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.
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.
Jasprit Bumrah has been named as skipper and Rishabh Pant his deputy in the absence of regular captain Rohit Sharma, who was ruled out with COVID-19, for the rescheduled final Test match against England scheduled to begin on Friday.
Nathan Lyon took his 20th five-wicket haul to bowl Sri Lanka out for 212 before Australia reached 98-3 at stumps on the opening day of the first cricket Test.
Sharjah Cricket Academy ‘A’ emerges winner of the Sharjah CBFS juniors 2022 Under-17 tournament as skipper Aayan Afzal Khan produces yet another match-winning knock along with opener Aryan Saxena
The Sharjah Women's Sports Club players took part in a friendly competition held at Al Dhaid Club from June 23-25 in which six shooters, including Salha Al Ali, Yasmine Tehlak, Shawk Al Ali, Shamsa Al Dhaheri, Jawaher Al Mazmi, and Afra Omar, participated.