Emily Gielnik (2nd left) is one of four players in the Australian squad to have played club soccer in Norway. File / Agence France-Presse
When defender Hwang Bo-ram takes to the field in France next month, she will become the first mother to play for South Korea at the Women’s World Cup, challenging traditional notions of motherhood in her homeland.
Veteran Carli Lloyd became the first player to score in six consecutive women’s World Cup matches as the US eased to a 3-0 win over Chile on Sunday and joined Sweden in securing their passage to the last 16.
FIFA shelved a proposed expansion of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the world football body’s president Gianni Infantino. Infantino had proposed expanding the tournament and explored the idea of adding additional host nations.
Rafael Nadal ended a run of three straight losses to Alexander Zverev with a convincing 6-3, 6-4 win over the German on Friday to reach the Italian Open semifinals. Zverev had beaten Nadal in straight sets at the same stage in Madrid a week ago but their latest
Pep Guardiola has warned Manchester City’s rivals that his addiction to winning will push the Premier League champions to even greater heights next season. Guardiola clinched his eighth major trophy as City manager when his side were confirmed as Premier
The 28th edition of the UAE President’s Cup World Series for Purebred Arabian Horses is set to kick off on Saturday at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland, US. To be held under the patronage of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan,
After a difficult day for UAE Team Emirates at the Giro d’Italia, which saw Joe Dombrowski retire from the race after suffering a concussion in a crash on stage 5, Ryan Gibbons boosted the squad’s morale by clinching victory at Trofeo Calvia, part of the four-day