Do the US need to win the World Cup to secure their fight for equal pay?

The World Cup and an ongoing gender discrimination lawsuit against the US Soccer Federation will coalesce into a summer of the highest stakes for the USWNT When the US womens national team takes the field in France in June, they will be fighting for their football lives on the worlds biggest stage. But off the […]

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Sadly, these England fans probably think they are doing their country proud

For the fans who brought poison to Porto, following England abroad seems to be more about occupation than celebration By the time Portos rush-hour commuters were bustling along the Avenida dos Aliados on Thursday morning the only evidence of putting out a video telling them Dont Be That Idiot with Gareth Southgate urging supporters […]

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Huddersfields Mbenza levels to kill off Manchester Uniteds top-four hopes

Isaac Mbenzas goal gave Huddersfield a 1-1 draw with Manchester United that ended Ole Gunnar Solskjrs hopes of Champions League football next season Manchester Uniteds slender hopes of a top-four finish were ended in shambolic fashion when they surrendered an early lead to relegated Huddersfield, allowing the club marooned at the bottom of the table […]

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Curry leads second-half blitz as Warriors move within one game of NBA finals

Draymond Greens triple-double and Steph Currys shooting helped the Golden State Warriors to a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals Draymond Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Saturday night for a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Green […]

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Tiger Woods Masters win was no tale of redemption it was revenge | Marina Hyde

Tiger Woodss stunning return to golfs major highs thrilled as much for him sticking it to the old guard as it did for pure sporting spectacle As someone who cried at Tiger Woodss the Trump presidency). Should you have forgotten the detail, this took place at the PGA Tour headquarters, no less, at a podium […]

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International football: 10 talking points from the latest round of games

Giroud is now among the French greats, Williamss time could be up and Scotland captaincy weighs heavy on Robertson 1) McCarthy restores hope after Whelan and co roll back the years The team sheet submitted by Mick McCarthy caused shudders. Was he really playing at home to Georgia with the 35-year-old Glenn Whelan anchoring midfield […]

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Rebagliatis free the weed campaign aims to show Wada ban is all to pot | Andy Bull

Moral and medical arguments for banning cannabis use in sport have fallen away and snowboarder Ross Rebagliati wants the authorities to take note In the years after he gave up snowboarding, Ross Rebagliati tried selling real estate, running a ski school, working as the director of sport at a winter resort and standing as the […]

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Premier League fans assess the run-in. Part 2: Leicester to Wolves

Fans rate the season so far, and predict what lies ahead Leicester The mood has really lifted around here in the few weeks since Brendan Rodgers arrived. After months of grim, sluggish football, the Foxes are starting to rediscover their swagger again. It might all be too little too late for this season but the […]

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Zion Williamson’s Duke named No1 overall seed for 2019 NCAA Tournament

Looming at the top of this years March Madness bracket: Duke and their freshman force of nature, Zion Williamson Looming at the top of this years March Madness bracket: Duke and their freshman force of nature, Zion Williamson. The Blue Devils earned the top overall seed in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, joining Virginia, North […]

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Every moment I spend in prison in Bahrain stains the reputation of F1 | Najah Yusuf

In 2017 I criticised the Bahrain Grand Prix on Facebook. Since then I have been imprisoned, beaten and sexually assaulted I am a civil servant from Bahrain. I write from Isa Town prison, 22km away from the Bahrain International Circuit, which hosts Formula Ones annual grand prix. This weekend, fans of Formula One will flood […]

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