England’s Ellen White (right) in action with Japan’s Saki Kumagai during their Women’s World Cup Group D match in Nice on Wednesday. Reuters
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.
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.
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.
Ireland’s Shane Lowry shot a four under par 67 to claim a share of the lead at the British Open on eight under as 15-time major winner Tiger Woods and pre-tournament favourite Rory McIlroy missed the cut on Friday. Irishman McIlroy came up with a gallant effort, carding 6 under 65 for the round to end
NEW DELHI: The move by the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) asking the India captain and coach to decide on travel schedule of the WAGs (wives and girlfriends) has not just taken the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officials by surprise, but also former Chief Justice
Manny Pacquiao will attempt to defy the march of time in Las Vegas on Saturday when he battles undefeated American Keith Thurman for the WBA welterweight crown — twenty-four years after first climbing into a professional boxing ring. The 40-year-old Filipino icon clashes with Thurman at the MGM
Pau: Julian Alapahilippe won the 27.2km individual time-trial at Pau on stage 13 to extend his overall lead on Friday at the Tour de France and keep the yellow jersey. Defending champion Geraint Thomas followed in second place while his Ineos co-captain Egan Bernal dropped down the overall standings and lost