Netherlands’ Jackie Groenen celebrates after scoring against Sweden during their Women’s World Cup semi-final on Wednesday. Reuters
For just the second time in the history of the women’s World Cup, there will be female coaches on both benches for the final as Sarina Wiegman’s Netherlands take on holders the US, coached by Jill Ellis, on Sunday.
Peru failed to capitalise on a ten-man Brazil 20 minutes from time — after Gabriel Jesus was sent off for a second yellow — leaving Tite’s charges holding on to win the Copa America 3-1 in front of boisterous home fans on Sunday.
Al Jazira are delighted to announce the signing of the prolific Brazilian striker Marcos da Silva Franca. The 29 year-old Marcos da Silva França, popularly known as Keno or Marcos Keno, will join his new ‘Pride of Abu Dhabi’ team-mates
The Emirati, who scored 70 points (24, 23, 23) in the first three rounds on Sunday, secured 47 points (23, 23) in the final two rounds to end the competition with 117 points.
Disappointment of first round exit turned into joy for Argentine fencer Maria Belen Perez Maurice at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday as the athlete said yes to a marriage offer from coach and her long-time partner.
Tears of joy ran down Nishiya's cheeks as she realised she had become the country's youngest ever gold medal winner.