Brazil’s Marta (right) celebrates with team-mate Thaisa after scoring against Italy during their Women’s World Cup Group C match in Valenciennes on Tuesday. Associated Press
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.
Lyon: England are aiming to make history as they prepare to take on the US with a first ever women’s World Cup final squarely in their sights, as a landmark tournament moves towards a nail-biting climax. The World Cup in France has generated record TV audiences for the women’s game and Phil Neville’s side
The running joke between Dalilah Muhammad and some of her competitors goes like this: She orders the wet conditions.
Lyon: Alex Morgan scored what proved to be the winner but hailed goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher after her late penalty save from Steph Houghton allowed holders the United States to claim a dramatic 2-1 victory over England in their women’s World Cup semi-final on Tuesday. On her 30th birthday, USA co-captain
England were 284-8 in their second innings at the close of the fourth day, a lead of 170 runs in a match that marks international cricket's return from lockdown.
Liverpool’s bid to set a new Premier League points record was rocked by a 1-1 draw against Burnley, while Norwich were relegated as Michail Antonio’s four-goal blitz fired West Ham to a thumping win on Saturday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits Manchester United’s plans for next season are “up in the air” due to the uncertainty over the calendar for the 2020-21 campaign.