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Denise O’Sullivan with the 2019 PFA Ireland women’s senior International Player of the Year award at The Marker Hotel in Dublin. Photograph:  Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Momentum is a funny thing. It doesn’t always flow the way you imagined. In the glow of the women’s hockey team’s storybook qualification for the Ol(...)

Vlatko Andonovski at a news conference to announce his appointment as the new head coach of  the US  women’s national soccer team in New York. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Just over six years have passed since FC Kansas City announced that someone called Vlatko Andonovski would be the head coach for their first season in(...)

Megan Rapinoe is presented with her Fifa women’s player of the year award from Fifa president Gianni Infantino at La Scala opera house in Milan. Photograph: Marco Bertorello/AFP/Getty Images

Barcelona star Lionel Messi beat Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk and five-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo to win the best Fifa player of the year awa(...)

Naomi Osaka has had the good fortune to come to prominence right as the Olympic cycle warms up for Tokyo 2020. Photograph: Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images

Is the money getting better for women in elite sport? Yes. Is there still only one woman (Serena Williams) in the list of the 100 highest-paid sportsp(...)

 The USA celebrate winning the Women’s World Cup  final  in Lyon. ‘The USA brought a new form of bravado to women’s sports.’ Photograph: Christophe Simon/AFP/Getty Images

What if I told you that sports and politics can intersect? That it’s possible to stand for something and dominate your respective field, and that one (...)

The USA celebrate Rose Lavelle’s goal in their World Cup final win over the Netherlands. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty

Rose Lavelle was 9 and a half - the half is important, if you’re 9 - when the women that changed everything arrived in Cincinnati. It was October 200(...)

Megan Rapinoe  celebrates scoring the opening goal for the USA against the Netherlands in the Fifa Women’s World Cup final in France. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

It became clear after 13 minutes that this was going to be a different kind of game for the USA. The Netherlands, it turned out, were different from a(...)

The USA celebrate their World Cup final win over the Netherlands in Lyon. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

A coolly taken Megan Rapinoe penalty and beautifully worked goal from Rose Lavelle fired USA to their fourth Women’s World Cup title against a resilie(...)

Alex Morgan of the USA celebrates her goal against England. Photograph: Getty Images

England 1 USA 2 They have won new friends and influenced plenty of opinions during a transformative month in France but the Rhône was swelled by Engl(...)

 Megan Rapinoe (right)  of the USA celebrates with her team-mate Kelly O’Hara  after scoring her second goal  in the  Women’s World Cup quarter-final against France  at the Parc des Princes. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA

France 1 USA 2 It was fitting that Megan Rapinoe, the focus of unwanted presidential attentions before the game, was the player to power the US into (...)

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