<![CDATA[FIFA.com - FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™ - News]]>http://www.fifa.com/index.htmlenCopyright ©1994 - 2014 FIFA. All rights reservedSun, 03 May 2015 15:10:00 GMTSun, 03 May 2015 15:11:43 GMTFIFA.comFIFA.comhttp://www.fifa.com/imgml/rssheader.gif http://www.fifa.com/index.html13928FIFA.com RSS<![CDATA[34 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=34-days-to-go-2594779.htmlIn 2003, China PR defended the Fair Play Award that they had won four years earlier at the FIFA Women's World Cup USA 1999 to become the only team to be given this award twice. The other Fair Play Awards were won by Germany in 1991, Sweden in 1995, Norway in 2007 and Japan in 2011.

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Sun, 03 May 2015 15:10:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Leon answers your Tweets]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Canada's Adriana Leon answered your #AskDri Twitter questions. We hope you like the answers, and thank you again for sending so many in!

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Sat, 02 May 2015 20:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[35 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=35-days-to-go-2594777.htmlSat, 02 May 2015 08:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[36 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=36-days-to-go-2594778.htmlFri, 01 May 2015 15:04:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Sawa makes cut for Japan]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=5/news=sawa-makes-cut-for-japan-2600074.htmlFri, 01 May 2015 09:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA’s Live Your Goals Festivals to inspire female youth players across Canada]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=fifa-s-live-your-goals-festivals-to-inspire-female-youth-players-acros-2595601.htmlFIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association will be hosting a series of Live Your Goals festivals to help inspire young Canadian female players in the build up to the kick-off of the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015.

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:35:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[37 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=37-days-to-go-2594775.htmlThu, 30 Apr 2015 13:03:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Vadão and Brazil ready for triple challenge]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=vadao-and-brazil-ready-for-triple-challenge-2595476.htmlBrazil head coach Oswaldo Fumeiro Alvarez, better known as Vadão, spoke with FIFA.com about the challenges his side faces ahead of the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, his tactical approach to the game and his ambitions with A Seleção.

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 10:38:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Simple Plan: Canadians are warm and welcoming]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=simple-plan-canadians-are-warm-and-welcoming-2594618.htmlFIFA.com had the opportunity to catch up with Canadian superstars Simple Plan at a Montreal event for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola, and they chatted about the growth of football in the country.

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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:33:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=VIP interviewTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[38 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=38-days-to-go-2594774.htmlWed, 29 Apr 2015 06:53:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Sinclair, Buchanan to appear on Canada 2015 stamp]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=sinclair-buchanan-to-appear-on-canada-2015-stamp-2594722.htmlTue, 28 Apr 2015 20:31:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Sjogran to call it a day after World Cup]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=sjogran-to-call-it-a-day-after-world-cup-2595016.htmlTue, 28 Apr 2015 16:08:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[39 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=39-days-to-go-2594773.htmlTue, 28 Apr 2015 13:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Canada name squad to welcome the world]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=canada-name-squad-to-welcome-the-world-2594830.htmlTue, 28 Apr 2015 06:57:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[40 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=40-days-to-go-2593994.htmlMon, 27 Apr 2015 15:15:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA Women’s World Cup Trophy Tour joins the celebrations in Moncton ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=fifa-women-s-world-cup-trophy-tour-joins-the-celebrations-in-moncton-2594735.htmlMon, 27 Apr 2015 14:41:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=Trophy Tour Kind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[41 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=41-days-to-go-2593993.htmlSun, 26 Apr 2015 12:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[42 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=42-days-to-go-2593987.htmlOf the 51 penalties that have been awarded in the history of the FIFA Women's World Cup, 42 of them have been converted, for a scoring rate of 82 per cent.

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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:17:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Canada 2015 tickets selling strong in Ottawa]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=canada-2015-tickets-selling-strong-in-ottawa-2593978.htmlFri, 24 Apr 2015 16:32:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=TicketingKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[43 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=43-days-to-go-2593964.htmlThe youngest and oldest goalscorer at the FIFA Women's World Cup both came during USA 2003, when Russia's Elena Danilova, at 16-years-and-96-days-old, scored in the 89th minute against Australia to seal a 2-1 win, while Charmaine Hooper's lone goal against China PR in the quarter-finals sent Canada through to the semi-finals; she was 35-years-and-261-days-old at the time.

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Referees and assistant referees undergo intensive Canada 2015 preparations ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=referees-and-assistant-referees-undergo-intensive-canada-2015-preparat-2593616.htmlFri, 24 Apr 2015 14:43:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[44 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=44-days-to-go-2593039.htmlThu, 23 Apr 2015 14:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Studious Dowie hungry for a taste of Canada]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=studious-dowie-hungry-for-a-taste-of-canada-2593143.htmlFIFA.com finds out.]]>Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:13:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[45 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=45-days-to-go-2593031.htmlWed, 22 Apr 2015 13:36:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Meinert: Germany's shared philosophy is vital]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=meinert-germany-s-shared-philosophy-is-vital-2593082.htmlWed, 22 Apr 2015 09:55:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[46 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=46-days-to-go-2592534.htmlTue, 21 Apr 2015 07:52:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Sarah McLachlan, Tegan and Sara announced as Opening Ceremony artists for FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015™]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=sarah-mclachlan-tegan-and-sara-announced-as-opening-ceremony-artists-f-2592385.html

The FIFA Women's World Cup Opening Ceremony will take place in advance of the Opening Match on 6 June at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton.

