19/02/2020 - 12:24

‘United by Emotion’: Tokyo 2020 unveils Games motto

Tokyo 2020 organisers on Monday rolled out the motto for this year’s Olympics, “United by Emotion”, which they said reflected the “universal values” and “unifying power of sport”. “Crowds of…

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19/02/2020 - 12:23

Opinion split in Portugal after Porto’s Marega suffers racist abuse

Portugese football and the country’s politicians were divided on Monday after Porto forward Moussa Marega was targeted with racist chants during his side’s weekend win at Vitoria Guimaraes. Mali international…

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19/02/2020 - 12:21

More than football: Kurdish women win big with Syria title

Samar Sheikh’s neighbours used to tell her football was not for girls but the criticism stopped when her team won the very first women’s championship in Syria. The 20-year-old also…

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06/02/2020 - 14:44

Ticket sales site to donate Lakers next game to Kobe Bryant foundation

The StubHub platform will donate proceeds from the sale of tickets for the Lakers’ next game against Portland Friday at the Staples Center, whose prices have soared since the death…

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06/02/2020 - 10:46

First woman to coach at Super Bowl determined not to be last

San Francisco 49ers offensive assistant Katie Sowers will make history on Sunday when she becomes the first woman to coach in the Super Bowl. But the 33-year-old, who is also…

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06/02/2020 - 10:45

Disguised boy to girl wonder: India’s Verma eyes World Cup glory

Shafali Verma once disguised herself as her brother to play cricket, and went on to win “man of the match and series”. Now the teen sensation wants to help India…

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