July 7, 2019

Rapinoe and Lavelle give U.S. fourth World Cup title

The United States won a record-extending fourth women's World Cup with a 2-0 victory over the Netherlands on Sunday as second-half goals from Megan Rapinoe and Rose Lavelle confirmed their status as the leading power in the women's game.
July 7, 2019

Belaili, Mahrez star as Algeria outclass Guinea

Superbly-taken goals from Algeria's Youcef Belaili and Riyad Mahrez set them on the way to a 3-0 win over Guinea on Sunday and a place in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals, reaffirming their status as one of the favourites.
July 7, 2019

Stevie Wonder to undergo kidney transplant

He made the announcement on stage in London during a concert at Hyde Park.
July 7, 2019

Mitrovic commits future to Fulham with new five-year deal

Fulham striker Aleksandar Mitrović has ended speculation over his future at the English Championship club by signing a new five-year contract.
July 7, 2019

Cycling: Ineos already have main Tour rivals playing catch-up

The Tour de France is only two days old but the newly-rebranded Team Ineos have already issued an emphatic response to anyone hoping a change of name for the world's dominant cycle team might have diluted their aura.
July 7, 2019

Aussie blow as Khawaja ruled out of World Cup, Stoinis struggles

Australia's World Cup defence suffered a blow on Sunday after batsman Usman Khawaja was ruled out of the tournament with a hamstring injury ahead of Thursday's semi-final against England.
July 7, 2019

Landmark women’s World Cup set to be game-changer

As the United States began celebrating their World Cup win over the Netherlands on Sunday, FIFA president Gianni Infantino strode out on to the field with French president Emmanuel Macron.
July 7, 2019

Madagascar fairytale continues with shootout win over DR Congo

Madagascar kept up their fairytale run at the Africa Cup of Nations by reaching the quarter-finals with a 4-2 shootout win over the Democratic Republic of Congo after a 2-2 extra-time stalemate in their last-16 tie on Sunday.
July 7, 2019

Reactions to the U.S. victory in the women’s World Cup final

Following are reactions to the United States beating the Netherlands 2-0 to win their fourth women's World Cup in Sunday's final:
July 7, 2019

Investment the key for future Dutch success, says World Cup coach

The future of the Netherlands women's football team looks bright after the fast-improving 'Oranje' added a World Cup runners-up spot to their European title, according to their coach - as long as investment continues in the game.
July 7, 2019

Ellis never in doubt U.S. would break through dogged Dutch

United States coach Jill Ellis was always confident her team would break down a defensive Netherlands side in the women's World Cup final on Sunday, despite the European champions holding off the usually quick-firing U.S. for an hour of play.
July 7, 2019

Americans optimistic about women’s sport after World Cup triumph

As the United States women's national team clinched their fourth World Cup title on Sunday, fans across New York City gathered at local watering holes and match parties, striking an optimistic tone about the future of the women's game.