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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[47 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=47-days-to-go-2592231.htmlMon, 20 Apr 2015 13:12:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[48 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=48-days-to-go-2591755.htmlSun, 19 Apr 2015 18:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[49 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=49-days-to-go-2591753.htmlSat, 18 Apr 2015 12:11:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[50 days to go]]>http://www.fifa.com?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Canada set for biggest ever TV production in women’s football ]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/organisation/media/newsid=2591629/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:59:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=ReleaseTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[FIFA Women's World Cup and adidas celebrate National Volunteer Week]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=fifa-women-s-world-cup-and-adidas-celebrate-national-volunteer-week-2591552.htmlFri, 17 Apr 2015 08:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Quebec says 'bonjour' to Trophy Tour]]>http://www.fifa.com/womensworldcup/news/newsid=2591025/index.html?cid=rssfeed&att=Fri, 17 Apr 2015 07:24:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[51 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=51-days-to-go-2591276.htmlThu, 16 Apr 2015 14:39:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[52 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=52-days-to-go-2590782.htmlThe FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ Final, which will be played in Vancouver on 5 July, is match 52 of the tournament, and it is the first time in the history of the competition that 52 matches are being played.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:37:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Sasaki: Japan are stronger than four years ago]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=sasaki-japan-are-stronger-than-four-years-ago-2590416.htmlFIFA.com about his coaching style, the methods behind the Nadeshiko’s recent breakthrough success, expectations for Canada 2015 and more.]]>Tue, 14 Apr 2015 22:50:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[53 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=53-days-to-go-2590426.htmlTue, 14 Apr 2015 11:22:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Canada 2015 Event Ambassadors kick off ticket delivery]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=canada-2015-event-ambassadors-kick-off-ticket-delivery-2590433.htmlTue, 14 Apr 2015 07:09:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[54 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=54-days-to-go-2590201.htmlMon, 13 Apr 2015 15:25:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Jones: Every World Cup tells its own story ]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=jones-every-world-cup-tells-its-own-story-2589719.htmlFIFA.com spoke to Steffi Jones, director for women’s and girls’ football at the German Football Association, about Germany's potential at Canada 2015, the importance of veterans and rookie, youth editions of the FIFA Women's World Cup and more.]]>Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:01:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=InterviewTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[55 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=55-days-to-go-2589875.htmlBrazil have scored a total of 55 goals over 26 matches at FIFA Women’s World Cup tournaments, with Marta having contributed 14 of them across the three competitions she has played in so far.

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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 15:27:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[56 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=56-days-to-go-2589770.htmlSat, 11 Apr 2015 14:02:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Wambach takes to Twitter]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=wambach-takes-to-twitter-2589625.htmlFri, 10 Apr 2015 14:28:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[57 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=57-days-to-go-2583858.htmlFri, 10 Apr 2015 13:00:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[Favourites on song, dark horses show promise]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=favourites-on-song-dark-horses-show-promise-2589683.htmlFri, 10 Apr 2015 12:54:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News<![CDATA[58 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=58-days-to-go-2583857.htmlJapan’s FIFA Women's World Cup winning coach Norio Sasaki was born on 24 May 1958, and the 56-year old, who will turn 57 just before the start of Canada 2015 is hoping to celebrate with a successful defence of the Nadeshiko's world title.

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Thu, 09 Apr 2015 13:26:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015
<![CDATA[Germany too powerful for Brazil in Canada 2015 tune-up]]>/development/news/y=2015/m=4/news=germany-too-powerful-for-brazil-in-canada-2015-tune-up-2583825.htmlSilvia Neid admitted she had fallen in love with her Germany team after romping to a 4-0 friendly win over Brazil in a pre-FIFA Women's World Cup friendly on Wednesday.

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Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:05:00 GMTArea=Football DevelopmentSection=WomenKind=News
<![CDATA[Seger: Sweden must be smart and strong to reach the final]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=seger-sweden-must-be-smart-and-strong-to-reach-the-final-2583424.htmlwww.sc.qa about Sweden's hopes at Canada 2015, their rivals for the title, Paris Saint-Germain's development and the facilities in Qatar.]]>Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:29:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=NewsTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[59 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=59-days-to-go-2582438.html minute of England’s quarter-final against France at the FIFA Women’s World Cup Germany 2011, was the 600th goal in the competition’s history.]]>Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:30:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015<![CDATA[60 days to go]]>/womensworldcup/news/y=2015/m=4/news=60-days-to-go-2582436.htmlJust over 60 women’s national teams existed in 1997 and that number has since increased to nearly 140, which is an exciting trend to see continuing.

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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 14:46:00 GMTArea=TournamentSection=CompetitionKind=100 days to goTournament=FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015