AFLW start date expected to be announced in a few days

The start date for the next AFLW season will be announced within days, following a breakthrough in negotiations with the players’ union. Key points: AFL CEO says negotiations on a collective bargaining agreement are almost complete Four new clubs will enter the competition next season: Essendon, Hawthorn, Port Adelaide and Sydney Players want more rounds … Read more

Mahmood’s injury adds to England’s pace crunch

Saqib Mahmood, England’s newest pace setter, has been ruled out of the North’s summer season, further narrowing options for incoming manager Brendon McCullum. Fortunately, the New Zealander and new captain Ben Stokes had already promised to recall veterans James Anderson and Stuart Broad as there are few alternatives. Mahmood, who only made his debut in … Read more

Lucy Bronze explores move to USA after Manchester City contract ends this summer

Second, Bronze’s NWSL rights already belong to a team, understood to be Kansas City, and so any US club hoping to sign Bronze would have to pay them a fee to secure their rights. It’s part of an unusual system in the NWSL in which clubs are allowed to purchase the rights of players who … Read more

Ivorian Seko Fofana wins the FRANCE 24-RFI prize for the best African player in Ligue 1

Published on: 05/16/2022 – 10:47 FRANCE 24 and our sister radio station RFI have awarded the Marc-Vivien Foé 2022 Prize for the best African Ligue 1 footballer of the year to RC Lens captain Seko Fofana. A lively and decisive player, the 27-year-old Ivorian has established himself as an essential player for his club and … Read more

Matthew Mott set to be named England’s next white ball manager in next 48 hours

Matthew Mott, the Australian women’s head coach, is set to be named England’s new white ball head coach, and a deal could be finalized within the next 48 hours, Telegraph Sport can reveal. Mott, who is 48, edged out Paul Collingwood as England’s top target for the role. Mott has overseen a dominant era for … Read more

Novak Djokovic defeats Stefanos Tsitsipas, Iga Świątek defeats Ons Jabeur to claim Italian Open titles

This defeat against Carlos Alcaraz seems to have motivated Novak Djokovic to step up his game. Just in time too. Italian Open Final Singles men Novak Djokovic (#1, SRB) defeats Stefanos Tsitsipas (#4, GRE) 6-0, 7-6 (7/5) single women Iga Świątek (#1, POL) defeats Ons Jabeur (#9, TUN) 6-2, 6-2 (The French Open starts on … Read more