England players celebrate after winning their Women’s World Cup quarter-final match against Norway in Le Havre on Thursday. Agence France-Presse
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.
They defeated Banfield 5-3 in a shootout on Sunday after their rivals had scored deep in stoppage time to level the match at 1-1.
The Irish star posted pictures from the deck on Monday, with one looking out at the newly opened Etihad Arena. McGregor makes his long-awaited comeback to the octagon there on Sunday.
Welterweights also man the co-main event slot on Wednesday fight card as Brazilian veteran Warlley Alves faces off with intriguing sophomore Mounir Lazzez. Projected as a potential title contender according to UFC, Alves raced out of the gate to start
UAE’s No.1 golfer Ahmad Skaik is all set to go head-to-head against a selection of the world’s best golfers at this year’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship -- the first Rolex Series event of the 2021 Race to Dubai season -- to be hosted at the iconic Abu Dhabi Golf Club