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

But the England basketball player Siobhan Prior, a former primary school teacher, said the need to hit academic targets meant that activity was too often pushed to the margins. “There are so many pressures on teachers that if there is a small window for PE, or PHSE for personal growth, it often gets reduced because […]

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

Yang, a member of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, said this year she focused on the problem of insufficient sports space and facilities for children in communities as “people have all seen how important sport and physical activities are for physical and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.”

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

Carragher’s zipped-in pass to the feet of Baros allowed the striker to reverse the ball back inside with the simple flick of a boot, sending it into the path of the galloping Gerrard. Gennaro Gattuso could not keep up and, in trying to hold on in the hope of escaping without punishment, pulled an arm […]

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

Five time winner Sophie Pascoe has again been nominated for the Para athlete team of the year along with Adam Hall (para alpine skiing), Aotearoa NZ Para Waka Ama V12, Commonwealth Games para-triples bowlers Barry Wynks, Bruce Wakefield and Mark Noble, Corey Peters (para alpine skiing), Holly Robinson (para athletics), Michael Johnson (para shooting), Nicole […]

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

“I’ve been up-skilling everything and progressing, working out what actually works best for me in fight camps. I’m always constantly learning about my body and not just the physical side but also the mental side of this sport. You’ve got to be all in if you want to compete at the top level so I […]