Sam Kerr shortlisted for Ballon d’Or in fourth consecutive nomination for Chelsea and Matildas star

Sam Kerr’s stellar year for club and country has been recognized by international football with a fourth consecutive nomination for the game’s most prestigious award, the Ballon d’Or. Most important points: Sam Kerr is one of only four players to have been nominated for the Ballon d’Or in every edition since its inception in 2018. … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Jamaica’s rise, England’s path forward and a look ahead to 2023 Netball World Cup | Netball News

England will now watch the Netball World Cup in South Africa in July next year After an exciting Commonwealth Games korfball tournament, we look at what comes next for the best korfball nations with a World Netball Championship in South Africa, less than a year away. The fact that a World Cup takes place so … Read more

Erling Haaland does not solve all Manchester City’s problems

Pep Guardiola said Erling Haaland “will not solve all our problems” and claimed he wants to make the 22-year-old a better player after the £51 million summer signing marked his Premier League debut with both goals in the 2-0 win Manchester City at West Ham United. After failing to score in his first appearance in … Read more

Commonwealth Games: Eboni Usoro-Brown retires from netball | Netball News

Eboni Usoro-Brown has announced her decision to move away from netball after the competition in Birmingham; England will face New Zealand on Sunday afternoon in the bronze medal match; the defender has collected 116 caps so far Last updated: 07/08/22 13:12 The defender has announced that she will stop playing sports after the Birmingham Commonwealth … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England beat New Zealand in shootout to reach women’s hockey final | Adam Gemili crashes from 200 meters | News about Commonwealth Games

Maddie Hinch saves Hope Ralph’s penalty as England win semi-final shootout in Commonwealth Games women’s hockey England defeated New Zealand in a shoot-out to stay on track for a first Commonwealth Games Gold for women’s hockey in Birmingham. Isabelle Petter and Hannah Martin scored in the shootout when goalkeeper Maddie Hinch refused to be beaten … Read more

Sarina Wiegman proved she was a great football manager by the way she won Euro 2022

Sarina Wiegman now belongs in the pantheon of great football managers. If that sounds like a knee-jerk reaction after England’s win last night, it’s worth considering that no one has ever won two European Championships – or World Cups, for that matter – with different countries in the women’s or men’s game. Wiegman got a … Read more

Rebekah Vardy loses Wagatha Christie libel lawsuit against Coleen Rooney

Rebekah Vardy, wife of Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy, has lost her libel lawsuit against Coleen Rooney. Phil Lewis/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Rebekah Vardy has lost her “Wagatha Christie” libel lawsuit against Coleen Rooney over a viral social media post. Vardy, the wife of Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy, has taken Rooney, wife of … Read more

Perth cyclists among VIP prisoners allowed to watch UEFA Champions League final

Some of WA’s most notorious inmates enjoyed a late night soccer party after being given special permission to watch the recent UEFA Champions League final. The application was made by Steve “Shorty” Milenkovski, an inmate of Wooroloo Prison and one-time state commander of the Comanchero bikie gang. Six inmates gathered in a communal area at … Read more

Commonwealth Games: England have ‘best chance’ to beat Australia, says stand-in captain Nat Sciver | News about Commonwealth Games

Australia beat England to win the final of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in April and are also reigning T20 World Champions; England enter Commonwealth Games after six consecutive wins over South Africa Last updated: 25/07/22 11:37 PM Use Chrome Browser for a more accessible video player Nat Sciver thinks England have ‘settled’ on … Read more

Danny Hodgson: Football star’s family speaks out about his shock attack, gives update on his condition

Danny Hodgson’s family have released an update on the football star’s condition after his shock attack, with Hodgson’s girlfriend saying the medical episode was “terrifying to watch”. The survivor of the one-hit attack was rushed by ambulance to Charles Gairdner Monday morning and spent the day in hospital undergoing an “extensive battery of tests” after … Read more