Sweden’s Stina Blackstenius celebrates after scoring a goal against Germany during their Women’s World Cup quarter-final match in Rennes on Saturday. Reuters
Stina Blackstenius scored the only goal of a cagey match as Sweden beat Canada 1-0 in Paris on Monday to reach the women’s World Cup quarter-finals.
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.
Former Supreme Court judge Justice (retd) Faqir Muhammad Khokhar, in his capacity as an independent adjudicator, reserved his order on Umar Akmal's appeal after listening to the arguments of both sides on Monday.
According to reports Christopher was shot in the stomach and was found on the outskirts of the city by the emergency services. Local media reports also suggested that killer is yet to apprehended.
City were accused of deliberately inflating the value of income from sponsors to avoid falling foul of financial fair play (FFP) regulations between 2012 and 2016.