Members of the World Cup-winning US women’s team take part in a ticker-tape parade in New York on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
The US women’s national soccer team just won the World Cup championship while the US men’s soccer team failed to even qualify for the men’s World Cup last year. And yet, the women players make only about 20% as much as the men players. That seems unfair, so what gives? Certainly when two people perform
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
Valenciennes: Marta said she was representing women in football after becoming the leading scorer in the history of the men’s and women’s World Cups on Tuesday by firing home the penalty that downed Italy and secured Brazil’s place in the last 16 of this year’s tournament in France.
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.
Bounedjah gave Algeria a dream start in the second minute when his deflected shot looped over Senegal goalkeeper Alfred Gomis, and it proved enough for the 1990 champions to lift the trophy on foreign soil for the first time.
Ireland’s Shane Lowry shot a four under par 67 to claim a share of the lead at the British Open on eight under as 15-time major winner Tiger Woods and pre-tournament favourite Rory McIlroy missed the cut on Friday. Irishman McIlroy came up with a gallant effort, carding 6 under 65 for the round to end
NEW DELHI: The move by the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) asking the India captain and coach to decide on travel schedule of the WAGs (wives and girlfriends) has not just taken the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officials by surprise, but also former Chief Justice
Manny Pacquiao will attempt to defy the march of time in Las Vegas on Saturday when he battles undefeated American Keith Thurman for the WBA welterweight crown — twenty-four years after first climbing into a professional boxing ring. The 40-year-old Filipino icon clashes with Thurman at the MGM