags, and daydream about women taunting world records with their amazing feats of strength and athleticism. But wait! Rio 2016 doesn't mean the end of the fun. If you've just discovered…
By JR Thorpe

Lindsey Vonn's Book Coming Soon

World Cup and Olympic skier Lindsey Vonn's book, Strong Is the New Beautiful , isn't your average health-nut title. Instead, Vonn has written a fitness motivation guide, which not only "chronicles [her] life story," but also "empower[s] ... anyone…
By Kristian Wilson

What The U.S. National Team Complaint Means To Me

As you may have heard on this joyous morning, several U.S. Women's National Team players filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) on Thursday, March 31, alleging wage discrimination based on their gender. In a…
By Emma Cueto

Female Soccer Players Say They Requested Equal Pay

On Thursday, The New York Times reported that five key players from the U.S. women's national soccer filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) on the basis of wage discrimination. The move marks an historic effort to close the sports…
By Hillary E. Crawford

What Brandi Chastain's Donation Means For Women

Debate over how sports-related injuries impact the brain in the long-term continue to dominate men's sports; after all, dozens of NFL players have been posthumously diagnosed with the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or…
By Morgan Brinlee

8 Ways Our Country Changed For The Better In 2015

A lot has happened in the past 12 months. Between the first few excited murmurings of the 2016 election roster to the possibility of a Donald Trump presidency potentially bookending the month of December, it sometimes feels like 2015 was the year of…
By Melanie Schmitz

Abby Wambach's 5 Best Quotes

Big news, sports fans: Longtime U.S. women's soccer star Abby Wambach is retiring after tonight's game against China in New Orleans. It truly is the end of an era, and the world of women's soccer will never be the same without her as a player. She…
By Emma Cueto

Remembering Abby Wambach's Best Moments

It was a big day for women's soccer, what with visiting President Obama and the news that U.S. soccer star Abby Wambach will be retiring. Wambach, who's a leading international scorer, isn't just one of America's best female players — she's one of…
By Hope Racine

Obama Awesomely Redefines "Play Like A Girl"

President Obama met with the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Tuesday, and he offered some powerful words of encouragement for female athletes. Obama praised the team, who won the FIFA Women's World Cup in July, for proving the haters wrong. (OK,…
By Meghan DeMaria

Abby Wambach Is Retiring From The USWNT

After President Obama honored the U.S. Women's national soccer team Tuesday, top scorer Abby Wambach announced she is retiring at age 35, after an incredible career. Wambach, who is the leading scorer in the history of international soccer (she has…
By Celia Darrough

Dress Up As The U.S. Women's Soccer Team This Year

It's finally Halloween Month — I mean, October — so it's officially time to start planning your costume. Unfortunately, 13 Nights of Halloween doesn't mean we get to wear 13 costumes, so it can be a challenge to narrow down the infinite…
By Cate Carrejo

FIFA 16 Is A Win For Women

On Thursday, video game and soccer fans were finally able to purchase FIFA 16, from EA Sports. The game has been highly anticipated by fans of the FIFA series, and a major change to the composition and player options for this game are coming at a…
By Elizabeth King

Who Does Putin Think Should Win The Nobel Prize?

Russia President Vladimir Putin has a lot of opinions and he's not afraid to give 'em to you. On Monday, the Russian president's delivered perhaps his most bewildering statement yet: Putin thinks Sepp Blatter should receive the Nobel Prize. And he's…
By Lauren Barbato