ImageBrazil and Australia met in this summer’s World Cup in France.CreditCreditEric Gaillard/ReutersFIFA said Monday that it had received “unprecedented” interest from countries considering bids for the 2023 Women’s World Cup.
ImageSerena Williams after retiring from the Rogers Cup final on Sunday.But after speaking to a trainer between games, Williams informed the chair umpire of her decision to retire, citing back spasms.
Under the old FedEx Cup playoff format, two golfers were often awarded trophies after the final round.CreditCreditJohn Amis/Associated PressBy Aug 7, 2019The FedEx Cup playoffs have a well-deserved reputation for confusing golf fans, if not all sports fans.
Fans clashed inside and outside the ground during the game between Pakistan and Afghanistan on 29 June.Officers said they had "pinpointed four incidents of violent disorder" and were "keen to identify the suspects" after scouring CCTV and social media footage.
Fourteen million Americans watched the World Cup final, yet some National Women’s Soccer League teams average only a few thousand fans at their games.But no goal came, and the 1-0 loss cemented Sky Blue’s place at the bottom of the National Women’s Soccer League standings.
Show more Fast bowler Mark Wood joins Elly Oldroyd, Ebony Rainford-Brent and Mark Ramprakash to tell us about the aftermath of England’s World Cup win, and give us the inside scoop of the menu at Downing Street.With Test cricket taking centre stage, former Ireland international Niall O’Brien looks ahead to his old side’s first Test match at Lords.
Soccer|Early Goal Is All Algeria Needs to Capture Africa Cup of NationsAlgeria 1, Senegal 0ImageBaghdad Bounedjah, left, with his teammate Youcef Belaili after the win.CreditCreditSuhaib Salem/ReutersCAIRO — Algeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time in nearly three decades on Friday, beating Senegal, 1-0, in the final with a deflected goal in the opening seconds by striker Baghdad Bounedjah.
Sports|England’s World Cup Nail-Biter Might Be the Greatest Cricket Match EverA fluky play, a 241-241 tie, and finally a win on a tiebreaker.ImageBen Stokes dived for a run at the Cricket World Cup.
ImageEngland’s Jos Buttler helped lead his team to victory in the 2019 Cricket World Cup.That meant the World Cup’s first Super Over, which fans watched with hands around their heads and with a rule explainer required on the big screens inside the home of cricket.
Soccer|Algeria and Senegal Push Through to Africa Cup FinalImageRiyad Mahrez of Algeria scored in extra time against Nigeria, putting his team in the Africa Cup of Nations final.CreditCreditKhaled Elfiqi/EPA, via ShutterstockRiyad Mahrez scored from a free kick in the fifth minute of injury time as Algeria beat Nigeria, 2-1, on Sunday and progressed to the Africa Cup of Nations final against Senegal.
Move|Celebrating the World Cup as a Triumph for Women’s SportsWatching the soccer championship was the first time I’ve felt women were being recognized as the incredible athletes that they can be.I watched the 2016 Olympic Marathon trials with a bunch of runners at a bar that opened early to host a watch party.
July 13, 2019ImageMegan Rapinoe of the United States women’s soccer team celebrates her goal during the World Cup.Just like the images of this year’s triumphant World Cup team, that photo of Ms.
Video contentVideo caption: Netball World Cup: England, Scotland & NI stars try scouse phrasesNetball World Cup: England, Scotland & NI stars try scouse phrasesPosted at 18:3818:38Opening ceremonyNetball World Cup 2019'Let the best team win' was the message in a Beatles-heavy opening ceremony.Goal keeper Muhayimina Namuwaya is given a ticking off for intimidation, while England's Layla Guscoth is cautioned for not placing her penalty properly.
Even on the bench there's experience with the new signing Adam King.This is very very experienced Dundee United side.
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ImageCreditCalla Kessler/The New York TimesCelebrities, champagne and tons (literally) of confetti.“This group is so resilient, is so tough, has such a sense of humor,” Rapinoe said.
Because of those women, Rapinoe said, she has “seen more acceptance, more acknowledgment and support, which has certainly led to more opportunity.”Characteristic of someone who is never afraid to speak her mind and has sued her employer for gender discrimination, however, Rapinoe said she does not believe those increased opportunities are enough.
Sports|A Victory Parade for the World Cup Team, and EveryoneSome flew thousands of miles.CreditCalla Kessler/The New York TimesImageKeira McCloskey, 13, at the World Cup celebratory parade.
Soccer|Megan Rapinoe Steals the Show at the Women’s World Cup ParadeAfter a parade up Broadway, Rapinoe said, “We have to love more and hate less.In a memorable speech, she lauded her teammates, spoke of the politics of division and equal pay and let forth a profane tribute to New York City.
Jonathan Agnew looks back on a frustrating half-completed semi final at Old Trafford Show more Jonathan Agnew is joined by former New Zealand captain Jeremy Coney and Prakash Wakankar on a frustrating day at Old Trafford, where rain has halted the semi-final between New Zealand and India after 46 overs of the New Zealand innings.Liam Plunkett tells us that he doesn’t think England will be adopting Australia’s barefoot Edgbaston walkabout approach, the outgoing chief exec of the ICC, Dave Richardson, talks free-to-air tv, World Cup formats, and the progress he’s made as he departs his role, and we hear from a family of India fans who drove to the World Cup.