USA Rugby announces steps towards World Cup bid, backed by MLR owners

In a release, USA Rugby said the study would “focus on objective analysis, financial considerations, technical requirements and stakeholder support across the greater sports landscape. Similar to previous Rugby World Cup host unions, objective analysis will include legacy of the tournament and positive impact for the game of rugby in the United States.”

Women’s soccer in England returns with optimism

“They’re unbelievably experienced players, both club and internationally,” Stanway said of her new teammates. “They’ve won World Cup medals, Olympic medals. It’s so good to see how competitive the league is getting. It’s exciting to be a part of.”

England Women name Katie Zelem and Rinsola Babajide among seven new call-ups

After calling up a number of uncapped players for the SheBelieves Cup earlier this year, head coach Phil Neville has for the first time included defenders Lotte Wubben-Moy, Millie Turner and Esme Morgan, midfielders Niamh Charles, Ella Toone and Katie Zelem, and forward Rinsola Babajide.

Women’s IPL will be big achievement for country and young cricketers: Jhulan Goswami

On being asked on SportsTiger’s “Off-the-Field” that now people even know the women players and how has the whole scenario changed, Goswami said, “Social media plays a big role in our society in modern times. Coverage was very limited back in the days but nowadays everything is organized in a proper way. You know when […]

Dota vu: Valve’s world cup of e-sports is having another moment in the spotlight

Every year for the past half decade, like clockwork, Valve’s Dota 2 tournament has broken the record for biggest prize pool in e-sports history. Dubbed The International (TI), this competition started off with $1.6 million of Valve’s own money in 2011 before adding a gamer-funded component that accelerated it north of $10 million by 2014, […]

‘No boundary’: Japan women’s football great joins men’s team

ALSO READ: Japan PM, Abe, announces resignation over health problems Rapinoe, this year’s Ballon d’Or winner after starring in the United States’ victorious World Cup campaign, is a strong campaigner for social justice who has led attempts to win equal pay for America’s men’s and women’s national teams.

Alessia Russo: Manchester United Women sign England international

WSL: Man Utd hold champions ChelseaWSL Results | Fixtures | Table”When I first spoke to Casey, I was impressed with the club’s vision and ambitions and I knew that I wanted to be a part of that; to be competing for trophies, pushing for the Champions League, and helping to grow this amazing team,” Russo […]

Alex Greenwood follows Lucy Bronze in joining Manchester City from Lyon

Greenwood has played 46 times for England, including at the past two World Cups and Euro 2017. She told the club website: “I’m so excited to get going – it’s been a crazy and unforgettable few weeks but I just can’t wait to get started and bring that winning feeling to City.

Draw against Qatar stands out right up there with the best: Sunil Chhetri

— Indian Football Team (@IndianFootball) September 10, 2020 Coach Igor Stimac made four changes to the starting line-up from the team that lost against Oman, but the biggest setback was when Chhetri could not recover in time from his viral infection.

My netball blunder shows women’s sport can’t have a fanbase without a fanfare

This is why I have to apologise to my sports colleagues at the Guardian. Because – despite some years of going backwards – there has been some progress in netball. New sponsors, new TV rights and a massive potential audience mean netball is back in the spotlight, almost. I’ve watched our sports editor and his […]