The running joke between Dalilah Muhammad and some of her competitors goes like this: She orders the wet conditions.
Valenciennes: Marta said she was representing women in football after becoming the leading scorer in the history of the men’s and women’s World Cups on Tuesday by firing home the penalty that downed Italy and secured Brazil’s place in the last 16 of this year’s tournament in France.
Sam Kerr was one of two Australian players to miss a penalty as Norway beat the Matildas 4-1 in a shoot-out following an engrossing 1-1 draw on Saturday to reach the quarter-finals of the women’s World Cup. Ingrid Engen converted the decisive spot-kick for the Norwegians after both Kerr and Emily Gielnik had failed to convert for the Australians in Nice.
In Vietnam’s Kim Boi district, children are playing touch rugby in a country where few people have ever heard of the sport.
Dodging jellyfish and munching onigiri, spunky 16-year-old Shino Matsuda is riding waves of success with the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on the horizon.
Cuba’s legendary boxing tradition still disallows women from competing, and boxer Idamelys Moreno and her peers are fighting for their place in the boxing ring.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday met newly crowned world champion P.V. Sindhu and said the star shuttler has made India proud by becoming the first Indian to win gold at BWF World Championships.
Racing driver Jessi Combs, considered the "fastest woman on four wheels," was killed in a car accident trying to break her own record, police said Wednesday.
Teenager Bianca Andreescu became Canada's first Grand Slam singles champion Saturday with a rollercoaster 6-3, 7-5 win over 23-time major champion Serena Williams in the US Open final.