Getting girls active is key to women’s sport future, say players and coaches

Beth Barrett-Wild, who is in charge of the Women’s Hundred, said the England and Wales Cricket Board had recently launched a women and girls action plan to “demonstrate how you can go from being a five-year-old girl picking up a bat and ball for the first time all the way to becoming the next Heather […]

Very Important That Some Sports Return to Improve The Environment And Mood: Shikhar Dhawan

“We have to take care of the security of everyone so we need to be very careful. If it happens, it will be really good for us as it brings a lot of positivity that can be spread all over the world as a lot of people watch it,” he added.

Olympic champion Yang Yang calls for more child-friendly local sports facilities

“I think we should pay more attention to community sport,” Yang, who is also vice president of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), said that community sport for children could not be ignored during the fitness-for-all campaign in China and especially during the current pandemic crisis.

The Miracle of Istanbul: How Liverpool’s 2005 comeback unfolded

Benitez responded with a substitution and a switch in shape. Off went the injured Steve Finnan, on came Dietmar Hamann, a surprising absentee from the starting line-up. Having initially been the sacrificial lamb at half-time, Djimi Traore was stopped from getting changed to instead join Sami Hyypia and Jamie Carragher in a three-man central defence.

T20 World Cup should not be postponed in haste: Misbah-ul-Haq

“It is not going to be easy also getting used to new rules like not applying saliva sweat to shine the ball. I am hoping a three-week camp in Pakistan and then more practice in quarantine in England should get the players prepared.”

UFC: Israel Adesanya’s personal Covid-19 story that inspired his donation of PPE face masks and shields

Adesanya, who said his mother took a short break from work before returning, said his personal connection to frontline health workers meant he wanted to make sure all health workers had more than enough PPE gear at their disposal during the pandemic.

All Blacks snubbed as Halberg Awards finalists revealed

The NZ under-17 women’s football side are also flying the flag for young sports stars following their third-place finish at the World Cup. They are up against the NZ women’s kayaking team and Black Sticks women’s hockey team in the Team category, as well as the two sevens sides.

Kai Kara-France overpowers Mark De La Rosa to extend winning streak at UFC Shenzhen

De La Rosa (11-3) was making his return to the division after spending his past two fights at bantamweight. And with six of his 11 career wins coming via submission, he always felt he had the edge on the ground.

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt nominated for coach of the year at Halberg Awards

The nominations for the emerging talent category are: Amelia Kerr (cricket), Anna Leat (football), Dylan McCullough (triathlon), Gaibreill Wainohu (waka ama), Hamish McLean (para swimming), Jocelyn Hong (ice figure skating), Josh Armit (yachting), Kanah Andrews-Nahu (weightlifting), Kyle Glogoski (baseball), Lewis Clareburt (swimming), Maddison-Lee Wesche (athletics), Maxwell Darling (basketball), Rebecca Jones (archery), Risaleaana Pouri-Lane (rugby) and […]

Kiwi Kai Kara-France ready roll on in China and shake up UFC flyweight division

Already up to 10th in the rankings after going two from two since signing with the world’s leading MMA promotion last year, the Kiwi prospect has the chance to make another leap on Saturday night against 14th-ranked Mark De La Rosa in Shenzhen, China.