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World Cup Win

July 8, 2019

Victory! Team U.S.A. won the 2019 Women’s World Cup in France on Sunday. They beat the Netherlands 2–0. The U.S. also won the last Women’s World Cup, in 2015. This year’s victory is the fourth for the U.S. in the…


Defeating a Legend

July 2, 2019

Fifteen-year-old Cori “Coco” Gauff beat tennis icon Venus Williams yesterday at the Wimbledon tennis tournament, in London, England. Cori won 6–4, 6–4 on the first day of the competition. It was the first time she’d played at Wimbledon, the most…


U.S. to the Quarterfinals

June 25, 2019

Team U.S.A. is heading to the quarterfinals in the Women’s World Cup. The U.S. beat Spain 2–1 on Tuesday in one of the soccer tournament’s knockout rounds. (In a knockout-round game, the losing team is removed from the tournament.) It…

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Alex Morgan Strikes Back

June 11, 2019

When Alex Morgan was 8, she left a note for her mom at their home in Diamond Bar, California. “Hi Mommy!” Morgan wrote. “My name is Alex and I am going to be a professional athlete for soccer!” She signed…


World Cup Preview

June 5, 2019

The Women’s World Cup kicks off in France this weekend. Twenty-four teams from around the world will take part in the soccer tournament. The United States is the defending champion, having defeated Japan in the most recent World Cup finals,…

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Play for Equality

March 15, 2019

On March 8, all 28 members of the United States women’s soccer team filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation. The players say that for years, American soccer’s governing organization has discriminated against female athletes. It pays them far…


A Safer Sport

March 8, 2019

Danny Lee planned to join the school football team in fifth grade. His dad had other ideas. “He said if I got hurt now, it could end my football career forever,” Danny told TIME for Kids. Instead, Peter Lee advised…


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January 24, 2019

On February 3, the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams will face off in Super Bowl LIII (53), in Atlanta, Georgia. This will be the third year in a row the Patriots have competed in football’s biggest event.…

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Journey's End

October 18, 2018

At the tail end of summer, Hailey Dawson stepped up to the plate at Angel Stadium, in Anaheim, California. The 8-year-old from Las Vegas, Nevada, was about to throw the ceremonial first pitch. She was also about to achieve her…


Record Setter

September 21, 2018

Eliud Kipchoge, of Kenya, shattered the marathon world record on September 16, in the Berlin Marathon, in Germany. He finished the annual 26.2-mile race in two hours, one minute, and 39 seconds. Kipchoge is the first person to run…