Italy’s midfielder Barbara Bonansea celebrates after scoring a goal against Australia during their Women’s World Cup match on Sunday. 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.
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.
Conor McGregor has promised to put on a ‘masterpiece’ when he makes his first UFC appearance in the Middle East, against Dustin Poirier at the Etihad Arena on Sunday morning. According to UFC, fan favourite McGregor faces Poirier in the headline
Rory McIlroy shot an impressive bogey-free 64 to take the clubhouse lead at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, the first Rolex Series event of the year, after fog delayed the start of round one at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club. The Northern Irishman has
The UAE Tour race organisers, Abu Dhabi Sports Council, Dubai Sports Council and RCS Sport announced the first round of riders set to compete in the third edition of the race.
Spain’s Paula Badosa has tested positive for the coronavirus while quarantined in a Melbourne hotel ahead of the Australian Open. She is the first female Tennis player on the tournament’s roster to have a confirmed positive test, the latest setback