Dropped from FIFA’s world rankings three years ago because its federation had not scheduled a match in two years, Chile’s women’s team now has a players’ union and a lot to prove.CreditCreditGonzalo Fuentes/ReutersPARIS — Three years ago, long before Chile’s soccer team made its first appearance in a Women’s World Cup, it made news for an embarrassing reason.
Sports|Women’s World Cup: England and Italy Advance With VictoriesWomen’s World Cup RoundupImageJodie Taylor of England after scoring the only goal in a win against Argentina on Friday.CreditCreditMarc Atkins/Getty ImagesAs roommates at the Women’s World Cup, Jodie Taylor and Beth Mead have built a connection that has helped lead England into the second round of the tournament.
This is how you would draw up the heavyweight champion if you were dreaming it up.”Now, in Ruiz, boxing has a compelling story.
Sports|Women’s World Cup: Canada and the Netherlands Easily AdvanceWomen’s World Cup RoundupImageNichelle Prince (15) after scoring Canada’s second goal against New Zealand on Saturday.CreditCreditEmmanuel Foudrot/ReutersJessie Fleming and Nichelle Prince got second-half goals to give Canada a 2-0 victory against New Zealand in the Women’s World Cup on Saturday in Grenoble, France.
Sports|Women’s World Cup: Australia Roars Back to Beat BrazilImageAustralia celebrated after a second goal during a win over Brazil.CreditCreditElsa/Getty ImagesAn own goal gave Australia a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Brazil at the Women’s World Cup, even after Marta added a record 16th career tournament goal.
Image copyright Pakistan Information Ministry (ISPR) Image caption Indian fighter pilot Abhinandan Varthaman was captured by Pakistan earlier this year India and Pakistan "tensions" are high again.When the pilot, Abhinandan Varthaman, was released, he received a hero's welcome in India.
ImageAlex Morgan of the United States, center, scored a record-tying five goals against Thailand at the Women’s World Cup in Reims, France, on Tuesday.CreditCreditFrancois Mori/Associated PressBANGKOK — On June 11, 2015, at the World Cup, the Thai women’s soccer team defeated the Ivory Coast squad, 3-2.
Several of them were playing in their first World Cup game, and she was pleased to see them thrive.That’s five for Alex Morgan, tying the team record for goals in a World Cup match.
Sports|World Cup Opener Wins for the Netherlands and SwedenImageThe Netherlands’ Jill Roord, right, hitting the header that proved to be the only goal in the Dutch victory over New Zealand.The tough loss after a strong defensive effort means 19th-ranked New Zealand is still looking for its first-ever World Cup victory.
ImageNigeria had a lot to celebrate on Wednesday, including an own goal by South Korea.CreditCreditJean-Pierre Clatot/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesGRENOBLE, France — Nigeria took their chances against the run of play on Wednesday to beat South Korea, 2-0, for rare success at the Women’s World Cup, setting themselves up to advance to the next stage of the tournament in France.
Win Over Thailand Looked Like at the Women’s World CupThe United States faced Thailand in their first game at the 2019 Women’s World Cup.CreditCreditFrancois Mori/Associated PressIt was the largest margin of victory ever at the World Cup, and it began in the 12th minute.
It also is the story of the insurance magnate who is the general manager and benefactor of the Thai team.“The rumor was we made it because North Korea couldn’t make it.
Sports|Women’s World Cup: Germany and Spain Open With Tense VictoriesWomen’s World Cup RoundupImageGiulia Gwinn after scoring in Germany’s 1-0 victory against China on Saturday.CreditCreditLucy Nicholson/ReutersThe teenage midfielder Giulia Gwinn scored a second-half winner as Germany, a two-time champion, opened its Women’s World Cup campaign by beating a rugged China, 1-0, on Saturday in Rennes, France.
It was a triumphant return to the World Cup for Italy, a power in men’s soccer that was making its first appearance in the Women’s World Cup since 1999.It was her first World Cup goal in three appearances in the tournament.
It was Italy’s first Women’s World Cup game in 20 years, and the unlikely goal — Bonansea’s second of the afternoon — provided an emotional, unexpected bookend.“I’m tall, but when I jump, I close my body and my eyes,” Bonansea said, laughing, moments after stepping off the field.
You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer.Nathan Coulter-Nile bangs one in short but Rohit Sharma is onto it in a flash and pulls over deep fine leg for the first six of the day!
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