Tag: Women’s

Judge denies American women’s soccer players immediate appeal

A federal judge has denied a request by American women’s soccer players to allow an immediate appeal of his decision to throw out their claim of unequal pay against the U.S. Soccer Federation. U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner in Los Angeles has scheduled a trial for Sept. 15 on the players’ remaining claim of…

Innovative women’s softball league puts the individual ahead of the team

Victoria Hayward has played at softball’s highest levels for more than a decade. But it wasn’t until March, when she joined Athletes Unlimited, that the 28-year-old Toronto native began to see what the future of her sport, and professional sports in general, could look like. Hayward, who joined the Canadian national team as a 16-year-old,…

U.S. Soccer says women’s team has been paid more than men’s team

United States’ team celebrates with the trophy after winning the Women’s World Cup final soccer match between US and The Netherlands at the Stade de Lyon in Decines, outside Lyon, France. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, file) The U.S. Soccer Federation released a letter from its president Monday saying that it has paid the women’s national team…