The Women’s Copa Libertadores held its first match on Friday 11th of October, within the midst of Ecuador’s political instability. For security reasons, the 16 teams taking part were grouped together in the same hotel and training grounds were moved nearer to the stadiums hosting the championship.
After the initial match
We often talk about football as a global game. As a sport that reaches every corner of the planet. This may be to the eternal benefit of the fans, but for players this can mean uprooting entire lives in pursuit of a successful career. Very few could appreciate this sentiment
‘The Olympics are too big and too expensive for the western democracies to host,’ argued Chappelet on the Play the Game forum already in 2012. This is a statement we still hear often nowadays. And yes, unfortunately it is true. The International Olympic Committee is struggling to find host cities
In light of Israel Folau’s homophobic tweets, which could lead him to lose his contract for Rugby Australia, we take a look at other occasions that sports stars put their foot straight in it.
The five-time darts world champion and MBE holder, Eric Bristow lost his lucrative job at Sky
The most recent example of a democratic state that cancelled a bid for the Olympic Games came in November 2018 when Calgary voted against hosting the 2026 Winter Olympics.
Stockholm is still bidding for those Games. It withdrew its bid for the 2022 Games and also the current bid is arguable.
The PNG Football Stadium is located 13,996km from London in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. A stadium that plays host to a nation ranked 180th in the world, who have never qualified for the World Cup and don’t have a professional league. Surely then, it is a place of little
Manchester United have announced they are launching their first ever professional women's team, with their home games to be played at Man Utd’s AON Training Complex.
The Salford based club insist they have applied to the FA for a licence to Join the WSL as early as next season, when