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Germany coach Silvia Neid believes victory in the Olympic final represents a new high point for the nation's women's football team.
Germany enjoyed another memorable night at the Maracana as the women's football team overcame surprise packages Sweden 2-1 to become Olympic champions for the...
Hosts Brazil were agonisingly denied a place in the final of the women's football tournament at the Rio 2016 Olympics, courtesy of a penalty shoot-out defeat to...
Holders United States lost to Sweden on penalties in the quarter-finals of the Rio 2016 football tournament, marking the first time since the women's game was...
Pele will not light the Olympic cauldron at the Rio 2016 opening ceremony due to health concerns.
On paper, it was the best Australia side assembled for any event, men or women, in our football history.
Every time Australia goalkeeper Lydia Williams launched a kick during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games match against Canada, the Brazilian crowd chanted a homophobic slur.

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Australia's campaign for a maiden Olympic Women's Football medal has started in the worst possible fashion after suffering a 2-0 loss to Canada at Arena Corinthians.
Australia's women national team don't fear the magnitude of being the first Australians in action at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. And they certainly don't fear any...
The magnitude is hitting Australia's national women's side as they settle in to their Sao Paulo camp ahead of their 2016 Rio Olympic Games opener.
Australia women's national team coach Alen Stajcic is banking on youth to bring home a medal from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games after the 18-player Matildas squad...
Australia have been grouped alongside Germany, Canada and Zimbabwe as the Matildas bid to win a medal at the Rio Games after the draw for the tournament was...
After a sensational 2-1 win over DPR Korea in Japan, Australia's national women's team sealed qualification for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
The Matildas fantastic achievement of Olympic qualification will inspire more young girls to take up the beautiful game, and the federal government needs to...
Australia stunned hosts Japan by recording a 3-1 win in an outstanding start to their Olympic Games qualifying campaign on the road to Rio 2016 - exacting a...
Australia's women's national team will need to overcome a taxing schedule and the likes of Japan and North Korea if they are to qualify for the 2016 Rio de...
Seven stadiums across six Brazilian cities have been selected to host the football tournaments at the 2016 Olympic Games.
Organisers of the Rio Olympic Games said they may decide to use more cities to host football action amid concerns that pitches slated to host matches may get...
There's more to the Matildas than Ellyse Perry, says new coach Alen Stajcic, who feels he can unearth the next big stars in women's football.
Brazil failed in yet another attempt to win a major women's football title, while host Great Britain crashed out of the Olympic Games competition.

Do or die for Matildas

Australia will play host team China in the fourth and must-win match of the women's 2012 London Olympic Games Asian qualification campaign.
Australia coach Tom Sermanni is expecting the Matildas' 2012 Olympic qualification campaign to be a tough one as the side gears up to take on Korea DPR in its...

Catch Matildas qualifiers on TV

Football fans will be able to catch televised coverage of Australia's national women's team in two of its most important matches of the 2012 London Olympic Games...

Matildas lose to DPR Korea

Australia was defeated 1-0 by DPR Korea in its opening match of the Women's 2012 London Olympic Games qualification tournament in China.
Australia coach Tom Sermanni says the Matildas will not underestimate Thailand in the second match of the 2012 London Olympic Games Asian qualification campaign.

Matildas put five past Thailand

Australia boosted its London Olympics football qualification chances with a convincing 5-1 victory over Thailand at the Jinan tournament.

Sermanni relishing Japan clash

Australia coach Tom Sermanni believes a positive result against Japan on Monday will put his Matildas side 'in a strong position' to qualify for next year's...